For that indicator, UNESCO provides data for Mali from 1971 to 2018. The average value for Mali during that period was 48.84 students per teacher with a minimum of 34.03 students per teacher in 1986 and a maximum of 80.44 students per teacher in 1997.
The latest value from 2018 is 37.83 students per teacher. For comparison, the world average in 2018 based on 73
countries is 23.91 students per teacher.
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The student (pupil) to teacher ratio in Mali 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.