World’s Top 10 Countries in Scientific and Engineering Publication

According to the US National Science Foundation (NSF) report, more than 2,555,959 Science and Engineering research articles were published in the world in year 2018. It has witnessed a 45 percent increase in the last decade.

 

In 2008, the United States (US) was the leading Science and Engineering (S&E) research publisher in the world. But, it has now been replaced by China as the leading (S&E) research publisher.

According to the US National Science Foundation (NSF) report, more than 2,555,959 Science and Engineering research articles were published in the world in year 2018. It has witnessed a 45 percent increase in the last decade.

 

In 2008, the United States (US) was the leading Science and Engineering (S&E) research publisher in the world. But, it has now been replaced by China as the leading (S&E) research publisher.

 

The number of (S&E) research articles published in the US increased from 394,979 articles in 2008 to 422,808 articles in 2018. Whereas, the (S&E) research articles published in China rose from 249,049 in 2008 to 528,263 articles in 2018.

 

According to this report, India, surprisingly, stood at the third place in the Science and Engineering (S&E) research publication.

 

European Union’s, collective, contribution remained at 622,000 research articles, which is one-fourth of the global total.

List of Top 10 countries of the world in Scientific Publication

RankName of the CountryArticles PublishedPercentage in Global Total
1China528,26320.67%
2United States422,80816.54%
3India135,7885.31%
4Germany104,3964.08%
5Japan98,7933.87%
6UK97,6813.82%
7Russia81,5793.19%
8Italy71,2402.79%
9South Korea66,3762.60%
10France66,3522.60%

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