Barbados: Trained teachers in primary education

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 Barbados

Trained teachers in primary education, percent of total

 Latest value 75.83
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2005 - 2022
 Average 69.22
 Min - Max 55.41 - 79.81
 Source UNESCO
For that indicator, we provide data for Barbados from 2005 to 2022. The average value for Barbados during that period was 69.22 percent with a minimum of 55.41 percent in 2011 and a maximum of 79.81 percent in 2017. The latest value from 2022 is 75.83 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 51 countries is 86.03 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Barbados - Trained teachers in primary education - Recent values chart

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Barbados - Trained teachers in primary education - historical chart - 2005-2022




Trained teachers are those who have received the minimum professional training, before or on the job, necessary to teach in primary school.
Definition: Trained teachers in primary education are the percentage of primary school teachers who have received the minimum organized teacher training (pre-service or in-service) required for teaching in a given country.


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 Female to male ratio, secondary school students 1.03 2021 percent
 Female to male ratio, students at tertiary level education 1.55 2011 percent
 Preprimary school enrollment 75.13 2021 percent
 Primary school enrollment 95.58 2022 percent
 Secondary school enrollment 106.39 2022 percent
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