South Africa

South Africa

South Africa, officially the Republic of South Africa, is the southernmost country in Africa. Derived from Wikipedia licensed CC-BY-SA.

Open Access statistics for South Africa, covering academic research published from 2000 to 2023. Read More.


Open Access Percentage

53%


Total
Publications

420K


Total Open
Publications

224K


Total
Citations

7.4M


Open Access
Percentage

53%


Total
Publications

420K


Total Open
Publications

224K


Total
Citations

7.4M

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Breakdown

20% 23% 10% 47%

Publisher Open

20%

Both

23%

Other Platform Open

10%

Closed

47%

Percentage of Open Access over time

0%10%20%30%40%50%60%70%80%90%100%
200020012002200320042005200620072008200920102011201220132014201520162017201820192020202120222023

Publisher Open

Both

Other Platform Open

Closed

Volume of Open Access over time

05k10k15k20k25k30k35kTotal Publications
200020012002200320042005200620072008200920102011201220132014201520162017201820192020202120222023

Open

Closed

Publisher Open

54%OA Journal

OA Journal 54%

99K

Hybrid 26%

47K

No Guarantees 20%

37K

Other Platform Open

Institution 52%

72K

Domain 43%

60K

Public 19%

26K

Preprint 15%

21K

Other Internet 12%

17K

Other Platform Locations

Name

Platform Type

Publications

PubMed Central
Domain
59K
Europe PMC
Domain
34K
University of Pretoria - UpSpace Institutional Repository
Institution
24K
Semantic Scholar
Public
23K
arXiv
Preprint
10K
Research Square
Preprint
5K
University of the Western Cape - UWC Research Repository
Institution
4.4K
University of Cape Town - Open University of Cape Town
Other Internet
4.2K
University College London - UCL Discovery
Institution
4K
RePEc: Research Papers in Economics - RePEc
Preprint
3.3K
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Data updated 25 January 2024

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