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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 Tonga 45,453.61 per million people 1995
2 Finland 7,832.21 per million people 2004
3 Iceland 6,806.71 per million people 2004
4 Sweden 5,415.74 per million people 2004
5 Japan 5,286.91 per million people 2003
6 Denmark 5,016.25 per million people 2004
7 Singapore 4,999.15 per million people 2004
8 United States 4,605.01 per million people 2002
9 Norway 4,587.34 per million people 2003
10 Luxembourg 4,301.38 per million people 2003
11 New Zealand 3,945.32 per million people 2003
12 Australia 3,758.92 per million people 2002
13 Switzerland 3,600.63 per million people 2000
14 Canada 3,596.89 per million people 2002
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 3,474.01 per million people 2002
15 Russia 3,319.32 per million people 2004
16 Germany 3,260.92 per million people 2004
17 France 3,212.73 per million people 2003
18 South Korea 3,186.75 per million people 2003
High income OECD countries average (profile) 3,070.04 per million people 2001
19 Belgium 3,065.46 per million people 2004
20 Austria 2,967.98 per million people 2002
21 United Kingdom 2,705.99 per million people 1998
22 Ireland 2,674.25 per million people 2004
23 Slovenia 2,543.16 per million people 2004
24 Estonia 2,523.44 per million people 2004
Eurozone average (profile) 2,499.39 per million people 2003
25 Netherlands 2,481.73 per million people 2004
NATO countries average (profile) 2,460.63 per million people 2003
European Union average (profile) 2,404.03 per million people 2003
Non-religious countries average (profile) 2,302.98 per million people 2002
26 Spain 2,195.39 per million people 2003
27 Lithuania 2,136.3 per million people 2004
28 Slovakia 1,984.27 per million people 2004
29 Portugal 1,948.89 per million people 2003
30 Jordan 1,926.56 per million people 1998
31 Uzbekistan 1,754.16 per million people 1992
32 Serbia and Montenegro 1,598.09 per million people 1995
33 Czech Republic 1,593.5 per million people 2004
34 Poland 1,580.52 per million people 2004
35 Hong Kong 1,563.78 per million people 2002
36 Hungary 1,472.13 per million people 2004
37 Latvia 1,433.7 per million people 2004
38 Greece 1,412.81 per million people 2004
39 Croatia 1,296.01 per million people 2003
40 Iran 1,279.02 per million people 2004
41 Bulgaria 1,263.08 per million people 2004
42 Italy 1,213.45 per million people 2003
43 Cuba 1,145.41 per million people 1989
44 Tunisia 1,013.24 per million people 2002
45 Romania 975.55 per million people 2004
46 Argentina 720.09 per million people 2003
47 China 708.15 per million people 2004
48 Malta 681.07 per million people 2004
49 Tajikistan 660.16 per million people 1993
50 Cyprus 629.61 per million people 2004
51 Kazakhstan 629.21 per million people 2002
52 Qatar 591.23 per million people 1986
53 Costa Rica 529.95 per million people 1988
54 New Caledonia 503.27 per million people 1985
55 Egypt 492.66 per million people 1991
56 Chile 444.17 per million people 2003
57 Uruguay 366.26 per million people 2002
58 Libya 361.49 per million people 2000
59 Mauritius 359.85 per million people 1992
60 Brazil 344.18 per million people 2000
61 Turkey 341.43 per million people 2002
62 South Africa 307.46 per million people 2001
63 Malaysia 298.57 per million people 2002
64 Thailand 286.87 per million people 2003
65 Brunei 274.08 per million people 2003
66 Mexico 268.36 per million people 2002
67 Peru 225.89 per million people 1997
68 Indonesia 206.61 per million people 2001
69 Benin 174.05 per million people 1989
70 Guam 166.55 per million people 1991
71 Sri Lanka 127.82 per million people 2000
72 Cape Verde 127.02 per million people 2002
73 Bolivia 120.07 per million people 2002
74 India 119.05 per million people 1998
75 Vietnam 115.33 per million people 2002
76 Colombia 109.19 per million people 2003
77 Guatemala 102.88 per million people 1988
78 Togo 101.65 per million people 1994
79 Panama 97.46 per million people 2003
80 Paraguay 79.27 per million people 2002
81 Pakistan 75.25 per million people 1997
82 Nicaragua 72.78 per million people 1997
83 Nepal 58.79 per million people 2002
84 Zambia 51.11 per million people 1999
85 Bangladesh 50.75 per million people 1995
86 Fiji 50.42 per million people 1986
87 Ecuador 50.18 per million people 2003
88 Philippines 47.65 per million people 2002
89 Central African Republic 47.05 per million people 1996
90 El Salvador 46.65 per million people 2000
91 Monaco 40.58 per million people 2000
92 Macau 40.58 per million people 2000
93 Rwanda 29.89 per million people 1985
94 Congo, Republic of the 29.6 per million people 2000
95 Syria 29.3 per million people 1997
96 Burundi 21.49 per million people 1989
97 Seychelles 18.56 per million people 2002
98 Burma 17.11 per million people 2002
99 Burkina Faso 16.96 per million people 1997
100 Nigeria 15.16 per million people 1987
101 Madagascar 14.82 per million people 2000
102 Jamaica 7.71 per million people 1986

Citation

"Countries Compared by Economy > Researchers in RandD > Per million people. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", 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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