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Economy > Researchers in RandD > Per million people: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Researchers in R&D are professionals engaged in the conception or creation of new knowledge, products, processes, methods, or systems and in the management of the projects concerned. Postgraduate PhD students (ISCED97 level 6) engaged in R&D are included..

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 TongaTonga 45,453.61 per million people 1995
2 FinlandFinland 7,832.21 per million people 2004
3 IcelandIceland 6,806.71 per million people 2004
4 SwedenSweden 5,415.74 per million people 2004
5 JapanJapan 5,286.91 per million people 2003
6 DenmarkDenmark 5,016.25 per million people 2004
7 SingaporeSingapore 4,999.15 per million people 2004
8 United StatesUnited States 4,605.01 per million people 2002
9 NorwayNorway 4,587.34 per million people 2003
10 LuxembourgLuxembourg 4,301.38 per million people 2003
11 New ZealandNew Zealand 3,945.32 per million people 2003
12 AustraliaAustralia 3,758.92 per million people 2002
13 SwitzerlandSwitzerland 3,600.63 per million people 2000
14 CanadaCanada 3,596.89 per million people 2002
15 RussiaRussia 3,319.32 per million people 2004
16 GermanyGermany 3,260.92 per million people 2004
17 FranceFrance 3,212.73 per million people 2003
18 South KoreaSouth Korea 3,186.75 per million people 2003
19 BelgiumBelgium 3,065.46 per million people 2004
20 AustriaAustria 2,967.98 per million people 2002
21 United KingdomUnited Kingdom 2,705.99 per million people 1998
22 IrelandIreland 2,674.25 per million people 2004
23 SloveniaSlovenia 2,543.16 per million people 2004
24 EstoniaEstonia 2,523.44 per million people 2004
25 NetherlandsNetherlands 2,481.73 per million people 2004
26 SpainSpain 2,195.39 per million people 2003
27 LithuaniaLithuania 2,136.3 per million people 2004
28 SlovakiaSlovakia 1,984.27 per million people 2004
29 PortugalPortugal 1,948.89 per million people 2003
30 JordanJordan 1,926.56 per million people 1998
31 UzbekistanUzbekistan 1,754.16 per million people 1992
32 Serbia and MontenegroSerbia+ 1,598.09 per million people 1995
33 Czech RepublicCzech Republic 1,593.5 per million people 2004
34 PolandPoland 1,580.52 per million people 2004
35 Hong KongHong Kong 1,563.78 per million people 2002
36 HungaryHungary 1,472.13 per million people 2004
37 LatviaLatvia 1,433.7 per million people 2004
38 GreeceGreece 1,412.81 per million people 2004
39 CroatiaCroatia 1,296.01 per million people 2003
40 IranIran 1,279.02 per million people 2004
41 BulgariaBulgaria 1,263.08 per million people 2004
42 ItalyItaly 1,213.45 per million people 2003
43 CubaCuba 1,145.41 per million people 1989
44 TunisiaTunisia 1,013.24 per million people 2002
45 RomaniaRomania 975.55 per million people 2004
46 ArgentinaArgentina 720.09 per million people 2003
47 ChinaChina 708.15 per million people 2004
48 MaltaMalta 681.07 per million people 2004
49 TajikistanTajikistan 660.16 per million people 1993
50 CyprusCyprus 629.61 per million people 2004
51 KazakhstanKazakhstan 629.21 per million people 2002
52 QatarQatar 591.23 per million people 1986
53 Costa RicaCosta Rica 529.95 per million people 1988
54 New CaledoniaNew Caledonia 503.27 per million people 1985
55 EgyptEgypt 492.66 per million people 1991
56 ChileChile 444.17 per million people 2003
57 UruguayUruguay 366.26 per million people 2002
58 LibyaLibya 361.49 per million people 2000
59 MauritiusMauritius 359.85 per million people 1992
60 BrazilBrazil 344.18 per million people 2000
61 TurkeyTurkey 341.43 per million people 2002
62 South AfricaSouth Africa 307.46 per million people 2001
63 MalaysiaMalaysia 298.57 per million people 2002
64 ThailandThailand 286.87 per million people 2003
65 BruneiBrunei 274.08 per million people 2003
66 MexicoMexico 268.36 per million people 2002
67 PeruPeru 225.89 per million people 1997
68 IndonesiaIndonesia 206.61 per million people 2001
69 BeninBenin 174.05 per million people 1989
70 GuamGuam 166.55 per million people 1991
71 Sri LankaSri Lanka 127.82 per million people 2000
72 Cape VerdeCape Verde 127.02 per million people 2002
73 BoliviaBolivia 120.07 per million people 2002
74 IndiaIndia 119.05 per million people 1998
75 VietnamVietnam 115.33 per million people 2002
76 ColombiaColombia 109.19 per million people 2003
77 GuatemalaGuatemala 102.88 per million people 1988
78 TogoTogo 101.65 per million people 1994
79 PanamaPanama 97.46 per million people 2003
80 ParaguayParaguay 79.27 per million people 2002
81 PakistanPakistan 75.25 per million people 1997
82 NicaraguaNicaragua 72.78 per million people 1997
83 NepalNepal 58.79 per million people 2002
84 ZambiaZambia 51.11 per million people 1999
85 BangladeshBangladesh 50.75 per million people 1995
86 FijiFiji 50.42 per million people 1986
87 EcuadorEcuador 50.18 per million people 2003
88 PhilippinesPhilippines 47.65 per million people 2002
89 Central African RepublicCentral Africa 47.05 per million people 1996
90 El SalvadorEl Salvador 46.65 per million people 2000
91 MonacoMonaco 40.58 per million people 2000
92 MacauMacau 40.58 per million people 2000
93 RwandaRwanda 29.89 per million people 1985
94 Congo, Republic of theCongo, Republic of the 29.6 per million people 2000
95 SyriaSyria 29.3 per million people 1997
96 BurundiBurundi 21.49 per million people 1989
97 SeychellesSeychelles 18.56 per million people 2002
98 BurmaBurma 17.11 per million people 2002
99 Burkina FasoBurkina Faso 16.96 per million people 1997
100 NigeriaNigeria 15.16 per million people 1987
101 MadagascarMadagascar 14.82 per million people 2000
102 JamaicaJamaica 7.71 per million people 1986

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"All countries compared for Economy > Researchers in RandD > Per million people", World Development Indicators database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Economy/Researchers-in-RandD/Per-million-people

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