Ireland is number 5 in Top500 supercomputers per capita in the world!

Ireland has been significantly upping its game in Supercomputing lately, and here is how Ireland ranks globally:

  • Ireland is world number 5 in number of Top500 supercomputers per capita, behind only the United States, Switzerland, Norway and Sweden! (see graphic below)
  • Ireland has more Top500 computing power (Rmax) than: Taiwan, Denmark, Belgium, and Austria
  • Ireland has the same number of Top500 machines (system count) as: Spain, Poland, Hong Kong, Finland and Israel


per capita Nov 2013

As of November 27, 2013. Data from, except populations from Wikipedia

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