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

Since 2014, South Africa Share of Scientific Publications Among the World's 10% Top-Cited Publications in Surgery fell by 9.5points year on year. At 2.79 Percent in 2019, the country was ranked number 48 among other countries in Share of Scientific Publications Among the World's 10% Top-Cited Publications in Surgery. South Africa is overtaken by United Arab Emirates, which was ranked number 47 with 3.24 Percent and is followed by Saudi Arabia with 2.64 Percent. Luxembourg ranked the highest with 25.23 Percent in 2019, a growth of 2.7points compared to 2018. Norway, Sweden and Netherlands respectively ranked number 2, 3 and 4 in this ranking. Russia witnessed the best average annual growth at +39.3points per year, while Vietnam recorded the worst performance at -100points per year.

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Date Percent
2019 2.79
2018 3.45
2017 1.27
2016 3.52
2015 6.48
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How does South Africa rank in Share of Scientific Publications Among the World's 10% Top-Cited Publications in Surgery?

# 60 Countries Percent Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
Luxembourg
25.23 % 2019 +2.7 % +34.2 % View data
2 #2
Norway
22.34 % 2019 +8.7 % -3.7 % View data
47 #47
United Arab Emirates
3.24 % 2019 +38.4 % -14.5 % View data
48 #48
South Africa
2.79 % 2019 -19.2 % -9.5 % View data
49 #49
Saudi Arabia
2.64 % 2019 +5.1 % -15.4 % View data
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