Number of Teachers (Primary Education) fell 0.037% to 164 '000 in South Korea in 2016

Number of Teachers (Primary Education) ('000)
Education | South Korea | February 1, 2019
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Number of teachers in primary education reached 164 '000 in 2015 in South Korea, according to World Bank. This is 0.037 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, number of teachers in primary education in South Korea reached an all time high of 166 '000 in 2014 and an all time low of 101 '000 in 1971. When compared to South Korea's main peers, number of teachers in primary education in China amounted to 5,889 '000, 66.1 '000 in Dem. People's Republic of Korea, 410 '000 in Japan and 392 '000 in Vietnam in 2015.

South Korea has been ranked 31st within the group of 129 countries we follow in terms of number of teachers in primary education, 1 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

Number of Teachers (Primary Education) Unit 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Cambodia '000 48.0 47.4 47.7 47.9 49.5 ...
China '000 5,908 5,867 5,860 5,889 5,933 ...
Dem. People's Republic of Korea '000 ... ... ... ... ... 66.1 ... ...
India '000 ... ... 4,368 4,404 4,399 4,140 ...
Japan '000 405 407 408 410 415 ... ...
Laos '000 32.6 34.3 34.6 35.2 36.1 ...
Russia '000 ... ... 282 285 289 297 301 ... ...
South Korea '000 166 166 166 164 164 ... ...
Thailand '000 307 314 337 301 304 ...
USA '000 1,691 1,689 1,688 1,714 ... ...
Vietnam '000 366 381 387 392 397 ...