Which Country Has the Most Teachers at the Secondary Level?

Number of Teachers (Secondary Education) ('000), 2018 or latest
Education | May 18, 2019
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Based on a comparison of 124 countries in 2018, China ranked the highest in number of teachers in secondary education with 6,267 '000 followed by India and USA. On the other end of the scale was Cayman Islands with 0.317 '000, Liechtenstein with 0.339 '000 and Monaco with 0.401 '000.

Data for more countries are available at Number of Teachers (Secondary Education) indicator page.

Number of Teachers (Secondary Education) Unit 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Bangladesh '000 ... 377 378 378 378 ...
Brazil '000 ... ... ... 1,431 1,448 1,441 1,451 1,429 ...
China '000 ... ... ... 6,431 6,551 6,229 6,211 6,234
Egypt '000 ... ... ... ... ... 572 ...
Germany '000 585 580 581 590 586 ...
India '000 ... ... ... ... ... ... 4,387 4,320 3,879 4,074 4,093 ...
Indonesia '000 1,407 1,291 1,452 1,460 ...
Italy '000 ... ... ... ... ... ... 404 404 408 ...
Japan '000 ... 618 624 621 632 634 ...
Mexico '000 670 684 694 806 838
Pakistan '000 ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 444 484 527 572
USA '000 ... 1,671 1,645 1,640 1,639 1,661 ...
Ukraine '000 ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 301 230 340
United Kingdom '000 ... ... ... ... ... 409 414 412 ...
Uzbekistan '000 ... ... 329 338 359 375 371