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Heavily indebted countries Compared by Education > Pupil-teacher ratio > Primary

DEFINITION: Primary school pupil-teacher ratio is the number of pupils enrolled in primary school divided by the number of primary school teachers (regardless of their teaching assignment).

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Malawi 63.63 2005
2 Eritrea 47.53 2005
3 Zimbabwe 38.56 2003
4 Sao Tome and Principe 30.78 2005
5 Sudan 27.76 2005
6 Jamaica 27.53 2004
7 Morocco 27.1 2005
8 Singapore 26.44 1991
9 Cape Verde 26 2005
10 Saint Lucia 24.06 2005
11 Belize 22.54 2005
12 Sri Lanka 22.5 2004
13 Egypt 21.86 2004
14 Jordan 19.93 2003
15 Japan 19.15 2004
16 Malta 18.78 2004
17 Antigua and Barbuda 18.74 2000
18 France 18.64 2004
19 Dominica 18.19 2005
20 Ireland 18.17 2004
21 United Kingdom 18.09 2004
22 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 17.97 2005
23 Grenada 17.68 2005
24 Saint Kitts and Nevis 17.64 2005
25 Cyprus 17.61 2004
26 Canada 17.42 2001
27 Netherlands 17.17 1991
28 Barbados 15.15 2005
29 Lebanon 14.25 2005
30 United States 14.21 2004
31 Germany 14.19 2004
32 Seychelles 14.04 2004
33 Spain 13.93 2004
34 Austria 13.13 2004
35 Israel 12.42 2004
=36 Belgium 11.57 2004
=36 Portugal 11.57 2004
38 Greece 11.26 2004
39 Italy 10.62 2004
40 Iceland 10.53 2004
41 Hungary 10.47 2004

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Heavily indebted countries Compared by Education > Pupil-teacher ratio > Primary

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Interesting observations about Education > Pupil-teacher ratio > Primary

  • Ethiopia ranked first for pupil-teacher ratio > primary amongst Hot countries in 2005.
  • Afghanistan ranked first for pupil-teacher ratio > primary amongst Muslim countries in 2005.
  • Sierra Leone ranked first for pupil-teacher ratio > primary amongst Former British colonies in 2005.
  • Central African Republic ranked first for pupil-teacher ratio > primary amongst Sub-Saharan Africa in 1991.
  • Nicaragua ranked first for pupil-teacher ratio > primary amongst Latin America and Caribbean in 2005.
  • San Marino has ranked last for pupil-teacher ratio > primary since 1991.
  • Philippines ranked first for pupil-teacher ratio > primary amongst Former Spanish colonies in 2004.
  • Congo, Republic of the ranked second for pupil-teacher ratio > primary globally in 2005.
  • Mozambique ranked second for pupil-teacher ratio > primary amongst Former French colonies in 2005.
  • 15 of the bottom 17 countries by pupil-teacher ratio > primary are Christian.
  • Angola ranked first for pupil-teacher ratio > primary amongst OPEC countries in 1998.
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