Scientific and Technical Journal Articles fell 15.5% to 739 in Kuwait in 2016

Scientific and Technical Journal Articles
Telcos & Hi-Tech | Kuwait | December 31, 2018
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Scientific and technical journal articles reached 739 in 2016 in Kuwait, according to World Bank. This is 15.5 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, scientific and technical journal articles in Kuwait reached an all time high of 879 in 2013 and an all time low of 104 in 1992. When compared to Kuwait's main peers, scientific and technical journal articles in Bahrain amounted to 211, 1,227 in Iraq, 40,975 in Iran and 9,232 in Saudi Arabia in 2016.

Kuwait has been ranked 83rd within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of scientific and technical journal articles, 17 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.

Scientific and technical journal articles refer to the number of scientific and engineering articles published in the following fields: physics, biology, chemistry, mathematics, clinical medicine, biomedical research, engineering and technology, and earth and space sciences.

Scientific and Technical Journal Articles Unit 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Bahrain 205 185 160 236 224
Iran 25,209 31,419 32,195 33,761 36,311
Iraq 555 654 843 853 866
Jordan 1,453 1,465 1,445 1,521 1,472
Kuwait 749 800 831 879 794
Pakistan 5,661 6,445 7,079 8,078 8,065
Qatar 409 471 624 808 1,107
Saudi Arabia 3,621 4,958 5,983 7,411 8,411
Syria 228 269 303 266 245
Turkmenistan 5.30 12.2 13.3 6.90 20.1
United Arab Emirates 1,229 1,428 1,646 1,776 1,819
Yemen 99.9 110 112 130 148