Hong Kong: Student teacher ratio, primary school

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 Hong Kong

Student teacher ratio, primary school

 Latest value 13.35
 Year 2018
 Measure students per teacher
 Data availability 1971 - 2018
 Average 23.37
 Min - Max 13.35 - 33.04
 Source UNESCO
For that indicator, we provide data for Hong Kong from 1971 to 2018. The average value for Hong Kong during that period was 23.37 students per teacher with a minimum of 13.35 students per teacher in 2018 and a maximum of 33.04 students per teacher in 1971. The latest value from 2018 is 13.35 students per teacher. For comparison, the world average in 2018 based on 86 countries is 24.26 students per teacher. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Hong Kong - Student teacher ratio, primary school - recent values

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Hong Kong - Student teacher ratio, primary school - historical chart - 1971-2018




The student (pupil) to teacher ratio in Hong Kong 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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