Scientific and technical journal articles reached 63,063 in 2016 in South Korea, according to World Bank. This is 2.26 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, scientific and technical journal articles in South Korea reached an all time high of 64,523 in 2015 and an all time low of 168 in 1981. When compared to South Korea's main peers, scientific and technical journal articles in China amounted to 426,165, 43.8 in Dem. People's Republic of Korea, 96,536 in Japan and 2,961 in Vietnam in 2016.
South Korea has been ranked 11th within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of scientific and technical journal articles, 2 places above 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|
|Dem. People's Republic of Korea||12.6||7.50||18.3||13.1||20.8|