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Intelligence and the Wealth and Poverty of Nations

Table 4
IQs for 185 countries
 National IQs Based on the Results of Intelligence Tests and Estimated National IQs (marked by *) Based on the IQs of Neighboring or Other Comparable Countries.

Country National IQ based on Comparison countries
arithmetic means.
 

1

Afghanistan

83*

Iran 84, India 81

2

Albania

90*

Croatia 90, Turkey 90

3

Algeria

84*

Morocco 85, Egypt 83

4

Angola

69*

Zambia 77, Zimbabwe 66, Congo (Z) 65

5

Antigua & Barbuda

75*

 Barbados 78, Jamaica 72

6

Argentina

96

 

7

Armenia

93*

Turkey 90, Russia 96

8

Australia

98

 

9

Austria

102

 

10

Azerbaijan

87*

Turkey 90, Iran 84

11

Bahamas

78*

Barbados 78

12

Bahrain

83*

Iraq 87, Qatar 78

13

Bangladesh

81*

India 81

14

Barbados

78

 

15

Belarus

96*

Russia 96

16

Belgium

100

 

17

Belize

83*

Guatemala 79, Mexico 87

18

Benin

69*

Ghana 71, Nigeria 67

19

Bhutan

78*

Nepal 78

20

Bolivia

85*

Ecuador 80, Peru 90

21

Botswana

72*

Zambia 77, Zimbabwe 66

22

Brazil

87

 

23

Brunei

92*

Malaysia 92

24

Bulgaria

93

 

25

Burkina Faso

66*

Guinea 63, Sierra Leone 64, Ghana 71

26

Burma (Myanmar)

86*

India 81, Thailand 91

27

Burundi

70*

Congo (Z) 65, Tanzania 72, Uganda 73

28

Cambodia

89*

Thailand 91, Philippines 86

29

Cameroon

70*

Nigeria 67, Congo (Braz) 73

30

Canada

97

 

31

Cape Verde

78*

Mixed population-see notes

32

Central African Rep.

68*

  Congo (B) 73, Congo (Z) 65, Nigeria 67

33

Chad

72*

Sudan 72

34

Chile

93*

Argentina 96, Peru 90

35

China

100

 

36

Colombia

88

 

37

Comoros

79*

Mixed Negroid-Arab-Malay population - see notes

38

Congo (Braz)

73

 

39

Congo (Zaire)

65

 

40

Costa Rica

91*

Argentina 96, Uruguay 96, Colombia 88, Puerto Rico 84

41

Côte d'Ivoire

71*

Ghana 71

42

Croatia

90

 

43

Cuba

85

 

44

Cyprus

92*

Greece 92

45

Czech Republic

97

 

46

Denmark

98

 

47

Djibouti

68*

Sudan 72, Ethiopia 63

48

Dominica

75*

Barbados 78, Jamaica 72

49

Dominican Republic

84*

  Mixed population, Puerto Rico 84

50

Ecuador

80

 

51

Egypt

83

 

52

El Salvador

84*

Guatemala 79, Colombia 88

53

Equatorial Guinea

59

 

54

Eritrea

68*

Sudan 72, Ethiopia 63

55

Estonia

97*

Finland 97, Russia 96

56

Ethiopia

63

 

57

Fiji

84

 

58

Finland

97

 

59

France

98

 

60

Gabon

66*

Congo (B) 73, Equatorial Guinea 59

61

Gambia

64*

Sierra Leone 64, Guinea 63

62

Georgia

93*

Russia 96, Turkey 90

63

Germany

102

 

64

Ghana

71

 

65

Greece

92

 

66

Grenada

75*

Barbados 78, Jamaica 72

67

Guatemala

79

 

68

Guinea

63

 

69

Guinea-Bissau

63*

Guinea 63

70

Guyana

84*

Suriname 89, Barbados 78

71

Haiti

72*

Jamaica 72

72

Honduras

84*

Guatemala 79, Colombia 88

73

Hong Kong

107

 

74

Hungary

99

 

75

Iceland

98*

Norway 98

76

India

81

 

77

Indonesia

89

 

78

Iran

84

 

79

Iraq

87

 

80

Ireland

93

 

81

Israel

94

 

82

Italy

102

 

83

Jamaica

72

 

84

Japan

105

 

85

Jordan

87*

Iraq 87, Lebanon 86

86

Kazakhstan

93*

Russia 96, Turkey 90

87

Kenya

72

 

88

Kiribati

84*

Marshall Islands 84, Fiji 84

89

Korea, North

105*

South Korea 106,Japan 105

90

Korea, South

106

 

