Number of teachers in primary education reached 295 '000 in 2015 in Turkey, according to World Bank. This is 2.36 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, number of teachers in primary education in Turkey reached an all time high of 319 '000 in 2012 and an all time low of 0 '000 in 1980. When compared to Turkey's main peers, number of teachers in primary education in Greece amounted to 66.8 '000 and 286 '000 in Iran in 2015.
Turkey has been ranked 17th within the group of 129 countries we follow in terms of number of teachers in primary education.