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

Since 2014, South Africa Total Number of 10% Top-Cited Scientific Publications in Surgery increased 2.6% year on year. At 3.18 Publications in 2019, the country was number 36 comparing other countries in Total Number of 10% Top-Cited Scientific Publications in Surgery. South Africa is overtaken by Romania, which was number 35 with 3.39 Publications and is followed by Saudi Arabia with 2.95 Publications. United States topped the ranking with 1,119.06 Publications in 2019, a growth of 1.2% versus 2018. Japan, China and United Kingdom respectively ranked number 2, 3 and 4 in this ranking. Russia witnessed the best average annual growth at +69.4% per year, while Vietnam witnessed the worst performance at -100% per year.

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Date Units (Publications)
2019 3.18
2018 3.85
2017 1.07
2016 2.42
2015 4.30
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How does South Africa rank in Total Number of 10% Top-Cited Scientific Publications in Surgery?

# 60 Countries Units (Publications) Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
United States
1,119 2019 +1.2 % -0.8 % View data
2 #2
Japan
182 2019 +3.6 % +2.9 % View data
35 #35
Romania
3 2019 -10.8 % +27.9 % View data
36 #36
South Africa
3 2019 -17.3 % +2.6 % View data
37 #37
Saudi Arabia
3 2019 +4.7 % -6.1 % View data
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