Pupil-Teacher Ratio in Preprimary Education

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

  1. Gambia Pupil-Teacher Ratio in Preprimary Education was up 38.3% in 2018, compared to the previous year.
  2. Since 2013 Gambia Pupil-Teacher Ratio in Preprimary Education grew 7.4% year on year reaching 48.04 Ratios.
  3. In 2017 Mongolia was number 8 in Pupil-Teacher Ratio in Preprimary Education.
  4. In 2015 South Sudan was ranked number 5 in Pupil-Teacher Ratio in Preprimary Education to 34.67 Ratios, moving from 123 in 2014.

Top Countries in Pupil-Teacher Ratio in Preprimary Education

# 138 Countries Ratios Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
United Kingdom
71.69 2018 +6.1 % NA View data
2 #2
Gambia
48.04 2018 +38.3 % +7.4 % View data
3 #3
Liberia
47.51 2016 -10.8 % NA View data
4 #4
Zimbabwe
37.44 2013 +7.9 % NA View data
5 #5
South Sudan
34.67 2015 NA -0.9 % View data
6 #6
Cambodia
34.40 2018 -0.0 % +3.8 % View data
7 #7
Philippines
33.63 2016 +13.4 % NA View data
8 #8
Mongolia
33.34 2017 +1.1 % +4.2 % View data
9 #9
Timor-Leste
33.18 2017 +3.7 % NA View data
10 #10
Burundi
33.02 2018 +3.0 % -0.5 % View data
11 #11
Bolivia
32.98 2018 +0.0 % +0.1 % View data
12 #12
Rwanda
31.72 2018 -2.0 % -5.1 % View data
13 #13
Togo
29.88 2018 +2.3 % +0.4 % View data
14 #14
Kenya
29.71 2018 +1.4 % NA View data
15 #15
South Africa
29.01 2018 -1.1 % -2.0 % View data
16 #16
United Arab Emirates
28.81 2018 +3.0 % +12.8 % View data
17 #17
Ghana
28.80 2018 -0.9 % -4.1 % View data
18 #18
Eritrea
28.49 2018 -2.2 % -3.4 % View data
19 #19
El Salvador
27.30 2017 -15.7 % NA View data
20 #20
Japan
27.30 2016 +9.2 % NA View data
21 #21
Suriname
26.64 2018 -4.0 % -0.7 % View data
22 #22
Niger
26.55 2018 -6.5 % -2.9 % View data
23 #23
Yemen
26.41 2016 NA +11.9 % View data
24 #24
Egypt
26.30 2017 -2.3 % NA View data
25 #25
Solomon Islands
26.06 2018 +0.1 % -5.1 % View data
26 #26
Sudan
25.64 2018 -0.8 % -4.6 % View data
27 #27
Chile
25.60 2018 +0.8 % -1.9 % View data
28 #28
Mexico
24.92 2018 -0.4 % -0.3 % View data
29 #29
Ivory Coast
23.43 2018 +2.2 % +2.5 % View data
30 #30
Democratic Republic of the Congo
23.21 2018 -0.8 % -2.0 % View data
31 #31
Oman
23.08 2018 +2.3 % -2.1 % View data
32 #32
Bahamas
22.67 2016 NA NA View data
33 #33
Nauru
22.50 2016 NA NA View data
34 #34
Madagascar
22.48 2018 -0.5 % -3.4 % View data
35 #35
Gibraltar
22.18 2016 NA NA View data
36 #36
Ecuador
22.01 2018 +0.8 % +0.2 % View data
37 #37
Senegal
21.36 2018 -3.0 % +4.0 % View data
38 #38
Uganda
21.29 2018 -3.4 % -6.1 % View data
39 #39
Cameroon
20.49 2018 -0.7 % NA View data
40 #40
France
20.33 2013 -1.2 % +2.4 % View data
41 #41
India
20.10 2015 NA NA View data
42 #42
Nepal
19.74 2018 -3.1 % -3.1 % View data
43 #43
Peru
19.55 2018 +2.3 % NA View data
44 #44
Honduras
19.34 2016 -6.6 % NA View data
45 #45
Mauritania
19.22 2015 NA NA View data
46 #46
Monaco
19.12 2017 +2.5 % NA View data
47 #47
Myanmar
18.99 2017 NA NA View data
48 #48
Benin
18.95 2018 -5.2 % -6.2 % View data
49 #49
Dominican Republic
18.86 2018 -3.1 % -4.2 % View data
50 #50
Puerto Rico
18.61 2018 +1.2 % -5.7 % View data
51 #51
Lesotho
18.46 2016 +6.7 % NA View data
52 #52
Mali
18.43 2018 -9.4 % -2.1 % View data
53 #53
Laos
18.35 2018 +0.6 % NA View data
54 #54
West Bank and Gaza
18.31 2018 +8.7 % +0.5 % View data
55 #55
China
17.98 2018 -0.5 % -4.2 % View data
56 #56
Palau
17.86 2014 NA NA View data
57 #57
Cabo Verde
17.80 2018 -1.5 % -0.4 % View data
58 #58
Jordan
17.39 2018 -2.7 % +1.2 % View data
59 #59
Albania
17.39 2018 -0.6 % -0.9 % View data
60 #60
Burkina Faso
17.32 2018 -1.5 % -6.8 % View data
61 #61
Vietnam
17.29 2018 -1.7 % -1.7 % View data
62 #62
Portugal
17.18 2018 +0.4 % +1.0 % View data
63 #63
Equatorial Guinea
16.65 2015 NA NA View data
64 #64
Brazil
16.60 2016 -1.1 % NA View data
65 #65
Seychelles
16.58 2018 +1.4 % +1.9 % View data
