Ethiopia: Student teacher ratio, primary school

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 Ethiopia

Student teacher ratio, primary school

 Latest value 55.07
 Year 2011
 Measure students per teacher
 Data availability 1971 - 2011
 Average 47.48
 Min - Max 26.61 - 67.34
 Source UNESCO
For that indicator, we provide data for Ethiopia from 1971 to 2011. The average value for Ethiopia during that period was 47.48 students per teacher with a minimum of 26.61 students per teacher in 1993 and a maximum of 67.34 students per teacher in 2000. The latest value from 2011 is 55.07 students per teacher. For comparison, the world average in 2011 based on 136 countries is 24.78 students per teacher. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Ethiopia - Student teacher ratio, primary school - Recent values chart

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Ethiopia - Student teacher ratio, primary school - historical chart - 1971-2011




The student (pupil) to teacher ratio in Ethiopia 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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