Saudi Arabia: Student teacher ratio, primary school

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 Saudi Arabia

Student teacher ratio, primary school

 Latest value 13.81
 Year 2018
 Measure students per teacher
 Data availability 1979 - 2018
 Average 11.89
 Min - Max 10.54 - 18.75
 Source UNESCO
For that indicator, we provide data for Saudi Arabia from 1979 to 2018. The average value for Saudi Arabia during that period was 11.89 students per teacher with a minimum of 10.54 students per teacher in 2013 and a maximum of 18.75 students per teacher in 1979. The latest value from 2018 is 13.81 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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Saudi Arabia - Student teacher ratio, primary school - Recent values chart

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Saudi Arabia - Student teacher ratio, primary school - historical chart - 1979-2018




The student (pupil) to teacher ratio in Saudi Arabia 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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