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Country Profile of the Netherlands, 1999-February 28, 2009
Netherlands According to Essential Science Indicators SM from Thomson Reuters, among the 150 top-performing countries in all fields, the Netherlands ranked #13 for citations (3,161,426), #8 for papers (228,983), and #7 (13.81) for citations per paper. Average citation rates are across all nations for all papers published by field. Time period: 1999-April 30, 2009.
Rank    Field Papers Cites Citations per paper Avg. citation rates
1 MOLECULAR BIOLOGY & GENETICS  7,427 199,169 26.82 6.10
2 IMMUNOLOGY  4,733 95,134 20.10 15.76
3 MICROBIOLOGY  4,670 90,881 19.46 9.60
4 SPACE SCIENCE  5,735 104,354 18.20 11.66
5 BIOLOGY & BIOCHEMISTRY  11,872 215,108 18.12 3.08
6 NEUROSCIENCE & BEHAVIOR  9,126 154,172 16.89 5.04
7 CLINICAL MEDICINE  65,223 1,095,560 16.80 3.92
8 CHEMISTRY  18,321 286,245 15.62 9.56
9 PHARMACOLOGY & TOXICOLOGY  3,903 52,584 13.47 8.46
10 ENVIRONMENT/ECOLOGY  6,966 92,887 13.33 19.95
11 PHYSICS  15,974 202,831 12.70 5.73
12 GEOSCIENCES  6,407 76,728 11.98 3.00
13 PSYCHIATRY/PSYCHOLOGY  9,569 100,338 10.49 14.46
14 PLANT & ANIMAL SCIENCE  12,121 121,909 10.06 23.90
15 AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES  4,272 42,849 10.03 4.19
16 MATERIALS SCIENCE  4,871 48,819 10.02 17.56
17 MULTIDISCIPLINARY  192 1,292 6.73 10.83
18 ENGINEERING  13,080 70,747 5.41 8.02
19 ECONOMICS & BUSINESS  5,391 28,410 5.27 6.83
20 SOCIAL SCIENCES, GENERAL  9,717 48,668 5.01 9.72
21 MATHEMATICS  3,514 13,827 3.93 4.06
22 COMPUTER SCIENCE  5,899 18,914 3.21 12.99
  ALL FIELDS*  228,983 3,161,426 13.81 9.63
SOURCE: Essential Science Indicators from Thomson Reuters.

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