Top 7 smartest countries with highest average IQ


Known for its excellent education system and high achievement in international assessments like the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA).

Hong Kong

Similarly recognized for its rigorous education system and high scores in global assessments.

South Korea

Achieves consistently high scores in education rankings and is known for its emphasis on academic achievement.


Has a strong educational tradition and performs well in international assessments.


Known for its strong emphasis on education and high academic performance.


Often cited for its successful education system, although Finland focuses more on holistic education rather than solely on IQ.


Scores well in educational rankings and emphasizes a comprehensive approach to learning.