Sao Tome and Principe: Student teacher ratio, primary school

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 Sao Tome and Principe

Student teacher ratio, primary school

 Latest value 31.16
 Year 2017
 Measure students per teacher
 Data availability 1971 - 2017
 Average 31.04
 Min - Max 25.64 - 38.78
 Source UNESCO
For that indicator, we provide data for Sao Tome and Principe from 1971 to 2017. The average value for Sao Tome and Principe during that period was 31.04 students per teacher with a minimum of 25.64 students per teacher in 1983 and a maximum of 38.78 students per teacher in 2015. The latest value from 2017 is 31.16 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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Sao Tome and Principe - Student teacher ratio, primary school - historical chart - 1971-2017




The student (pupil) to teacher ratio in Sao Tome and Principe 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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