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Economy > Innovation > Research and development personnel > By sector > Government sector per million people: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Total number of researchers employed in the government sector. Figures expressed per million people for the same year.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Iceland 3,861.86 2009
2 Jordan 1,954.72 2008
3 Faeroe Islands 1,780.24 2003
4 Luxembourg 1,410.39 2010
5 Norway 1,237.41 2010
6 Slovenia 1,199.37 2010
7 Armenia 1,164.6 2011
8 Finland 1,113.11 2010
9 Georgia 1,075.8 2005
10 Russia 925.17 2010
11 Azerbaijan 923.46 2011
12 Montenegro 795.95 2011
13 Czech Republic 783.15 2011
14 Ukraine 782.19 2011
15 Bulgaria 780.03 2010
16 Germany 750.11 2010
17 Spain 735.47 2010
18 Croatia 706.91 2010
19 New Zealand 695.12 2009
20 Slovakia 651.86 2011
21 Belarus 629.79 2011
22 Hungary 614.8 2010
23 Moldova 592 2011
24 Mongolia 552.25 2011
25 Argentina 551.27 2010
26 Estonia 547.04 2011
27 Lithuania 486.49 2010
28 Portugal 479.54 2010
29 Netherlands 475.46 2010
30 Singapore 454.82 2010
31 South Korea 445.62 2010
32 Poland 425.21 2010
33 France 423.16 2010
34 Serbia 403.51 2011
35 Republic of Macedonia 381.18 2008
36 Austria 375.96 2009
37 Italy 369.29 2010
38 Botswana 368.91 2005
39 Denmark 351.14 2010
40 Latvia 350.16 2010
41 Tunisia 334.98 2008
42 Iran 317.76 2008
43 Costa Rica 301.2 2011
44 Belgium 301.12 2009
45 Monaco 295.79 2005
46 Japan 280.05 2010
47 Egypt 272.44 2011
48 Romania 271.99 2010
49 Greece 262.61 2005
50 China 238.68 2011
51 Sweden 238.43 2009
52 Kyrgyzstan 212.53 2011
53 Kazakhstan 189.87 2011
54 Cyprus 186.65 2010
55 Brunei 175.32 2003
56 Uzbekistan 167.89 2011
57 Tajikistan 165.2 2011
58 Hong Kong 157.31 2010
59 United Kingdom 156 2010
60 Nepal 141.66 2010
61 Vietnam 139.33 2002
62 Malta 136.8 2011
63 Ireland 135.66 2010
64 Kuwait 131.53 2011
65 Guinea 125.31 2000
66 Switzerland 122.05 2010
67 Albania 119.12 2008
68 Malaysia 110.37 2011
69 Gabon 106.16 2006
70 Thailand 103.43 2009
71 Turkey 98.41 2010
72 Iraq 98.14 2011
73 Seychelles 96.5 2005
74 Uruguay 93.1 2011
75 Peru 83.05 2004
76 Trinidad and Tobago 82.83 2010
77 Sri Lanka 81.01 2010
78 Libya 77.13 2009
79 South Africa 74.11 2009
80 Panama 72.3 2005
81 Oman 71.41 2011
82 Sudan 70.98 2005
83 Mexico 66.79 2003
84 Pakistan 51.35 2011
85 Indonesia 48.81 2006
86 Saudi Arabia 47.43 2009
87 Togo 45.25 2007
88 Morocco 43.98 2011
89 Brazil 39.28 2010
90 Puerto Rico 37.43 2009
91 Bangladesh 32.67 1997
92 Cambodia 31 2002
93 Chile 29.44 2010
94 Kenya 28.53 2007
95 Philippines 27.9 2007
96 Uganda 24.59 2009
97 Honduras 24.14 2003
98 Mozambique 23.53 2010
99 Venezuela 23.41 2009
100 Algeria 21.5 2005
101 Mali 20.85 2006
102 Laos 19.66 2002
103 Ethiopia 18.39 2010
104 Malawi 18.01 2007
105 Democratic Republic of the Congo 17.95 2009
106 Ghana 17.45 2007
107 Zambia 15.9 2008
108 Cameroon 15.21 2008
109 Tanzania 14.62 2007
110 Bolivia 13.78 2010
111 Senegal 13.65 2008
112 Madagascar 13.53 2007
113 Nigeria 12.81 2007
114 Lesotho 12.56 2009
115 Guatemala 12.2 2010
116 Burkina Faso 11.59 2007
117 Paraguay 9.74 2011
118 Burundi 7.13 2011
119 Central African Republic 6.8 2009
120 El Salvador 3.52 2011
121 Colombia 3.13 2010

Citation

"All countries compared for Economy > Innovation > Research and development personnel > By sector > Government sector per million 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/Government-sector-per-million-people

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