Number of Teachers (Primary Education) rose 1.13% to 397 '000 in Vietnam in 2016

Number of Teachers (Primary Education) ('000)
Education | Vietnam | March 11, 2019
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Number of teachers in primary education reached 397 '000 in 2016 in Vietnam, according to World Bank. This is 1.13 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, number of teachers in primary education in Vietnam reached an all time high of 397 '000 in 2016 and an all time low of 204 '000 in 1981. When compared to Vietnam's main peers, number of teachers in primary education in Cambodia amounted to 49.5 '000, 5,933 '000 in China and 36.1 '000 in Laos in 2016.

Vietnam has been ranked 9th within the group of 92 countries we follow in terms of number of teachers in primary education, 3 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

Number of Teachers (Primary Education) Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
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 ...
Russia '000 ... ... 282 285 289 297 ...
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