OPEC countries Compared by Education > Primary education, teachers per 1000

DEFINITION: Primary education, teachers. Teaching staff in primary. Public and private. Full and part-time. All programmes. Total is the total number of teachers in public and private primary education institutions. Teachers are persons employed full time or part time in an official capacity to guide and direct the learning experience of pupils and students, irrespective of their qualifications or the delivery mechanism, i.e. face-to-face and/or at a distance. This definition excludes educational personnel who have no active teaching duties (e.g. headmasters, headmistresses or principals who do not teach) and persons who work occasionally or in a voluntary capacity in educational institutions. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.


1 Libya 12.27 1983
2 Saudi Arabia 11.16 2012
3 Iraq 9.98 2007
4 Kuwait 8.24 2012
5 Venezuela 6.14 1987
6 Qatar 5.15 2012
7 Angola 4.79 2010
8 Algeria 3.87 2012
9 Iran 3.78 2009
10 Nigeria 3.59 2010
11 United Arab Emirates 2.2 2012


"Countries Compared by Education > Primary education, teachers per 1000. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/OPEC-countries/Education/Primary-education,-teachers-per-1000

OPEC countries Compared by Education > Primary education, teachers per 1000


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