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Economy > Innovation > Research and development personnel > By sector > Business enterprise sector (Headcounts): Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Total number of researchers employed by private for-profit enterprises.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 China 1.07 million Number 2011
2 Japan 537,293 Number 2010
3 South Korea 226,168 Number 2010
4 Germany 210,995 Number 2009
5 Russia 197,785 Number 2010
6 France 178,552.13 Number 2010
7 United Kingdom 90,178.2 Number 2010
8 Spain 59,714 Number 2010
9 Italy 45,901 Number 2010
10 Israel 43,939 Number 2010
11 Brazil 41,317 Number 2010
12 Netherlands 33,479 Number 2010
13 Sweden 32,819 Number 2009
14 Turkey 29,800 Number 2010
15 Denmark 28,596.8 Number 2010
16 Finland 27,849.38 Number 2010
17 Ukraine 27,091 Number 2011
18 Austria 26,682 Number 2009
19 Belgium 21,942 Number 2009
20 Portugal 19,235 Number 2010
21 Mexico 18,872 Number 2009
22 Singapore 17,908 Number 2010
23 Norway 17,081 Number 2010
24 Czech Republic 16,698.25 Number 2011
25 Poland 13,798 Number 2010
26 Hungary 12,220 Number 2010
27 Belarus 11,622 Number 2011
28 Switzerland 11,237 Number 2008
29 Hong Kong 11,163 Number 2010
30 Vietnam 9,675 Number 2002
31 Iran 9,669 Number 2008
32 Ireland 9,136.3 Number 2010
33 South Africa 8,366 Number 2009
34 New Zealand 8,200 Number 2009
35 Thailand 7,704 Number 2009
36 Greece 6,884.88 Number 2007
37 Malaysia 6,325 Number 2011
38 Romania 6,182 Number 2010
39 Jordan 5,653 Number 2003
40 Argentina 5,157 Number 2010
41 Costa Rica 4,686 Number 2011
42 Slovenia 3,887 Number 2010
43 Philippines 3,217 Number 2007
44 Kazakhstan 3,052 Number 2011
45 Slovakia 2,709 Number 2011
46 Tunisia 2,369 Number 2008
47 Puerto Rico 2,288 Number 2009
48 Indonesia 2,042 Number 2008
49 Estonia 2,021 Number 2010
50 Uzbekistan 1,931 Number 2011
51 Lithuania 1,771 Number 2010
52 Luxembourg 1,753 Number 2009
53 Bulgaria 1,672 Number 2010
54 Chile 1,588 Number 2010
55 Croatia 1,387 Number 2010
56 Azerbaijan 1,378 Number 2011
57 Iceland 1,302 Number 2009
58 Sri Lanka 1,169 Number 2010
59 Latvia 901 Number 2010
60 Ecuador 811 Number 2008
61 Peru 688 Number 2004
62 Nepal 543 Number 2010
63 Mali 472 Number 2007
64 Ethiopia 411 Number 2010
65 Cyprus 377 Number 2010
66 Malta 359 Number 2010
67 Kyrgyzstan 299 Number 2011
68 Moldova 267 Number 2011
69 Sudan 224 Number 2005
70 Colombia 192.32 Number 2010
71 Serbia 165 Number 2011
72 Botswana 159 Number 2005
73 Cameroon 156 Number 2008
74 Morocco 151 Number 2008
75 Mongolia 141 Number 2011
76 Montenegro 125 Number 2011
77 Egypt 123 Number 2011
78 Cambodia 113 Number 2002
79 Kenya 108 Number 2007
80 Uganda 100 Number 2009
81 Oman 89 Number 2011
82 Ghana 88 Number 2007
83 Republic of Macedonia 67 Number 2008
84 Honduras 60 Number 2003
85 Laos 59 Number 2002
86 Venezuela 46 Number 2009
87 Faeroe Islands 42 Number 2003
88 Uruguay 38 Number 2011
89 Zambia 35 Number 2008
90 Brunei 32 Number 2003
91 Malawi 27 Number 2007
=92 Paraguay 21 Number 2011
=92 Macau 21 Number 2005
94 El Salvador 17 Number 2011
95 Senegal 13 Number 2008
96 Lesotho 11 Number 2009
97 Bolivia 6 Number 2010
98 Central African Republic 5 Number 2009
=99 Trinidad and Tobago 4 Number 2009
=99 Guam 4 Number 2005
=99 Bermuda 4 Number 2011
=102 Palestine 0.0 2009
=102 Panama 0.0 1997

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"All countries compared for Economy > Innovation > Research and development personnel > By sector > Business enterprise sector (Headcounts)", UNESCO Institute for Statistics Source tables. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Economy/Innovation/Research-and-development-personnel/By-sector/Business-enterprise-sector-(Headcounts)

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