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

DEFINITION: Total number of researchers employed by private for-profit enterprises. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Israel 5.76 Number 2010
2 Finland 5.19 Number 2010
3 Denmark 5.15 Number 2010
4 South Korea 4.58 Number 2010
5 Japan 4.22 Number 2010
6 Iceland 4.09 Number 2009
7 Sweden 3.53 Number 2009
8 Singapore 3.53 Number 2010
9 Luxembourg 3.52 Number 2009
10 Norway 3.49 Number 2010
11 Austria 3.19 Number 2009
12 France 2.75 Number 2010
13 Germany 2.58 Number 2009
14 Ireland 2.04 Number 2010
15 Belgium 2.03 Number 2009
16 Netherlands 2.01 Number 2010
17 New Zealand 1.9 Number 2009
18 Slovenia 1.9 Number 2010
19 Portugal 1.81 Number 2010
20 Czech Republic 1.59 Number 2011
21 Hong Kong 1.59 Number 2010
22 Estonia 1.51 Number 2010
23 Switzerland 1.47 Number 2008
24 United Kingdom 1.45 Number 2010
25 Russia 1.39 Number 2010
26 Spain 1.3 Number 2010
27 Belarus 1.23 Number 2011
28 Hungary 1.22 Number 2010
29 Jordan 1.09 Number 2003
30 Costa Rica 0.989 Number 2011
31 Faeroe Islands 0.869 Number 2003
32 Malta 0.863 Number 2010
33 China 0.798 Number 2011
34 Italy 0.759 Number 2010
35 Greece 0.615 Number 2007
36 Puerto Rico 0.612 Number 2009
37 Ukraine 0.593 Number 2011
38 Lithuania 0.539 Number 2010
39 Slovakia 0.502 Number 2011
40 Turkey 0.413 Number 2010
41 Latvia 0.402 Number 2010
42 Poland 0.361 Number 2010
43 Cyprus 0.342 Number 2010
44 Croatia 0.314 Number 2010
45 Romania 0.288 Number 2010
46 Tunisia 0.229 Number 2008
47 Bulgaria 0.222 Number 2010
48 Malaysia 0.22 Number 2011
49 Brazil 0.212 Number 2010
50 Montenegro 0.201 Number 2011
51 Kazakhstan 0.184 Number 2011
52 South Africa 0.17 Number 2009
53 Mexico 0.162 Number 2009
54 Azerbaijan 0.15 Number 2011
55 Iran 0.133 Number 2008
56 Argentina 0.128 Number 2010
57 Vietnam 0.122 Number 2002
58 Thailand 0.116 Number 2009
59 Chile 0.0926 Number 2010
60 Brunei 0.0905 Number 2003
61 Botswana 0.0848 Number 2005
62 Moldova 0.075 Number 2011
63 Uzbekistan 0.0658 Number 2011
64 Bermuda 0.062 Number 2011
65 Sri Lanka 0.0566 Number 2010
66 Ecuador 0.0559 Number 2008
67 Kyrgyzstan 0.0542 Number 2011
68 Mongolia 0.0512 Number 2011
69 Macau 0.0449 Number 2005
70 Mali 0.0371 Number 2007
71 Philippines 0.0362 Number 2007
72 Republic of Macedonia 0.0319 Number 2008
73 Oman 0.0294 Number 2011
74 Guam 0.0253 Number 2005
75 Peru 0.0251 Number 2004
76 Serbia 0.0227 Number 2011
77 Nepal 0.0202 Number 2010
78 Uruguay 0.0112 Number 2011
79 Laos 0.0106 Number 2002
80 Honduras 0.00905 Number 2003
81 Cambodia 0.00889 Number 2002
82 Indonesia 0.00872 Number 2008
83 Cameroon 0.00796 Number 2008
84 Sudan 0.00709 Number 2005
85 Lesotho 0.00553 Number 2009
86 Morocco 0.00488 Number 2008
87 Ethiopia 0.00472 Number 2010
88 Colombia 0.00414 Number 2010
89 Ghana 0.00391 Number 2007
90 Paraguay 0.00319 Number 2011
91 Uganda 0.00304 Number 2009
92 Trinidad and Tobago 0.00302 Number 2009
93 Kenya 0.00286 Number 2007
94 Zambia 0.00281 Number 2008
95 El Salvador 0.00272 Number 2011
96 Malawi 0.00197 Number 2007
97 Venezuela 0.00161 Number 2009
98 Egypt 0.00155 Number 2011
99 Central African Republic 0.00117 Number 2009
100 Senegal 0.00106 Number 2008
101 Bolivia 0.000591 Number 2010
102 Panama 0.0 1997

Citation

"All countries compared for Economy > Innovation > Research and development personnel > By sector > Business enterprise sector (Headcounts) per thousand people", UNESCO Institute for Statistics Source tables. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database. 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)-per-thousand-people

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