Where in Europe would you expect to find the highest concentration of graduates?
Would it be a particularly earnest quarter of Oslo? Or an erudite corner of Finland or Germany?
The answer – by a considerable distance – is London. In parts of London, more than two in three adults of working age, have a degree or higher education equivalent.
It is above anywhere in the European Union and unlike anywhere else in the United Kingdom.
It suggests how this mega-city, drawing talent from around the globe, has become a different type of economy. It’s a city state of the digital age, trading in ideas.
And if London appears to have a different set of cultural, political and social attitudes, maybe education is part of the explanation.
Read more on the BBC website: ‘London is most educated city in Europe’ | BBC News