Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publication

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USA was ranked with the highest number of research publications among countries

The SCImago Journal and Country Rank released an article which assessed 239 countries in their contribution to the research journal publications contained in the Scopus database since 1996.

The report showed that United States had the greatest number of documents listed in Scopus with 12,070,144 documents. This is joined by China with 5,901,404, United Kingdom with 3,449,243, Germany with 3,019,959, and Japan with 2,750,108 documents.

At the bottom of the list are Heard Island and McDonald Islands (2), Pitcairn (3), Saint Pierre and Miquelon (5), Bouvet Island (5), Tokelau (8), and French Southern and Antarctic Lands (8).

 

Scientific Research Published from 1996 to 2018


Rank CountryDocuments
1Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 1United States of America12,070,144
2Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 2China5,901,404
3Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 3United Kingdom3,449,243
4Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 4Germany3,019,959
5Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 5Japan2,750,108
6Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 6France2,120,161
7Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 7Canada1,744,508
8Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 8Italy1,744,314
9Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 9India1,670,099
10Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 10Spain1,376,358
11Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 11Australia1,362,848
12Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 12South Korea1,105,110
13Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 13Russia1,076,966
14Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 14Netherlands966,986
15Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 15Brazil938,352
16Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 16Switzerland710,672
17Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 17Taiwan658,383
18Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 18Sweden655,869
19Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 19Poland655,485
20Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 20Turkey588,326
21Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 21Belgium530,736
22Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 22Iran514,496
23Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 23Denmark393,204
24Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 24Austria386,992
25Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 25Israel376,506
26Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 26Finland334,763
27Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 27Czech Republic326,336
28Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 28Mexico318,095
29Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 29Greece315,659
30Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 30Norway312,012
31Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 31Portugal303,053
32Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 32Singapore292,560
33Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 33Hong Kong288,889
34Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 34Malaysia286,411
35Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 35South Africa272,886
36Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 36New Zealand240,206
37Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 37Argentina209,294
38Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 38Ireland205,128
39Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 39Egypt203,952
40Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 40Romania198,390
41Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 41Hungary192,565
42Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 42Ukraine189,265
43Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 43Saudi Arabia182,753
44Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 44Thailand178,133
45Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 45Pakistan151,607
46Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 46Chile147,389
47Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 47Slovakia111,356
48Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 48Indonesia110,610
49Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 49Croatia104,865
50Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 50Colombia99,301
51Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 51Slovenia93,894
52Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 52Serbia91,280
53Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 53Nigeria90,031
54Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 54Tunisia86,600
55Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 55Bulgaria77,335
56Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 56Algeria65,714
57Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 57Morocco62,636
58Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 58United Arab Emirates52,931
59Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 59Vietnam51,748
60Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 60Lithuania51,464
61Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 61Bangladesh48,347
62Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 62Jordan40,325
63Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 63Venezuela40,072
64Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 64Estonia39,907
65Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 65Cuba39,570
66Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 66Belarus38,483
67Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 67Kenya35,120
68Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 68Philippines32,326
69Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 69Lebanon31,650
70Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 70Iraq28,091
71Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 71Cyprus26,534
72Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 72Qatar25,985
73Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 73Peru25,175
74Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 69Kuwait24,752
75Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 75Latvia24,398
76Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 76Kazakhstan23,849
77Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 77Ethiopia22,934
78Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 78Iceland21,875
79Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 79Ghana20,052
80Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 80Luxembourg19,922
81Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 81Sri Lanka19,884
82Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 82Georgia19,510
83Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 83Oman19,318
84Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 84Uruguay19,229
85Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 85Ecuador18,795
86Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 86Tanzania17,484
87Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 87Uganda17,406
88Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 88Puerto Rico17,160
89Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 89Armenia16,995
90Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 90Cameroon16,395
91Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 91Nepal14,965
92Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 92Azerbaijan13,693
93Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 93Costa Rica12,829
94Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 94Bosnia and Herzegovina12,226
95Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 95North Macedonia11,949
96Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 96Uzbekistan11,328
97Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 97Zimbabwe10,529
98Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 98Senegal10,381
99Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 99Macau9,911
100Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 100Sudan9,133
101Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 101Moldova7,794
102Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 102Malta7,481
103Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 103Botswana7,457
104Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 104Malawi7,452
105Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 105Syria7,348
106Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 106Panama7,137
107Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 107Palestine6,885
108Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 108Burkina Faso6,763
109Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 109Bahrain6,662
110Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 110Trinidad and Tobago6,659
111Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 111Jamaica6,566
112Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 112Côte d'Ivoire6,461
113Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 113Zambia6,150
114Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 75Libya5,689
115Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 115Benin5,497
116Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 116Republic of the Congo4,842
117Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 117Mongolia4,792
118Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 118Bolivia4,734
119Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 119Albania4,727
120Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 120Madagascar4,445
121Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 121Yemen4,299
122Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 122Brunei Darussalam4,169
123Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 90Cambodia4,007
124Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 124Montenegro3,920
125Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 125Mozambique3,854
126Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 126Fiji3,755
127Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 127Namibia3,720
128Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 128Mali3,572
129Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 129Mauritius3,358
130Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 130Guatemala3,278
131Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 131Rwanda3,167
132Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 132Papua New Guinea3,102
133Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 133Myanmar2,965
134Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 134New Caledonia2,742
135Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 135Gabon2,691
136Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 136Laos2,672
137Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 137Gambia2,601
138Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 138Kyrgyzstan2,407
139Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 139Paraguay2,388
140Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 140Niger2,218
141Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 141Barbados2,203
142Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 142Monaco2,179
143Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 143Togo2,082
144Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 144Nicaragua1,775
145Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 145Liechtenstein1,763
146Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 146French Polynesia1,749
147Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 147Tajikistan1,732
148Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 6Guadeloupe1,674
149Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 149Dominican Republic1,665
150Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 150Grenada1,644
151Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 151El Salvador1,622
152Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 152Eswatini1,589
153Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 153Afghanistan1,521
154Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 154Honduras1,465
155Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 155Greenland1,399
156Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 156French Guiana1,278
157Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 157North Korea1,188
158Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 158Angola1,159
159Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 159Haiti1,155
160Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 160Sierra Leone1,128
161Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 161Democratic Republic of the Congo1,023
162Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 162Guinea998
163Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 163Guam980
164Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 164Bhutan920
165Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 165Martinique846
166Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 166Bermuda814
167Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 167Faroe Islands799
168Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 168Central African Republic776
169Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 6Reunion771
170Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 170Guyana688
171Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 171Mauritania682
172Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 138Lesotho678
173Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 173Saint Kitts and Nevis655
174Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 174Seychelles653
175Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 175Burundi646
176Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 176Guinea-Bissau644
177Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 177Eritrea624
178Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 178Bahamas623
179Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 136Liberia588
180Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 40Chad562
181Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 181Solomon Islands505
182Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 182Suriname480
183Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 183Netherlands Antilles470
184Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 184Belize455
185Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 185Vanuatu448
186Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 186Falkland Islands435
187Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 187Dominica398
188Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 188Samoa387
189Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 189Turkmenistan361
190Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 190Cape Verde325
191Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 191Cayman Islands314
192Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 192Maldives309
193Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 193San Marino308
194Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 194Micronesia295
195Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 195Djibouti266
196Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 196Andorra250
197Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 197Timor-Leste248
198Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 198United States Virgin Islands245
199Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 199Palau229
200Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 200Somalia222
201Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 201American Samoa222
202Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 202Equatorial Guinea216
203Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 203Antigua and Barbuda181
204Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 204Tonga171
205Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 205British Virgin Islands159
206Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 206Saint Lucia158
207Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 207Comoros157
208Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 208Gibraltar153
209Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 209Aruba152
210Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 210Montserrat121
211Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 211Marshall Islands118
212Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 212Saint Vincent and the Grenadines97
213Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 213Northern Mariana Islands95
214Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 214Cook Islands93
215Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 215Anguilla90
216Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 6Mayotte87
217Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 217Turks and Caicos Islands70
218Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 218Kiribati70
219Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 219São Tomé and Príncipe68
220Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 220Vatican City60
221Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 221St Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha49
222Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 222Tuvalu37
223Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 223Svalbard and Jan Mayen35
224Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 224United States Minor Outlying Islands34
225Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 225Nauru30
226=Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 226British Indian Ocean Territory26
226=Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 227Norfolk Island26
228Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 228Niue21
229Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 229South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands17
230Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 230Wallis and Futuna16
231Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 231Cocos Islands14
232Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 232Western Sahara11
233Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 233Christmas Island9
234=Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 234French Southern and Antarctic Lands8
234=Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 235Tokelau8
236=Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 236Bouvet Island5
236=Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 237Saint Pierre and Miquelon5
238Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 238Pitcairn3
239Country Rankings on Scientific Journal Publications 239Heard Island and McDonald Islands2

 

Source: Scimago Lab
Full report: Scimago Journal & Country Rank (1996-2018)