Nicaragua: Student teacher ratio, primary school

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 Nicaragua

Student teacher ratio, primary school

 Latest value 30.22
 Year 2010
 Measure students per teacher
 Data availability 1970 - 2010
 Average 35.32
 Min - Max 29.19 - 40.29
 Source UNESCO
For that indicator, we provide data for Nicaragua from 1970 to 2010. The average value for Nicaragua during that period was 35.32 students per teacher with a minimum of 29.19 students per teacher in 2008 and a maximum of 40.29 students per teacher in 1973. The latest value from 2010 is 30.22 students per teacher. For comparison, the world average in 2010 based on 135 countries is 25.28 students per teacher. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Nicaragua - Student teacher ratio, primary school - historical chart - 1970-2010




The student (pupil) to teacher ratio in Nicaragua 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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