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Student-teacher ratio refers to the average number of students per teacher, while average class size is the average number of students in a classroom.

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12-09-2017

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More information on the definitions, methodology, sources of data and notes specific for each country are available in:

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Yearly/School academic year

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... are included for each indicator in Chapter 7 "Indicator concepts and methodologies" of the:

Student-teacher ratio and average class sizeAbstract

Student-teacher ratio refers to the average number of students per teacher, while average class size is the average number of students in a classroom.

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Education at a Glancehttp://www.oecd.org/edu/eag.htmUnit of measure usedRatioPeriodicity

Yearly/School academic year

Date last updated

12-09-2017

Contact person

manon.costinot@oecd.org - Giovannimaria.semeraro@oecd.org or click:

Manon Costinotmailto:manon.costinot@oecd.orgGiovanni Semeraromailto:Giovannimaria.semeraro@oecd.org
Other data characteristics

More information on the definitions, methodology, sources of data and notes specific for each country are available in:

Education at a Glance 2017 - Annex 3http://www.oecd.org/edu/skills-beyond-school/EAG2017-Annex-3.pdf
Key statistical concept

Key statistical concepts, definitions and methodologies underlying the indicators are available in Chapter 7 "Indicator concepts and methodologies" of the:

OECD Handbook for Internationally Comparative Education Statisticshttp://dx.doi.org/10.1787/9789264279889-en
Classification(s) used

Detailed presentation and explanation of ISCED classification is available in Chapter 5 "Definition and classification of educational programmes: The practical implementation of ISCED 2011" of the:

OECD Handbook for Internationally Comparative Education Statisticshttp://dx.doi.org/10.1787/9789264279889-en
Recommended uses and limitations

... are included for each indicator in Chapter 7 "Indicator concepts and methodologies" of the:

OECD Handbook for Internationally Comparative Education Statisticshttp://dx.doi.org/10.1787/9789264279889-en
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