# Nicaragua - Pupil teacher ratio

## Pupil-teacher ratio, preprimary

Pupil-teacher ratio, preprimary in Nicaragua was 21.19 as of 2010. Its highest value over the past 30 years was 35.92 in 1984, while its lowest value was 19.99 in 2008.

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
1980 33.03
1982 31.79
1983 35.33
1984 35.92
1985 31.66
1986 32.20
1987 31.23
1988 32.76
1989 30.41
1990 33.39
1991 33.09
1992 31.74
1993 31.72
1994 28.50
1996 31.46
1997 29.42
1998 31.00
1999 25.82
2000 25.97
2001 25.33
2002 24.82
2003 21.96
2004 21.96
2005 25.33
2006 24.60
2007 22.17
2008 19.99
2010 21.19

## Pupil-teacher ratio, primary

Pupil-teacher ratio, primary in Nicaragua was 30.22 as of 2010. Its highest value over the past 40 years was 40.29 in 1973, while its lowest value was 29.19 in 2008.

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
1970 37.32
1971 37.45
1972 37.56
1973 40.29
1974 38.21
1975 38.74
1976 38.17
1977 37.74
1978 37.02
1979 34.60
1980 35.45
1982 36.10
1983 35.01
1984 34.40
1985 33.28
1986 32.37
1987 32.18
1988 33.74
1989 31.77
1990 33.27
1991 36.15
1992 37.24
1993 37.03
1994 37.14
1995 38.01
1996 36.29
1997 35.67
1998 37.18
1999 34.39
2000 35.66
2001 36.72
2002 35.21
2003 34.47
2004 35.02
2005 33.56
2006 33.27
2007 30.56
2008 29.19
2010 30.22

## Pupil-teacher ratio, lower secondary

Pupil-teacher ratio, lower secondary in Nicaragua was 29.33 as of 2010. Its highest value over the past 11 years was 36.33 in 2002, while its lowest value was 29.33 in 2010.

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
1999 31.00
2000 32.00
2001 33.31
2002 36.33
2004 33.08
2005 34.75
2006 33.24
2007 32.35
2008 30.00
2010 29.33

## Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary

Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary in Nicaragua was 30.83 as of 2010. Its highest value over the past 40 years was 36.77 in 1977, while its lowest value was 23.64 in 1984.

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
1970 25.96
1971 25.94
1972 31.88
1973 31.37
1974 31.92
1975 34.75
1976 36.77
1977 36.77
1978 36.35
1979 31.35
1980 33.11
1982 33.30
1983 31.25
1984 23.64
1985 24.69
1986 24.00
1987 26.68
1988 23.74
1989 26.26
1999 31.00
2000 32.00
2001 33.31
2002 33.89
2004 32.42
2005 33.73
2006 32.82
2007 31.11
2008 28.59
2010 30.83

## Pupil-teacher ratio, upper secondary

Pupil-teacher ratio, upper secondary in Nicaragua was 34.71 as of 2010. Its highest value over the past 11 years was 34.71 in 2010, while its lowest value was 25.85 in 2008.

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
1999 31.00
2000 32.00
2001 33.30
2002 29.38
2004 31.00
2005 31.68
2006 31.95
2007 28.67
2008 25.85
2010 34.71

## Pupil-teacher ratio, tertiary

Pupil-teacher ratio, tertiary in Nicaragua was 15.33 as of 2002. Its highest value over the past 32 years was 23.99 in 1982, while its lowest value was 13.84 in 1971.

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
1970 15.54
1971 13.84
1972 19.20
1973 15.11
1974 15.10
1975 17.15
1976 18.24
1977 17.19
1979 20.92
1982 23.99
1983 20.75
1984 16.81
1986 14.07
1987 13.93
1991 14.79
1992 15.71
1995 16.58
1997 14.73
2002 15.33

## Classification

Topic: Education Indicators

Sub-Topic: Inputs