Pupil-Teacher Ratio in Primary Education

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

  1. In 2019, Pupil-Teacher Ratio in Primary Education in Afghanistan decreased by 0% compared to the previous year.
  2. Since 2011 Central African Republic Pupil-Teacher Ratio in Primary Education grew 0.5% year on year to 83.41 Ratios.
  3. In 2019 Rwanda was number 2 in Pupil-Teacher Ratio in Primary Education.
  4. In 2016 Central African Republic was ranked number 1 in Pupil-Teacher Ratio in Primary Education totalising 83.41 Ratios, from 151 in 2015.

Top Countries in Pupil-Teacher Ratio in Primary Education

# 171 Countries Ratios Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
Central African Republic
83.41 2016 NA +0.5 % View data
2 #2
Rwanda
58.80 2019 -1.2 % +0.2 % View data
3 #3
Malawi
58.68 2018 NA -3.2 % View data
4 #4
Chad
54.67 2019 -1.0 % -0.5 % View data
5 #5
Mozambique
53.92 2019 -2.5 % -0.3 % View data
6 #6
Angola
50.03 2015 NA +1.9 % View data
7 #7
Tanzania
49.30 2019 -2.6 % +2.7 % View data
8 #8
Afghanistan
48.77 2019 -0.0 % NA View data
9 #9
Guinea
47.54 2019 +0.5 % +0.8 % View data
10 #10
South Sudan
46.75 2015 NA -1.6 % View data
11 #11
Pakistan
45.06 2019 +2.2 % -0.6 % View data
12 #12
Cameroon
44.30 2019 -1.2 % +0.1 % View data
13 #13
Burundi
44.12 2019 +3.8 % +0.2 % View data
14 #14
Ivory Coast
41.76 2019 -0.1 % -0.4 % View data
15 #15
Uganda
41.69 2019 -1.0 % NA View data
16 #16
Cambodia
41.10 2019 -1.4 % -1.6 % View data
17 #17
Zambia
40.86 2019 -1.5 % -0.1 % View data
18 #18
Nauru
40.18 2016 NA NA View data
19 #19
Togo
40.15 2019 +0.0 % -0.5 % View data
20 #20
Benin
39.79 2019 +1.5 % -2.8 % View data
21 #21
Madagascar
39.47 2019 -0.8 % -1.1 % View data
22 #22
Burkina Faso
39.16 2019 -1.4 % -2.5 % View data
23 #23
Eritrea
38.67 2019 -0.2 % -1.9 % View data
24 #24
Gambia
36.90 2019 +2.1 % -3.8 % View data
25 #25
Mali
36.68 2019 -3.0 % -2.9 % View data
26 #26
Niger
35.72 2019 -0.7 % -0.0 % View data
27 #27
Bhutan
35.56 2019 +2.6 % NA View data
28 #28
Papua New Guinea
35.52 2016 NA NA View data
29 #29
Senegal
34.80 2019 -4.2 % +1.6 % View data
30 #30
Mauritania
34.34 2019 +0.2 % -0.0 % View data
31 #31
India
32.94 2019 -0.3 % +1.0 % View data
32 #32
Sao Tome and Principe
32.62 2019 +0.8 % -0.1 % View data
33 #33
Democratic Republic of the Congo
32.47 2019 -1.0 % -1.7 % View data
34 #34
Lesotho
32.09 2019 -1.3 % -0.4 % View data
35 #35
Sierra Leone
30.78 2019 +11.8 % NA View data
36 #36
Kenya
30.65 2015 -2.2 % NA View data
37 #37
Mongolia
30.34 2019 -0.1 % +2.2 % View data
38 #38
Bangladesh
30.05 2018 +0.0 % NA View data
39 #39
South Africa
29.87 2019 -0.9 % -1.8 % View data
40 #40
Djibouti
29.27 2019 -0.3 % -2.5 % View data
41 #41
Philippines
29.08 2017 +0.3 % NA View data
42 #42
Iran
28.59 2019 +0.8 % +2.0 % View data
43 #43
Comoros
28.06 2018 +48.4 % +0.2 % View data
44 #44
Morocco
27.06 2019 +1.0 % +1.1 % View data
45 #45
Ghana
26.99 2019 -0.9 % -2.1 % View data
46 #46
East Timor
26.95 2018 -2.5 % NA View data
47 #47
Yemen
26.93 2016 NA -2.3 % View data
48 #48
El Salvador
26.89 2018 -4.9 % NA View data
49 #49
Vanuatu
26.57 2015 NA +4.2 % View data
50 #50
Mexico
26.33 2019 -0.5 % -0.8 % View data
