Number of teachers in primary education reached 7.00 '000 in 2011 in Macedonia, according to World Bank. This is 7.35 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, number of teachers in primary education in Macedonia reached an all time high of 7.55 '000 in 2015 and an all time low of 5.49 '000 in 2006. When compared to Macedonia's main peers, number of teachers in primary education in Albania amounted to 10.9 '000 and 14.6 '000 in Bulgaria in 2011.
Macedonia has been ranked 117th within the group of 140 countries we follow in terms of number of teachers in primary education, 2 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.