According to the report, The Learning Curve, developed by the Economist Intelligence Unit, the United States ranks seventeenth out of forty countries ranked in overall educational performance. Finland ranks first. The top ten countries in educational performance are:
- South Korea
- Hong Kong SAR
- United Kingdom
- New Zealand
According to DHL, the United States has a “depth of global connectedness” score of 18.18 (out of a possible score of 50), which makes the United States rank eighty-ninth out of one hundred forty countries ranked in that category. Hong Kong ranks first, with a score of 50.