51 #51
Solomon Islands
26.06 2019 +2.5 % +5.1 % View data
52 #52
Swaziland
25.96 2019 -1.4 % -1.5 % View data
53 #53
United Arab Emirates
25.92 2019 +2.5 % +6.5 % View data
54 #54
Honduras
25.60 2017 -9.8 % NA View data
55 #55
Kiribati
25.49 2017 -0.9 % NA View data
56 #56
Kyrgyzstan
25.05 2019 +0.3 % -0.2 % View data
57 #57
Ecuador
24.45 2019 +0.8 % -0.2 % View data
58 #58
Algeria
24.23 2019 -0.4 % +0.5 % View data
59 #59
Jamaica
24.12 2019 -2.7 % +1.8 % View data
60 #60
Palestine
24.00 2019 -1.9 % +0.2 % View data
61 #61
Botswana
23.71 2015 +5.8 % NA View data
62 #62
Egypt
23.68 2018 -0.4 % NA View data
63 #63
Myanmar
23.55 2019 -3.3 % -3.1 % View data
64 #64
Equatorial Guinea
23.23 2015 NA -3.1 % View data
65 #65
Colombia
23.06 2019 -1.1 % -1.0 % View data
66 #66
Liberia
22.32 2017 +3.7 % NA View data
67 #67
Tajikistan
22.21 2019 -0.1 % -0.1 % View data
68 #68
Sri Lanka
21.90 2019 +0.8 % -1.5 % View data
69 #69
Laos
21.75 2019 -2.6 % -2.9 % View data
70 #70
Uzbekistan
21.64 2019 +0.6 % +3.6 % View data
71 #71
Tonga
21.47 2019 -0.5 % -0.4 % View data
72 #72
Panama
21.46 2019 -0.7 % -0.5 % View data
73 #73
Russia
21.30 2019 +0.6 % +1.5 % View data
74 #74
Cape Verde
20.71 2019 -1.8 % -1.7 % View data
75 #75
North Korea
20.30 2018 NA NA View data
76 #76
Brazil
19.85 2019 -0.9 % -1.0 % View data
77 #77
Vietnam
19.82 2019 -2.3 % +0.6 % View data
78 #78
Nepal
19.74 2019 NA -3.8 % View data
79 #79
Fiji
19.74 2016 NA -8.5 % View data
80 #80
Federated States of Micronesia
19.71 2015 NA NA View data
81 #81
Bahamas
19.67 2019 +1.1 % +1.6 % View data
82 #82
Guatemala
19.51 2019 -3.7 % -3.2 % View data
83 #83
Belize
19.51 2019 -1.4 % -2.7 % View data
84 #84
Belarus
19.36 2019 +0.7 % +3.3 % View data
85 #85
Romania
19.33 2017 +0.0 % +1.9 % View data
86 #86
Jordan
19.30 2019 +4.1 % +2.7 % View data
87 #87
Dominican Republic
18.21 2019 -3.8 % -2.4 % View data
88 #88
Moldova
17.86 2019 -0.4 % +1.2 % View data
89 #89
Bolivia
17.83 2019 +0.2 % +1.3 % View data
90 #90
Turks and Caicos Islands
17.69 2018 NA NA View data
91 #91
Albania
17.52 2019 -0.3 % -1.5 % View data
92 #92
Kazakhstan
17.21 2019 -12.3 % +0.4 % View data
93 #93
Peru
17.12 2019 -1.6 % -0.6 % View data
94 #94
Bosnia and Herzegovina
17.01 2019 +0.5 % +0.2 % View data
95 #95
Turkey
16.72 2019 -1.4 % -2.9 % View data
96 #96
Thailand
16.67 2019 +0.2 % +1.6 % View data
97 #97
Tunisia
16.45 2019 -2.5 % -0.1 % View data
98 #98
Chile
16.45 2019 -3.4 % -2.5 % View data
99 #99
Grenada
16.42 2019 +0.4 % +2.5 % View data
100 #100
China
16.37 2019 -0.4 % +0.2 % View data
101 #101
Indonesia
16.28 2019 -4.5 % -0.3 % View data
102 #102
Mauritius
16.20 2019 +0.0 % -2.9 % View data
103 #103
Cayman Islands
15.75 2018 NA +3.9 % View data
104 #104
Bulgaria
15.70 2019 -0.8 % -2.4 % View data
105 #105
Azerbaijan
15.62 2019 +1.2 % +4.3 % View data
106 #106
Tuvalu
15.58 2018 NA NA View data
107 #107
Japan
15.56 2019 -0.5 % -1.1 % View data
108 #108
Armenia
15.42 2018 NA NA View data
109 #109
Slovakia
15.24 2019 -0.5 % +0.0 % View data
110 #110
South Korea
14.76 2019 -4.0 % -2.2 % View data
111 #111
Singapore
14.69 2017 -2.4 % NA View data
112 #112
United Kingdom
14.66 2019 -1.5 % -2.4 % View data
