2021 Annual tables

The Nature Index 2021 Annual Tables highlight the institutions and countries that dominated high quality research in the natural sciences in 2020 as tracked by Nature Index. The tables are based on an institution’s or country’s share of articles published in the 82 prestigious scientific journals selected by an independent panel of experts and tracked by the Nature Index database.

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2021 tables

The 2021 tables are based on Nature Index data from 1 January 2020 to 31 December 2020.

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