Barbados: Student teacher ratio, primary school

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 Barbados

Student teacher ratio, primary school

 Latest value 13.99
 Year 2018
 Measure students per teacher
 Data availability 1978 - 2018
 Average 16.98
 Min - Max 12.72 - 27.97
 Source UNESCO
For that indicator, we provide data for Barbados from 1978 to 2018. The average value for Barbados during that period was 16.98 students per teacher with a minimum of 12.72 students per teacher in 2014 and a maximum of 27.97 students per teacher in 1978. The latest value from 2018 is 13.99 students per teacher. For comparison, the world average in 2018 based on 86 countries is 24.26 students per teacher. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Barbados - Student teacher ratio, primary school - historical chart - 1978-2018




The student (pupil) to teacher ratio in Barbados 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.

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