South Korea

Research

Date range: 1 October 2020 - 30 September 2021

Subject/journal group: All

The table to the right includes counts of all research outputs for South Korea published between 1 October 2020 - 30 September 2021 which are tracked by the Nature Index.

Hover over the donut graph to view the Share for each subject. Below, the same research outputs are grouped by subject. Click on the subject to drill-down into a list of articles organized by journal, and then by title.

Note: Articles may be assigned to more than one subject area.

Article Count and Share for South Korea
Count Share
2480 1526.01

Outputs by subject (Share)

Outputs by subject
Subject Count Share
472 226.24
1289 795.41
942 667.42
206 104.94

Share output for the past 5 years

Share per year
2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
1337.44 1302.48 1352.05 1436.43 1518.28

Compare South Korea with other countries/territories

Collaboration

Date range: 1 October 2020 - 30 September 2021

Collaboration by percentage of Share

Hover over the graph to view collaboration by percentage of Share.

Collaboration by percentage of Share
Country Share (%)
USA 46.85
China 17.27
Japan 8.65
Germany 7.76
UK 6.47
France 3.17
Australia 2.67
India 2.49
Canada 2.34
Italy 2.32

Top 10 collaborators with South Korea by Share

  1. South Korea and United States of America (USA) (653.94)
    South Korea260.90
    United States of America (USA)393.04
  2. South Korea and China (241.08)
    South Korea105.05
    China136.03
  3. South Korea and Japan (120.74)
    South Korea58.60
    Japan62.14
  4. South Korea and Germany (108.32)
    South Korea48.95
    Germany59.37
  5. South Korea and United Kingdom (UK) (90.34)
    South Korea44.78
    United Kingdom (UK)45.56
  6. South Korea and France (44.29)
    South Korea22.14
    France22.15
  7. South Korea and Australia (37.25)
    South Korea20.73
    Australia16.52
  8. South Korea and India (34.81)
    South Korea19.91
    India14.90
  9. South Korea and Canada (32.64)
    South Korea16.20
    Canada16.44
  10. South Korea and Italy (32.42)
    South Korea15.37
    Italy17.06

Collaboration is determined by the combined fractional count (Share) of South Korea and the collaborating country.

Top 10 institutions from South Korea by Share

Institution Count Share
1. Seoul National University (SNU) 488 189.93
2. Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) 402 177.31
3. Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH) 277 109.38
4. Yonsei University 316 92.79
5. Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU) 282 85.12
6. Institute for Basic Science (IBS) 311 81.08
7. Korea University 287 75.61
8. Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) 182 70.58
9. Hanyang University (HYU) 157 43.35
10. Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST) 186 42.82