Burkina Faso: Student teacher ratio, primary school

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 Burkina Faso

Student teacher ratio, primary school

 Latest value 39.72
 Year 2018
 Measure students per teacher
 Data availability 1971 - 2018
 Average 50.71
 Min - Max 39.72 - 67.55
 Source UNESCO
For that indicator, we provide data for Burkina Faso from 1971 to 2018. The average value for Burkina Faso during that period was 50.71 students per teacher with a minimum of 39.72 students per teacher in 2018 and a maximum of 67.55 students per teacher in 1987. The latest value from 2018 is 39.72 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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Burkina Faso - Student teacher ratio, primary school - Recent values chart

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Burkina Faso - Student teacher ratio, primary school - historical chart - 1971-2018




The student (pupil) to teacher ratio in Burkina Faso 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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