Number of Teachers (Primary Education) rose 1.2264386468606% to 64.9 '000 in Senegal in 2017

Number of Teachers (Primary Education) ('000)
Education | Senegal | May 18, 2019
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Number of teachers in primary education reached 64.9 '000 in 2017 in Senegal, according to World Bank. This is 1.23 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, number of teachers in primary education in Senegal reached an all time high of 64.9 '000 in 2017 and an all time low of 5.81 '000 in 1971. When compared to Senegal's main peers, number of teachers in primary education in Gambia amounted to 8.53 '000 and 66.4 '000 in Mali in 2017.

Senegal has been ranked 44th within the group of 91 countries we follow in terms of number of teachers in primary education, 23 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

Number of Teachers (Primary Education) Unit 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Algeria '000 149 155 159 165 170 ...
Burkina Faso '000 48.6 53.5 58.3 64.2 69.1 ...
Gambia '000 7.21 7.08 6.15 7.90 7.33
Guinea '000 36.7 37.7 37.9 35.9 37.7 ... ...
Guinea Bissau '000 ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Liberia '000 ... ... ... 25.8 22.5 25.7 ... ...
Mali '000 41.8 50.1 51.4 52.1 60.3 ...
Mauritania '000 13.8 16.1 17.2 17.7 16.5 ... ...
Morocco '000 155 155 157 156 154 ...
Niger '000 52.9 59.7 63.7 66.8 72.0 ...
Senegal '000 56.3 57.2 59.8 61.6 64.1 ...
Sierra Leone '000 ... 38.0 37.3 37.6 40.3 37.8 ...