Number of teachers in primary school in Sweden 2009-2020

Since the schoolyear 2009/10, the number of teachers in primary school in Sweden increased. During this schoolyear, there were 73,255 teachers; a number that had increased to around 92,890 in the schoolyear 2019/20. Since the schoolyear 2010/11, the number of pupils in primary school increased as well, reaching around 1.09 million pupils during 2019/20.

Pupil to teacher ratio was relatively stable during the period

     The pupil to teacher ratio fluctuated slightly during the period but stayed relatively stable with 12.1 pupils per teacher in most years. The lowest number was in the schoolyear 2008/09, when there were 11.9 pupils per teacher, and then reached to the highest number of the period the year after, with 12.2 pupils per teacher. In the schoolyear 2019/20, the ratio was also 12.1 pupils per teacher.  

Increasing primary school expenditure per pupil

   During the period from 2007 to 2017, the expenditure on primary education per pupil increased annually. The lowest value of 76.7 thousand Swedish kronor per pupil in 2007 had increased to 108 thousand Swedish kronor per pupil in 2017.

Number of teachers in primary school in Sweden from 2009 to 2020

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Source

Release date

2020

Region

Sweden

Survey time period

2009 to 2020

Special properties

Statistic is classified in academic years.

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