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Ireland: Student teacher ratio, primary school: For that indicator, UNESCO provides data for Ireland from 1975 to 2012. The average value for Ireland during that period was 23.79 students per teacher with a minumum of 15.57 students per teacher in 2011 and a maximum of 31.08 students per teacher in 1977. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
The student (pupil) to teacher ratio in Ireland 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.