South Africa - Total Number of 10% Top-Cited Scientific Publications in Computer Science

Since 2014, South Africa Total Number of 10% Top-Cited Scientific Publications in Computer Science rose 13.5% year on year. With 42.01 Publications in 2019, the country was number 41 among other countries in Total Number of 10% Top-Cited Scientific Publications in Computer Science. South Africa is overtaken by Romania, which was number 40 with 57.37 Publications and is followed by United Arab Emirates at 41.83 Publications. United States topped the ranking with 4,492.31 Publications in 2019, that is +4.3% compared to 2018. China, Germany and India respectively ranked number 2, 3 and 4 in this ranking. Costa Rica witnessed the best average annual growth at +266.6% per year, while Switzerland witnessed the worst performance at -9.7% per year.

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Date Units (Publications)
2019 42.01
2018 42.64
2017 34.97
2016 29.88
2015 23.27
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How does South Africa rank in Total Number of 10% Top-Cited Scientific Publications in Computer Science?

# 60 Countries Units (Publications) Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
United States
4,492 2019 +4.3 % -3.8 % View data
2 #2
China
4,300 2019 +0.7 % +14.9 % View data
40 #40
Romania
57 2019 -2.2 % +6.2 % View data
41 #41
South Africa
42 2019 -1.5 % +13.5 % View data
42 #42
United Arab Emirates
42 2019 +5.1 % +12.2 % View data
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