Iran: Student teacher ratio, primary school: For that indicator, UNESCO provides data for Iran from 1971 to 2015. The average value for Iran during that period was 27.24 students per teacher with a minumum of 19.93 students per teacher in 1983 and a maximum of 35.49 students per teacher in 1973. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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.