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These numbers came from a work carried out from 2002 to 2006 by Richard Lynn, a British Professor of Psychology, and Tatu Vanhanen, a Finnish Professor of Political Science, who conducted IQ studies in more than 80 countries.

Richard and Tatu argued that differences in national income are correlated with differences in the average national intelligence quotient (IQ). They further argue that differences in average national IQs constitute one important factor, but not the only one, contributing to differences in national wealth and rates of economic growth.

Top 10 African Countries With The Highest Average IQ

Country

Rank

Average IQ

Sierra Leone

1

91

Mauritius

2

89

Seychelles

3

86

Eritrea

4

85

Morocco

5

84

Nigeria

5

84

Uganda

5

84

Algeria

6

83

Libya

6

83

Tunisia

6

83

Madagascar

7

82

Zimbabwe

7

82

Egypt

8

81

Kenya

9

80

Zambia

10

79

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