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

Citation

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

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