Number of Primary Education Teachers

This key economic indicator for the Education sector has been recently updated.

  1. In 2018, Number of Primary Education Teachers in Indonesia grew 6.2% compared to a year earlier.
  2. Since 2013 United States Number of Primary Education Teachers grew 0.9% year on year totalising 1,765,354.09 Persons.
  3. In 2018 Indonesia was number 3 in Number of Primary Education Teachers.
  4. In 2016 Yemen was ranked number 39 in Number of Primary Education Teachers to 144,824 Persons, compared to 153 in 2015.

Top Countries in Number of Primary Education Teachers

# 167 Countries Units (Persons) Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 China 6,011,859 2018 -0.6 % +0.5 % View data
2 India 4,360,509 2018 -0.3 % -0.0 % View data
3 Indonesia 1,939,506 2018 +6.2 % +0.7 % View data
4 United States 1,765,354 2018 -0.2 % +0.9 % View data
5 Brazil 791,179 2018 -0.1 % +0.0 % View data
6 Bangladesh 574,001 2017 +4.7 % NA View data
7 Mexico 535,297 2018 +0.2 % -0.0 % View data
8 Egypt 511,478 2017 +0.3 % NA View data
9 Philippines 493,084 2016 +3.3 % NA View data
10 Pakistan 476,079 2018 -1.7 % +2.2 % View data
11 Democratic Republic of the Congo 442,822 2018 +2.9 % +5.4 % View data
12 Japan 414,683 2016 +1.1 % NA View data
13 Vietnam 402,132 2018 +1.3 % +1.1 % View data
14 Saudi Arabia 336,280 2018 +0.8 % -0.5 % View data
15 United Kingdom 316,008 2018 +1.6 % +4.7 % View data
16 Thailand 303,401 2018 -0.6 % NA View data
17 Russia 302,226 2018 +0.5 % +1.2 % View data
18 Turkey 295,252 2015 +2.4 % NA View data
19 Iran 286,060 2018 -0.1 % -1.4 % View data
20 Malaysia 271,324 2018 +2.5 % -0.2 % View data
21 Kenya 266,511 2015 +2.4 % NA View data
22 Italy 254,572 2016 +7.2 % NA View data
23 South Africa 247,294 2018 +0.9 % +2.3 % View data
24 Spain 237,709 2018 +1.1 % +1.5 % View data
25 Germany 237,399 2018 -0.1 % -1.0 % View data
26 Myanmar 233,815 2017 -3.2 % NA View data
27 France 229,471 2013 -1.6 % +1.1 % View data
28 Poland 222,674 2018 -0.5 % +1.1 % View data
29 Uganda 211,104 2018 +1.9 % +2.6 % View data
30 Peru 206,638 2018 +4.6 % +1.1 % View data
31 Tanzania 205,184 2018 +3.9 % +1.6 % View data
32 Nepal 202,446 2018 +2.4 % +2.5 % View data
33 Colombia 184,161 2018 -0.1 % -0.5 % View data
34 Algeria 176,112 2018 -0.4 % +2.6 % View data
35 South Korea 167,498 2018 +0.7 % +0.2 % View data
36 Ghana 161,538 2018 +0.4 % +4.5 % View data
37 Morocco 152,763 2018 +1.7 % -0.3 % View data
38 Afghanistan 146,257 2018 +1.2 % +2.2 % View data
39 Yemen 144,824 2016 NA +3.8 % View data
40 Ukraine 128,405 2018 +1.5 % +5.3 % View data
41 Madagascar 123,343 2018 +2.5 % +1.8 % View data
42 Mozambique 120,055 2018 +2.5 % +3.4 % View data
43 Guatemala 117,932 2018 +1.3 % +2.2 % View data
44 Uzbekistan 112,082 2018 -0.9 % -2.4 % View data
45 Cameroon 103,546 2018 +5.7 % NA View data
46 Netherlands 100,698 2018 -0.8 % -1.3 % View data
47 Ivory Coast 90,791 2018 +2.1 % +4.3 % View data
