For that indicator, we provide data for Tanzania from 1970 to 2018. The average value for Tanzania during that period was 43.88 students per teacher with a minimum of 32.97 students per teacher in 1988 and a maximum of 58.27 students per teacher in 2004.
The latest value from 2018 is 50.63 students per teacher. For comparison, the world average in 2018 based on 86
countries is 24.26 students per teacher.
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The student (pupil) to teacher ratio in Tanzania 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.