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Trained teachers in primary education, percent of total, 2021:

The average for 2021 based on 81 countries was 88.46 percent. The highest value was in Andorra: 100 percent and the lowest value was in Lebanon: 22.57 percent. The indicator is available from 1998 to 2022. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: percent; Source: UNESCO
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Countries Trained teachers in primary education, 2021 Global rank Available data
Andorra 100 1 2006 - 2022
Bhutan 100 2 1998 - 2022
Cambodia 100 3 2001 - 2022
Cyprus 100 4 2017 - 2021
DR Congo 100 5 2007 - 2021
Domin. Rep. 100 6 1999 - 2021
Ivory Coast 100 7 2000 - 2022
Jamaica 100 8 2014 - 2022
Jordan 100 9 2014 - 2022
Kazakhstan 100 10 2014 - 2022
Kuwait 100 11 1999 - 2021
Latvia 100 12 2010 - 2021
Mauritius 100 13 1998 - 2021
Moldova 100 14 2019 - 2022
Morocco 100 15 2005 - 2022
Oman 100 16 1999 - 2022
Palau 100 17 2021 - 2021
Palestine 100 18 1999 - 2022
Philippines 100 19 2010 - 2021
Qatar 100 20 2008 - 2022
Saudi Arabia 100 21 2007 - 2022
South Korea 100 22 2000 - 2021
Spain 100 23 2001 - 2021
Thailand 100 24 2014 - 2022
Uruguay 100 25 2013 - 2021
USA 100 26 2014 - 2021
Uzbekistan 100 27 2006 - 2022
Vanuatu 100 28 2007 - 2022
Suriname 99.76 29 2008 - 2021
Azerbaijan 99.71 30 1999 - 2022
Turkmenistan 99.58 31 2019 - 2021
Belarus 99.35 32 2002 - 2022
Laos 99.1 33 1999 - 2022
Macao 99.09 34 1999 - 2022
Algeria 98.15 35 1999 - 2022
Colombia 98.03 36 2007 - 2021
Singapore 98.01 37 2007 - 2021
Zimbabwe 97.62 38 1998 - 2021
Tonga 97.53 39 1998 - 2022
Nepal 97.22 40 1999 - 2021
Malaysia 97.09 41 1999 - 2022
Kyrgyzstan 96.73 42 2003 - 2022
Hong Kong 96.15 43 1998 - 2022
Niger 96 44 1999 - 2021
Namibia 95.08 45 1998 - 2022
Fiji 94.21 46 2008 - 2022
Brazil 93 47 2019 - 2021
Burkina Faso 90.98 48 2001 - 2022
Mexico 90.94 49 2004 - 2021
Bahamas 90.65 50 1999 - 2021
Ukraine 90.02 51 1999 - 2021
India 89.51 52 2017 - 2022
Ecuador 88.81 53 2000 - 2022
Bolivia 88.45 54 2019 - 2021
Sri Lanka 87.63 55 2010 - 2021
Gambia 87.6 56 2000 - 2021
Belize 87.01 57 2000 - 2022
Egypt 86.9 58 2016 - 2021
Malta 83.52 59 2014 - 2021
St. Vincent & ... 82.04 60 1998 - 2021
Cameroon 81.65 61 2003 - 2022
Pakistan 76.87 62 2004 - 2021
Rwanda 76.14 63 1999 - 2022
Barbados 75.8 64 2005 - 2022
Togo 75.79 65 1999 - 2022
Senegal 75.58 66 2003 - 2022
Seychelles 75.21 67 1998 - 2022
Benin 75.08 68 1999 - 2021
Armenia 73.85 69 1999 - 2022
Sierra Leone 73.14 70 2011 - 2021
Monaco 73.08 71 2019 - 2022
Guinea 69.2 72 2005 - 2021
Ghana 65.52 73 1999 - 2021
Grenada 65.06 74 2000 - 2021
Chad 63.13 75 2009 - 2022
Tuvalu 62.04 76 2016 - 2022
Dominica 61.87 77 1999 - 2021
Albania 61.77 78 2018 - 2021
San Marino 38.52 79 2018 - 2022
Micronesia 27.55 80 2018 - 2021
Lebanon 22.57 81 2021 - 2022



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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