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Economy > Intellectual property > Patent applications per thousand people: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: No. of Patent Applications. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Switzerland 4.74 2011
2 South Korea 3.77 2011
3 Japan 3.7 2011
4 Sweden 2.27 2011
5 Finland 2.14 2011
6 Germany 2.11 2011
7 Denmark 2.08 2011
8 Netherlands 1.94 2011
9 Israel 1.39 2011
10 United States 1.39 2011
11 Austria 1.35 2011
12 Belgium 1.03 2011
13 France 1 2011
14 United Kingdom 0.796 2011
15 Canada 0.711 2011
16 Australia 0.508 2011
17 Italy 0.456 2011
18 China 0.324 2011
19 Russia 0.22 2011
20 Spain 0.182 2008
21 India 0.0129 2011

Citation

"All countries compared for Economy > Intellectual property > Patent applications per thousand people", Wikipedia: List of countries by patents (Top 20 countries). 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/Intellectual-property/Patent-applications-per-thousand-people

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