Top 10 Countries With the Most Intelligent People

The Top Ten

1 India India India, officially the Republic of India, is a country in South Asia. It is the seventh-largest country by area, the second-most populous country (with over 1.2 billion people), and the most populous democracy in the world.

The first discoverers of the laws of algebra, geometry, calculus, the binary number system. The first people to successfully carry out cataract surgery, and plastic surgery. The highest paid ethnic group in the United States. Among the smartest employees (and employers) in the booming information technology industry. The only nation that was able to resist British occupation and achieve independence. Despite a relatively high amount of poverty due to a large population, over 600 million people live above the poverty line. The first creators of chess. The land of the Kama Sutra. Most Indians speak three or more languages, depending on their state and class. A country which actively undertakes cutting edge space reasearch. The country with the largest and most widespread film industry in the world. The creators of the best tasting (and some of the healthiest) food in the world.

Indians are the most civilized persona! It was Indians that originally found aeroplane, radio And many other technologies! But the British took their whole idea away and created the same things that Indians first created and they got the patent for it! We need not write wright brothers as the inventors of aeroplane and Marconi as the inventors of radio! Let the world know the TRUTH! INDIANS KNEW TECHNOLOGY BEFORE ANYONE ELSE BUT THEY DID NOT REVEAL IT THAT EASILY because THEY KNEW THAT TECHNOLOGY WOULD BECOME A BANE SOMEDAY, like how we sit and watch unwanted things in television and play games for hours! OBVIOUSLY INDIANS ARE THE MOST INTELLIGENT!

No one could be as challenging as Indians, we have best brains in the entire race, we are the originator of Science, Maths, Languages, teaching, preaching, GOD, agriculture, love and have always managed to keep pace with world with our brilliance.

India is best

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2 Japan Japan Japan is an island country in East Asia in the Pacific Ocean. It lies off the eastern coast of the Asia Mainland (east of China, Korea, Russia) and stretching from the Sea of Okhotsk in the north to the East China Sea and near Taiwan in the southwest. ...read more.

The smartest people that I have ever met, they know how to make nice things.

Indeed being an indian I too fell japan is GOOD.

Smartest people on the planet

The most interesting thing is that the other countries which are mentioned mostly get votes and comments from their own citizens but Japan gets from the others.
This is how wisdom shows itself! The
Japanese are the smartest people walking on Earth!

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3 Pakistan Pakistan Pakistan was established in 1947 and is located in South Asia. Islamabad is the capital city of Pakistan and is known as the world's second most beautiful capital city. Karachi, Lahore and Peshawar are other major cities of Pakistan. Urdu and English are official languages of Pakistan. World's second ...read more.

Pakistani people are definitely intelligent.

Pakistan produced genius in all fields with limited resources it have.

Worlds brightest A-level student is a Pakistani.

Pakistan have most hardworking people and brave and pakistani people make car that car run on water

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4 Canada Canada Canada is a country in North America that is next to the United States, and it's the 2nd largest country in the world (size is 9.985 million km²). This country has 10 provinces, and 3 territories. Canada became a dominion on July 1, 1867. Its 10 provinces are: Ontario, British Columbia, Quebec, Alberta, ...read more.

'Great discoveries from great minds came from Canada. It's also the most peaceful country in the world.'

Smarter then americans.

Only voting because I'm Canadian haha

Cause I’m Canadian

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5 Russia Russia Russia, known as the "Russian Federation", was formed on Dec 25, 1991. It is located mainly in Asia, while a portion of it remains in Europe. The capital and largest city is Moscow, followed by Saint Petersburg in terms of population. The country primarily speaks Russian, a Slavic language. ...read more.

And the most jealous country award goes to Russia

Since Russia is quite competitive, people take education very seriously. Having bad grades in school or uni is a no-go!

It is an intelligent country and supported India many times,but lacks a few good drivers

Lmao no. Indians are like super smart

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6 South Korea South Korea South Korea, officially the Republic of Korea, is a sovereign state in East Asia, constituting the southern part of the Korean Peninsula.

Definitely korea should be first

More peoples is a intelligent

South Korea..!..definitely they are full of creativity and intelligence.I don't know much about their technology but their drama industry shows how creative and intelligent they are.They put up basic ideas and built a perfect story from it...!

7 United States United States The United States of America, or the U.S.A. for short, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, 48 of them are contiguous states. There are two other states, Alaska and Hawaii, which are north and south of the contiguous states, respectively. The United States declared its independence from the ...read more.

I'm American, and I think my IQ score of 144 is much higher than a lot of other Americans. A lot of people in the United States of America are fat. I am not one of those people, I am quite skinny and am trying to GAIN weight. That's very rare to hear from someone in the United States of America. In the United States of America, kids get C's and/or D's. Very rarely do you hear an American kid is getting straight A's every year. Kids from the United States of America just go home, ignore homework, play video games on their gaming systems, and lay on the couch watching television, until it is time for them to sleep. Kids in the United States of America don't pay attention in school, and fail lots of things. Kids and even ADULTS hardly understand politics in the United States of America. Let's get away from the kids subject. Ever since all of the toys in the United States of America were made safe, the dumb person percentage went up very high. This is because in the older days, when I ...more

United States is most intelligent nation, cause best universities in the world in US (like Harvard, etc.) Also this county have highest number of Nobel Prize laureates. Also the Internet was invented in US. It also have the Silicon Valley, NASA. This country is first in science according by all rankings "The smartest country, without a doubt! " "Unbeatable intelligence! ". I'm American and I'am a very intelligent and a smart person like Swiss people are very smart too!

