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Economy > Innovation > Research and development personnel > By sector > Higher education sector per thousand people: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Total number of researchers employed by post-secondary institutions such as universities and colleges. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Portugal 6.08 2010
2 Switzerland 4.9 2010
3 Iceland 4.72 2009
4 United Kingdom 4.67 2010
5 Norway 4.43 2010
6 Denmark 4.31 2010
7 Finland 4.24 2010
8 Sweden 4.04 2009
9 New Zealand 3.75 2009
10 Austria 3.47 2009
11 Estonia 3.46 2011
12 Slovakia 3.4 2011
13 Lithuania 3.25 2010
14 Singapore 3.22 2010
15 Germany 2.82 2010
16 Spain 2.82 2010
17 Belgium 2.81 2009
18 Tunisia 2.65 2008
19 Ireland 2.57 2010
20 Japan 2.45 2010
21 Slovenia 2.29 2010
22 Malaysia 2.23 2011
23 Greece 2.16 2005
24 Latvia 2.16 2010
25 Czech Republic 1.98 2011
26 South Korea 1.89 2010
27 Poland 1.85 2010
28 Croatia 1.81 2010
29 Hong Kong 1.74 2010
30 Hungary 1.73 2010
31 France 1.68 2010
32 Malta 1.6 2011
33 Montenegro 1.48 2011
34 Serbia 1.45 2011
35 Netherlands 1.41 2010
36 Luxembourg 1.28 2010
37 Italy 1.23 2011
38 Turkey 1.22 2010
39 Iraq 1.18 2011
40 Argentina 1.13 2010
41 Macau 1.11 2011
42 Morocco 1.1 2011
43 Iran 1.03 2008
44 Cyprus 0.979 2010
45 Brazil 0.963 2010
46 Egypt 0.872 2011
47 Romania 0.865 2010
48 Bulgaria 0.859 2010
49 Uzbekistan 0.817 2011
50 Georgia 0.784 2005
51 Trinidad and Tobago 0.633 2010
52 Senegal 0.619 2008
53 Faeroe Islands 0.58 2003
54 South Africa 0.579 2009
55 Republic of Macedonia 0.567 2008
56 Brunei 0.56 2003
57 Uruguay 0.554 2011
58 Costa Rica 0.554 2011
59 Botswana 0.458 2005
60 Albania 0.426 2008
61 Chile 0.388 2010
62 Algeria 0.385 2005
63 China 0.382 2011
64 Oman 0.377 2011
65 Thailand 0.36 2009
66 Puerto Rico 0.353 2009
67 Armenia 0.339 2011
68 Colombia 0.311 2010
69 Moldova 0.28 2011
70 Guam 0.278 2005
71 Sudan 0.277 2005
72 Russia 0.271 2010
73 Kazakhstan 0.266 2011
74 Vietnam 0.253 2002
75 Pakistan 0.244 2011
76 Azerbaijan 0.223 2011
77 Belarus 0.219 2011
78 Venezuela 0.211 2009
79 Cameroon 0.21 2008
80 Democratic Republic of the Congo 0.188 2009
81 Bolivia 0.175 2010
82 Ukraine 0.165 2011
83 Mexico 0.14 2011
84 Kyrgyzstan 0.137 2011
85 Paraguay 0.131 2011
86 Ecuador 0.125 2008
87 American Samoa 0.118 2005
88 Guinea 0.117 2000
89 Sri Lanka 0.112 2010
90 Madagascar 0.109 2011
91 Nigeria 0.107 2007
92 Togo 0.0977 2007
93 Indonesia 0.0944 2009
94 Peru 0.0728 2004
95 Saudi Arabia 0.0693 2002
96 Philippines 0.0633 2007
97 El Salvador 0.0625 2011
98 Ethiopia 0.0605 2010
99 Kenya 0.0585 2007
100 Panama 0.0574 2005
101 Rwanda 0.0536 2009
102 Nicaragua 0.0524 2004
103 Mongolia 0.0497 2011
104 Tanzania 0.0486 2007
105 Mozambique 0.0404 2010
106 Honduras 0.0352 2003
107 Tajikistan 0.0351 2011
108 Mali 0.0318 2007
109 Burundi 0.0312 2011
110 Zambia 0.0294 2008
111 Guatemala 0.0291 2010
112 Malawi 0.0254 2007
113 Central African Republic 0.0211 2009
114 Lesotho 0.0207 2011
115 Uganda 0.0192 2009
116 Nepal 0.0178 2010
117 Bangladesh 0.0161 1997
118 Laos 0.00739 2002
119 Cambodia 0.00692 2002
120 Ghana 0.00688 2007
121 Burkina Faso 7.02e-05 2007
122 Jordan 0.0 2008

Citation

"All countries compared for Economy > Innovation > Research and development personnel > By sector > Higher education 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/Higher-education-sector-per-thousand-people

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