Peru: Student teacher ratio, primary school

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 Peru

Student teacher ratio, primary school

 Latest value 17.39
 Year 2018
 Measure students per teacher
 Data availability 1970 - 2018
 Average 28.64
 Min - Max 17.39 - 40.10
 Source UNESCO
For that indicator, we provide data for Peru from 1970 to 2018. The average value for Peru during that period was 28.64 students per teacher with a minimum of 17.39 students per teacher in 2018 and a maximum of 40.1 students per teacher in 1976. The latest value from 2018 is 17.39 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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Peru - Student teacher ratio, primary school - Recent values chart

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Peru - Student teacher ratio, primary school - historical chart - 1970-2018




The student (pupil) to teacher ratio in Peru 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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