In per capita terms, small countries fill the top ranking positions as regards the number of Fields medalists, with New Zealand, Norway, Finland and Belgium leading the list. They are followed by France that, with 11 medals, is the first of the big nations in this ranking, achieving an index of 17.6 or more than twice the median (8.1).
Fields Medal for Mathematics
|Soviet Union ¹||3|
|¹ 3 former Soviet Union medallists included in Russia.|
Sources: International Mathematical Union and United Nations Population Division.
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