The Global South is a term used to identify regions within Latin America, Asia, Africa, and Oceania. Our source for this group of countries is the United Nations Finance Center for South-South Cooperation.
You can filter Global South countries by using the boolean filter
is_global_southin the following endpoints:
You can also group by the Global South:
To see country-by-country details for a geographic region, filter by region, then group by
- Get number of authors with last known institution in the Global South, by country https://api.openalex.org/authors?filter=last_known_institution.is_global_south:true&group-by=last_known_institution.country_code
// all countries are in the Global South