Brazil: Student teacher ratio, primary school

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 Brazil

Student teacher ratio, primary school

 Latest value 20.22
 Year 2017
 Measure students per teacher
 Data availability 1970 - 2017
 Average 22.36
 Min - Max 20.22 - 28.01
 Source UNESCO
For that indicator, we provide data for Brazil from 1970 to 2017. The average value for Brazil during that period was 22.36 students per teacher with a minimum of 20.22 students per teacher in 2017 and a maximum of 28.01 students per teacher in 1970. The latest value from 2017 is 20.22 students per teacher. For comparison, the world average in 2017 based on 132 countries is 21.75 students per teacher. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Brazil - Student teacher ratio, primary school - historical chart - 1970-2017




The student (pupil) to teacher ratio in Brazil 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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