Denmark: Student teacher ratio, primary school

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 Denmark

Student teacher ratio, primary school

 Latest value 10.74
 Year 2014
 Measure students per teacher
 Data availability 1985 - 2014
 Average 10.74
 Min - Max 9.84 - 11.93
 Source UNESCO
For that indicator, we provide data for Denmark from 1985 to 2014. The average value for Denmark during that period was 10.74 students per teacher with a minimum of 9.84 students per teacher in 1993 and a maximum of 11.93 students per teacher in 1985. The latest value from 2014 is 10.74 students per teacher. For comparison, the world average in 2014 based on 136 countries is 22.18 students per teacher. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Denmark - Student teacher ratio, primary school - recent values

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Denmark - Student teacher ratio, primary school - historical chart - 1985-2014




The student (pupil) to teacher ratio in Denmark 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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