For that indicator, we provide data for Zimbabwe from 1973 to 2013. The average value for Zimbabwe during that period was 39.43 students per teacher with a minimum of 35.78 students per teacher in 1990 and a maximum of 45.38 students per teacher in 1981.
The latest value from 2013 is 36.41 students per teacher. For comparison, the world average in 2013 based on 134
countries is 22.50 students per teacher.
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The student (pupil) to teacher ratio in Zimbabwe 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.