failed states Compared by Education > Primary education, teachers

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.


1 Nigeria 574,078 2010
2 Pakistan 438,161 2012
3 Democratic Republic of the Congo 345,486 2012
4 Iraq 286,890 2007
5 Sudan 123,633 2009
6 Afghanistan 121,593 2011
7 Yemen 120,339 2011
8 Cote d'Ivoire 70,016 2012
9 Zimbabwe 61,251 2003
10 Haiti 44,472 1998
11 Guinea 36,731 2012
12 Chad 34,125 2012
13 Somalia 12,870 2007
14 Central African Republic 8,267 2012
15 Guinea-Bissau 5,371 2010


failed states Compared by Education > Primary education, teachers


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