South Africa - Number of Teachers in Secondary Education

With 182,937 Teachers in 2017, the country was ranked number 31 among other countries in Number of Teachers in Secondary Education. South Africa is overtaken by Colombia, which was number 30 with 185,075 Teachers and is followed by Myanmar with 158,159 Teachers. China ranked the highest with 6,347,805 Teachers in 2019, that is -0.2% compared to 2018. India, United States and Indonesia respectively ranked number 2, 3 and 4 in this ranking. Central African Republic witnessed the best average annual growth at +18.7% per year, while Tuvalu was the worst growing country at -15.5% per year.

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Date Units (Teachers)
2017 182,937.00
2016 192,359.00
2015 190,022.00
2014
2013
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How does South Africa rank in Number of Teachers in Secondary Education?

# 152 Countries Units (Teachers) Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
China
6,347,805 2019 -0.2 % +0.4 % View data
2 #2
India
4,735,100 2019 +1.4 % +3.0 % View data
30 #30
Colombia
185,075 2019 -0.5 % -0.9 % View data
31 #31
South Africa
182,937 2017 -4.9 % NA View data
32 #32
Myanmar
158,159 2019 +2.9 % +9.5 % View data
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