Irrelevant ways to measure intelligence. There's a huge per capita problem. - DylannRoof

3rd place?! Sorry but Americans are not that intelligent. They boat about NASA not knowing majority of NASA consist of people from other countries. Almost all the scientific achievements are accomplished by foreigners. Don't believe? Go and research!

We are the brightest stars in the universe!

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8 Israel Israel Israel, officially the State of Israel is a country in the Middle East, on the southeastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea and the northern shore of the Red Sea.

Yes I think should be the first

The country of only 8 million people and yet it is one of the most successful countries in the world.

There is no doubt Israelis people are the one of the most intelligent, smart, clever, wise, sapient, sage people in all world!

Clever in Wickedness, Discrimination, Ethnocratic and Apartheid

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9 Finland Finland

Although South Korea's and Finland's education systems are polar opposites, one or the other usually gets ranked at least in the top 10's and sometimes in the number 1 spot!

It has the best teaching from government itself.

They are the best

Honest people

10 Singapore Singapore Singapore, officially the Republic of Singapore, and often referred to as the Lion City, the Garden City, and the Red Dot, is a global city and sovereign state in Southeast Asia and the world's only island city-state.

Yeah singapore is the best

Has the highest average IQ

The Contenders

11 Australia Australia Australia, officially known as the Commonwealth of Australia, is a country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania, and numerous smaller islands. Australia has a very warm climate and is very dry. The country's official language is English.

Us Australians are really intelligent - micahisthebest

We aussies are smart and handsome/betiful

We invented wi-fi, the dual flush toilet, the aborigines invented the boomerang 10k years ago and we have Terence Tao, the smartest person alive currently (IQ 230). - coolguy101

12 Germany Germany Germany was formally united in 1871 under the initiative of Bismarck with King Wilhelm of Prussia as emperor. The previous 'Holy Roman Empire', basically a continuation of the empire of Charlemagne/Karl der Grosse was dissolved in 1806. ...read more.

How can even India be number 1 while Germany number 10? Germany portrays the word "advanced" and "higly-technological"..have you seen the architectural buildings of Frankfurt before even putting Germany into this rank? Albert Einstein, one of the most intellectual-thinking scientists the history ever known is proved the us, Germans are the most advanced and intellectual people.

Germany has may people famous for creating and advancing life in its way of living. They may be known as american because they went there to teach and show their ways, but they all spoke German and are German.

"All the "greats" were German."

Albert Einstein, Alfred Wegner, Fritz Haber, Aurthor Rudolph, Werner Heisenberg, and wayy more. Come on people, German scientists discovered some of the greatest things known to man. They helped us learn more about ourselves. Come on. Germany deserves #1

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13 Taiwan Taiwan Republic of China was established in 1912. After the Chinese Civil War (1949), the Chinese government relocated to Taiwan. Its capital was originally Nanjing but now it's Taipei. Mandarin is the most spoken language.
14 New Zealand New Zealand

It has the smartest people in the world

15 China China China, officially the People's Republic of China, is a sovereign state in East Asia. It is the world's most populous state, with a population of over 1. 388 billion . It was established in 1949. Its capital is Beijing. The other major cities are Hong Kong and Shanghai. Chinese (Mandarin) is the only ...read more.

IT IS THE MAIN COUNTRY IN IMPORT AND EXPORT

16 United Kingdom United Kingdom The United Kingdom (UK) is a sovereign state which consists of the political and economic union of England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. It was a member of the European Union (EU) from 1973 to 2016. ...read more.

Yeah, but the very nation it conquered got independence including India ( by every, I mean that no every but a few have not got I think)

2 words. William Shakespeare. Enough said.

In my opinion they are not the smartest race.

I think it's a country with smart people and couthy too

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17 England England

Boo

18 Netherlands Netherlands

The Compact Disk, the DVD, Blue Ray, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi. All invented in The Netherlands!

19 France France France, officially the French Republic, is a sovereign state comprising territory in western Europe and several overseas regions and territories. The European part of France, called metropolitan France, extends from the Mediterranean Sea to the English Channel and the North Sea, and from the Rhine to ...read more.

They invented lots of useful things: Cinema, cars etc..

A 2015 survey shows that French people have the 2nd highest IQ in the world, this list should be updated correctly.

There is an interesting study from the TIMSS, Pisa (Italy), data by Lynn and Vanhanen showing the IQ average by European countries, can compare with this list.

From someone that live in the country, and sure, the oldest generations made great inventions, I can't deny that.

but this is a mess, our justice is almost non-existant, you can't really count on it when needed, plus, since we get rid of the death sentence, the ones that get condamned for their crimes can make their judgement slower by any methods possible,
sentences could be for 5years, even if the crime could have deserved more.

politicians take randomn decisions, making the life harder for many.

unfortunatelly, even what the ancestors created, couldn't fix the country.

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20 Turkey Turkey Turkey was established on October 29th, 1923. It is located in Westernmost Asia or Southeastern Europe. ...read more.

We can master the most difficult situations with clever solutions, fast thinking and practical, Turkish people are very intelligent.

IT IS ONE OF THE POWER FULL COUNTRY LONG YEARS AGO IT CONQUERED China, HALF OF India, ETC

We are not 1st but we have potential to harvest the top countries' population with our leadershipness. We will be the shepherd of the world

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