# Lao PDR - Pupil teacher ratio

## Pupil-teacher ratio, preprimary

Pupil-teacher ratio, preprimary in Lao PDR was 18.24 as of 2018. Its highest value over the past 46 years was 34.00 in 1972, while its lowest value was 14.38 in 1983.

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

Source: UNESCO Institute for Statistics (http://uis.unesco.org/)

Year Value
1972 34.00
1973 28.40
1978 27.74
1979 19.65
1980 18.70
1981 21.02
1982 17.90
1983 14.38
1984 16.73
1985 20.17
1986 16.30
1988 19.98
1990 18.54
1991 19.59
1992 15.87
1993 15.61
1994 15.77
1995 16.05
1996 17.46
1997 17.42
1998 17.79
1999 17.59
2000 17.14
2001 15.31
2002 15.09
2003 15.33
2004 15.39
2005 15.29
2006 15.38
2007 15.47
2008 17.65
2009 23.63
2010 19.01
2011 16.41
2012 18.89
2014 19.18
2015 18.71
2016 18.28
2017 18.24
2018 18.24

## Pupil-teacher ratio, primary

Pupil-teacher ratio, primary in Lao PDR was 22.34 as of 2018. Its highest value over the past 47 years was 37.91 in 1972, while its lowest value was 22.34 in 2018.

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

Source: UNESCO Institute for Statistics (http://uis.unesco.org/)

Year Value
1971 36.02
1972 37.91
1973 37.34
1976 26.77
1977 29.82
1978 29.84
1979 31.34
1980 30.91
1981 29.75
1982 29.79
1983 29.23
1984 27.31
1985 27.41
1986 24.88
1988 27.42
1990 28.23
1991 27.40
1992 27.61
1993 29.44
1994 30.07
1995 30.30
1996 30.98
1997 30.44
1998 31.14
1999 30.56
2000 30.14
2001 29.93
2002 29.88
2003 30.64
2004 31.43
2005 31.48
2006 31.03
2007 30.12
2008 30.49
2009 29.15
2010 28.83
2011 26.81
2012 27.13
2013 25.60
2014 25.16
2015 24.16
2016 22.96
2017 22.34
2018 22.34

## Pupil-teacher ratio, lower secondary

Pupil-teacher ratio, lower secondary in Lao PDR was 17.33 as of 2018. Its highest value over the past 20 years was 26.76 in 2004, while its lowest value was 17.33 in 2018.

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

Source: UNESCO Institute for Statistics (http://uis.unesco.org/)

Year Value
1998 19.04
1999 19.81
2000 21.61
2001 23.06
2002 23.99
2003 24.77
2004 26.76
2005 23.04
2006 23.41
2008 21.79
2009 21.84
2010 19.91
2011 19.41
2012 18.12
2013 17.37
2014 18.06
2015 18.49
2016 17.88
2017 17.33
2018 17.33

## Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary

Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary in Lao PDR was 18.15 as of 2018. Its highest value over the past 47 years was 26.62 in 2004, while its lowest value was 10.89 in 1993.

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

Source: UNESCO Institute for Statistics (http://uis.unesco.org/)

Year Value
1971 16.89
1972 17.37
1973 18.86
1978 20.78
1979 21.01
1980 22.30
1981 19.23
1984 12.47
1985 13.60
1986 11.20
1988 12.13
1990 11.77
1992 12.33
1993 10.89
1994 12.22
1995 14.07
1996 15.06
1998 18.41
1999 20.36
2000 21.33
2001 22.73
2002 24.09
2003 25.66
2004 26.62
2005 24.78
2006 24.73
2007 23.60
2008 22.76
2009 22.77
2010 20.22
2011 19.89
2012 18.61
2013 17.73
2014 18.34
2015 18.72
2016 18.35
2017 18.13
2018 18.15

## Pupil-teacher ratio, upper secondary

Pupil-teacher ratio, upper secondary in Lao PDR was 20.02 as of 2018. Its highest value over the past 20 years was 28.26 in 2005, while its lowest value was 17.00 in 1998.

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

Source: UNESCO Institute for Statistics (http://uis.unesco.org/)

Year Value
1998 17.00
1999 21.82
2000 20.74
2001 22.08
2002 24.29
2003 27.48
2004 26.39
2005 28.26
2006 27.20
2008 24.54
2009 24.52
2010 21.35
2011 21.14
2012 19.86
2013 18.62
2014 19.03
2015 19.27
2016 19.43
2017 20.02
2018 20.02

## Pupil-teacher ratio, tertiary

Pupil-teacher ratio, tertiary in Lao PDR was 11.30 as of 2018. Its highest value over the past 47 years was 29.41 in 2008, while its lowest value was 5.45 in 1975.

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

Source: UNESCO Institute for Statistics (http://uis.unesco.org/)

Year Value
1971 20.19
1972 21.71
1973 13.41
1974 6.43
1975 5.45
1980 9.81
1981 10.06
1982 11.13
1983 12.26
1984 10.60
1985 14.49
1986 10.08
1988 8.58
1990 6.78
1993 6.22
1994 6.19
1995 7.72
1996 8.29
1997 9.30
1999 11.29
2000 12.28
2001 12.20
2002 15.81
2003 15.67
2004 17.44
2005 20.74
2006 22.39
2007 24.75
2008 29.41
2010 22.46
2011 19.14
2013 12.38
2014 13.39
2015 10.60
2016 10.73
2017 11.97
2018 11.30

## Classification

Topic: Education Indicators

Sub-Topic: Inputs