For that indicator, we provide data for Thailand from 1971 to 2018. The average value for Thailand during that period was 20.73 students per teacher with a minimum of 15.39 students per teacher in 2014 and a maximum of 34.67 students per teacher in 1971.
The latest value from 2018 is 16.64 students per teacher. For comparison, the world average in 2018 based on 88
countries is 23.96 students per teacher.
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The student (pupil) to teacher ratio in Thailand 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.