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Economy > Intellectual property > Patents granted per million people: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: No. of Patents Granted. Figures expressed per million people for the same year.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 South Korea 1,902.81 2011
2 Japan 1,864.56 2011
3 Switzerland 1,476.4 2008
4 Singapore 1,147.64 2011
5 New Zealand 1,069.19 2011
6 Finland 879.85 2008
7 Sweden 808.38 2008
8 Australia 800.8 2011
9 United States 720.52 2011
10 Hong Kong 714.12 2011
11 Netherlands 675.14 2008
12 Israel 657.23 2011
13 Canada 602.08 2011
14 Denmark 427.22 2008
15 Austria 276.6 2008
16 Belgium 275.26 2008
17 North Korea 255.37 2011
18 Russia 209.84 2011
19 France 156.23 2011
20 Germany 143.27 2011
21 China 128.05 2011
22 United Kingdom 114.31 2011
23 Italy 105.07 2011
24 South Africa 104.69 2011
25 Mexico 96.22 2011
26 Spain 79.81 2008
27 India 4.23 2011

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"All countries compared for Economy > Intellectual property > Patents granted per million 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/Patents-granted-per-million-people

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