South Africa - Share of Scientific Publications Among the World's 10% Top-Cited Publications in Theoretical Computer Science

Since 2014, South Africa Share of Scientific Publications Among the World's 10% Top-Cited Publications in Theoretical Computer Science was down by 15.4points year on year. At 5.09 Percent in 2019, the country was number 58 comparing other countries in Share of Scientific Publications Among the World's 10% Top-Cited Publications in Theoretical Computer Science. South Africa is overtaken by Malaysia, which was number 57 with 5.2 Percent and is followed by Ukraine with 4.35 Percent. Costa Rica lead the ranking with 30.78 Percent in 2019, that is a decrease of 20.5points compared to 2018. Lithuania, Luxembourg and Italy respectively ranked number 2, 3 and 4 in this ranking. Bulgaria witnessed the best average annual growth at +68.2points per year, while South Africa recorded the worst performance at -15.4points per year.

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Date Percent
2019 5.09
2018 5.66
2017 3.69
2016 8.30
2015 3.37
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How does South Africa rank in Share of Scientific Publications Among the World's 10% Top-Cited Publications in Theoretical Computer Science?

# 60 Countries Percent Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
Costa Rica
30.78 % 2019 -20.5 % NA View data
2 #2
Lithuania
23.90 % 2019 -2.3 % +20.9 % View data
57 #57
Malaysia
5.20 % 2019 -7.5 % +2.8 % View data
58 #58
South Africa
5.09 % 2019 -10.0 % -15.4 % View data
59 #59
Ukraine
4.35 % 2019 -2.7 % +10.8 % View data
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