Number of Teachers (Primary Education) fell 3.1553267366102% to 234 '000 in Myanmar in 2017

Number of Teachers (Primary Education) ('000)
Education | Myanmar | May 18, 2019
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Number of teachers in primary education reached 241 '000 in 2016 in Myanmar, according to World Bank. This is 3.26 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, number of teachers in primary education in Myanmar reached an all time high of 241 '000 in 2016 and an all time low of 65.1 '000 in 1975. When compared to Myanmar's main peers, number of teachers in primary education in China amounted to 5,933 '000, 4,140 '000 in India, 36.1 '000 in Laos and 304 '000 in Thailand in 2016.

Myanmar has been ranked 21st within the group of 133 countries we follow in terms of number of teachers in primary education, 8 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

Number of Teachers (Primary Education) Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Bangladesh '000 458 427 443 435 528
Cambodia '000 47.0 48.0 47.4 47.7 47.9
China '000 5,939 5,908 5,867 5,860 5,889
India '000 ... ... 3,918 ... 4,368 4,404 4,399
Japan '000 402 405 407 408 410 ...
Laos '000 33.6 32.6 34.3 34.6 35.2
Malaysia '000 263 270 274 278 270
Myanmar '000 180 181 181 188 ...
Pakistan '000 453 438 427 418 428
Russia '000 ... ... 282 285 289 297 ...
Sri Lanka '000 72.1 71.7 74.4 75.1 76.8
Thailand '000 ... 320 307 314 337 301
USA '000 1,710 1,691 1,689 1,688 1,714 ...
Vietnam '000 359 366 381 387 392