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

Since 2014, South Africa Total Number of 10% Top-Cited Scientific Publications in Theoretical Computer Science was down by 10% year on year. In 2019, the country was number 46 comparing other countries in Total Number of 10% Top-Cited Scientific Publications in Theoretical Computer Science with 2.42 Publications. South Africa is overtaken by Slovenia, which was ranked number 45 with 2.66 Publications and is followed by Argentina at 2.13 Publications. China topped the ranking with 218.49 Publications in 2019, that is a growth of 1.1% compared to 2018. United States, Germany and Italy respectively ranked number 2, 3 and 4 in this ranking. Bulgaria recorded the best 5 years average growth at +60.8% per year, while Switzerland recorded the worst performance at -12.9% per year.

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Date Units (Publications)
2019 2.42
2018 2.57
2017 1.84
2016 2.49
2015 1.04
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How does South Africa rank in Total Number of 10% Top-Cited Scientific Publications in Theoretical Computer Science?

# 60 Countries Units (Publications) Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
China
218 2019 +1.1 % +7.6 % View data
2 #2
United States
178 2019 -0.2 % -8.0 % View data
45 #45
Slovenia
3 2019 -10.3 % +1.2 % View data
46 #46
South Africa
2 2019 -5.9 % -10.0 % View data
47 #47
Argentina
2 2019 -9.6 % +4.5 % View data
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