Scientific and Technical Journal Articles rose 6.26% to 377 in Costa Rica in 2016

Scientific and Technical Journal Articles
Telcos & Hi-Tech | Costa Rica | December 31, 2018
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Scientific and technical journal articles reached 377 in 2016 in Costa Rica, according to World Bank. This is 6.26 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, scientific and technical journal articles in Costa Rica reached an all time high of 377 in 2016 and an all time low of 44.0 in 1986. When compared to Costa Rica's main peers, scientific and technical journal articles in Guatemala amounted to 85.1, 33.0 in Honduras, 35.6 in Nicaragua and 159 in Panama in 2016.

Costa Rica has been ranked 95th within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of scientific and technical journal articles, 6 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
Belize 11.0 3.40 9.00 9.60 5.20
Colombia 3,141 3,461 4,137 4,663 5,293
Costa Rica 261 270 316 286 366
El Salvador 18.7 17.8 19.4 14.7 19.9
Guatemala 54.8 48.4 74.6 84.2 72.5
Honduras 24.1 18.9 25.6 19.8 27.7
Mexico 11,436 11,959 12,747 13,470 14,588
Nicaragua 33.5 32.9 34.4 28.6 37.0
Panama 120 132 155 160 171
USA 409,853 424,938 432,312 435,212 440,230