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NATO countries Compared by Economy > Research and development personnel

DEFINITION: Scientists and engineers in research and development (R&D) per 1 million people for most recent year available between 1990 and 2000.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Iceland 5,686 per million people 2000
2 Norway 4,095 per million people 2000
3 Denmark 3,240 per million people 2000
4 Canada 3,009 per million people 2000
5 Germany 2,873 per million people 2000
6 France 2,686 per million people 2000
7 United Kingdom 2,678 per million people 2000
8 Netherlands 2,490 per million people 2000
9 Belgium 2,307 per million people 2000
10 Estonia 2,164 per million people 2000
11 Slovenia 2,161 per million people 2000
12 Lithuania 2,031 per million people 2000
13 Slovakia 1,706 per million people 2000
14 Portugal 1,583 per million people 2000
15 Spain 1,562 per million people 2000
16 Croatia 1,494 per million people 2000
17 Poland 1,460 per million people 2000
18 Romania 1,393 per million people 2000
19 Italy 1,322 per million people 2000
20 Czech Republic 1,317 per million people 2000
21 Bulgaria 1,289 per million people 2000
22 Hungary 1,249 per million people 2000
23 Latvia 1,090 per million people 2000
24 Greece 1,045 per million people 2000
25 Turkey 303 per million people 2000

Citation

"Countries Compared by Economy > Research and development personnel. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Bank. 2002. World Development Indicators 2002. CD-ROM. Washington, DC; aggregates calculated for the Human Development Report Office by the World Bank. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/NATO-countries/Economy/Research-and-development-personnel

NATO countries Compared by Economy > Research and development personnel

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Interesting observations about Economy > Research and development personnel

  • Russia ranked first for research and development personnel amongst Emerging markets in 2000.
  • Sweden ranked first for research and development personnel amongst European Union in 2000.
  • Iceland ranked first for research and development personnel amongst High income OECD countries in 2000.
  • Germany ranked first for research and development personnel amongst Eurozone in 2000.
  • Japan ranked first for research and development personnel amongst Group of 7 countries (G7) in 2000.
  • France ranked first for research and development personnel amongst Catholic countries in 2000.
  • Norway ranked second for research and development personnel amongst NATO countries in 2000.
  • United States ranked third for research and development personnel amongst Cold countries in 2000.
  • China ranked third last for research and development personnel amongst Non-religious countries in 2000.
  • Turkey ranked second last for research and development personnel amongst Europe in 2000.
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