113 #113
New Zealand
14.64 2019 -0.4 % +0.4 % View data
114 #114
Seychelles
14.41 2019 -0.5 % +1.6 % View data
115 #115
Slovenia
14.29 2019 -1.1 % -3.1 % View data
116 #116
Saint Lucia
14.28 2019 -3.1 % +0.1 % View data
117 #117
Macedonia
14.24 2019 -1.6 % -1.3 % View data
118 #118
United States
14.20 2017 NA -0.8 % View data
119 #119
Saint Vincent and Grenadines
14.19 2019 -1.4 % -2.0 % View data
120 #120
Gibraltar
14.17 2017 +3.4 % NA View data
121 #121
Serbia
14.11 2019 -1.3 % -2.1 % View data
122 #122
Barbados
14.10 2019 +0.8 % +2.1 % View data
123 #123
Puerto Rico
14.04 2019 +0.9 % +0.9 % View data
124 #124
Saint Kitts and Nevis
13.55 2019 -1.3 % -0.4 % View data
125 #125
Saudi Arabia
13.52 2019 -2.2 % +4.7 % View data
126 #126
Finland
13.35 2019 -0.6 % +0.0 % View data
127 #127
Lithuania
13.30 2019 -0.2 % +0.8 % View data
128 #128
Spain
13.05 2019 -0.1 % -0.1 % View data
129 #129
Suriname
13.02 2019 -2.8 % -0.6 % View data
130 #130
Croatia
12.84 2019 -1.6 % -1.3 % View data
131 #131
Portugal
12.65 2019 +0.3 % -1.2 % View data
132 #132
Sweden
12.62 2019 +1.2 % +1.1 % View data
133 #133
Ukraine
12.52 2019 -3.5 % NA View data
134 #134
Malta
12.36 2019 -2.0 % -1.6 % View data
135 #135
Dominica
12.29 2019 -2.6 % -2.9 % View data
136 #136
Qatar
12.12 2019 -0.4 % +1.6 % View data
137 #137
Lebanon
12.05 2019 -1.1 % -0.5 % View data
138 #138
Germany
12.02 2019 -0.7 % -0.5 % View data
139 #139
Bahrain
11.98 2019 +0.5 % +0.5 % View data
140 #140
Antigua and Barbuda
11.85 2019 -4.5 % -3.6 % View data
141 #141
Israel
11.84 2019 -0.6 % -0.5 % View data
142 #142
Netherlands
11.81 2017 +0.7 % +0.5 % View data
143 #143
Monaco
11.70 2019 +2.8 % NA View data
144 #144
British Virgin Islands
11.62 2017 +10.2 % NA View data
145 #145
Italy
11.33 2019 -0.5 % -1.3 % View data
146 #146
Cyprus
11.32 2019 -2.5 % -3.3 % View data
147 #147
Estonia
11.31 2017 +0.4 % -0.4 % View data
148 #148
Belgium
11.30 2019 +0.1 % +0.1 % View data
149 #149
Latvia
11.30 2019 -0.5 % +0.4 % View data
150 #150
Costa Rica
11.27 2019 -7.7 % -3.1 % View data
151 #151
Malaysia
10.96 2019 -2.4 % -0.8 % View data
152 #152
Hungary
10.95 2019 +0.3 % -0.5 % View data
153 #153
Uruguay
10.93 2019 -0.7 % -0.9 % View data
154 #154
Denmark
10.74 2014 NA NA View data
155 #155
Andorra
10.44 2019 -0.6 % +1.9 % View data
156 #156
Iceland
10.23 2019 +0.3 % +0.5 % View data
157 #157
Poland
10.18 2017 NA -0.0 % View data
158 #158
Bermuda
10.09 2019 +1.7 % +8.5 % View data
159 #159
Switzerland
9.85 2019 -0.6 % -0.5 % View data
160 #160
Austria
9.80 2019 -1.4 % -1.8 % View data
161 #161
Brunei
9.79 2019 -1.1 % -0.9 % View data
162 #162
Oman
9.67 2018 -4.5 % NA View data
163 #163
Greece
9.40 2019 +0.1 % -0.1 % View data
164 #164
Maldives
9.11 2019 -4.7 % -5.4 % View data
165 #165
Georgia
8.97 2019 -0.1 % -0.3 % View data
166 #166
Cuba
8.95 2019 -2.3 % -0.3 % View data
167 #167
Kuwait
8.70 2019 -2.1 % -0.3 % View data
168 #168
Norway
8.66 2019 -0.3 % -0.4 % View data
169 #169
Liechtenstein
7.77 2019 -0.0 % -0.1 % View data
170 #170
Luxembourg
7.74 2019 -2.1 % -1.1 % View data
171 #171
San Marino
6.93 2018 NA NA View data

Source: World Bank

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