India: Trained teachers in primary education

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 India

Trained teachers in primary education, percent of total

 Latest value 88.68
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2017 - 2022
 Average 79.78
 Min - Max 69.83 - 89.51
 Source UNESCO
For that indicator, we provide data for India from 2017 to 2022. The average value for India during that period was 79.78 percent with a minimum of 69.83 percent in 2017 and a maximum of 89.51 percent in 2021. The latest value from 2022 is 88.68 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 51 countries is 86.03 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Trained teachers are those who have received the minimum professional training, before or on the job, necessary to teach in primary school.
Definition: Trained teachers in primary education are the percentage of primary school teachers who have received the minimum organized teacher training (pre-service or in-service) required for teaching in a given country.

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