Pupil-Teacher Ratio in Primary Education

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

  1. In 2018, Pupil-Teacher Ratio in Primary Education in Rwanda was down by 0.4% compared to a year earlier.
  2. Since 2011 Central African Republic Pupil-Teacher Ratio in Primary Education increased 0.5% year on year attaining 83.41 Ratios.
  3. In 2018 Malawi was ranked number 2 in Pupil-Teacher Ratio in Primary Education.
  4. In 2016 Central African Republic was number 1 in Pupil-Teacher Ratio in Primary Education to 83.41 Ratios, jumping from 152 in 2015.

Top Countries in Pupil-Teacher Ratio in Primary Education

# 167 Countries Ratios Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
Central African Republic
83.41 2016 NA +0.5 % View data
2 #2
Malawi
68.14 2018 -0.9 % -0.3 % View data
3 #3
Rwanda
57.62 2018 -0.4 % -0.7 % View data
4 #4
Chad
55.24 2018 -1.1 % -2.4 % View data
5 #5
Mozambique
52.01 2018 -0.8 % -1.1 % View data
6 #6
Burundi
49.10 2018 -1.0 % +1.8 % View data
7 #7
Guinea
47.32 2018 +0.5 % +1.4 % View data
8 #8
South Sudan
46.75 2015 NA -1.6 % View data
9 #9
Pakistan
46.29 2018 +3.4 % +1.7 % View data
10 #10
Tanzania
45.27 2018 -4.0 % +0.8 % View data
11 #11
Afghanistan
44.17 2018 +0.4 % -0.7 % View data
12 #12
Cameroon
43.56 2018 -2.4 % NA View data
13 #13
Benin
42.92 2018 -1.5 % -0.4 % View data
14 #14
Ivory Coast
42.19 2018 -0.6 % +0.6 % View data
15 #15
Uganda
42.12 2018 -1.3 % -1.6 % View data
16 #16
Zambia
41.46 2018 -1.4 % -2.9 % View data
17 #17
Cambodia
41.44 2018 -0.5 % -2.5 % View data
18 #18
Togo
40.43 2018 +0.8 % -0.3 % View data
19 #19
Nauru
40.18 2016 NA NA View data
20 #20
Burkina Faso
40.15 2018 -1.3 % -2.7 % View data
21 #21
Madagascar
39.92 2018 -0.9 % +0.1 % View data
22 #22
Eritrea
39.71 2018 +1.2 % -2.8 % View data
23 #23
Sierra Leone
39.25 2018 -0.5 % +2.4 % View data
24 #24
Mali
37.32 2018 -2.4 % -2.0 % View data
25 #25
Bhutan
36.50 2018 +5.6 % +4.9 % View data
26 #26
Zimbabwe
36.41 2013 +1.5 % NA View data
27 #27
Gambia
36.14 2018 -6.6 % +0.0 % View data
28 #28
Niger
35.96 2018 -1.0 % -0.2 % View data
29 #29
Mauritania
35.21 2018 -1.0 % -0.1 % View data
30 #30
India
33.99 2018 -0.0 % +1.0 % View data
31 #31
Democratic Republic of the Congo
32.81 2018 -1.0 % -2.4 % View data
32 #32
Lesotho
32.50 2018 -1.4 % -0.1 % View data
33 #33
Sao Tome and Principe
32.37 2018 +3.9 % +0.6 % View data
34 #34
Senegal
31.75 2018 -3.2 % -0.3 % View data
35 #35
Kenya
30.65 2015 -2.2 % NA View data
36 #36
South Africa
30.13 2018 -0.9 % -1.2 % View data
37 #37
Bangladesh
30.05 2017 NA NA View data
38 #38
Mongolia
30.01 2018 -1.2 % +1.7 % View data
39 #39
Djibouti
29.37 2018 -3.4 % -3.0 % View data
40 #40
Philippines
28.99 2016 -4.2 % NA View data
41 #41
Iran
28.37 2018 -0.6 % +2.0 % View data
42 #42
El Salvador
28.27 2017 +0.0 % NA View data
43 #43
Morocco
27.59 2018 -1.6 % +1.2 % View data
44 #44
Ghana
27.25 2018 -0.2 % -3.0 % View data
45 #45
Liberia
27.07 2016 -11.1 % +0.2 % View data
46 #46
Yemen
26.93 2016 NA -2.3 % View data
47 #47
Eswatini
26.57 2018 -1.3 % -1.1 % View data
48 #48
Vanuatu
26.57 2015 NA +4.2 % View data
49 #49
Mexico
26.46 2018 -0.4 % -0.9 % View data
