Number of Teachers (Primary Education) fell 1.0806782187442% to 5.31 '000 in Suriname in 2017

Number of Teachers (Primary Education) ('000)
Education | Suriname | May 18, 2019
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Number of teachers in primary education reached 5.31 '000 in 2017 in Suriname, according to World Bank. This is 1.08 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, number of teachers in primary education in Suriname reached an all time high of 5.40 '000 in 2015 and an all time low of 2.49 '000 in 1971.

Suriname has been ranked 82nd within the group of 91 countries we follow in terms of number of teachers in primary education, 43 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

Number of Teachers (Primary Education) Unit 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Bolivia '000 ... 88.2 76.9 75.0 74.2 73.8 ...
Brazil '000 786 790 795 792 793 ... ...
Colombia '000 189 188 187 185 183 ...
Guyana '000 4.08 4.05 4.06 ... ... ... ...
Peru '000 181 196 198 195 195
Puerto Rico '000 19.1 20.5 19.3 18.0 16.8 ... ...
Suriname '000 5.02 5.11 5.26 5.40 5.37 ...
Trinidad and Tobago '000 ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Venezuela '000 ... ... ... ... 273 ... ... ... ...