Namibia: Student teacher ratio, primary school

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 Namibia

Student teacher ratio, primary school

 Latest value 25.09
 Year 2018
 Measure students per teacher
 Data availability 1992 - 2018
 Average 30.38
 Min - Max 25.09 - 33.09
 Source UNESCO
For that indicator, we provide data for Namibia from 1992 to 2018. The average value for Namibia during that period was 30.38 students per teacher with a minimum of 25.09 students per teacher in 2018 and a maximum of 33.09 students per teacher in 2004. The latest value from 2018 is 25.09 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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Namibia - Student teacher ratio, primary school - Recent values chart

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Namibia - Student teacher ratio, primary school - historical chart - 1992-2018




The student (pupil) to teacher ratio in Namibia 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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