Note that these rankings do not take into account population of the countries.
On a per capita basis, the ranking of Israel is much higher.
Science Watch - Thomson Reuters rankings based on journal citations
- Science in Israel, 2005-2009
Israel’s world share of science and social-science papers; relative citation impact compared to the world average in each field
- Country Rankings in ALL Countries and ALL Fields
According to ISI Essential Science Indicators (2003), among the 151 top-performing countries in all fields, Israel ranked #16 for citations, #18 for papers, and #24 for citations per paper.
- Top 20 Countries in Mathematics, 1998-2008
Rank of Israel: 12
- Top 20 Countries in Physics, 1997-2007
Rank of Israel: 17
- Most-Cited Paper From the Top 20 Countries, 2000-August 31, 2010
- US News & World Report ranking of Israeli Universities based on Thomson Reuters
- 20 Most-Cited Countries in Molecular Biology and Genetics. period (1997-June 30, 2007)
Rank of Israel: 14