Number of teachers in primary education reached 35.9 '000 in 2016 in Papua New Guinea, according to World Bank. This is 13.6 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, number of teachers in primary education in Papua New Guinea reached an all time high of 35.9 '000 in 2016 and an all time low of 6.44 '000 in 1970. When compared to Papua New Guinea's main peers, number of teachers in primary education in Indonesia amounted to 2,107 '000, 25.8 '000 in New Zealand and 493 '000 in Philippines in 2016.
Papua New Guinea has been ranked 80th within the group of 133 countries we follow in terms of number of teachers in primary education.