50 #50
Solomon Islands
26.16 2018 +1.5 % +4.9 % View data
51 #51
Honduras
25.60 2017 -9.8 % NA View data
52 #52
Kiribati
25.49 2017 -0.9 % NA View data
53 #53
Ecuador
25.31 2018 +0.5 % +1.7 % View data
54 #54
United Arab Emirates
25.27 2018 +2.7 % +9.5 % View data
55 #55
Kyrgyzstan
25.10 2018 +0.8 % +0.5 % View data
56 #56
Algeria
24.11 2018 -0.5 % +0.7 % View data
57 #57
West Bank and Gaza
23.93 2018 -3.3 % +0.3 % View data
58 #58
Egypt
23.78 2017 +3.0 % NA View data
59 #59
Colombia
23.43 2018 -0.7 % -1.3 % View data
60 #60
Equatorial Guinea
23.23 2015 NA -3.1 % View data
61 #61
Myanmar
23.05 2017 +4.5 % NA View data
62 #62
Sri Lanka
22.88 2018 -0.2 % -0.7 % View data
63 #63
Botswana
22.62 2013 -3.4 % -2.0 % View data
64 #64
Tajikistan
22.24 2018 -0.3 % -0.4 % View data
65 #65
Jamaica
22.11 2018 +0.0 % +0.4 % View data
66 #66
Laos
21.95 2018 -1.7 % -3.0 % View data
67 #67
Tonga
21.58 2018 -0.6 % -3.5 % View data
68 #68
Panama
21.11 2018 -0.9 % -1.1 % View data
69 #69
Uzbekistan
21.05 2018 -0.5 % +6.1 % View data
70 #70
Jordan
21.04 2017 +14.6 % NA View data
71 #71
Cabo Verde
20.82 2018 -1.3 % -1.9 % View data
72 #72
Russia
20.62 2018 +0.4 % +0.8 % View data
73 #73
North Korea
20.30 2018 NA NA View data
74 #74
Nepal
20.05 2018 -4.1 % -4.8 % View data
75 #75
Brazil
19.98 2018 -0.9 % -1.2 % View data
76 #76
Federated States of Micronesia
19.71 2015 NA NA View data
77 #77
Guatemala
19.68 2018 -2.5 % -3.6 % View data
78 #78
Kazakhstan
19.64 2018 -5.4 % +3.6 % View data
79 #79
Belize
19.60 2018 +0.1 % -2.8 % View data
80 #80
Romania
19.33 2016 +2.2 % +2.2 % View data
81 #81
Vietnam
19.24 2018 -2.0 % +0.4 % View data
82 #82
Bahamas
19.03 2016 NA NA View data
83 #83
Czech Republic
18.93 2013 -0.2 % +0.5 % View data
84 #84
Comoros
18.90 2017 NA NA View data
85 #85
Bolivia
18.90 2018 +0.7 % +1.3 % View data
86 #86
Belarus
18.84 2018 +0.2 % +4.2 % View data
87 #87
Turkey
18.41 2015 -4.8 % NA View data
88 #88
France
18.18 2013 +2.0 % -0.9 % View data
89 #89
Dominican Republic
18.07 2018 -4.5 % -5.1 % View data
90 #90
Albania
17.90 2018 -0.2 % -1.3 % View data
91 #91
Bulgaria
17.76 2018 +0.3 % +0.1 % View data
92 #92
Moldova
17.58 2018 -0.6 % +1.5 % View data
93 #93
Mauritius
17.55 2018 -2.2 % -2.4 % View data
94 #94
Peru
17.39 2018 -3.1 % -0.8 % View data
95 #95
Bosnia and Herzegovina
17.22 2018 +0.1 % +0.1 % View data
96 #96
Tuvalu
17.19 2016 +35.2 % NA View data
97 #97
Chile
17.05 2018 -4.2 % -2.7 % View data
98 #98
China
16.45 2018 -0.8 % -0.5 % View data
99 #99
Thailand
16.27 2018 +0.3 % NA View data
100 #100
Grenada
16.18 2018 -0.0 % +1.8 % View data
101 #101
Japan
15.87 2016 -1.9 % NA View data
102 #102
Cayman Islands
15.75 2018 NA +3.9 % View data
103 #103
Azerbaijan
15.48 2018 +0.1 % +5.0 % View data
104 #104
Tunisia
15.39 2018 -1.9 % -2.5 % View data
105 #105
Indonesia
15.08 2018 -6.2 % -1.3 % View data
106 #106
United Kingdom
15.03 2018 -1.5 % -4.0 % View data
107 #107
Slovakia
14.76 2018 -0.9 % -0.4 % View data
108 #108
New Zealand
14.70 2018 -1.4 % NA View data
109 #109
South Korea
14.64 2018 -4.5 % -2.8 % View data
110 #110
Saint Lucia
14.57 2018 -4.3 % -2.6 % View data
