Number of teachers in primary education reached 14.9 '000 in 2016 in Bulgaria, according to World Bank. This is 1.92 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, number of teachers in primary education in Bulgaria reached an all time high of 25.9 '000 in 1997 and an all time low of 14.4 '000 in 2013. When compared to Bulgaria's main peers, number of teachers in primary education in Greece amounted to 69.7 '000, 48.6 '000 in Romania and 18.8 '000 in Serbia in 2016.
Bulgaria has been ranked 100th within the group of 133 countries we follow in terms of number of teachers in primary education, 7 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.