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Education > Scientific and technical journal articles: Countries Compared

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.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 United States 211,233 2003
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 63,623.29 2003
2 Japan 60,067 2003
3 United Kingdom 48,288 2003
4 Germany 44,305 2003
5 France 31,971 2003
6 China 29,186 2003
7 Canada 24,803 2003
8 Italy 24,696 2003
High income OECD countries average (profile) 18,748.94 2003
9 Spain 16,826 2003
Non-religious countries average (profile) 16,662.58 2003
10 Australia 15,809 2003
11 Russia 15,782 2003
12 South Korea 13,746 2003
13 Netherlands 13,475 2003
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 12,979.59 1999
14 India 12,774 2003
Cold countries average (profile) 10,481.18 1999
15 Sweden 10,237 2003
NATO countries average (profile) 9,619.46 2003
Eurozone average (profile) 9,335.82 2003
European Union average (profile) 8,804.89 2003
16 Brazil 8,684 2003
17 Switzerland 8,542 2003
18 Israel 6,941 2003
19 Poland 6,770 2003
20 Belgium 6,604 2003
21 Turkey 6,224 2003
Europe average (profile) 6,031.58 1999
Former British colonies average (profile) 5,602.43 1999
22 Denmark 5,291 2003
23 Finland 5,202 2003
24 Austria 4,906 2003
East Asia and Pacific average (profile) 4,097.84 1999
Emerging markets average (profile) 4,028.6 2003
25 Greece 3,770 2003
26 Mexico 3,747 2003
27 Norway 3,339 2003
28 Singapore 3,122 2003
29 Argentina 3,086 2003
30 New Zealand 3,034 2003
31 Czech Republic 2,950 2003
Catholic countries average (profile) 2,841.68 1999
South Asia average (profile) 2,764.5 1999
32 Portugal 2,625 2003
33 Hungary 2,503 2003
34 South Africa 2,364 2003
35 Ukraine 2,089 2003
Eastern Europe average (profile) 2,038.71 1999
36 Hong Kong 1,817 1999
37 Iran 1,806 2003
38 Ireland 1,758 2003
39 Egypt 1,720 2003
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 1,670.25 2003
40 Chile 1,500 2003
Religious countries average (profile) 1,309.85 1999
41 Thailand 1,072 2003
South and Central Asia average (profile) 1,052.27 1999
42 Romania 988 2003
43 Slovenia 969 2003
44 Slovakia 943 2003
45 Croatia 845 2003
46 Bulgaria 829 2003
47 Serbia and Montenegro 600 2003
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 595.39 1999
48 Saudi Arabia 573 2003
49 Venezuela 563 2003
50 Belarus 532 2003
Landlocked countries average (profile) 520.16 1998
51 Malaysia 520 2003
52 Tunisia 452 2003
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 438.26 1999
53 Morocco 428 2003
54 Nigeria 384 2003
=55 Estonia 368 2003
=55 Pakistan 368 2003
57 Colombia 337 2003
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 336.39 1996
58 Lithuania 322 2003
59 Algeria 285 2003
OPEC countries average (profile) 271.45 1999
60 Cuba 264 2003
61 Jordan 263 2003
62 Kenya 258 2003
Muslim countries average (profile) 247.22 1999
63 Kuwait 244 2003
64 Lebanon 223 2003
65 Vietnam 216 2003
66 Bangladesh 204 2003
67 Iceland 203 2003
68 Uruguay 194 2003
69 United Arab Emirates 193 2003
70 Uzbekistan 192 2003
71 Philippines 179 2003
72 Indonesia 178 2003
73 Armenia 175 2003
74 Latvia 153 2003
75 Sri Lanka 141 2003
76 Peru 129 2003
77 Kazakhstan 128 2003
78 Cameroon 123 2003
79 Georgia 117 2003
80 Oman 114 2003
81 Azerbaijan 107 2003
82 Ethiopia 99 2003
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 98.02 1999
83 Zimbabwe 96 2003
84 Cyprus 92 2003
85 Uganda 90 2003
86 Tanzania 86 2003
87 Costa Rica 84 2003
88 Ghana 83 2003
89 Senegal 79 2003
90 Moldova 78 2003
91 Botswana 76 2003
failed states average (profile) 76 1999
92 Syria 67 2003
Former French colonies average (profile) 64.96 1999