66 #66
Belize
16.45 2018 +0.3 % -0.6 % View data
67 #67
Barbados
16.20 2017 +3.5 % NA View data
68 #68
Sierra Leone
16.08 2018 +16.2 % -3.1 % View data
69 #69
Syria
15.91 2013 NA -3.2 % View data
70 #70
Brunei
15.84 2018 -2.4 % +3.3 % View data
71 #71
Turkey
15.76 2018 -2.4 % -1.6 % View data
72 #72
Netherlands
15.74 2018 +0.2 % +0.4 % View data
73 #73
Panama
15.68 2018 -1.6 % -3.4 % View data
74 #74
Lebanon
15.61 2018 -0.1 % +2.3 % View data
75 #75
Vanuatu
15.51 2015 NA +2.5 % View data
76 #76
Tunisia
15.24 2016 -3.4 % NA View data
77 #77
Romania
15.14 2018 -1.4 % -1.8 % View data
78 #78
Malaysia
15.09 2018 -1.5 % -4.5 % View data
79 #79
Maldives
14.83 2018 -4.5 % -5.1 % View data
80 #80
Azerbaijan
14.43 2018 -4.8 % +7.7 % View data
81 #81
Djibouti
14.40 2018 -12.2 % NA View data
82 #82
Qatar
14.17 2018 -1.6 % -1.7 % View data
83 #83
Czech Republic
13.89 2013 -0.3 % +0.3 % View data
84 #84
Andorra
13.82 2018 -0.5 % -0.4 % View data
85 #85
Spain
13.60 2016 -3.2 % NA View data
86 #86
Bahrain
13.56 2018 -1.5 % -1.5 % View data
87 #87
Moldova
13.33 2017 -0.5 % +6.5 % View data
88 #88
United States
13.31 2018 -0.9 % -0.6 % View data
89 #89
South Korea
13.25 2016 -0.8 % NA View data
90 #90
Sao Tome and Principe
13.01 2015 -13.3 % -7.4 % View data
91 #91
Croatia
12.86 2018 -0.5 % -0.6 % View data
92 #92
Mauritius
12.85 2018 -0.9 % -1.3 % View data
93 #93
Belgium
12.82 2018 -0.6 % -1.1 % View data
94 #94
Samoa
12.76 2018 -3.4 % NA View data
95 #95
Indonesia
12.68 2017 NA -3.6 % View data
96 #96
Slovakia
12.54 2018 +0.1 % -0.1 % View data
97 #97
Bulgaria
12.52 2018 +0.3 % -0.3 % View data
98 #98
Poland
12.24 2018 -2.1 % -4.0 % View data
99 #99
Cyprus
12.19 2018 -3.3 % -5.5 % View data
100 #100
Malta
12.15 2018 -0.5 % -1.4 % View data
101 #101
Italy
12.04 2016 -3.0 % NA View data
102 #102
Hungary
12.04 2018 +0.5 % +1.6 % View data
103 #103
Grenada
11.93 2018 -2.5 % -2.5 % View data
104 #104
Tajikistan
11.91 2018 +4.1 % -2.5 % View data
105 #105
Switzerland
11.69 2018 -0.1 % -0.4 % View data
106 #106
Botswana
11.60 2013 +2.8 % -5.7 % View data
107 #107
Finland
11.56 2018 +0.1 % -0.5 % View data
108 #108
Uzbekistan
11.56 2018 -0.2 % +3.1 % View data
109 #109
Serbia
11.50 2018 -3.5 % -2.0 % View data
110 #110
Costa Rica
11.41 2018 -2.9 % -2.3 % View data
111 #111
Saudi Arabia
11.33 2018 -0.0 % +3.3 % View data
112 #112
Austria
11.22 2018 -2.8 % -0.8 % View data
113 #113
Dominica
10.87 2018 -2.0 % -2.8 % View data
114 #114
Jamaica
10.74 2016 -6.7 % NA View data
115 #115
Bhutan
10.73 2018 -0.5 % -1.6 % View data
116 #116
Greece
10.72 2016 -1.6 % NA View data
117 #117
Tuvalu
10.62 2016 -0.5 % NA View data
118 #118
Tonga
10.53 2015 -14.9 % NA View data
119 #119
North Korea
10.25 2015 NA NA View data
120 #120
Saint Kitts and Nevis
10.23 2018 -3.7 % -7.5 % View data
121 #121
Latvia
9.83 2018 -0.7 % -6.5 % View data
122 #122
Luxembourg
9.26 2018 -2.5 % -1.0 % View data
123 #123
Lithuania
9.26 2016 -2.5 % +4.9 % View data
124 #124
Kazakhstan
9.09 2018 -0.8 % -0.8 % View data
125 #125
Slovenia
8.99 2018 -0.5 % -0.4 % View data
126 #126
Bermuda
8.59 2014 +32.5 % NA View data
127 #127
Kuwait
8.49 2018 -2.8 % -3.9 % View data
128 #128
Armenia
8.41 2018 +0.2 % -0.5 % View data
129 #129
British Virgin Islands
8.27 2016 -18.0 % -5.4 % View data
130 #130
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
8.04 2018 +2.0 % +2.5 % View data
131 #131
Belarus
7.90 2018 +1.8 % +0.7 % View data
132 #132
New Zealand
7.82 2017 NA NA View data
133 #133
Germany
7.81 2016 -1.1 % NA View data
134 #134
Liechtenstein
7.75 2018 -2.0 % NA View data
135 #135
Antigua and Barbuda
7.68 2015 NA -4.0 % View data
136 #136
Saint Lucia
5.90 2018 -6.2 % -9.7 % View data
137 #137
Sweden
5.56 2016 -1.4 % NA View data
138 #138
Iceland
4.66 2018 -0.9 % -1.1 % View data

Source: World Bank

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