Japan

Research

Date range: 1 April 2021 - 31 March 2022

Subject/journal group: All

The table to the right includes counts of all research outputs for Japan published between 1 April 2021 - 31 March 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
4901 2998.36

Outputs by subject (Share)

Outputs by subject
Subject Count Share
481 252.82
1764 1267.16
1260 703.44
1935 1029.01

Share output for the past 5 years

Share per year
2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
3178.09 3105.12 3090.91 3032.64 3271.73

Compare Japan with other countries/territories

Collaboration

Date range: 1 April 2021 - 31 March 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 34.95
China 20.27
Germany 10.94
UK 8.03
France 6.87
South Korea 4.56
Australia 4.13
Switzerland 3.99
Italy 3.17
Canada 3.08

Top 10 collaborators with Japan by Share

  1. Japan and United States of America (USA) (925.49)
    Japan352.34
    United States of America (USA)573.15
  2. Japan and China (536.73)
    Japan226.91
    China309.83
  3. Japan and Germany (289.60)
    Japan128.03
    Germany161.57
  4. Japan and United Kingdom (UK) (212.71)
    Japan98.26
    United Kingdom (UK)114.45
  5. Japan and France (182.05)
    Japan88.12
    France93.93
  6. Japan and South Korea (120.83)
    Japan59.58
    South Korea61.25
  7. Japan and Australia (109.41)
    Japan50.33
    Australia59.07
  8. Japan and Switzerland (105.60)
    Japan48.46
    Switzerland57.14
  9. Japan and Italy (84.05)
    Japan38.25
    Italy45.81
  10. Japan and Canada (81.63)
    Japan38.07
    Canada43.56

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) 1237 436.48
2. Kyoto University 714 253.49
3. Osaka University 501 187.68
4. RIKEN 644 151.14
5. Tohoku University 418 136.38
6. Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech) 365 131.45
7. Nagoya University 381 120.98
8. Hokkaido University 294 118.91
9. National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS) 385 93.88
10. Kyushu University 286 91.32