Tonga: Student teacher ratio, primary school

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 Tonga

Student teacher ratio, primary school

 Latest value 21.63
 Year 2015
 Measure students per teacher
 Data availability 1970 - 2015
 Average 23.15
 Min - Max 19.63 - 27.99
 Source UNESCO
For that indicator, we provide data for Tonga from 1970 to 2015. The average value for Tonga during that period was 23.15 students per teacher with a minimum of 19.63 students per teacher in 1983 and a maximum of 27.99 students per teacher in 1975. The latest value from 2015 is 21.63 students per teacher. For comparison, the world average in 2015 based on 138 countries is 22.94 students per teacher. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Tonga - Student teacher ratio, primary school - Recent values chart

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Tonga - Student teacher ratio, primary school - historical chart - 1970-2015




The student (pupil) to teacher ratio in Tonga 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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