Scholarly Papers Publication Statistics: "Science in Canada, 2006-10" and "Field Rankings for Mexico, Jan. 2001-Apr. 2011"
Canada’s world share of science and social-science papers over a recent five-year period, expressed as a percentage of papers in each of 21 fields in the Thomson Reuters database. Also, Canada’s relative citation impact compared to the world average in each field, in percentage terms.
According to Essential Science Indicators from Thomson Reuters, among the 147 top-performing countries in all fields, Mexico ranked #28 for papers (72,481), #33 for citations (497,367), and #85 (6.86) for citations per paper.
Fields in the table below are sorted by citations. Average citation rates are across all nations for all papers published by field. This analyses reveals that Mexico is below world average in all but one field (Multidisciplinary).
Source: Thomson Reuters
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