Nigeria: Trained teachers in primary education

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 Nigeria

Trained teachers in primary education, percent of total

 Latest value 62.18
 Year 2018
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2003 - 2018
 Average 59.15
 Min - Max 49.24 - 76.16
 Source UNESCO
For that indicator, we provide data for Nigeria from 2003 to 2018. The average value for Nigeria during that period was 59.15 percent with a minimum of 49.24 percent in 2004 and a maximum of 76.16 percent in 2003. The latest value from 2018 is 62.18 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2018 based on 81 countries is 89.31 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Trained teachers are those who have received the minimum professional training, before or on the job, necessary to teach in primary school.
Definition: Trained teachers in primary education are the percentage of primary school teachers who have received the minimum organized teacher training (pre-service or in-service) required for teaching in a given country.


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 Primary school completion rate 72.99 2010 percent
 School starting age, primary school 6 2022 years
 Female to male ratio, primary school pupils 1.01 2019 percent
 Female to male ratio, secondary school students 0.95 2018 percent
 Female to male ratio, students at tertiary level education 0.73 2018 percent
 Preprimary school enrollment 23.46 2018 percent
 Primary school enrollment 86.72 2021 percent
 Secondary school enrollment 47.24 2021 percent
 Tertiary school enrollment 11.81 2018 percent
 Trained teachers in primary education 62.18 2018 percent
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