Top 10 African Countries With The Lowest Average IQ

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Have you ever wondered how intelligent your country is compared to the rest of Africa? Many people have been asking this question and many surveys have been carried out on this topic over the years (No African institution has ever done one). One of the most recent and comprehensive IQ researches was conducted in 2016 and although i don’t agree with the result of the research, i thought i’d share it with you guys.

As ranked by statisticbrain, – an international educational institute that researches and analyzes mainstream areas of interest to compile statistics – these 10 African countries has the lowest Average IQ (Intelligence Quotient) in not only Africa, but in the world in general… put in simpler terms.  you will find the least intelligent people in the world in this countries.

Average IQ in AfricaImage: Pixabay.com


Rank Country Average IQ
10. Sudan 72
9. Tanzania 72
8. Ghana 71
7. Nigeria 67
6. Guinea 66
5. Zimbabwe 66
4. DR Congo 65
3. Sierraleone 64
2. Ethiopia 63
1. Eqitorial Guinea 59

Note: Rankings of the average IQ by countries are always controversial and should be interpreted with caution.

See also: Top 10 least peaceful countries in Africa 2017 – global peace index



Uzonna Anele
Anele is a web developer and a Pan-Africanist who believes bad leadership is the only thing keeping Africa from taking its rightful place in the modern world.

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