Number of Teachers (Primary Education) rose 2.32% to 27.0 '000 in Finland in 2016

Number of Teachers (Primary Education) ('000)
Education | Finland | February 1, 2019
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Number of teachers in primary education reached 27.0 '000 in 2016 in Finland, according to World Bank. This is 2.32 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, number of teachers in primary education in Finland reached an all time high of 27.4 '000 in 1977 and an all time low of 17.4 '000 in 1971. When compared to Finland's main peers, number of teachers in primary education in Indonesia amounted to 2,107 '000, 25.8 '000 in New Zealand and 35.9 '000 in Papua New Guinea in 2016.

Finland has been ranked 86th within the group of 133 countries we follow in terms of number of teachers in primary education, 5 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.

Number of Teachers (Primary Education) Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Australia '000 ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Finland '000 25.3 25.6 26.4 26.4 ... ...
Indonesia '000 1,615 1,656 1,871 1,802 ...
Malaysia '000 263 270 274 278 270
New Zealand '000 23.9 23.8 23.9 25.1 25.4
Papua New Guinea '000 ... ... ... 31.6 ... ... ... ...
Philippines '000 ... ... ... 461 461 478 ...
Singapore '000 ... ... ... ... ... ... ...