Country Rankings on Winners of Nobel Prize

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United States has the most number of Nobel prize medals awarded

The World Atlas recently published an article on the top countries (2018) with the most number of Nobel prizes the nation has won from 1901 to 2019.

Only 46 countries have received a Nobel prize up to this date. The report shows that the USA has the most number of Nobel prizes with 368.

Completing the top 5 are the UK (132), Germany (107), France (62), and Sweden (30).

Nobel Prize Winners (1901-2019)


Rank CountryNobel Prize
1United States of America368
2United Kingdom132
3Germany107
4France62
5Sweden30
6Japan26
6Switzerland26
7Canada23
7Russia23
8Austria21
9Italy20
9Netherlands20
10Denmark14
11Norway13
12Australia12
12Israel12
12Poland12
13Belgium10
13India10
13South Africa10
14China9
14Hungary9
15Spain8
16Ireland7
17Argentina5
17Czech Republic5
18Egypt4
18Finland4
18Romania4
19Mexico3
19New Zealand3
20Algeria2
20Belarus2
20Bosnia and Herzegovina2
20Chile2
20Colombia2
20Greece2
20Guatemala2
20Liberia2
20Luxembourg2
20Portugal2
20Saint Lucia2
20Timor-Leste2
20Turkey2
20Ukraine2
21Azerbaijan1
21Bangladesh1
21Brazil1
21Bulgaria1
21Costa Rica1
21Croatia1
21Cyprus1
21Faroe Islands1
21Ghana1
21Hong Kong1
21Iceland1
21Iran1
21Kenya1
21Latvia1
21Lithuania1
21Morocco1
21Myanmar1
21Nigeria1
21North Macedonia1
21Pakistan1
21Palestine1
21Peru1
21Slovenia1
21South Korea1
21Taiwan1
21Tibet1
21Trinidad and Tobago1
21Venezuela1
21Vietnam1
21Yemen1

 

Source: World Atlas and Nobel Media AB
Full report: Nobel Prize Winners (1901-2019)