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

Source: World Bank

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