Number of teachers in primary education reached 105 '000 in 1999 in Australia, according to World Bank. This is 0.828 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, number of teachers in primary education in Australia reached an all time high of 105 '000 in 1999 and an all time low of 67.1 '000 in 1971. When compared to Australia's main peers, number of teachers in primary education in Indonesia amounted to 1,334 '000, 143 '000 in Malaysia and 19.7 '000 in New Zealand in 1999.
Australia has been ranked 38th within the group of 136 countries we follow in terms of number of teachers in primary education, 9 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.