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

DEFINITION: Number of full-time employed researchers in private for-profit enterprises. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Israel 4.39 1999
2 Finland 4.26 2011
3 Denmark 4.14 2011
4 South Korea 4.09 2010
5 Japan 3.85 2010
6 United States 3.75 2007
7 Iceland 3.54 2009
8 Singapore 3.25 2010
9 Sweden 3.13 2011
10 Luxembourg 2.82 2011
11 Austria 2.74 2011
12 Canada 2.62 2010
13 Norway 2.59 2011
14 Germany 2.34 2011
15 Slovenia 2.2 2011
16 France 2.15 2010
17 Ireland 1.95 2011
18 Belgium 1.69 2011
19 Netherlands 1.56 2011
20 Russia 1.5 2011
21 United Kingdom 1.37 2011
22 Switzerland 1.35 2008
23 Czech Republic 1.33 2011
24 Australia 1.28 2010
25 Hong Kong 1.2 2010
26 Malta 1.18 2011
27 Hungary 1.18 2011
28 New Zealand 1.14 2009
29 Estonia 1.07 2011
30 Portugal 1 2011
31 Spain 0.973 2011
32 Costa Rica 0.892 2011
33 Italy 0.709 2012
34 China 0.609 2011
35 Greece 0.562 2007
36 Ukraine 0.472 2011
37 Lithuania 0.452 2011
38 Puerto Rico 0.415 2009
39 Faeroe Islands 0.393 2003
40 Slovakia 0.381 2011
41 Turkey 0.351 2010
42 Croatia 0.287 2011
43 Poland 0.274 2011
44 Latvia 0.269 2011
45 Bulgaria 0.211 2011
46 Malaysia 0.204 2011
47 Brazil 0.184 2010
48 Cyprus 0.166 2011
49 Romania 0.165 2011
50 Mexico 0.159 2011
51 Montenegro 0.136 2011
52 South Africa 0.123 2009
53 Iran 0.112 2008
54 Argentina 0.105 2010
55 Thailand 0.0983 2009
56 Tunisia 0.0803 2008
57 Chile 0.0757 2010
58 Uzbekistan 0.0658 2011
59 Moldova 0.0595 2011
60 India 0.0509 2005
61 Brunei 0.0452 2003
62 Macau 0.0449 2005
63 Sri Lanka 0.0328 2010
64 Philippines 0.0305 2007
65 Republic of Macedonia 0.0305 2008
66 Guam 0.0253 2005
67 Serbia 0.0205 2011
68 Ecuador 0.0154 2008
69 Vietnam 0.0122 2002
70 Oman 0.0116 2011
71 Uruguay 0.00591 2011
72 Morocco 0.00488 2008
73 Laos 0.00469 2002
74 Ethiopia 0.00287 2010
75 Cambodia 0.00275 2002
76 Zambia 0.00209 2008
77 Ghana 0.0017 2007
78 Colombia 0.00169 2010
79 Indonesia 0.00119 2001
80 Panama 0.00113 2008
81 Lesotho 0.00111 2009
82 Egypt 0.00107 2011
83 Senegal 0.00106 2008
84 Venezuela 0.0007 2009
85 Bolivia 0.000591 2010
86 Malawi 0.00051 2007

Citation

"All countries compared for Economy > Innovation > Research and development personnel > By sector > Business enterprise sector (full time employment) 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-(full-time-employment)-per-thousand-people

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