Number of Teachers (Primary Education) rose 3.70% to 43.6 '000 in Rwanda in 2016

Number of Teachers (Primary Education) ('000)
Education | Rwanda | March 11, 2019
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Number of teachers in primary education reached 43.6 '000 in 2016 in Rwanda, according to World Bank. This is 3.7 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, number of teachers in primary education in Rwanda reached an all time high of 43.6 '000 in 2016 and an all time low of 7.03 '000 in 1971. When compared to Rwanda's main peers, number of teachers in primary education in Burundi amounted to 42.5 '000 and 203 '000 in Uganda in 2016.

Rwanda has been ranked 42nd within the group of 92 countries we follow in terms of number of teachers in primary education, 26 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

Number of Teachers (Primary Education) Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Angola '000 ... 118 ... ... ... 112 ...
Burundi '000 40.3 42.1 44.7 46.9 47.9
Central African Republic '000 7.97 8.27 8.12 8.19 ... ...
Congo '000 15.4 16.5 16.0 16.3 ... ... ...
Dem. Republic of the Congo '000 297 345 340 383 415 ... ...
Kenya '000 163 142 153 260 267 ... ...
Mozambique '000 94.8 97.7 101 104 108
Rwanda '000 40.3 40.4 40.2 41.2 42.0
South Sudan '000 ... ... 29.1 ... ... ... 27.2 ... ...
Tanzania '000 ... 181 189 191 ...
Uganda '000 170 171 186 191 193
Zambia '000 ... 54.2 63.7 64.1 78.4 75.2