Eurostat: Ratio of primary school students to each teacher at 12 for Cyprus

The ratio of primary school students to teachers in Cyprus was at 12.3 in 2019, compared to an average of 13.5 across the European Union, according to the latest figures by Eurostat, the EU’s statistical service.

The lowest ratios were registered in Greece (8.7), Luxembourg (9.0), and Poland (9.6). Romania had the highest pupil-teacher ratio (19.4). France and Czechia followed with ratios of 18.8 and 18.7, respectively.

The average number of pupils per teacher at the primary level in the EU decreased slightly from 13.6 in 2018 to 13.5 in 2019. The pupil/ teacher ratio also decreased in Cyprus during the same time period, from 12.6 to 12.3. The ratio in Cyprus has been relatively stable since 2015, when it fell from 13.6 in 2014 to 12.2.

The pupil/ teacher ratio is calculated by dividing the number of full-time equivalent pupils by the numbe

Source: Cyprus News Agency