Countries No. of Papers % share of Papers Rank
2000-09 2000 2009 2000-09 2000 2009 2000-09 2000 2009
USA 80094 4943 9977 29.25 29.52 27.15 1 1 1
UK 23281 1480 3040 8.50 8.84 8.27 2 2 2
Japan 17167 1385 2087 6.27 8.27 5.68 3 3 3
Germany 15223 1023 2023 5.56 6.11 5.51 4 4 4
Italy 12410 682 1821 4.53 4.07 4.96 5 6 6
France 10676 777 1389 3.90 4.64 3.78 6 5 7
China 9520 211 2017 3.48 1.26 5.49 7 13 5
Spain 8104 410 1213 2.96 2.45 3.3 8 8 8
Netherlands 6451 340 954 2.36 2.03 2.6 9 9 10
Sweden 6393 472 814 2.33 2.82 2.22 10 7 11
India 5839 229 1164 2.13 1.37 3.17 11 11 9
Switzerland 3974 238 565 1.45 1.42 1.54 12 10 15
South Korea 3942 155 734 1.44 0.93 2 13 14 12
Brazil 3907 125 729 1.43 0.75 1.98 15 16 13
Turkey 3928 129 595 1.43 0.77 1.62 14 15 14
Belgium 3521 219 469 1.29 1.31 1.28 16 12 16
World 273829 16745 36745 100.00 100.00 100.00      
Table 1: Global publications output, publications share and rank of top 16 most productive countries in diabetes research, 2000-2009.