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Jamaica: Student teacher ratio, primary school: For that indicator, UNESCO provides data for Jamaica from 1971 to 2016. The average value for Jamaica during that period was 33.06 students per teacher with a minumum of 21.67 students per teacher in 2013 and a maximum of 46.7 students per teacher in 1971. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
The student (pupil) to teacher ratio in Jamaica 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.