NATURE INDEX

The top 10 countries that dominate natural-sciences research

The United States reigns as the colossus but China is taking up ever more space, squeezing out European stalwarts.

Source: Nature Index

Source: Nature Index

Source: Nature Index

Nature 570, S4 (2019)

This article is part of Nature Index 2019 Annual Tables, an editorially independent supplement. Advertisers have no influence over the content.

Updates & Corrections

  • Correction 12 August 2019: The original version of this article used incorrect fractional counts, percentage changes and article counts to derive the rankings, which meant that some institutions were ranked incorrectly. The data, rankings and graphics have now been corrected.

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