48 Chile 86,291 2018 +1.4 % +2.7 % View data
49 Cuba 82,837 2018 -0.3 % -0.6 % View data
50 Zambia 79,896 2018 +2.3 % +4.5 % View data
51 Niger 78,809 2018 +3.4 % +5.7 % View data
52 Ecuador 77,272 2018 -1.0 % -2.7 % View data
53 Sri Lanka 76,887 2018 +0.9 % +0.7 % View data
54 Burkina Faso 76,839 2018 +2.8 % +7.5 % View data
55 Israel 76,724 2018 +1.6 % +1.8 % View data
56 North Korea 74,274 2018 NA NA View data
57 Zimbabwe 73,148 2013 -1.6 % NA View data
58 Tunisia 72,215 2018 +1.4 % +3.4 % View data
59 Bolivia 71,837 2018 -1.6 % -1.4 % View data
60 Kazakhstan 71,641 2018 +9.6 % +2.2 % View data
61 Belgium 71,034 2018 +0.5 % +0.7 % View data
62 Dominican Republic 68,911 2018 +4.0 % +4.6 % View data
63 Greece 68,799 2018 +0.0 % +0.6 % View data
64 Mali 67,300 2018 +1.3 % +6.1 % View data
65 Senegal 67,001 2018 +3.3 % +3.2 % View data
66 Sweden 66,950 2018 +0.5 % +1.5 % View data
67 Malawi 64,397 2018 +2.5 % +2.4 % View data
68 Benin 54,223 2018 +4.9 % +2.8 % View data
69 Jordan 52,598 2017 -8.0 % NA View data
70 Cambodia 50,562 2018 -0.2 % +1.3 % View data
71 Switzerland 49,648 2018 +0.7 % +1.4 % View data
72 Portugal 49,208 2018 -3.5 % -1.9 % View data
73 Norway 48,644 2016 +0.1 % NA View data
74 Romania 47,623 2018 -0.8 % -1.2 % View data
75 Rwanda 44,921 2018 +2.3 % +2.3 % View data
76 Burundi 44,739 2018 +4.4 % +0.0 % View data
77 Honduras 43,908 2017 +8.8 % NA View data
78 Denmark 43,538 2014 NA NA View data
79 Chad 42,811 2018 +3.0 % +2.8 % View data
80 Costa Rica 41,322 2018 +2.5 % +2.8 % View data
81 Lebanon 40,989 2018 +1.8 % +0.9 % View data
82 Guinea 39,233 2018 +2.0 % +0.8 % View data
83 Azerbaijan 38,833 2018 -1.2 % -1.1 % View data
84 Togo 38,352 2018 +1.0 % +2.2 % View data
85 Sierra Leone 37,897 2018 +0.5 % +0.3 % View data
86 Laos 36,784 2018 +1.6 % +1.4 % View data
87 Hungary 35,524 2018 -0.9 % -0.8 % View data
88 Tajikistan 34,222 2018 -1.0 % +3.1 % View data
89 Georgia 33,366 2018 -0.1 % +1.1 % View data
90 Austria 33,270 2018 -0.5 % +1.7 % View data
91 Kuwait 32,038 2018 +3.1 % +2.9 % View data
92 Uruguay 27,832 2016 +3.3 % NA View data
93 Finland 27,316 2018 +0.7 % +0.7 % View data
94 South Sudan 27,248 2015 NA -1.6 % View data
95 New Zealand 26,117 2018 +1.4 % NA View data
96 Czech Republic 25,979 2013 +3.3 % +0.9 % View data
97 Liberia 25,657 2016 +14.1 % +0.4 % View data
98 Hong Kong 25,586 2018 -0.1 % +2.2 % View data
99 El Salvador 23,987 2017 -4.7 % NA View data
100 Belarus 22,089 2018 -1.8 % -0.9 % View data
101 West Bank and Gaza 19,823 2018 +2.7 % +1.7 % View data
102 Kyrgyzstan 19,817 2018 -1.5 % +3.0 % View data
103 United Arab Emirates 19,681 2018 +0.4 % -3.4 % View data
104 Panama 19,337 2018 +0.5 % -0.2 % View data
105 Serbia 18,880 2018 +0.3 % -0.1 % View data
106 Mauritania 17,890 2018 +2.5 % +2.1 % View data
107 Puerto Rico 15,839 2018 -3.7 % -5.0 % View data
108 Botswana 15,035 2013 +4.8 % +2.9 % View data
