5 Most Educated Countries Globally

South Korea:

69% of adults have completed tertiary education, reflecting the country's strong emphasis on education and rigorous academic standards


With 66% of adults having graduated from post-secondary institutions, Canada's accessible and high-quality education system is a significant factor


Japan's commitment to education is evident with 65% of adults holding tertiary degrees, supported by a culture that highly values academic success


63% of Irish adults have completed tertiary education, benefiting from substantial government investments in education and a robust economy


This small European country also boasts a 63% tertiary education rate, supported by a well-structured multilingual education system