Liberia: Student teacher ratio, primary school

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 Liberia

Student teacher ratio, primary school

 Latest value 22.32
 Year 2017
 Measure students per teacher
 Data availability 1998 - 2017
 Average 29.98
 Min - Max 21.52 - 44.97
 Source UNESCO
For that indicator, we provide data for Liberia from 1998 to 2017. The average value for Liberia during that period was 29.98 students per teacher with a minimum of 21.52 students per teacher in 2016 and a maximum of 44.97 students per teacher in 1998. The latest value from 2017 is 22.32 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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Liberia - Student teacher ratio, primary school - Recent values chart

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Liberia - Student teacher ratio, primary school - historical chart - 1998-2017




The student (pupil) to teacher ratio in Liberia 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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