SDG 04: Quality Education

This is how many hours teachers work in public schools around the world

A teacher asks students to raise their hands to answer a question about the Olympic Games during class at Shiratori elementary school in Tokyo, Japan, June 30, 2021. Picture taken June 30, 2021. REUTERS/Irene Wang - RC2RAO9AG6DF

In Costa Rica, a public school teacher works 1,134 hours per year on average with Australia close behind with 1,008 hours. Image: REUTERS/Irene Wang

Martin Armstrong
Data Journalist, Statista
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Costa Rica has the highest average hours of compulsory teaching from selected countries in 2021. Image: Statista

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