# Italy - Pupil teacher ratio

## Pupil-teacher ratio, preprimary

Pupil-teacher ratio, preprimary in Italy was 12.41 as of 2015. Its highest value over the past 44 years was 33.08 in 1971, while its lowest value was 11.62 in 2007.

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
1971 33.08
1972 29.84
1973 32.61
1974 31.27
1975 30.15
1976 28.69
1977 24.92
1978 23.87
1979 19.94
1980 18.53
1981 17.28
1982 16.74
1983 16.28
1984 15.67
1985 15.23
1986 15.35
1987 14.90
1988 14.49
1989 14.16
1990 14.30
1991 14.33
1992 14.99
1993 14.99
1994 14.35
1995 13.77
1996 13.85
1998 13.38
1999 13.23
2000 13.02
2001 12.78
2002 12.72
2003 12.09
2004 12.41
2005 12.32
2006 12.37
2007 11.62
2013 12.70
2014 12.53
2015 12.41

## Pupil-teacher ratio, primary

Pupil-teacher ratio, primary in Italy was 12.03 as of 2015. Its highest value over the past 44 years was 21.62 in 1971, while its lowest value was 10.24 in 1994.

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
1971 21.62
1972 21.42
1973 21.01
1974 20.23
1975 19.67
1976 18.93
1977 17.45
1978 17.11
1979 16.94
1980 16.38
1981 16.16
1982 15.52
1983 15.19
1984 14.44
1985 14.12
1986 13.52
1987 13.17
1988 12.81
1989 12.52
1990 12.17
1991 11.51
1992 11.76
1993 11.76
1994 10.24
1995 10.97
1996 11.18
1998 10.88
1999 11.33
2000 10.96
2001 10.70
2002 10.59
2003 10.83
2004 10.62
2005 10.49
2006 10.55
2007 10.33
2013 12.03
2014 12.07
2015 12.03

## Pupil-teacher ratio, lower secondary

Pupil-teacher ratio, lower secondary in Italy was 10.70 as of 2015. Its highest value over the past 21 years was 10.84 in 2013, while its lowest value was 8.00 in 1994.

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
1994 8.00
1995 9.90
1996 10.82
1998 9.83
1999 10.28
2000 10.39
2001 9.93
2002 9.94
2003 10.27
2004 10.07
2005 9.80
2006 9.93
2007 9.07
2013 10.84
2014 10.80
2015 10.70

## Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary

Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary in Italy was 11.29 as of 2015. Its highest value over the past 44 years was 13.37 in 1973, while its lowest value was 8.18 in 1994.

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
1971 11.51
1972 11.32
1973 13.37
1976 11.26
1977 10.95
1978 10.81
1979 10.68
1980 10.37
1981 10.22
1982 10.05
1983 9.99
1984 9.97
1985 9.76
1986 9.54
1987 9.36
1988 9.24
1989 9.07
1990 9.18
1991 8.68
1992 8.48
1993 8.44
1994 8.18
1995 9.56
1996 10.20
1998 10.30
1999 10.54
2000 10.45
2001 10.14
2002 10.25
2003 10.58
2004 10.80
2005 10.54
2006 10.62
2007 10.10
2013 11.38
2015 11.29

## Pupil-teacher ratio, upper secondary

Pupil-teacher ratio, upper secondary in Italy was 11.70 as of 2015. Its highest value over the past 21 years was 11.76 in 2013, while its lowest value was 8.30 in 1994.

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
1994 8.30
1995 9.34
1996 9.81
1998 10.63
1999 10.73
2000 10.50
2001 10.29
2002 10.47
2003 10.79
2004 11.36
2005 11.10
2006 11.11
2007 10.86
2013 11.76
2015 11.70

## Pupil-teacher ratio, tertiary

Pupil-teacher ratio, tertiary in Italy was 20.30 as of 2015. Its highest value over the past 32 years was 27.68 in 1993, while its lowest value was 18.24 in 2009.

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
1983 22.36
1984 22.83
1985 23.64
1986 23.00
1987 22.33
1988 23.39
1989 24.07
1990 24.93
1991 26.04
1992 26.77
1993 27.68
1994 23.09
1995 23.19
1996 25.24
1999 24.61
2000 23.57
2001 22.44
2002 23.09
2003 21.94
2004 21.60
2005 21.35
2006 20.37
2007 19.48
2008 19.50
2009 18.24
2010 18.66
2011 19.02
2012 19.41
2013 19.03
2014 18.92
2015 20.30

## Classification

Topic: Education Indicators

Sub-Topic: Inputs