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Education > Scientific and technical journal articles per million: 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. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Switzerland 1,163.92 2003
2 Sweden 1,142.75 2003
3 Israel 1,037.57 2003
4 Finland 997.89 2003
5 Denmark 981.53 2003
6 Netherlands 830.49 2003
7 United Kingdom 810.66 2003
8 Australia 794.61 2003
9 Canada 783.02 2003
10 Singapore 758.72 2003
11 New Zealand 753.38 2003
12 Norway 731.46 2003
13 United States 728.12 2003
14 Iceland 701.16 2003
15 Monaco 660.48 1999
16 Belgium 636.46 2003
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 610.18 2003
17 Austria 604.08 2003
High income OECD countries average (profile) 579.43 2003
18 Germany 536.81 2003
19 Liechtenstein 520.26 1999
20 France 513.65 2003
21 Slovenia 485.54 2003
22 Japan 470.31 2003
Non-religious countries average (profile) 463.39 2003
23 Ireland 439.88 2003
24 Italy 428.72 2003
Eurozone average (profile) 422.03 2003
European Union average (profile) 416.95 2003
25 Spain 400.58 2003
NATO countries average (profile) 395.81 2003
26 Greece 342 2003
Europe average (profile) 333.01 1999
Cold countries average (profile) 315.02 1999
27 Czech Republic 289.01 2003
28 South Korea 287.22 2003
29 Hong Kong 275.03 1999
30 Estonia 271.88 2003
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 267.91 1999
31 Portugal 251.41 2003
32 Hungary 247.1 2003
33 Croatia 190.32 2003
34 Poland 177.2 2003
35 Slovakia 175.29 2003
East Asia and Pacific average (profile) 116.59 1999
36 Kuwait 115.29 2003
Catholic countries average (profile) 113.41 1999
Former British colonies average (profile) 112.57 1999
37 Russia 109.14 2003
38 Bulgaria 105.96 2003
Eastern Europe average (profile) 104.56 1999
39 Luxembourg 101.85 2003
40 Turkey 94.39 2003
41 Chile 93.78 2003
42 Lithuania 93.22 2003
43 Cyprus 92.17 2003
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 85.56 1999
44 Argentina 81.27 2003
Landlocked countries average (profile) 75.19 1998
Emerging markets average (profile) 66.98 2003
45 Latvia 65.8 2003
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 64.45 2003
46 Brunei 61.63 1999
47 Lebanon 60.43 2003
48 Uruguay 58.34 2003
49 Armenia 57.64 2003
50 United Arab Emirates 57.28 2003
51 Barbados 56.34 1999
52 Belarus 54.3 2003
53 Malta 52.72 1999
54 South Africa 51.26 2003
55 Jordan 50.93 2003
56 Brazil 47.78 2003
57 Oman 47.72 2003
58 Tunisia 45.94 2003
59 Romania 45.44 2003
60 Bahrain 45.25 1999
61 Ukraine 43.69 2003
62 Botswana 41.47 2003
63 San Marino 37.99 1998
64 Mexico 34.68 2003
65 Qatar 33.21 1999
OPEC countries average (profile) 29.44 1999
66 Trinidad and Tobago 29.25 1999
67 Georgia 27.03 2003
68 Iran 26.35 2003
69 Saudi Arabia 25.07 2003
70 Seychelles 24.87 1999
71 Egypt 24.77 2003
72 Cuba 23.48 2003
Religious countries average (profile) 23.38 1999
73 China 22.65 2003
74 Saint Kitts and Nevis 22.25 1999
75 Venezuela 21.82 2003
76 Moldova 21.59 2003
77 Malaysia 20.89 2003
78 Costa Rica 20.14 2003
79 Marshall Islands 19.2 1999
Muslim countries average (profile) 18.71 1999
