Number of teachers in primary education reached 574 '000 in 2017 in Bangladesh, according to World Bank. This is 4.71 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, number of teachers in primary education in Bangladesh reached an all time high of 574 '000 in 2017 and an all time low of 114 '000 in 1970. When compared to Bangladesh's main peers, number of teachers in primary education in Bhutan amounted to 2.73 '000, 6,046 '000 in China, 4,373 '000 in India and 234 '000 in Myanmar in 2017.
Bangladesh has been ranked 7th within the group of 91 countries we follow in terms of number of teachers in primary education, 6 places above the position seen 10 years ago.