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Guatemala: Student teacher ratio, primary school: For that indicator, UNESCO provides data for Guatemala from 1970 to 2017. The average value for Guatemala during that period was 31.86 students per teacher with a minumum of 20.18 students per teacher in 2017 and a maximum of 38.15 students per teacher in 1999. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
The student (pupil) to teacher ratio in Guatemala 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.