Which Country Has the Most Pupils to a Teacher at Primary Level?

Pupil to Teacher Ratio (Primary Education) (persons), 2019 or latest
Education | December 31, 2020
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Based on a comparison of 130 countries in 2019, Rwanda ranked the highest in pupil to teacher ratio in primary education with 59.5 persons followed by Malawi and Mozambique. On the other end of the scale was Liechtenstein with 7.80 persons, Norway with 8.59 persons and Kuwait with 8.88 persons.

Data for more countries are available at Pupil to Teacher Ratio (Primary Education) indicator page.

Pupil to Teacher Ratio (Primary Education) Unit 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Afghanistan persons ... ... ... ... ... ... 44.7 45.7 44.4 43.4 44.6
Burkina Faso persons 48.2 46.1 44.5 42.2 41.5
Burundi persons ... 47.1 45.0 43.7 43.2 49.7
Cambodia persons 45.7 46.9 44.6 45.5 42.5
Cameroon persons ... 45.6 45.5 44.2 41.5 42.7
Ivory Coast persons ... ... ... 41.7 41.0 42.5 42.1 42.5
Madagascar persons 43.1 39.8 41.7 41.2 40.6 ...
Malawi persons ... ... ... ... 74.1 69.1 72.7 69.5 ...
Mozambique persons ... 54.8 54.9 54.8 54.7 53.6
Pakistan persons ... ... 41.4 42.5 46.5 46.3 47.6
Rwanda persons 59.3 59.8 58.2 58.3 58.5
Tanzania persons ... 45.8 43.4 43.1 ... 41.8
Togo persons 41.7 41.1 41.1 44.2 41.4
Uganda persons 48.8 45.6 46.9 42.9 42.7 ...
Zambia persons ... ... 49.2 47.9 41.0 42.7 43.3 ...