Mauritania: Student teacher ratio, primary school

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 Mauritania

Student teacher ratio, primary school

 Latest value 34.28
 Year 2018
 Measure students per teacher
 Data availability 1971 - 2018
 Average 41.93
 Min - Max 22.04 - 52.93
 Source UNESCO
For that indicator, we provide data for Mauritania from 1971 to 2018. The average value for Mauritania during that period was 41.93 students per teacher with a minimum of 22.04 students per teacher in 1972 and a maximum of 52.93 students per teacher in 1994. The latest value from 2018 is 34.28 students per teacher. For comparison, the world average in 2018 based on 86 countries is 24.26 students per teacher. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Mauritania - Student teacher ratio, primary school - Recent values chart

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Mauritania - Student teacher ratio, primary school - historical chart - 1971-2018




The student (pupil) to teacher ratio in Mauritania 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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