For that indicator, we provide data for Guyana from 1971 to 2012. The average value for Guyana during that period was 29.55 students per teacher with a minimum of 23.16 students per teacher in 2012 and a maximum of 37.42 students per teacher in 1984.
The latest value from 2012 is 23.16 students per teacher. For comparison, the world average in 2012 based on 138
countries is 23.99 students per teacher.
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The student (pupil) to teacher ratio in Guyana 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.