Also a must read for more insightful stats: Nov ’17 Followup: Gap Between Research and Industry HPC in Ireland Widens
Ireland is number one globally in Top500 supercomputers per capita
Ireland is number four globally in Top500 supercomputer performance per capita
Ireland has ranked on the Top500 list 33 times over a history of 23 years with a total of 20 supercomputers. Over half of these rankings (19) and supercomputers (12) have been in the last 6 years, representing Ireland’s increasing pace of High Performance Computing investment. Below is a chart of Ireland’s history on the Top500 list (click for high res).