80 Samoa 17.27 1999
81 Jamaica 17.09 1999
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 16.9 1999
82 Gabon 16.72 1999
83 Thailand 16.62 2003
84 Vanuatu 16.54 1999
85 Fiji 16.11 1999
86 Andorra 15.6 1997
87 Solomon Islands 14.95 1999
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 14.55 1996
88 Morocco 14.47 2003
89 The Gambia 14.25 1999
90 Antigua and Barbuda 14.24 1996
91 Dominica 14.23 1998
92 Kiribati 13.82 1991
93 Mauritius 13.61 1999
94 Azerbaijan 12.99 2003
95 Panama 12.36 1999
96 India 11.68 2003
97 Maldives 11.22 1999
98 Tonga 10.26 1999
99 Grenada 9.86 1999
100 Federated States of Micronesia 9.28 1999
101 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 9.26 1997
102 Algeria 8.64 2003
103 Belize 8.63 1999
104 Kazakhstan 8.59 2003
105 Colombia 8.05 2003
106 Kenya 7.61 2003
107 Zimbabwe 7.58 2003
108 Uzbekistan 7.51 2003
109 Senegal 7.4 2003
110 Sri Lanka 7.35 2003
111 Cameroon 7.14 2003
112 Namibia 7 1999
113 Papua New Guinea 6.87 1999
114 Suriname 6.52 1999
115 Saint Lucia 6.45 1999
Former French colonies average (profile) 6.13 1999
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 5.91 1999
116 Swaziland 5.72 1999
117 Guyana 5.4 1999
118 Albania 5.12 1999
South and Central Asia average (profile) 5.1 1999
119 Guinea-Bissau 4.82 1999
120 Peru 4.76 2003
121 Ghana 4.09 2003
122 Bolivia 3.97 1999
South Asia average (profile) 3.9 1999
123 Syria 3.87 2003
124 Libya 3.73 1999
125 The Bahamas 3.41 1999
126 Mongolia 3.37 1999
127 Uganda 3.35 2003
128 Tajikistan 3.28 1999
129 Malawi 3.27 1999
130 Benin 2.97 1999
131 Nigeria 2.9 2003
132 Vietnam 2.68 2003
133 Zambia 2.64 1999
134 Cote d'Ivoire 2.53 1999
135 Pakistan 2.41 2003
136 Bosnia and Herzegovina 2.4 1999
137 Tanzania 2.34 2003
138 Togo 2.32 1999
139 Cape Verde 2.3 1999
140 Philippines 2.17 2003
141 Kyrgyzstan 2.07 1999
142 Burkina Faso 2.04 1999
failed states average (profile) 2.03 1999
143 Comoros 1.99 1998
144 Equatorial Guinea 1.99 1999
145 Niger 1.98 1999
146 Bhutan 1.82 1999
147 Honduras 1.8 1999
148 Nepal 1.72 1999
149 Ecuador 1.63 1999
150 Nicaragua 1.59 1999
151 Sudan 1.59 1999
152 Bangladesh 1.47 2003
153 Djibouti 1.43 1998
154 Ethiopia 1.38 2003
155 Guatemala 1.28 1999
156 Central African Republic 1.12 1999
157 Mali 1.1 1999
158 Turkmenistan 0.91 1998
159 Iraq 0.909 1999
160 Indonesia 0.816 2003
161 Mozambique 0.787 1999
162 Paraguay 0.763 1999
163 Mauritania 0.761 1999
164 Sierra Leone 0.744 1999
165 Dominican Republic 0.704 1999
166 Yemen 0.587 1999
167 Lesotho 0.544 1999
168 Eritrea 0.527 1999
169 Rwanda 0.509 1999
170 Burundi 0.458 1999
171 Cambodia 0.418 1999
172 Laos 0.377 1999
173 Liberia 0.365 1999
174 El Salvador 0.342 1997
175 Chad 0.25 1999
176 Guinea 0.233 1999
177 Angola 0.222 1999
178 Burma 0.209 1999
179 Somalia 0.15 1997
180 Democratic Republic of the Congo 0.131 1999
181 Haiti 0.119 1999
182 Afghanistan 0.0569 1995
183 North Korea 0.0442 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/stats/Education/Scientific-and-technical-journal-articles-per-million

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