Average number of students per primary level class in selected European countries in 2018
Average number of primary school students per class in European countries in 2018
The United Kingdom had an average of 26.7 students per class in 2018, the highest in Europe in that year. Europe's largest country, Germany had an average class size of 20.9 students, while Luxembourg had an average of just 15.9 students per class.
Average number of students per primary level class in selected European countries in 2018
Average number of students per class
United Kingdom26.7
France23.7
Hungary22
Spain21.9
Portugal21.2
Czechia21.1
Denmark21
Germany20.9
Finland19.6
Iceland19.2
Italy19.1
Estonia19
Austria18.4
Slovenia18.4
Slovakia18.2
Poland18.1
Greece17.5
Lithuania16.9
Latvia16.3
Luxembourg15.9
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Source

Release date

December 2019

Region

Europe

Survey time period

2017

Supplementary notes

Primary level refers to the International Standard Classification for Education (ISCED) Level 1.

Release date is the date of extraction from the source

Average number of primary school students per class in European countries in 2018
The United Kingdom had an average of 26.7 students per class in 2018, the highest in Europe in that year. Europe's largest country, Germany had an average class size of 20.9 students, while Luxembourg had an average of just 15.9 students per class.
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