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Economy > Innovation > Scientific and technical journal articles per million: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Scientific and technical journal articles. 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.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Switzerland 1,222.81 2009
2 Sweden 1,019.28 2009
3 Denmark 960.71 2009
4 Finland 926.99 2009
5 Norway 919.5 2009
6 Netherlands 899.31 2009
7 Australia 868.89 2009
8 Canada 860.35 2009
9 Israel 842.18 2009
10 Singapore 839.44 2009
11 Iceland 813.5 2009
12 New Zealand 738.63 2009
13 United Kingdom 738.52 2009
14 United States 679.99 2009
15 Belgium 668.51 2009
16 Monaco 644.38 2009
17 Ireland 627.62 2009
High income OECD countries average (profile) 616.58 2009
18 Slovenia 605.1 2009
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 593.22 2009
19 Austria 577.65 2009
20 Germany 549.47 2009
21 European Union 494.4 2009
22 France 490.68 2009
Non-religious countries average (profile) 472.86 2009
23 Spain 469.25 2009
Eurozone average (profile) 459.53 2009
24 South Korea 452.82 2009
25 Italy 444.49 2009
European Union average (profile) 440.64 2009
26 Greece 432.61 2009
NATO countries average (profile) 430.64 2009
27 Portugal 390.92 2009
28 Japan 389.05 2009
29 Estonia 386.56 2009
30 Czech Republic 376.29 2009
31 Liechtenstein 362.61 2009
Europe average (profile) 353.17 2009
Cold countries average (profile) 340.21 2009
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 282.19 2009
32 Luxembourg 274.82 2009
33 Croatia 262.84 2009
34 Hungary 239.18 2009
35 Poland 192.79 2009
36 Slovakia 184.62 2009
37 Cyprus 178.99 2009
Christian countries average (profile) 178.93 2009
38 Hong Kong 178.12 1994
Potential Future EU Members average (profile) 164.8 2009
39 Serbia 160.17 2009
Sparsely populated countries average (profile) 151.22 2009
Eastern Europe average (profile) 132.41 2009
Catholic countries average (profile) 130.46 2009
East Asia and Pacific average (profile) 129.45 2009
40 Turkey 116.52 2009
41 Lithuania 116.07 2009
Former British colonies average (profile) 110.3 2009
42 Chile 109.92 2009
43 Russia 98.77 2009
44 Tunisia 97.93 2009
45 Bulgaria 96.95 2009
46 Malta 92.27 2009
47 Argentina 91.33 2009
Landlocked countries average (profile) 89.15 2009
48 Iran 85.85 2009
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 81.77 2009
49 Grenada 81.5 2009
Emerging markets average (profile) 78.74 2009
50 Kuwait 75.23 2009
51 Uruguay 73.26 2009
52 Latvia 71.67 2009
53 Jordan 64.68 2009
54 Romania 63.62 2009
55 Brazil 63.6 2009
56 Lebanon 60.33 2009
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 59.21 2009
57 South Africa 58.06 2009
58 China 55.6 2009
59 Armenia 55.32 2009
60 Seychelles 49.26 2009
61 Malaysia 48.62 2009
62 Barbados 45.16 2009
63 Oman 42.84 2009
64 Dominica 42.26 2009
65 Qatar 41.05 2009
66 Belarus 39.99 2009
67 Palau 39.32 2009
Religious countries average (profile) 38.9 2009
68 Fiji 36.25 2009
69 Trinidad and Tobago 36.07 2009
70 Ukraine 35.59 2009
71 Mexico 35.45 2009
72 United Arab Emirates 34.31 2009
73 Saint Kitts and Nevis 32.86 2009
74 Thailand 30.67 2009
75 Bahrain 30.05 2009
76 Egypt 29.27 2009
77 Georgia 29.16 2009
Hot countries average (profile) 28.18 2009
OPEC countries average (profile) 27.57 2009
78 Republic of Macedonia 27.23 2009
79 Brunei 26.88 2009
80 Saudi Arabia 26.5 2009
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 23.1 2009
81 Botswana 23.01 2009
82 Moldova 22.38 2009
