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Top 20 Countries in Engineering
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Below is a listing of the top 20 countries which, as of the latest bimonthly update of Essential Science IndicatorsSM, attracted the highest total citations to their papers published in Thomson Reuters-indexed journals of Engineering over an 11-year period, (1998-December 31, 2008). These countries are of a pool of 96 countries comprising the top 50% ranked by total citation count in this field.
Ranked by Citations
Rank       Field Papers Citations Citations Per Paper
1 USA  202,141 1,115,430 5.52
2 JAPAN  66,882 237,154 3.55
3 GERMANY  46,643 231,381 4.96
4 ENGLAND  47,910 227,272 4.74
5 PEOPLES R CHINA  64,435 201,881 3.13
6 FRANCE  38,455 186,951 4.86
7 CANADA  34,015 149,229 4.39
8 ITALY  33,372 146,901 4.4
9 TAIWAN  27,786 96,036 3.46
10 SOUTH KOREA  30,013 91,955 3.06
11 SPAIN  21,025 88,569 4.21
12 AUSTRALIA  17,407 81,127 4.66
13 NETHERLANDS  13,727 74,175 5.4
14 INDIA  23,382 68,534 2.93
15 SWITZERLAND  10,481 67,600 6.45
16 RUSSIA  22,847 58,059 2.54
17 SWEDEN  10,608 57,944 5.46
18 BELGIUM  8,999 49,792 5.53
19 SINGAPORE  11,744 48,797 4.16
20 TURKEY  11,962 41,586 3.48
SOURCE: Essential Science Indicators from Thomson Reuters.

         



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