, 1999 - 2018:
For that indicator, we provide data for Malawi from 1999 to 2018. The average value for Malawi during that period was 72.72 students per teacher with a minimum of 58.68 students per teacher in 2018 and a maximum of 80.68 students per teacher in 2009.
The latest value from 2018 is 58.68 students per teacher. For comparison, the world average in 2018 based on 87
countries is 24.13 students per teacher.
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The student (pupil) to teacher ratio in Malawi 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.