Number of Teachers (Secondary Education) fell 1.73% to 38.5 '000 in Bulgaria in 2016

Number of Teachers (Secondary Education) ('000)
Education | Bulgaria | February 1, 2019
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Number of teachers in secondary education reached 38.5 '000 in 2016 in Bulgaria, according to World Bank. This is 1.73 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, number of teachers in secondary education in Bulgaria reached an all time high of 67.1 '000 in 1997 and an all time low of 38.5 '000 in 2016. When compared to Bulgaria's main peers, number of teachers in secondary education in Greece amounted to 78.8 '000, 125 '000 in Romania and 66.3 '000 in Serbia in 2016.

Bulgaria has been ranked 65th within the group of 112 countries we follow in terms of number of teachers in secondary education, 16 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.

Number of Teachers (Secondary Education) Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Albania '000 23.3 23.5 23.5 23.3 23.3
Bosnia and Herzegovina '000 ... ... ... ... 27.8 27.9 27.4
Bulgaria '000 42.6 40.9 39.8 39.2 ... ...
Croatia '000 48.0 48.8 49.2 46.2 51.2 ...
Greece '000 ... ... ... ... 90.1 80.4 76.5 ...
Hungary '000 88.0 86.1 85.0 78.7 80.3 ...
Iran '000 ... ... ... ... 334 331 336
Iraq '000 ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Macedonia '000 17.3 17.7 18.0 17.9 17.9 ... ...
Moldova '000 29.2 28.7 27.1 26.2 25.0
Romania '000 137 134 130 131 129
Serbia '000 61.7 62.4 61.9 63.4 65.5
Turkey '000 ... ... ... 432 525 559 594 ... ...
Ukraine '000 ... ... ... ... 301 230 340