* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
India: Trained teachers in primary education, percent of total: For that indicator, UNESCO provides data for India from 2014 to 2016. The average value for India during that period was 73.38 percent with a minumum of 69.5 percent in 2016 and a maximum of 77.25 percent in 2014. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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.