Russia world’s most educated country: Report

September 12th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS  

Moscow, Sep 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has topped a list of the world’s most educated countries, according to a new report that analysed education systems all over the globe.

According to the “Education at a Glance 2012″ report by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), 54 percent of Russians aged 25-64 hold academic degrees.

Russia, which is not an OECD member, is followed by Canada (51 percent), Israel (46 percent), Japan (45 percent) and the US (42 percent).

The report analysed the education systems of the 34 OECD member countries, and those of Russia, Argentina, Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, Saudi Arabia and South Africa.

–IANS/RIA Novosti

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