Japan

Research

Date range: 1 December 2020 - 30 November 2021

Subject/journal group: All

The table to the right includes counts of all research outputs for Japan published between 1 December 2020 - 30 November 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 Japan
Count Share
5044 3116.82

Outputs by subject (Share)

Outputs by subject
Subject Count Share
1345 761.57
534 288.90
1915 1363.46
1992 1064.37

Share output for the past 5 years

Share per year
2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
3178.09 3105.12 3090.91 3032.64 3272.73

Compare Japan with other countries/territories

Collaboration

Date range: 1 December 2020 - 30 November 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 35.49
China 19.43
Germany 11.78
UK 7.7
France 6.92
South Korea 4.74
Australia 4.06
Switzerland 3.79
Italy 3.23
Canada 2.85

Top 10 collaborators with Japan by Share

  1. Japan and United States of America (USA) (971.23)
    Japan375.07
    United States of America (USA)596.16
  2. Japan and China (531.78)
    Japan231.40
    China300.39
  3. Japan and Germany (322.43)
    Japan145.77
    Germany176.65
  4. Japan and United Kingdom (UK) (210.67)
    Japan100.06
    United Kingdom (UK)110.61
  5. Japan and France (189.46)
    Japan88.99
    France100.47
  6. Japan and South Korea (129.79)
    Japan63.96
    South Korea65.83
  7. Japan and Australia (111.18)
    Japan55.60
    Australia55.59
  8. Japan and Switzerland (103.70)
    Japan48.13
    Switzerland55.57
  9. Japan and Italy (88.31)
    Japan39.76
    Italy48.55
  10. Japan and Canada (77.92)
    Japan37.36
    Canada40.55

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

Top 10 institutions from Japan by Share

Institution Count Share
1. The University of Tokyo (UTokyo) 1186 427.65
2. Kyoto University 702 251.72
3. Osaka University 503 183.39
4. RIKEN 611 144.02
5. Tohoku University 417 136.69
6. Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech) 360 133.30
7. Nagoya University 373 127.94
8. Hokkaido University 290 115.17
9. National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS) 374 92.82
10. Kyushu University 262 85.77