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Table 2 Total publications from 30 countries compared to all countries (n = 235). Yearly average was 93.9% and 98.1% for all publication types and core clinical journals

From: A review of recent publication trends from top publishing countries

Year All Pub types Core journals
All countries (n = 235) Top 30 only % 30/235 All countries (n = 235) Top 30 only % 30/235
1995 291,806 277,457 95.1 30,998 30,110 97.1
1996 313,995 298,289 95.0 33,112 32,197 97.2
1997 324,191 307,440 94.8 34,259 33,267 97.1
1998 341,228 322,652 94.6 34,814 33,839 97.2
1999 358,148 338,015 94.4 35,907 34,818 97.0
2000 399,072 375,098 94.0 36,334 35,287 97.1
2001 421,876 396,344 93.9 36,359 35,383 97.3
2002 444,372 417,469 93.9 37,612 36,647 97.4
2003 473,301 443,748 93.8 38,963 37,906 97.3
2004 514,557 482,641 93.8 40,206 38,710 96.3
2005 570,137 534,627 93.8 41,012 39,248 95.7
2006 614,911 576,849 93.8 40,137 38,987 97.1
2007 655,660 614,277 93.7 40,446 39,338 97.3
2008 702,786 657,358 93.5 40,669 39,593 97.4
2009 741,151 691,626 93.3 40,946 39,829 97.3
2010 799,670 744,345 93.1 41,423 40,277 97.2
2011 872,932 811,309 92.9 42,351 41,317 97.6
2012 937,430 870,338 92.8 41,330 40,282 97.5
2013 977,245 909,156 93.0 41,529 40,724 98.1
2014 1,006,344 945,443 93.9 44,457 43,857 98.7
2015 1,064,266 1,006,618 94.6 48,141 47,245 98.1