91

Kuwait

83*

Iraq 87, Qatar 78

92

Kyrgyzstan

87*

Turkey 90, Iran 84

93

Laos

89*

Thailand 91, Philippines 86

94

Latvia

97*

Russia 96, Finland 97

95

Lebanon

86

 

96

Lesotho

72*

Zambia 77, Zimbabwe 66

97

Liberia

64*

Sierra Leone 64, Guinea 63

98

Libya

84*

Morocco 85, Egypt 83

99

Lithuania

97*

Russia 96, Finland 97

100

Luxembourg

101*

Netherlands 102, Belgium 100

101

Macedonia

93*

Bulgaria 93, Greece 92

102

Madagascar

79*

Mixed Malay-Negroid population - see notes

103

Malawi

71*

Congo (Z) 65, Tanzania 72, Zambia 77

104

Malaysia

92

 

105

Maldives

81*

India 81

106

Mali

68*

Guinea 63, Sudan 72

107

Malta

95*

Italy 102, Spain 99, Morocco 85

108

Marshall Islands

84

 

109

Mauritania

73*

Guinea 63, Morocco 85, Sudan 72

110

Mauritius

81*

Mixed population-see notes

111

Mexico

87

 

112

Micronesia

84*

Marshall Islands 84

113

Moldova

95*

Romania 94, Russia 96

114

Mongolia

98*

Russia 96, China 100

115

Morocco

85

 

116

Mosambique

72*

Tanzania 72, Zimbabwe 66, Zambia 77

117

Namibia

72*

Zambia 77, Zimbabwe 66

118

Nepal

78

 

119

Netherlands

102

 

120

New Zealand

100

 

121

Nicaragua

84*

Guatemala 79, Colombia 88

122

Niger

67*

Nigeria 67

123

Nigeria

67

 

124

Norway

98

 

125

Oman

83*

Iraq 87, Qatar 78

126

Pakistan

81*

India 81

127

Panama

84*

Colombia 88, Ecuador 80

128

Papua New Guinea

84*

Marshall Islands 84, Fiji 84

129

Paraguay

85*

Ecuador 80, Peru 90

130

Peru

90

 

131

Philippines

86

 

132

Poland

99

 

133

Portugal

95

 

134

Puerto Rico

84

 

135

Qatar

78

 

136

Romania

94

 

137

Russia

96

 

138

Rwanda

70*

Congo (Z) 65, Tanzania 72, Uganda 73

139

Samoa (Western)

87

 

140

Sao Tome/Principe

59*

Equatorial Guinea 59

141

Saudi Arabia

83*

Iraq 87, Qatar 78

142

Senegal

64*

Sierra Leone 64, Guinea 63

143

Seychelles

81*

Mixed population, India 81

144

Sierra Leone

64

 

145

Singapore

100

 

146

Slovakia

96

 

147

Slovenia

95

 

148

Solomon Islands

84*

Marshall Islands 84, Fiji 84

149

Somalia

68*

Ethiopia 63, Kenya 72

150

South Africa

72

See notes

151

Spain

99

 

152

Sri Lanka

81*

India 81

153

St. Kitts & Nevis

75*

Barbados 78, Jamaica 72

154

St. Lucia

75*

Barbados 78, Jamaica 72

155

St.Vincent/Grenadines

75*

Barbados 78, Jamaica 72

156

Sudan

72

 

157

Suriname

89

 

158

Swaziland

72*

Zambia 77, Zimbabwe 66

159

Sweden

101

 

160

Switzerland

101

 

161

Syria

87*

Iraq 87, Lebanon 86

162

Taiwan

104

 

163

Tajikistan

87*

Turkey 90, Iran 84

164

Tanzania

72

 

165

Thailand

91

 

166

Togo

69*

Ghana 71, Nigeria 67

167

Tonga

87

 

168

Trinidad & Tobago

80*

78, Jamaica 72  Suriname 89, Barbados

169

Tunisia

84*

Morocco 85, Egypt 83

170

Turkey

90

 

171

Turkmenistan

87*

Turkey 90, Iran 84

172

Uganda

73

 

173

Ukraine

96*

Russia 96

174

United Arab Emirates

83*

Iraq 87, Qatar 78

175

United Kingdom

100

 

176

United States

98

 

177

Uruguay

96

 

178

Uzbekistan

87*

Turkey 90, Iran 84

179

Vanuatu

84*

Marshall Islands 84, Fiji 84

180

Venezuela

88*

Colombia 88

181

Vietnam

96*

China 100, Thailand 91

182

Yemen

83*

Iraq 87, Qatar 78

183

Yugoslavia

93*

Croatia 90, Slovenia 95

184

Zambia

77

 

185

Zimbabwe

66

 

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