Mongolia Ranks 41st Among 128 Countries in IQ Rankings

2024-03-05 10:14:18

Ulaanbaatar, March 5, 2024 /MONTSAME/. The National Forum "Educational Transformation in Mongolia 2024" is taking place on March 4-5, 2024. When comparing Mongolia's development indicators with those of other countries as of 2023:

- 99th out of 189 countries in the Human Development Index

- 60th out of 64 countries in the Competitiveness Index

- 60th out of 64 countries in the Talent Index

- 59th out of 65 countries in the Social Problem Solving


In terms of labor productivity per hour, Mongolia ranks 105th out of 181 countries, which is ten times less than countries such as Ireland and Luxembourg.

Although the duration of schooling in Mongolia is 13.2 years, the acquired skills are equivalent to only 9.2 years of education, leaving a gap of four years.

• The productivity of an adult Mongolian is 61 percent, which is 13 percent higher than that of citizens in low- and middle-income countries.

• The ability of 15-year-old children to be responsible and take initiative in their own lives and studies is above the international average.

• Mongolia ranks 41st out of 128 countries in terms of IQ ability.


In terms of resilience and coping ability, Mongolia is more effective than economically developed countries such as France, New Zealand, and Belgium.

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