Zambia: Trained teachers in primary education

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 Zambia

Trained teachers in primary education, percent of total

 Latest value 98.75
 Year 2017
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1998 - 2017
 Average 89.91
 Min - Max 85.11 - 98.75
 Source UNESCO
For that indicator, we provide data for Zambia from 1998 to 2017. The average value for Zambia during that period was 89.91 percent with a minimum of 85.11 percent in 2014 and a maximum of 98.75 percent in 2017. The latest value from 2017 is 98.75 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2017 based on 82 countries is 88.95 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Zambia - Trained teachers in primary education - historical chart - 1998-2017




Trained teachers are those who have received the minimum professional training, before or on the job, necessary to teach in primary school.
Definition: Trained teachers in primary education are the percentage of primary school teachers who have received the minimum organized teacher training (pre-service or in-service) required for teaching in a given country.

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