93 Luxembourg 46 2003
94 Jamaica 44 1999
95 Sudan 43 1999
96 Cote d'Ivoire 40 1999
97 Nepal 39 1999
=98 Panama 37 1999
=98 Trinidad and Tobago 37 1999
=100 Malawi 36 1999
=100 Papua New Guinea 36 1999
102 Bolivia 33 1999
103 Bahrain 29 1999
104 Zambia 26 1999
105 Burkina Faso 23 1999
=106 Monaco 21 1999
=106 Niger 21 1999
=106 Iraq 21 1999
=109 Tajikistan 20 1999
=109 Ecuador 20 1999
=109 Gabon 20 1999
=109 Benin 20 1999
=109 Brunei 20 1999
=109 Malta 20 1999
=115 Libya 19 1999
=115 Qatar 19 1999
=117 Liechtenstein 17 1999
=117 The Gambia 17 1999
=117 Albania 17 1999
120 Mauritius 16 1999
121 Barbados 15 1999
=122 Guatemala 14 1999
=122 Mozambique 14 1999
=124 Congo, Republic of the 13 1999
=124 Fiji 13 1999
=124 Namibia 13 1999
=127 Togo 11 1999
=127 Mali 11 1999
=127 Honduras 11 1999
=130 Yemen 10 1999
=130 Kyrgyzstan 10 1999
=130 Burma 10 1999
133 Bosnia and Herzegovina 9 1999
=134 Mongolia 8 1999
=134 Nicaragua 8 1999
=136 Swaziland 6 1999
=136 Dominican Republic 6 1999
=136 Solomon Islands 6 1999
=136 Guinea-Bissau 6 1999
=136 Democratic Republic of the Congo 6 1999
141 Cambodia 5 1999
=142 Turkmenistan 4 1998
=142 Central African Republic 4 1999
=142 Rwanda 4 1999
=142 Paraguay 4 1999
=142 Guyana 4 1999
=147 Vanuatu 3 1999
=147 Sierra Leone 3 1999
=147 Maldives 3 1999
=147 Suriname 3 1999
=147 Samoa 3 1999
=147 Angola 3 1999
=147 Burundi 3 1999
=154 Guinea 2 1999
=154 El Salvador 2 1997
=154 Belize 2 1999
=154 Mauritania 2 1999
=154 Eritrea 2 1999
=154 Laos 2 1999
=154 Chad 2 1999
=154 Seychelles 2 1999
=162 Dominica 1 1998
=162 Liberia 1 1999
=162 Afghanistan 1 1995
=162 Andorra 1 1997
=162 Cape Verde 1 1999
=162 The Bahamas 1 1999
=162 Equatorial Guinea 1 1999
=162 Lesotho 1 1999
=162 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 1 1997
=162 Saint Lucia 1 1999
=162 San Marino 1 1998
=162 Somalia 1 1997
=162 Federated States of Micronesia 1 1999
=162 Saint Kitts and Nevis 1 1999
=162 Tonga 1 1999
=162 Marshall Islands 1 1999
=162 Kiribati 1 1991
=162 Haiti 1 1999
=162 Grenada 1 1999
=162 Djibouti 1 1998
=162 Antigua and Barbuda 1 1996
=162 Bhutan 1 1999
=162 North Korea 1 1999
=162 Comoros 1 1998

Citation

"Countries Compared by Education > Scientific and technical journal articles. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Development Indicators database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Education/Scientific-and-technical-journal-articles

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Interesting observations about Education > Scientific and technical journal articles

  • United States has had the highest scientific and technical journal articles since 1981.
  • United Kingdom ranked first for scientific and technical journal articles amongst Europe in 2003.
  • China ranked first for scientific and technical journal articles amongst Emerging markets in 2003.
  • Germany ranked second for scientific and technical journal articles amongst European Union in 2003.
  • Japan ranked second for scientific and technical journal articles amongst High income OECD countries in 2003.
  • Turkey ranked first for scientific and technical journal articles amongst Muslim countries in 2003.
  • India ranked first for scientific and technical journal articles amongst Religious countries in 2003.
  • Italy ranked last for scientific and technical journal articles amongst Group of 7 countries (G7) in 2003.
  • France ranked first for scientific and technical journal articles amongst Catholic countries in 2003.
  • Russia ranked first for scientific and technical journal articles amongst Eastern Europe in 2003.
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