Congressional Member’s Report Card

Congressional Member’s Report Card

Doubting Science. Why?

Global Rankings - Science

SCIENCE, ENGINEERING & INNOVATION – GLOBAL RANKINGS OF U.S.

  • The National Science Board (Board) is required under the National Science Foundation (NSF) Act to prepare and transmits the biennial Science and Engineering Indicators report. Indicators provides information on the state of the U.S. science and engineering (S&E) enterprise over time and within a global
    context.
  • The 28 nations that make up the EU collectively have the highest output of S&E publications globally. China’s S&E publication output ranks next, followed by the United States.
  • The citation impact of China’s publications is rising rapidly, although it is currently lower than that of the United States and the EU. With respect to industrial output between 2003 and 2018, the U.S. share of worldwide value added output declined for R&D intensive industries even though the U.S. level of output rose.

ENGINEERING & INNOVATION

SCIENCE & INNOVATION