Number of Teachers (Primary Education) rose 2.13% to 8.52 '000 in Eritrea in 2016

Number of Teachers (Primary Education) ('000)
Education | Eritrea | March 11, 2019
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Number of teachers in primary education reached 8.52 '000 in 2016 in Eritrea, according to World Bank. This is 2.13 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, number of teachers in primary education in Eritrea reached an all time high of 8.68 '000 in 2013 and an all time low of 2.90 '000 in 1991. When compared to Eritrea's main peers, number of teachers in primary education in Djibouti amounted to 1.99 '000 and 145 '000 in Yemen in 2016.

Eritrea has been ranked 75th within the group of 92 countries we follow in terms of number of teachers in primary education, 29 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

Number of Teachers (Primary Education) Unit 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Chad '000 34.1 37.3 43.5 40.9 38.9 ... ...
Djibouti '000 ... 1.82 1.85 1.94 1.91 1.99
Egypt '000 ... ... 478 481 ... 510 ...
Eritrea '000 8.17 8.68 8.52 8.35 8.52 ...
Ethiopia '000 270 265 245 ... ... ... ...
Kenya '000 142 153 260 267 ... ... ...
Oman '000 ... ... 45.8 ... 45.8 ... ... ...
Saudi Arabia '000 316 345 347 353 320 ... ...
Somalia '000 ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
South Sudan '000 ... ... ... ... 27.2 ... ... ...
Sudan '000 ... ... 89.9 169 89.9 ... ... ... ...
Yemen '000 122 ... ... ... 145 ... ...