The 10 Most Educated Nations In The World

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Visualizing the 10 most educated nations of the world was the goal of this infographic, which used data from the 2012 “Education at a Glance” study. The results, the raw data of which can be seen here, are shown below.

One interesting bit? Only 37% of students have achieved a higher level of education than their parents, which means an overwhelming majority–63%–have not.

The 10 Most Educated Nations In The World

1. Russian Federation

2. Canada

3. Israel

4. Japan

5. United States

6. New Zealand

7. South Korea

8. United Kingdom

9. Norway

10. Australia

Most Educated Nations of the World
Infographic source thebestcolleges.org; image attribution flickr user bluesmoon