Netherlands: Student teacher ratio, primary school

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 Netherlands

Student teacher ratio, primary school

 Latest value 11.81
 Year 2017
 Measure students per teacher
 Data availability 1971 - 2017
 Average 20.44
 Min - Max 11.50 - 29.70
 Source UNESCO
For that indicator, we provide data for the Netherlands from 1971 to 2017. The average value for the Netherlands during that period was 20.44 students per teacher with a minimum of 11.5 students per teacher in 2012 and a maximum of 29.7 students per teacher in 1971. The latest value from 2017 is 11.81 students per teacher. For comparison, the world average in 2017 based on 132 countries is 21.75 students per teacher. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Netherlands - Student teacher ratio, primary school - historical chart - 1971-2017




The student (pupil) to teacher ratio in the Netherlands 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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