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Sub-Saharan Africa Compared by Education > Scientific and technical journal articles per million

DEFINITION: Scientific and technical journal articles refer to the number of scientific and engineering articles published in the following fields: physics, biology, chemistry, mathematics, clinical medicine, biomedical research, engineering and technology, and earth and space sciences. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 South Africa 51.26 2003
2 Botswana 41.47 2003
3 Seychelles 24.87 1999
4 Gabon 16.72 1999
5 The Gambia 14.25 1999
6 Mauritius 13.61 1999
7 Kenya 7.61 2003
8 Zimbabwe 7.58 2003
9 Senegal 7.4 2003
10 Cameroon 7.14 2003
11 Namibia 7 1999
12 Swaziland 5.72 1999
13 Guinea-Bissau 4.82 1999
14 Ghana 4.09 2003
15 Uganda 3.35 2003
16 Malawi 3.27 1999
17 Benin 2.97 1999
18 Nigeria 2.9 2003
19 Zambia 2.64 1999
20 Cote d'Ivoire 2.53 1999
21 Tanzania 2.34 2003
22 Togo 2.32 1999
23 Cape Verde 2.3 1999
24 Burkina Faso 2.04 1999
25 Comoros 1.99 1998
26 Equatorial Guinea 1.99 1999
27 Niger 1.98 1999
28 Sudan 1.59 1999
29 Djibouti 1.43 1998
30 Ethiopia 1.38 2003
31 Central African Republic 1.12 1999
32 Mali 1.1 1999
33 Mozambique 0.787 1999
34 Mauritania 0.761 1999
35 Sierra Leone 0.744 1999
36 Lesotho 0.544 1999
37 Eritrea 0.527 1999
38 Rwanda 0.509 1999
39 Burundi 0.458 1999
40 Liberia 0.365 1999
41 Chad 0.25 1999
42 Guinea 0.233 1999
43 Angola 0.222 1999
44 Somalia 0.15 1997
45 Democratic Republic of the Congo 0.131 1999

Citation

"Countries Compared by Education > Scientific and technical journal articles per million. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Development Indicators database. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/Sub--Saharan-Africa/Education/Scientific-and-technical-journal-articles-per-million

Sub-Saharan Africa Compared by Education > Scientific and technical journal articles per million

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