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North Macedonia and Albania with the lowest intelligence in Europe

North Macedonia and Albania with the lowest intelligence in Europe

North Macedonia and Albania have recorded the lowest average IQ in Europe, according to the World Population Review , 81.91 and 81.75, respectively, while neighboring countries such as Greece record slightly higher results.

The average IQ in Bulgaria is 90.99, in Serbia 89.6, in Montenegro 85.78 and in Greece 90.77, where Belarus, Finland, Liechtenstein and Germany have scored the highest in Europe.

"A country's average IQ is calculated by starting with the country's average score on standard IQ tests, fitting well national math, reading and science assessments, and taking into account the overall quality of the data. The data sources considered in this article differ in the number of variables considered, the depth of analysis, and the duration of the data ," World Population Review explains.

According to a 2019 study by researchers Richard Lynn and David Becker at the Ulster Institute, the highest average IQ scores in the world belong to the Japanese, with citizens of Taiwan and Singapore close behind.

Top 10 smartest countries based on student test scores in reading, maths and science - OECD PISA 2018:

China – 555, 591, 590

Singapore – 549, 569, 551

Macau (China) - 525, 558, 544

Hong Kong (China) – 524, 551, 517

Estonia – 523, 523, 530

Canada - 520, 512, 518

Finland – 520, 507, 522

Ireland – 518, 500, 496

Korea – 514, 526, 519

Poland – 512, 516, 511

Top 10 countries with the highest intellectual capital index – 2017:

United States – 74.88 (A+)

United Kingdom – 64.19 (A)

Germany – 64.18 (A)

Australia – 63.96 (A)

Singapore – 63.60 (A)

Sweden – 61.58 (A)

Switzerland – 61.57 (A)

Canada – 61.15 (A)

Finland – 60.45 (A)

Denmark – 60.25 (A)

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