Now we're talking. The most scientific countries in the world are
To me, Switzerland was kind of a surprise. Singapore not, and Israel least of all. Some years ago, I saw Israel ranking first in 'number of scientific authors per head of the population'. Note that muslim countries, some among the wealthiest ones in the world, do not seem to contribute much, if anything, to science.
P.S. Switzerland is also the best performing democracy in the world. Believe it or not (and, seen from within the EU, it is unbelievable): the people rules.