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Number of Teachers (Primary Education) fell 4.08% to 47.7 '000 in Sierra Leone in 2019

Number of Teachers (Primary Education) ('000), 2019
Education | Sierra Leone | May 1, 2021
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Number of teachers in primary education fell 4.08% to 47.7 '000 in Sierra Leone in 2019, according to World Bank.

Historically, number of teachers in primary education in Sierra Leone reached an all time high of 49.8 '000 in 2018 and an all time low of 5.14 '000 in 1971.

Sierra Leone has been ranked 34th within the group of 68 countries we follow in terms of number of teachers in primary education, 34 places below the position seen 10 years ago.

Number of Teachers (Primary Education) Unit 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Algeria '000 155 159 165 170 177
Burkina Faso '000 53.5 58.3 64.2 69.1 74.7
Ghana '000 130 137 139 143 161
Guinea '000 37.7 37.9 35.9 37.7 ... ... ...
Ivory Coast '000 ... ... ... 73.7 74.7 80.2 85.1 88.9
Liberia '000 ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 25.8 22.5 30.4 28.5 ... ...
Mali '000 50.1 51.4 52.1 60.3 66.4 ...
Mauritania '000 16.1 17.2 17.7 16.5 17.0
Niger '000 59.7 63.7 66.8 72.0 76.2
Senegal '000 57.2 59.8 61.6 64.1 64.9 ...
Sierra Leone '000 ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 37.3 37.6 40.3 37.8 37.7