For that indicator, we provide data for Mozambique from 1971 to 2018. The average value for Mozambique during that period was 62.22 students per teacher with a minimum of 52.44 students per teacher in 2017 and a maximum of 87.46 students per teacher in 1979.
The latest value from 2018 is 55.27 students per teacher. For comparison, the world average in 2018 based on 88
countries is 24.26 students per teacher.
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The student (pupil) to teacher ratio in Mozambique 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.