# Singapore - Pupil teacher ratio

## Pupil-teacher ratio, preprimary

Pupil-teacher ratio, preprimary in Singapore was 23.01 as of 1989. Its highest value over the past 19 years was 24.78 in 1971, while its lowest value was 17.56 in 1975.

Definition: Preprimary school pupil-teacher ratio is the average number of pupils per teacher in preprimary school.

Source: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics.

Year Value
1970 24.11
1971 24.78
1972 22.86
1973 20.29
1974 19.48
1975 17.56
1976 19.74
1977 21.01
1978 22.90
1979 20.66
1984 22.62
1985 22.89
1986 22.50
1987 22.53
1988 23.04
1989 23.01

## Pupil-teacher ratio, primary

Pupil-teacher ratio, primary in Singapore was 17.44 as of 2009. Its highest value over the past 39 years was 32.67 in 1972, while its lowest value was 17.44 in 2009.

Definition: Primary school pupil-teacher ratio is the average number of pupils per teacher in primary school.

Source: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics.

Year Value
1970 29.65
1971 29.92
1972 32.67
1973 31.01
1974 30.75
1975 30.47
1976 29.84
1977 29.61
1978 28.71
1979 27.72
1980 30.83
1981 30.00
1982 27.88
1983 29.31
1984 27.08
1985 26.83
1986 26.19
1987 25.65
1988 26.03
1989 25.79
1990 25.78
1991 26.44
1992 25.78
1993 24.42
1994 23.79
1995 25.27
1996 25.40
2007 20.42
2008 19.30
2009 17.44

## Pupil-teacher ratio, lower secondary

Definition: Lower secondary school pupil-teacher ratio is the average number of pupils per teacher in lower secondary school.

Source: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics.

Year Value
1995 22.28
1996 21.11
2007 16.72
2008 16.06
2009 14.92

## Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary

Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary in Singapore was 14.91 as of 2009. Its highest value over the past 39 years was 23.74 in 1976, while its lowest value was 14.91 in 2009.

Definition: Secondary school pupil-teacher ratio is the average number of pupils per teacher in secondary school.

Source: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics.

Year Value
1970 19.85
1971 19.70
1973 22.65
1974 22.63
1975 23.06
1976 23.74
1977 23.31
1978 23.32
1979 22.02
1995 19.10
2007 16.96
2008 16.36
2009 14.91

## Pupil-teacher ratio, upper secondary

Definition: Upper secondary school pupil-teacher ratio is the average number of pupils per teacher in upper secondary school.

Source: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics.

Year Value
1995 10.50
1996 10.99
2007 17.19
2008 16.65
2009 14.91

## Pupil-teacher ratio, tertiary

Pupil-teacher ratio, tertiary in Singapore was 13.55 as of 2013. Its highest value over the past 43 years was 15.61 in 1975, while its lowest value was 9.47 in 1971.

Definition: Tertiary school pupil-teacher ratio is the average number of pupils per teacher in tertiary school.

Source: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics.

Year Value
1970 11.90
1971 9.47
1972 10.11
1973 9.98
1974 10.40
1975 15.61
1976 13.69
1977 13.78
1978 15.15
1979 10.91
1980 10.24
1981 10.39
1982 10.15
1983 11.20
1994 13.56
1995 12.16
1996 13.77
2008 12.92
2009 13.10
2010 13.85
2011 14.11
2012 13.74
2013 13.55

## Classification

Topic: Education Indicators

Sub-Topic: Inputs