, 1970 - 2008:
For that indicator, we provide data for Argentina from 1970 to 2008. The average value for Argentina during that period was 18.75 students per teacher with a minimum of 16.36 students per teacher in 2007 and a maximum of 21.78 students per teacher in 1999.
The latest value from 2008 is 17.23 students per teacher. For comparison, the world average in 2008 based on 141
countries is 25.85 students per teacher.
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The student (pupil) to teacher ratio in Argentina is the number of primary school pupils divided by the number of primary school teachers. It is generally considered better to have fewer pupils per teacher.
Definition: Primary school pupil-teacher ratio is the average number of pupils per teacher in primary school.