Liberia: Trained teachers in primary education

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 Liberia

Trained teachers in primary education, percent of total

 Latest value 66.54
 Year 2020
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2006 - 2020
 Average 53.85
 Min - Max 39.58 - 70.17
 Source UNESCO
For that indicator, we provide data for Liberia from 2006 to 2020. The average value for Liberia during that period was 53.85 percent with a minimum of 39.58 percent in 2006 and a maximum of 70.17 percent in 2017. The latest value from 2020 is 66.54 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2020 based on 84 countries is 89.83 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Trained teachers are those who have received the minimum professional training, before or on the job, necessary to teach in primary school.
Definition: Trained teachers in primary education are the percentage of primary school teachers who have received the minimum organized teacher training (pre-service or in-service) required for teaching in a given country.


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