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India - Pupil-teacher ratio in primary education

32.3
(students per teacher)
in 2013

Between 2003 and 2013, pupil-teacher ratio in primary education in India was decreasing on average by 7.12 % each year, although before that, it grew from 40 students per teacher in 2000 to 41.3 students per teacher in 2003.

Primary school pupil-teacher ratio is the number of pupils enrolled in primary school divided by the number of primary school teachers (regardless of their teaching assignment).

Date Value Change, %
2013 32.3 -8.07 %
2011 35.2 -14.94 %
2003 41.3 1.64 %
2002 40.7 1.28 %
2001 40.1 0.38 %
2000 40.0 0.00 %
1999 40.0 -6.76 %
1979 42.9 1.86 %
1976 42.1