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South Africa - Pupil-teacher ratio in secondary education

25.0
(students per teacher)
in 2009

Between 2005 and 2009, pupil-teacher ratio in secondary education in South Africa was decreasing on average by 3.85 % each year, although before that, it grew from 27.4 students per teacher in 2001 to 32.9 students per teacher in 2005.

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

Date Value Change, %
2009 25.0 -9.62 %
2008 27.7 -5.06 %
2007 29.2 -3.39 %
2006 30.2 -8.17 %
2005 32.9 6.99 %
2004 30.8 3.07 %
2003 29.8 0.49 %
2002 29.7 8.24 %
2001 27.4 -2.25 %
2000 28.1 -4.06 %
1999 29.2 -0.91 %
1998 29.5