Table 5-18
Share of internationally coauthored S&E articles worldwide, by region/country: 2000 and 2010
(Percent)
 
Country/economy 2000 2010
 
United States 43.8 42.9
Germany 20.0 18.8
United Kingdom 19.0 18.7
France 15.3 13.8
China 5.0 13.0
Canada 9.3 10.1
Italy 9.3 9.4
Japan 10.4 8.2
Spain 6.1 8.1
Australia 5.3 7.1
Netherlands 6.7 6.9
Switzerland 5.8 6.1
Sweden 5.4 4.8
South Korea 2.3 4.4
Belgium 4.0 4.3
Russia 6.9 3.7
India 2.1 3.3
Brazil 2.8 3.0
Austria 2.6 2.9
Denmark 3.1 2.9
Poland 3.2 2.6
Israel 3.0 2.3
Finland 2.6 2.2
Taiwan 1.4 2.2
Norway 1.7 2.1
Portugal 1.2 1.9
Singapore 0.8 1.8
Czech Republic 1.5 1.8
Greece 1.4 1.6
Mexico 1.7 1.6
New Zealand 1.3 1.5
Ireland 0.9 1.4
South Africa 1.0 1.4
Argentina 1.3 1.3
Turkey 0.8 1.2
Hungary 1.7 1.2
Chile 0.8 1.1
Iran 0.2 1.0
 

NOTES: Internationally coauthored articles have at least one collaborating institution from indicated country/economy and an institution from outside that country/economy. Article counts from set of journals covered by Science Citation Index (SCI) and Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI). Articles classified by year they entered database, rather than year of publication, and assigned to country/economy on basis of institutional address(es) listed on article. Articles on whole-count basis, i.e., each collaborating country/economy credited one count. Countries/economies with less than 1% of world's 2010 international articles omitted.

SOURCES: National Science Foundation, National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics, and The Patent Board™, special tabulations (2011) from Thomson Reuters, SCI and SSCI, http://thomsonreuters.com/products_services/science/. See appendix table 5-41.

Science and Engineering Indicators 2012