South Africa - Number of Primary Education Teachers

Since 2014, South Africa Number of Primary Education Teachers rose 2.6% year on year. In 2019, the country was ranked number 22 comparing other countries in Number of Primary Education Teachers with 249,543 Persons. South Africa is overtaken by Malaysia, which was number 21 at 250,318 Persons and is followed by Saudi Arabia with 243,578 Persons. China lead the ranking with 6,164,941 Persons in 2019, a fall of 0.6% versus 2018. India, Indonesia and United States respectively ranked number 2, 3 and 4 in this ranking. Fiji witnessed the best average annual growth at +11.1% per year, while Bermuda recorded the worst performance at -8.8% per year.

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Date Units (Persons)
2019 249,543.00
2018 247,294.00
2017 244,999.00
2016 242,657.00
2015 249,103.00
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How does South Africa rank in Number of Primary Education Teachers?

# 171 Countries Units (Persons) Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
China
6,164,941 2019 -0.6 % +1.0 % View data
2 #2
India
4,384,888 2019 +0.6 % -0.1 % View data
21 #21
Malaysia
250,318 2019 +4.4 % -2.1 % View data
22 #22
South Africa
249,543 2019 +0.9 % +2.6 % View data
23 #23
Saudi Arabia
243,578 2019 +2.0 % -6.8 % View data
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