Number of teachers in primary education reached 320 '000 in 2016 in Saudi Arabia, according to World Bank. This is 9.35 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, number of teachers in primary education in Saudi Arabia reached an all time high of 353 '000 in 2015 and an all time low of 42.6 '000 in 1979. When compared to Saudi Arabia's main peers, number of teachers in primary education in Jordan amounted to 57.2 '000, 19.1 '000 in United Arab Emirates and 145 '000 in Yemen in 2016.
Saudi Arabia has been ranked 14th within the group of 133 countries we follow in terms of number of teachers in primary education.