111 #111
United States
14.48 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
112 #112
Slovenia
14.44 2018 -1.1 % -3.1 % View data
113 #113
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
14.24 2018 -1.1 % -1.4 % View data
114 #114
Serbia
14.20 2018 -0.6 % -1.3 % View data
115 #115
Barbados
14.10 2017 +5.6 % NA View data
116 #116
Seychelles
14.02 2018 -0.1 % +1.3 % View data
117 #117
Puerto Rico
13.91 2018 +0.9 % +1.5 % View data
118 #118
Saint Kitts and Nevis
13.72 2018 -1.3 % -1.1 % View data
119 #119
Gibraltar
13.71 2016 NA NA View data
120 #120
Macedonia
13.54 2018 -2.3 % -2.8 % View data
121 #121
Hong Kong
13.30 2018 -3.4 % -1.0 % View data
122 #122
Portugal
13.16 2018 +0.7 % +0.6 % View data
123 #123
Croatia
13.04 2018 -1.6 % -1.0 % View data
124 #124
Finland
13.02 2018 -0.9 % -0.3 % View data
125 #125
Spain
12.97 2018 -0.2 % -0.5 % View data
126 #126
Lithuania
12.92 2018 -0.5 % +0.5 % View data
127 #127
Suriname
12.73 2018 -1.5 % -1.5 % View data
128 #128
Sweden
12.66 2018 +1.4 % +1.4 % View data
129 #129
Dominica
12.61 2018 -2.5 % -3.2 % View data
130 #130
Malta
12.46 2018 -2.2 % -2.2 % View data
131 #131
Ukraine
12.45 2018 -4.2 % -5.5 % View data
132 #132
Lebanon
12.19 2018 -2.4 % +0.2 % View data
133 #133
Bahrain
12.11 2018 -0.4 % +0.4 % View data
134 #134
Israel
11.91 2018 -0.6 % -0.3 % View data
135 #135
Antigua and Barbuda
11.88 2018 -1.4 % NA View data
136 #136
Germany
11.86 2018 -1.0 % +0.5 % View data
137 #137
Qatar
11.77 2018 -0.1 % +3.3 % View data
138 #138
Netherlands
11.73 2018 +0.1 % +0.1 % View data
139 #139
British Virgin Islands
11.62 2017 +10.2 % NA View data
140 #140
Saudi Arabia
11.49 2018 +0.3 % +1.7 % View data
141 #141
Belgium
11.31 2018 +0.1 % +0.3 % View data
142 #142
Cyprus
11.28 2018 -2.8 % -3.7 % View data
143 #143
Estonia
11.27 2016 NA -0.9 % View data
144 #144
Malaysia
11.22 2018 -3.7 % -1.1 % View data
145 #145
Uruguay
11.13 2016 -5.3 % NA View data
146 #146
Italy
11.12 2016 -7.5 % NA View data
147 #147
Latvia
11.04 2018 -0.8 % -0.2 % View data
148 #148
Hungary
10.92 2018 +0.3 % +1.0 % View data
149 #149
Denmark
10.74 2014 NA NA View data
150 #150
Poland
10.71 2018 +0.1 % +0.9 % View data
151 #151
Costa Rica
10.60 2018 -6.0 % -4.5 % View data
152 #152
Monaco
10.46 2017 -23.7 % NA View data
153 #153
Andorra
10.30 2018 -1.9 % +2.0 % View data
154 #154
Iceland
10.20 2018 +0.3 % +0.7 % View data
155 #155
Switzerland
10.02 2018 -0.5 % -0.8 % View data
156 #156
Brunei
9.98 2018 -2.0 % -0.3 % View data
157 #157
Austria
9.94 2018 -0.8 % -1.5 % View data
158 #158
Bermuda
9.92 2018 +1.8 % +6.7 % View data
159 #159
Maldives
9.57 2018 -5.9 % -3.1 % View data
160 #160
Greece
9.40 2018 +0.1 % -0.2 % View data
161 #161
Turks and Caicos Islands
9.29 2014 NA NA View data
162 #162
Norway
9.01 2016 +1.6 % NA View data
163 #163
Georgia
8.96 2018 -0.6 % -0.3 % View data
164 #164
Cuba
8.67 2018 -1.8 % -0.9 % View data
165 #165
Kuwait
8.65 2018 -2.4 % +0.1 % View data
166 #166
Luxembourg
7.90 2018 -2.1 % -0.6 % View data
167 #167
Liechtenstein
7.70 2018 -0.1 % NA View data

Source: World Bank

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