83 Costa Rica 21.36 2009
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 21.19 2009
84 Federated States of Micronesia 21.16 2009
85 Panama 20.08 2009
Muslim countries average (profile) 19.7 2009
86 Cuba 19.7 2009
87 Jamaica 18.85 2009
88 Montenegro 17.11 2009
89 Azerbaijan 16.87 2009
90 Mauritius 16.86 2009
91 India 16.74 2009
92 Algeria 16.67 2009
93 Bosnia and Herzegovina 16.56 2009
94 Mongolia 15.64 2009
95 Vanuatu 15.6 2009
96 Marshall Islands 15.28 2009
97 Colombia 13.28 2009
98 Tonga 12.55 2009
99 Morocco 12.49 2009
100 Venezuela 12.37 2009
101 The Gambia 11.98 2009
102 Gabon 11.85 2009
103 Bhutan 9.79 2009
104 San Marino 9.77 2009
Former French colonies average (profile) 9.61 2009
105 Maldives 8.13 2009
106 Kenya 7.29 2009
107 Cameroon 7.22 2009
108 The Bahamas 7.05 2009
South Asia average (profile) 6.96 2009
109 Belize 6.64 2009
110 Sri Lanka 6.6 2009
111 Swaziland 6.39 2009
112 Namibia 6.34 2009
113 Pakistan 6.13 2009
114 Kazakhstan 6.13 2009
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 5.75 2009
115 Libya 5.63 2009
116 Peru 5.48 2009
South and Central Asia average (profile) 5.18 2009
117 Benin 5.16 2009
118 Uzbekistan 5.01 2009
119 Ecuador 4.57 2009
120 Bolivia 4.52 2009
121 Senegal 4.47 2009
122 Republic of the Congo 4.43 2009
123 Uganda 4.36 2009
124 Zimbabwe 4.35 2009
125 Cape Verde 4.32 2009
126 Ghana 4.28 2009
127 Solomon Islands 3.88 2009
128 Andorra 3.81 2009
129 Vietnam 3.79 2009
130 Malawi 3.6 2009
131 Guyana 3.58 2009
132 Guinea-Bissau 3.55 2009
133 Tanzania 3.48 2009
134 Syria 3.4 2009
135 Burkina Faso 3.31 2009
136 Cote d'Ivoire 3.01 2009
137 Nigeria 2.97 2009
138 Kyrgyzstan 2.86 2009
139 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 2.75 2009
140 Zambia 2.72 2009
141 Papua New Guinea 2.57 2009
142 Albania 2.54 2009
143 Philippines 2.43 2009
144 Equatorial Guinea 2.36 2009
145 Iraq 2.32 2009
146 Suriname 2.11 2009
147 Nepal 2.11 2009
148 Nicaragua 2.07 2009
149 Ethiopia 2.07 2009
150 Djibouti 1.95 2009
151 Laos 1.95 2009
152 Cambodia 1.9 2009
failed states average (profile) 1.89 2009
153 Mali 1.84 2009
154 Sudan 1.81 2009
155 Lesotho 1.76 2009
156 Paraguay 1.75 2009
157 Bangladesh 1.74 2009
158 Madagascar 1.7 2009
159 Tajikistan 1.61 2009
160 Guatemala 1.58 2009
161 Mozambique 1.22 2009
162 Yemen 1.14 2009
163 Rwanda 1.11 2009
164 Indonesia 1.1 2009
165 Togo 1.09 2009
166 Niger 1.03 2009
167 Central African Republic 0.938 2009
168 El Salvador 0.889 2009
169 Honduras 0.83 2009
170 Mauritania 0.825 2009
171 Comoros 0.751 2009
172 Haiti 0.717 2009
173 Eritrea 0.666 2009
174 Dominican Republic 0.617 2009
175 Sao Tome and Principe 0.577 2009
176 Sierra Leone 0.514 2009
177 Afghanistan 0.422 2009
178 North Korea 0.341 2009
179 Angola 0.328 2009
180 Guinea 0.321 2009
181 Democratic Republic of the Congo 0.316 2009
182 Burundi 0.291 2009
183 Chad 0.202 2009
184 Burma 0.198 2009
185 Turkmenistan 0.1 2009
186 Somalia 0.0746 2009
=187 Liberia 0.0 2009
=187 Tuvalu 0.0 2009
=187 Samoa 0.0 2009
=187 Saint Lucia 0.0 2009
=187 Kiribati 0.0 2009
=187 Antigua and Barbuda 0.0 2009

Citation

"Countries Compared by Economy > Innovation > Scientific and technical journal articles per million. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", National Science Foundation, Science and Engineering Indicators. 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/stats/Economy/Innovation/Scientific-and-technical-journal-articles-per-million

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