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South Korea: Student teacher ratio, primary school: For that indicator, UNESCO provides data for South Korea from 1971 to 2016. The average value for South Korea during that period was 35.13 students per teacher with a minumum of 16.31 students per teacher in 2016 and a maximum of 56.87 students per teacher in 1971. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
The student (pupil) to teacher ratio in South Korea 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.