Number of teachers in primary education reached 15.7 '000 in 2016 in Singapore, according to World Bank. This is 2.70 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, number of teachers in primary education in Singapore reached an all time high of 16.2 '000 in 2009 and an all time low of 9.46 '000 in 1980. When compared to Singapore's main peers, number of teachers in primary education in Indonesia amounted to 2,107 '000, 267 '000 in Malaysia, 493 '000 in Philippines and 304 '000 in Thailand in 2016.
Singapore has been ranked 99th within the group of 133 countries we follow in terms of number of teachers in primary education.