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Sub-Saharan Africa Compared by Education > Pupil-teacher ratio > Primary

DEFINITION: Primary school pupil-teacher ratio is the number of pupils enrolled in primary school divided by the number of primary school teachers (regardless of their teaching assignment).

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Central African Republic 77.03 1991
2 Ethiopia 72.28 2005
3 Sierra Leone 66.85 2005
4 Mozambique 66.34 2005
5 Malawi 63.63 2005
6 Chad 63.15 2005
7 Rwanda 62.03 2005
8 Tanzania 55.86 2005
9 Mali 54.39 2005
10 Madagascar 53.59 2005
11 Zambia 51.08 2005
12 Uganda 49.93 2005
13 Burundi 48.7 2005
14 Cameroon 48.18 2005
15 Eritrea 47.53 2005
16 Burkina Faso 47.18 2005
17 Benin 46.83 2005
18 Senegal 46.53 2005
19 Guinea 44.87 2005
20 Guinea-Bissau 44.07 2001
21 Niger 43.68 2005
22 Cote d'Ivoire 42.36 2003
23 Angola 41.75 1998
24 Lesotho 41.59 2005
25 Mauritania 40.32 2005
26 Kenya 39.54 2005
27 Zimbabwe 38.56 2003
28 Liberia 38.27 2000
29 Nigeria 37.18 2005
30 Gabon 36.04 2004
31 South Africa 35.64 2004
32 The Gambia 35.28 2004
33 Comoros 34.98 2005
34 Djibouti 34.55 2005
35 Democratic Republic of the Congo 34.33 2003
36 Togo 33.6 2005
37 Namibia 33.09 2005
38 Ghana 32.81 2005
39 Swaziland 32.31 2004
40 Equatorial Guinea 31.98 2003
41 Sao Tome and Principe 30.78 2005
42 Sudan 27.76 2005
43 Cape Verde 26 2005
44 Botswana 25.85 2005
45 Mauritius 22.34 2005
46 Seychelles 14.04 2004

Citation

"Countries Compared by Education > Pupil-teacher ratio > Primary. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Development Indicators database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/Sub--Saharan-Africa/Education/Pupil--teacher-ratio/Primary

Sub-Saharan Africa Compared by Education > Pupil-teacher ratio > Primary

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Interesting observations about Education > Pupil-teacher ratio > Primary

  • Ethiopia ranked first for pupil-teacher ratio > primary amongst Hot countries in 2005.
  • Afghanistan ranked first for pupil-teacher ratio > primary amongst Muslim countries in 2005.
  • Sierra Leone ranked first for pupil-teacher ratio > primary amongst Former British colonies in 2005.
  • Central African Republic ranked first for pupil-teacher ratio > primary amongst Sub-Saharan Africa in 1991.
  • Nicaragua ranked first for pupil-teacher ratio > primary amongst Latin America and Caribbean in 2005.
  • San Marino has ranked last for pupil-teacher ratio > primary since 1991.
  • Philippines ranked first for pupil-teacher ratio > primary amongst Former Spanish colonies in 2004.
  • Congo, Republic of the ranked second for pupil-teacher ratio > primary globally in 2005.
  • Mozambique ranked second for pupil-teacher ratio > primary amongst Former French colonies in 2005.
  • 15 of the bottom 17 countries by pupil-teacher ratio > primary are Christian.
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