Guinea-Bissau: Student teacher ratio, primary school

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 Guinea-Bissau

Student teacher ratio, primary school

 Latest value 51.93
 Year 2010
 Measure students per teacher
 Data availability 1971 - 2010
 Average 34.06
 Min - Max 22.11 - 62.23
 Source UNESCO
For that indicator, we provide data for Guinea-Bissau from 1971 to 2010. The average value for Guinea-Bissau during that period was 34.06 students per teacher with a minimum of 22.11 students per teacher in 1983 and a maximum of 62.23 students per teacher in 2006. The latest value from 2010 is 51.93 students per teacher. For comparison, the world average in 2010 based on 135 countries is 25.28 students per teacher. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Guinea-Bissau - Student teacher ratio, primary school - recent values

Historical chart
Guinea-Bissau - Student teacher ratio, primary school - historical chart - 1971-2010




The student (pupil) to teacher ratio in Guinea-Bissau 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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