World's most educated countries

Published On: Sep 29 2012 03:58:38 PM CDT

A recent international economic study found that for the most part, developed economies still have the most educated populations. Check out the 10 most educated countries in the world.

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Todd Korol / Reuters

1. Canada

Pct. population with tertiary education: 51%
Average annual growth rate (2000-2010): 2.4% (5th lowest)
GDP per capita: $39,050 (11th highest)

Canada is the only nation where more than half of all adults had a tertiary education in 2010. This was up from 40% of the adult population in 2000, when the country also ranked as the world’s most educated.

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