Costa Rica: Student teacher ratio, primary school

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 Costa Rica

Student teacher ratio, primary school

 Latest value 12.20
 Year 2018
 Measure students per teacher
 Data availability 1970 - 2018
 Average 25.64
 Min - Max 11.63 - 33.79
 Source UNESCO
For that indicator, we provide data for Costa Rica from 1970 to 2018. The average value for Costa Rica during that period was 25.64 students per teacher with a minimum of 11.63 students per teacher in 2017 and a maximum of 33.79 students per teacher in 1984. The latest value from 2018 is 12.2 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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Costa Rica - Student teacher ratio, primary school - historical chart - 1970-2018




The student (pupil) to teacher ratio in Costa Rica 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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