, 1981 - 2017:
For that indicator, we provide data for Russia from 1981 to 2017. The average value for Russia during that period was 19.94 students per teacher with a minimum of 16.63 students per teacher in 2003 and a maximum of 27.95 students per teacher in 1981.
The latest value from 2017 is 21.26 students per teacher. For comparison, the world average in 2017 based on 133
countries is 21.69 students per teacher.
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The student (pupil) to teacher ratio in Russia 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.