Iran: Student teacher ratio, primary school

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 Iran

Student teacher ratio, primary school

 Latest value 28.52
 Year 2017
 Measure students per teacher
 Data availability 1971 - 2017
 Average 27.27
 Min - Max 19.93 - 35.49
 Source UNESCO
For that indicator, we provide data for Iran from 1971 to 2017. The average value for Iran during that period was 27.27 students per teacher with a minimum of 19.93 students per teacher in 1983 and a maximum of 35.49 students per teacher in 1973. The latest value from 2017 is 28.52 students per teacher. For comparison, the world average in 2017 based on 132 countries is 21.75 students per teacher. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Iran - Student teacher ratio, primary school - recent values

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Iran - Student teacher ratio, primary school - historical chart - 1971-2017




The student (pupil) to teacher ratio in Iran 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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