Scientific and Technical Journal Articles fell 5.65% to 573 in Uganda in 2016

Scientific and Technical Journal Articles
Telcos & Hi-Tech | Uganda | December 31, 2018
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Scientific and technical journal articles reached 573 in 2016 in Uganda, according to World Bank. This is 5.65 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, scientific and technical journal articles in Uganda reached an all time high of 607 in 2015 and an all time low of 17.0 in 1989. When compared to Uganda's main peers, scientific and technical journal articles in Kenya amounted to 987, 115 in Rwanda, 2.50 in South Sudan and 113 in Dem. Republic of the Congo in 2016.

Uganda has been ranked 87th within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of scientific and technical journal articles, 5 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
Angola 15.2 17.8 22.4 24.1 35.7
Burundi 12.5 8.50 10.7 16.3 14.9
Central African Republic 14.3 13.3 10.5 11.8 18.7
Congo 47.6 49.6 54.9 60.7 76.2
Dem. Republic of the Congo 54.9 50.0 78.9 84.3 120
Ethiopia 451 514 711 842 1,025
Kenya 701 805 804 920 978
Rwanda 55.6 53.2 58.1 87.9 88.2
Somalia 3.20 2.90 1.40 6.30 6.20
South Sudan ... ... ... 1.60 2.40 9.80 5.80
Sudan 258 298 270 359 243
Tanzania 369 415 396 408 548
Uganda 401 433 464 496 537
Zambia 89.2 104 110 121 139