Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Average IQ of Countries

Average IQ of Countries

The average IQ in the United States is usually set at 100. Groups within the US score different average IQ's, such as 115 for college grads or 85 for African-Americans. Similarly, average IQ varies from country to country, shown in the 2002 book IQ and the Wealth of Nations (sets Britain at 100):
 
From Intelligence and the Wealth and Poverty of Nations by Richard Lynn

It's no wonder the government and corporate elite are getting away with untold crimes - we are becoming more stupid!



RankCountryIQ estimate
1 Hong Kong107
2 South Korea106
3 ^ Japan105
4 Taiwan104
5 Singapore103
6 * Austria102
6 ^ Germany102
6 ** Italy102
6 * Netherlands102
10 Sweden101
10 Switzerland101
12 Belgium100
12 ** China100
12 New Zealand100
12 ** United Kingdom100
16 Hungary99
16 Poland99
16 ** Spain99
19 Australia98
19 Denmark98
19 * France98
19 Mongolia98
19 Norway98
19 * United States98
25 Canada97
25 Czech Republic97
25 Finland97
28 Argentina96
28 ^ Russia96
28 Slovakia96
28 Uruguay96
32 ^ Portugal95
32 Slovenia95
34 Israel94
34 Romania94
36 Bulgaria93
36 Ireland93
36 * Greece93
39 Malaysia92
40 Thailand91
41 Croatia90
41 ^ Peru90
41 * * Turkey90
 

44 Colombia89
44 Indonesia89
44 Suriname89
47 Brazil87
47 * * Iraq87
47 ^ Mexico87
47 Samoa87
47 Tonga87
52 * Lebanon86
52 Philippines86
54 Cuba85
54 Morocco85
56 Fiji84
56 * Iran84
56 Marshall Islands84
56 Puerto Rico84
60 ** Egypt83
60 Saudi Arabia83
60 United Arab Emirates83
61 * India81
62 Ecuador80
63 Guatemala79
64 Barbados78
64 Nepal78
64 Qatar78
67 Zambia77
68 Congo73
68 Uganda73
70 Jamaica72
70 Kenya72
70 South Africa72
70 Sudan72
70 Tanzania72
75 Ghana71
76 Nigeria67
77 Guinea66
77 ^ Zimbabwe66
79 Democratic Republic of the Congo65
80 Sierra Leone64
81 Ethiopia63
82 Equatorial Guinea59

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