Germany: Student teacher ratio, primary school

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 Germany

Student teacher ratio, primary school

 Latest value 12.3
 Year 2017
 Measure students per teacher
 Data availability 1993 - 2017
 Average 14.26
 Min - Max 11.58 - 17.46
 Source UNESCO
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 132 countries is 21.75 students per teacher. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Germany - Student teacher ratio, primary school - recent values

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Germany - Student teacher ratio, primary school - historical chart - 1993-2017




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.


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