Primary school

pupil-teacher ratio, 1970–2016

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    1970 Ranking
    1. Zambia 46.77
    2. Tanzania 46.75
    3. Bangladesh 46.48
    4. Lesotho 44.25
    5. Ivory Coast 43.04
    6. Afghanistan 41.22
    7. Swaziland 40.48
    8. Colombia 38.21
    9. Nicaragua 37.32
    10. Botswana 36.48
    11. Guatemala 35.97
    12. Peru 35.49
    13. Honduras 35.29
    14. Nigeria 34.08
    15. Uganda 33.98
    16. Paraguay 32.29
    17. Mauritius 31.79
    18. Malaysia 30.98
    19. Costa Rica 29.81
    20. Papua New Guinea 29.68
    21. Singapore 29.65
    22. Uruguay 29.49
    23. Indonesia 28.93
    24. China 28.87
    25. Brazil 28.01
    26. Tonga 27.15
    27. Panama 27.07
    28. Seychelles 24.21
    29. Solomon Islands 24.03
    30. Brunei 23.48
    31. Vanuatu 23.46
    32. Samoa 23.28
    33. Luxembourg 22.53
    34. Nepal 21.67
    35. Bhutan 20.73
    36. Argentina 19.25
    2016 Ranking
    1. Gambia 42.15
    2. Bhutan 38.04
    3. Saint Thomas and Principe 32.15
    4. Djibouti 31.10
    5. Ghana 30.58
    6. Ecuador 25.11
    7. Nepal 22.42
    8. Tajikistan 22.19
    9. Uzbekistan 20.42
    10. Kazakhstan 18.55
    11. Palau 14.19
    12. Maldives 10.30

    Number of pupils enrolled in primary school divided by the number of primary school teachers (regardless of their teaching assignment).

    Source: UNESCO