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1 IQ world rank by country and which are the smartest nations Author : admin In a home conversation with my wife who is Belarusian and comparison between Bulgarian and Belarusian nation, the interesting question arised - Which nation is Smarter Bulgarian or Belarusian? This little conversation pushed me to intriguing question What is the IQ World rank if compared by country? Since a moment of my life I'm trying to constantly prove to myself I'm smart enough. For years my motivation was to increase my IQ. I had periods when studied hard history, philosophy and literature then I had periods to put all my efforts in music and mysticism then there was my fascination about IT and informatics and hacking, I had periods with profound interest in Biology and neourosciences, then of course psychology and social sciences and since last 10 years as I belived in God, I'm deeply interested in world religions and more particularly in Christniaty. All this is connected with my previous IQ (Intelligence Quotient) and my desire to develop my IQ. I'm quite aware that IQ statistics can never be 100% reliable as there is deviation (standard error) and its a very general way to find out about a person psychology. But anyways it is among the few methods to compare people's intelligence... I've done an IQ test in distant 2008 and I scored about 118 out of meaning my IQ level is a little bit above average. The IQ conversation triggered my curiousity so I decided to check if my current IQ has changed over the last 6 years. Here is results from test I took March, 2013 on free-iqtest.net 1 / 15

2 IQtest just prooved, my IQ kept almost same, still a little bit above avarage. Further on, I did investgation online to see if I can prove to my wife the thesis Bulgarians overall IQ is higher than Belarusian. I googled for IQ world rank by Country Here is what I found ; Nations Intelligence as sorted by Country Rank Country % Singapore South Korea Japan Italy Iceland Mongolia Switzerland / 15

3 7 Austria 100 Walking in Light with Christ - Faith, Computing, Diary 7 China Luxembourg Netherlands Norway United Kingdom Belgium 99 8 Canada 99 8 Estonia 99 8 Finland 99 8 Germany 99 8 New Zealand 99 8 Poland 99 8 Sweden 99 9 Andorra 98 3 / 15

4 9 Australia 98 9 Czech Republic 98 9 Denmark 98 9 France 98 9 Hungary 98 9 Latvia 98 9 Spain 98 9 United States Belarus Malta Russia Ukraine Moldova Slovakia 96 4 / 15

5 11 Slovenia 96 Walking in Light with Christ - Faith, Computing, Diary 11 Uruguay Israel Portugal Armenia Georgia Kazakhstan Romania Vietnam Argentina Bulgaria Greece Ireland Malaysia Brunei 91 5 / 15

6 16 Cambodia Cyprus FYROM Lithuania Sierra Leone Thailand Albania Bosnia and Herzegovina Chile Croatia Kyrgyzstan Turkey Cook Islands Costa Rica 89 6 / 15

7 18 Laos 89 Walking in Light with Christ - Faith, Computing, Diary 18 Mauritius Serbia Suriname Ecuador Mexico Samoa Azerbaijan Bolivia Brazil Guyana Indonesia Iraq Myanmar (Burma) Tajikistan 87 7 / 15

8 20 Turkmenistan Uzbekistan Kuwait Philippines Seychelles Tonga Cuba Eritrea Fiji Kiribati Peru Trinidad and Tobago Yemen Afghanistan 84 8 / 15

9 23 Bahamas, The 84 Walking in Light with Christ - Faith, Computing, Diary 23 Belize Colombia Iran Jordan Marshall Islands Micronesia, Federated States of Morocco Nigeria Pakistan Panama Paraguay Saudi Arabia Solomon Islands Uganda 84 9 / 15

10 23 United Arab Emirates Vanuatu Venezuela Algeria Bahrain Libya Oman Papua New Guinea Syria Tunisia Bangladesh Dominican Republic India Lebanon / 15

11 25 Madagascar 82 Walking in Light with Christ - Faith, Computing, Diary 25 Zimbabwe Egypt Honduras Maldives Nicaragua Barbados Bhutan El Salvador Kenya Guatemala Sri Lanka Zambia Congo, Democratic Republic of the Nepal / 15

12 29 Qatar Comoros South Africa Cape Verde Congo, Republic of the Mauritania Senegal Mali Namibia Ghana Tanzania Central African Republic Grenada Jamaica / 15

13 35 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Sudan Antigua and Barbuda Benin Botswana Rwanda Togo Burundi Cote d'ivoire Ethiopia Malawi Niger Angola Burkina Faso Chad / 15

14 38 Djibouti Somalia Swaziland Dominica Guinea Guinea-Bissau Haiti Lesotho Liberia Saint Kitts and Nevis Sao Tome and Principe Gambia, The Cameroon Gabon / 15

15 Powered by TCPDF ( 41 Mozambique 64 Walking in Light with Christ - Faith, Computing, Diary 42 Saint Lucia Equatorial Guinea 59 North Korea N/A - Countries are ranked highest to lowest national IQ score. Above statistics are taken from a work carried out earlier this decade by Richard Lynn, a British psychologist, and Tatu Vanhanen, a Finnish political scientist. To extract statistics they analized IQ studies from 113 countries. For my surprise it appeared Belarusian (ranking 10th in the world) have generally higher IQ than Bulgarians (ordering 14th). Anyways being 14th in world IQ Ranking is not bad at all as we still rank in the top 20 smartest nations. IQ is a relative way to measure intelligence, so I don't believe these statistics are revelant but they give some very general idea about world IQs. I learned there are some claims that in more developed economies people have higher IQs than less developed. If we take in consideration above statistics its obvious such claims are dubious as you can see there are countries in top 5 countries with highest IQ, and surely Mongolia is not to be ordered in countries with high economic development. There are plenty of other interesting researches like "Does IQ relates to people Income?", Does Religious people score higher than atheists? According to research done in U.S. Atheists score 6 IQ points higher than Religious people. However most "religous" people IQ tested were from protestant origin so results are relative (I'm sure Orthodox Christian would score higher :) ). The IQ nation world ranks fail in a way that, a social, economic and historical factors are not counted. According to Gallups research, the world poorest people tend to be the most religious, a fact supporting well the saying of all saints who say that for saintly life people who preferred deliberately to live as poor people. 15 / 15

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