South Africa - Share of Scientific Publications Among the World's 10% Top-Cited Publications in Pharmaceutical Science

Since 2014, South Africa Share of Scientific Publications Among the World's 10% Top-Cited Publications in Pharmaceutical Science fell by 8.2points year on year. With 4.12 Percent in 2019, the country was number 46 among other countries in Share of Scientific Publications Among the World's 10% Top-Cited Publications in Pharmaceutical Science. South Africa is overtaken by Luxembourg, which was number 45 at 4.29 Percent and is followed by Malta with 3.86 Percent. Iceland lead the ranking with 30.02 Percent in 2019, that is a growth of 15.3points versus 2018. Ireland, Finland and Estonia respectively ranked number 2, 3 and 4 in this ranking. Ukraine witnessed the best average annual growth at +77.7points per year, while United Arab Emirates recorded the worst performance at -28.4points per year.

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Date Percent
2019 4.12
2018 3.99
2017 5.84
2016 2.54
2015 2.11
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How does South Africa rank in Share of Scientific Publications Among the World's 10% Top-Cited Publications in Pharmaceutical Science?

# 58 Countries Percent Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
Iceland
30.02 % 2019 +15.3 % +8.3 % View data
2 #2
Ireland
28.02 % 2019 +4.8 % -0.0 % View data
45 #45
Luxembourg
4.29 % 2019 -31.5 % +14.4 % View data
46 #46
South Africa
4.12 % 2019 +3.2 % -8.2 % View data
47 #47
Malta
3.86 % 2019 -25.4 % NA View data
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