For that indicator, we provide data for Austria from 1971 to 2017. The average value for Austria during that period was 13.28 students per teacher with a minimum of 10.02 students per teacher in 2017 and a maximum of 21.54 students per teacher in 1972.
The latest value from 2017 is 10.02 students per teacher. For comparison, the world average in 2017 based on 132
countries is 21.75 students per teacher.
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The student (pupil) to teacher ratio in Austria 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.