Japan

Research

Date range: 1 June 2021 - 31 May 2022

Subject/journal group: All

The table to the right includes counts of all research outputs for Japan published between 1 June 2021 - 31 May 2022 which are tracked by the Nature Index.

Hover over the donut graph to view the Share for each subject. Below, the same research outputs are grouped by subject. Click on the subject to drill-down into a list of articles organized by journal, and then by title.

Note: Articles may be assigned to more than one subject area.

Article Count and Share for Japan
Count Share
4706 2878.37

Outputs by subject (Share)

Outputs by subject
Subject Count Share
461 237.13
1223 687.12
1718 1232.40
1829 963.29

Share output for the past 5 years

Share per year
2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
3178.09 3105.12 3090.91 3030.64 3271.73

Compare Japan with other countries/territories

Collaboration

Date range: 1 June 2021 - 31 May 2022

Collaboration by percentage of Share

Hover over the graph to view collaboration by percentage of Share.

Collaboration by percentage of Share
Country Share (%)
USA 35.29
China 20.58
Germany 10.73
UK 8.4
France 6.53
South Korea 4.75
Australia 3.85
Switzerland 3.84
Canada 3.07
Italy 2.96

Top 10 collaborators with Japan by Share

  1. Japan and United States of America (USA) (886.72)
    Japan336.23
    United States of America (USA)550.50
  2. Japan and China (517.24)
    Japan210.73
    China306.51
  3. Japan and Germany (269.59)
    Japan120.19
    Germany149.39
  4. Japan and United Kingdom (UK) (211.13)
    Japan97.35
    United Kingdom (UK)113.77
  5. Japan and France (164.12)
    Japan77.99
    France86.13
  6. Japan and South Korea (119.27)
    Japan59.18
    South Korea60.10
  7. Japan and Australia (96.79)
    Japan45.10
    Australia51.69
  8. Japan and Switzerland (96.42)
    Japan41.31
    Switzerland55.11
  9. Japan and Canada (77.25)
    Japan36.89
    Canada40.36
  10. Japan and Italy (74.43)
    Japan34.49
    Italy39.94

Collaboration is determined by the combined fractional count (Share) of Japan and the collaborating country.

Top 10 institutions from Japan by Share

Institution Count Share
1. The University of Tokyo (UTokyo) 1166 413.89
2. Kyoto University 651 240.06
3. Osaka University 464 178.29
4. RIKEN 598 143.37
5. Tohoku University 408 131.13
6. Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech) 341 115.02
7. Hokkaido University 254 105.34
8. Nagoya University 331 105.09
9. National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS) 370 87.75
10. Kyushu University 267 85.18