Number of Teachers (Primary Education) rose 6.79% to 34.6 '000 in Tajikistan in 2017

Number of Teachers (Primary Education) ('000)
Education | Tajikistan | March 11, 2019
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Number of teachers in primary education reached 34.6 '000 in 2017 in Tajikistan, according to World Bank. This is 6.79 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, number of teachers in primary education in Tajikistan reached an all time high of 34.6 '000 in 2017 and an all time low of 23.8 '000 in 1991. When compared to Tajikistan's main peers, number of teachers in primary education in Afghanistan amounted to 144 '000 and 113 '000 in Uzbekistan in 2017.

Tajikistan has been ranked 8th within the group of 10 countries we follow in terms of number of teachers in primary education, 67 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

Number of Teachers (Primary Education) Unit 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Afghanistan '000 129 131 127 143 141 ...
China '000 5,908 5,867 5,860 5,889 5,933 ...
India '000 ... ... 4,368 4,404 4,399 4,140 ...
Iran '000 ... ... ... 306 287 286 293 ...
Japan '000 405 407 408 410 415 ... ...
Kazakhstan '000 62.3 64.1 66.6 73.8 68.7
Kyrgyzstan '000 17.0 17.1 17.2 17.2 18.8 ...
Pakistan '000 438 427 418 428 452 ...
Russia '000 ... ... 282 285 289 297 301 ... ...
Tajikistan '000 28.8 29.3 29.6 30.6 32.4 ...
Turkmenistan '000 ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
USA '000 1,691 1,689 1,688 1,714 ... ...
Uzbekistan '000 131 127 112 112 111 ...