Number of teachers in primary education reached 265 '000 in 2017 in Malaysia, according to World Bank. This is 0.903 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, number of teachers in primary education in Malaysia reached an all time high of 278 '000 in 2014 and an all time low of 54.4 '000 in 1970. When compared to Malaysia's main peers, number of teachers in primary education in Cambodia amounted to 50.7 '000, 305 '000 in Thailand and 397 '000 in Vietnam in 2017.
Malaysia has been ranked 14th within the group of 91 countries we follow in terms of number of teachers in primary education, 14 places above the position seen 10 years ago.