109 Bulgaria 14,222 2018 -1.6 % -0.2 % View data
110 Slovakia 13,982 2018 -0.3 % -0.1 % View data
111 Qatar 12,772 2018 +2.7 % +3.6 % View data
112 Croatia 12,100 2018 +0.5 % +0.7 % View data
113 Lesotho 11,133 2018 -0.3 % -0.3 % View data
114 Jamaica 11,103 2018 -0.6 % -2.9 % View data
115 Latvia 10,813 2018 +0.9 % +1.1 % View data
116 Central African Republic 9,756 2016 NA +4.1 % View data
117 Albania 9,719 2018 -0.3 % -1.4 % View data
118 Gambia 9,694 2018 +13.7 % +6.5 % View data
119 Mongolia 9,594 2018 +0.3 % +1.5 % View data
120 Bahrain 9,474 2018 +1.5 % +2.4 % View data
121 Bosnia and Herzegovina 9,375 2018 -0.1 % -0.3 % View data
122 Eswatini 9,072 2018 +1.5 % +1.3 % View data
123 Eritrea 8,897 2018 +0.6 % +0.5 % View data
124 Slovenia 8,450 2018 +2.0 % +5.5 % View data
125 Lithuania 8,168 2018 -3.0 % -1.1 % View data
126 Macedonia 7,758 2018 +1.3 % +1.9 % View data
127 Moldova 7,658 2018 -2.8 % -2.0 % View data
128 Estonia 7,351 2016 NA +3.5 % View data
129 Comoros 6,429 2017 NA NA View data
130 Suriname 5,435 2018 +2.4 % +1.2 % View data
131 Mauritius 5,239 2018 +1.1 % -1.0 % View data
132 Cyprus 4,692 2018 +1.6 % +3.4 % View data
133 Luxembourg 4,562 2018 +1.7 % +1.1 % View data
134 Maldives 4,487 2018 +0.6 % +5.6 % View data
135 Solomon Islands 4,152 2018 -1.3 % -3.2 % View data
136 Equatorial Guinea 4,021 2015 NA +5.1 % View data
137 Brunei 3,936 2018 +1.2 % -1.0 % View data
138 Cabo Verde 2,999 2018 -0.6 % +0.3 % View data
139 Iceland 2,988 2018 -0.1 % -0.1 % View data
140 Belize 2,643 2018 +0.5 % +2.6 % View data
141 Bhutan 2,558 2018 -6.1 % -6.8 % View data
142 Djibouti 2,144 2018 +5.5 % +3.0 % View data
143 Malta 1,933 2018 +0.8 % +2.6 % View data
144 Vanuatu 1,729 2015 NA -2.2 % View data
145 Bahamas 1,611 2016 NA NA View data
146 Barbados 1,446 2017 -6.9 % NA View data
147 Sao Tome and Principe 1,150 2018 -3.6 % +0.8 % View data
148 Saint Lucia 1,066 2018 +1.1 % +0.0 % View data
149 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 904 2018 -0.1 % +0.3 % View data
150 Grenada 831 2018 -0.1 % -1.0 % View data
151 Antigua and Barbuda 820 2018 -0.6 % NA View data
152 Tonga 789 2018 +0.5 % +3.3 % View data
153 Federated States of Micronesia 698 2015 NA NA View data
154 Kiribati 655 2017 -0.1 % NA View data
155 Seychelles 643 2018 -0.2 % -0.6 % View data
156 Dominica 557 2018 +0.4 % +1.0 % View data
157 Andorra 412 2018 +1.5 % -1.1 % View data
158 Bermuda 399 2018 -3.4 % -7.0 % View data
159 Saint Kitts and Nevis 386 2018 -0.3 % +0.1 % View data
160 British Virgin Islands 287 2017 -8.6 % NA View data
161 Turks and Caicos Islands 285 2014 NA NA View data
162 Cayman Islands 273 2018 NA -2.1 % View data
163 Liechtenstein 254 2018 -0.6 % -0.6 % View data
164 Gibraltar 204 2016 NA NA View data
165 Monaco 193 2017 +32.2 % NA View data
166 Tuvalu 77 2016 -34.2 % NA View data
167 Nauru 45 2016 NA NA View data

Source: World Bank

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