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High income OECD countries Compared by Economy > Researchers in RandD > Per million people

DEFINITION: Researchers in R&D are professionals engaged in the conception or creation of new knowledge, products, processes, methods, or systems and in the management of the projects concerned. Postgraduate PhD students (ISCED97 level 6) engaged in R&D are included.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Finland 7,832.21 per million people 2004
2 Iceland 6,806.71 per million people 2004
3 Sweden 5,415.74 per million people 2004
4 Japan 5,286.91 per million people 2003
5 Denmark 5,016.25 per million people 2004
6 United States 4,605.01 per million people 2002
7 Norway 4,587.34 per million people 2003
8 Luxembourg 4,301.38 per million people 2003
9 New Zealand 3,945.32 per million people 2003
10 Australia 3,758.92 per million people 2002
11 Switzerland 3,600.63 per million people 2000
12 Canada 3,596.89 per million people 2002
13 Germany 3,260.92 per million people 2004
14 France 3,212.73 per million people 2003
15 South Korea 3,186.75 per million people 2003
16 Belgium 3,065.46 per million people 2004
17 Austria 2,967.98 per million people 2002
18 United Kingdom 2,705.99 per million people 1998
19 Ireland 2,674.25 per million people 2004
20 Slovenia 2,543.16 per million people 2004
21 Estonia 2,523.44 per million people 2004
22 Netherlands 2,481.73 per million people 2004
23 Spain 2,195.39 per million people 2003
24 Slovakia 1,984.27 per million people 2004
25 Portugal 1,948.89 per million people 2003
26 Czech Republic 1,593.5 per million people 2004
27 Poland 1,580.52 per million people 2004
28 Greece 1,412.81 per million people 2004
29 Italy 1,213.45 per million people 2003
30 Chile 444.17 per million people 2003

Citation

"Countries Compared by Economy > Researchers in RandD > Per million people. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Development Indicators database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/High-income-OECD-countries/Economy/Researchers-in-RandD/Per-million-people

High income OECD countries Compared by Economy > Researchers in RandD > Per million people

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Interesting observations about Economy > Researchers in RandD > Per million people

  • All of the top 4 countries by researchers in randD > per million people are Christian.
  • Finland ranked first for researchers in randD > per million people amongst European Union in 2004.
  • Jamaica has ranked last for researchers in randD > per million people since 1982.
  • Iceland ranked first for researchers in randD > per million people amongst NATO countries in 2004.
  • Russia ranked first for researchers in randD > per million people amongst Emerging markets in 2004.
  • Germany ranked third for researchers in randD > per million people amongst Eurozone in 2004.
  • Sweden ranked third for researchers in randD > per million people amongst Europe in 2004.
  • Japan ranked #4 for researchers in randD > per million people amongst High income OECD countries in 2003.
  • United States ranked #5 for researchers in randD > per million people amongst Cold countries in 2002.
  • 2 of the top 3 countries by researchers in randD > per million people are Sparsely populated.
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