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Economy > Intellectual property > Patents in force per thousand people: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: No. of Patents in Force. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Monaco 1,412.09 2008
2 Luxembourg 102.21 2008
3 Hong Kong 32.76 2008
4 Ireland 17.8 2008
5 South Korea 12.76 2008
6 Sweden 11.45 2008
7 Japan 9.95 2008
8 United Kingdom 9.76 2008
9 Finland 8.86 2008
10 France 6.82 2008
11 Germany 6.21 2008
12 United States 6.16 2008
13 Australia 5.04 2008
14 Canada 3.66 2008
15 Spain 3.65 2008
16 Russia 1.04 2008
17 Mexico 0.636 2008
18 China 0.625 2008

Citation

"All countries compared for Economy > Intellectual property > Patents in force 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/Patents-in-force-per-thousand-people

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