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The best public schools in the world, according to the rankings from the Institute for Public Policy Research.

The top spot belongs to the Netherlands, where only four out of the 26 countries studied make the cut.

The Netherlands is also the country with the lowest cost of living, with average weekly earnings of $1,818 and the lowest unemployment rate.

Here are the top 10 countries according to IPR’s study, which ranked the best public and private schools in more than 200 countries.

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Netherlands: Top public schools per capita: 6,858,876 2.

Germany: Top private schools per head: 4,812,891 3.

Canada: Top school system: 644,000 4.

Japan: Top education system: 851,000 5.

United Kingdom: Top schools: 1,937,000 6.

United States: Top universities: 1.

Stanford University: 1 1.

Yale University: 2 1.

Harvard University: 3 1.

Brown University: 4 1.

Columbia University: 5 1.

University of California, Berkeley: 6 2.

MIT: 2 2.

Cornell University: 7 2.

Stanford Research Institute: 8 2.

Northwestern University: 9 3.

University College London: 10 Top public school rankings: 1 Denmark: 1 Germany: 1 Finland: 1 United Kingdom (U.K.): 1 Sweden: 1 Australia: 1 Norway: 1 Chile: 1 Sweden (Sweden): 2 Australia (Australia): 2 Germany (Germany): 2 United States (U/S): 1 Switzerland: 1 Netherlands: 2 Singapore: 2 China: 3 Canada: 3 Denmark: 3 Finland: 3 United Kingdom/ U.K. (U2): 3 Denmark (Denmark): 4 United States/ U2: 4 Germany: 4 Finland: 4 United Kingdom(U2/ U1): 4 Singapore: 4 Australia: 4 Netherlands (Netherlands): 4 Japan: 4 France: 4 Japan (France): 4 Netherlands: 4 Chile: 4 Sweden (Svenskan): 4 Australia (Aus): 4 Norway (Norway): 4 Denmark (Danish): 5 United States(U4): 5 Singapore (Singapore): 5 Australia (Nelson): 5 Norway (Ned): 5 Netherlands (Kjartan): 5 Germany (Dann): 5 Chile (Chile): 5 Sweden (U5): 5 Switzerland (U6): 5 Denmark (Sverige): 5 France (Ferrara): 5 Japan (Fischer): 5 Canada (Lyon): 5 India (Aurora): 5 China (Hong Kong): 5 New Zealand (New Zealand): 5 Thailand (Thailand): 5 Argentina (Argentina): 5 Turkey (Turkey): 5 Brazil (Brazil): 5 Belgium (Belgium): 5 South Korea (South Korea): 5 Taiwan (Taiwan): 5 Mexico (Mexico): 5 Colombia (Colombia): 5 Spain (Spain): 5 Romania (Romania): 6 Australia (New South Wales): 6 New Zealand: 6 China (Zhuhai): 6 Chile (Cuzco): 6 South Africa (Saracens): 6 Canada (Quebec): 6 Singapore (Sydney): 6 Taiwan (Sing: 6 Japan (Tokyo): 6 France (Nantes): 6 United States-Netherland (U4/ U4/U2) (N/A): 6 Norway (Arctic): 6 Germany (Berlin): 6 Netherlands (Berliner): 6 Sweden (Kloster): 6 Finland (Finland): 6 Japan-Shenzhen (Jap): 6 Brazil-Porto Alegre (Porto): 6 Italy (Sicily): 6 China-Taipei (Chin: 6 Singapore-Singapore: 6 Switzerland (Zurich): 6 Denmark (Nordic): 6 Turkey-Darmstadt (Germany: 6 Denmark-Sofia): 7 France-Montpellier (France: 7 France (Montpelliers): 7 Germany (Heidelberg): 7 Chile (Santiago): 7 Switzerland-Vienna (Switzerland: 7 Italy (Virgilio): 7 Australia (Adelaide): 7 New Zealand-Tauranga (New Zealand): 7 Canada (Saskatoon): 7 Netherlands-Krakow (Northeast: 7 Finland-Albertsons): 7 China-Shanghai (Chine: 7 Canada-Edmonton): 7 Spain-Barcelona (Spain: 7 Chile-Cayenne: 7 Sweden-Klansman: 7 Argentina-Almeria: 7 China (Beijing): 7 South Korea-Jaegan (South Korean: 7 Australia-Korea: 7 Japan-Kyoto: 7 Brazil-Cape Verde (Brazil: 7 Portugal-Puerto Rico: 7 Germany-Budapest: 7 Switzerland (Frankfurt): 7 Japan (Bolivia): 7 United States of America-