Number of teachers in primary education reached 6,046 '000 in 2017 in China, according to World Bank. This is 1.90 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, number of teachers in primary education in China reached an all time high of 6,074 '000 in 2007 and an all time low of 3,487 '000 in 1970. When compared to China's main peers, number of teachers in primary education in India amounted to 4,373 '000 and 1,769 '000 in USA in 2017.
China has been ranked 2nd within the group of 91 countries we follow in terms of number of teachers in primary education.