For that indicator, we provide data for Germany from 1993 to 2017. The average value for Germany during that period was 14.26 students per teacher with a minimum of 11.58 students per teacher in 2013 and a maximum of 17.46 students per teacher in 1995.
The latest value from 2017 is 12.3 students per teacher. For comparison, the world average in 2017 based on 134
countries is 21.59 students per teacher.
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The student (pupil) to teacher ratio in Germany 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.