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Economy > Innovation > Research and development personnel > By sector > Higher education sector (full time employment) per million people: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Number of full-time employed researchers hired by post-secondary institutions such as universities and colleges. Figures expressed per million people for the same year.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Iceland 3,530.94 2009
2 Portugal 2,752.49 2011
3 Australia 2,747.78 2010
4 Singapore 2,711.55 2010
5 United Kingdom 2,605.56 2011
6 Denmark 2,340.89 2011
7 Finland 2,220.37 2011
8 New Zealand 2,154.87 2009
9 Switzerland 2,148.31 2010
10 Norway 1,970.49 2011
11 Slovakia 1,915.24 2011
12 Lithuania 1,862.93 2011
13 Sweden 1,814.23 2011
14 Estonia 1,789.65 2011
15 Belgium 1,685.35 2011
16 Hong Kong 1,661.68 2010
17 Tunisia 1,609.76 2008
18 Canada 1,458.69 2010
19 Austria 1,430.29 2011
20 Malaysia 1,350.3 2011
21 Spain 1,346.74 2011
22 Latvia 1,315.72 2011
23 Ireland 1,303.76 2011
24 Netherlands 1,240.04 2011
25 Serbia 1,198.51 2011
26 Slovenia 1,184.21 2011
27 Greece 1,106.25 2007
28 Germany 1,104.89 2010
29 France 1,079.32 2010
30 Poland 1,029.67 2011
31 Luxembourg 999.33 2011
32 Japan 982.84 2010
33 Czech Republic 980.31 2011
34 Croatia 831.19 2011
35 Morocco 820.48 2011
36 South Korea 794.67 2010
37 Italy 721.77 2011
38 United States 666.75 1999
39 Russia 629.11 2011
40 Bulgaria 612.93 2011
41 Hungary 599.19 2011
42 Malta 532.79 2011
43 Argentina 524.84 2010
44 Cyprus 483.65 2011
45 Brazil 481.55 2010
46 Macau 470.36 2011
47 Turkey 456.25 2010
48 Uruguay 402.25 2011
49 Montenegro 389.11 2011
50 Iran 384.39 2008
51 Iraq 353.31 2011
52 Senegal 346.51 2008
53 Romania 306.9 2011
54 Faeroe Islands 289.81 2003
55 Guam 277.78 2005
56 Uzbekistan 276.64 2011
57 Egypt 250.07 2011
58 Republic of Macedonia 220.61 2008
59 Puerto Rico 218.43 2009
60 South Africa 215.21 2009
61 Costa Rica 194.19 2011
62 Chile 190.9 2010
63 China 185.27 2011
64 Thailand 180.86 2009
65 Venezuela 164.36 2009
66 Brunei 164 2003
67 Moldova 159.51 2011
68 Algeria 143.19 2005
69 Mexico 139.84 2011
70 Colombia 137.78 2010
71 Bolivia 134.86 2010
72 Ukraine 125.67 2011
73 American Samoa 101.49 2005
74 Pakistan 97.5 2011
75 Oman 91.85 2011
76 Ecuador 87.37 2008
77 Albania 62.09 2008
78 Madagascar 51.02 2011
79 Paraguay 45.22 2008
80 Vietnam 37.97 2002
81 Togo 32.56 2007
82 Panama 32.36 2008
83 Indonesia 31.46 2009
84 Nigeria 31.01 2007
85 Zambia 28.58 2008
86 Sri Lanka 28.03 2010
87 Philippines 24.91 2007
88 Mozambique 23.2 2010
89 Mali 23.2 2006
90 Ethiopia 21.45 2010
91 India 19.61 2005
92 Guatemala 17.5 2010
93 Rwanda 11.7 2009
94 Malawi 10.69 2007
95 Lesotho 5.86 2011
96 Laos 5.41 2002
97 Cambodia 2.18 2002
98 Ghana 2.09 2007

Citation

"All countries compared for Economy > Innovation > Research and development personnel > By sector > Higher education sector (full time employment) 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/Higher-education-sector-(full-time-employment)-per-million-people

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