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Government > Trademarks > Nonresidents per 1000: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Trademark applications filed are applications for registration of a trademark with a national or regional trademark office. Trademarks are distinctive signs that identify goods or services as those produced or provided by a specific person or enterprise. Trademarks protect owners of the mark by ensuring exclusive right to use it to identify goods or services or to authorize its use in return for payment. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Andorra 6.82 2004
2 Monaco 6.57 2004
3 Macau 5.74 2004
4 Liechtenstein 5.62 2002
5 Brunei 5.19 1997
6 Aruba 5.17 2002
7 Malta 4.59 2002
8 Singapore 4.42 2004
9 Barbados 4.22 1999
10 Saint Lucia 3.39 2001
11 Suriname 3.31 1996
12 Panama 3.05 2000
13 Bahrain 2.82 2003
14 Dominica 2.41 1995
15 Seychelles 2.37 2003
16 The Bahamas 2.03 1992
17 Uruguay 2.02 2003
18 New Zealand 1.92 2004
19 Iceland 1.9 2004
20 Hong Kong 1.67 2003
21 Norway 1.54 2002
22 Qatar 1.43 1989
23 Kiribati 1.29 1999
24 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 1.15 1996
25 Tonga 1.06 2002
26 Belgium 1.04 2002
27 Trinidad and Tobago 1.03 2002
28 Costa Rica 1.01 1993
29 Fiji 0.946 1986
30 Cyprus 0.896 2004
31 Nicaragua 0.824 2000
32 Namibia 0.806 1993
33 Australia 0.795 2004
34 Paraguay 0.755 1993
35 Israel 0.738 2004
36 Canada 0.693 2004
37 Chile 0.69 1996
38 Swaziland 0.678 1992
39 Oman 0.672 1994
40 Samoa 0.643 2004
41 Switzerland 0.637 2001
42 El Salvador 0.63 1997
43 Malaysia 0.6 1997
Non-religious countries average (profile) 0.597 2000
44 Jamaica 0.547 2002
45 Mauritius 0.545 1998
High income OECD countries average (profile) 0.533 2002
46 Bolivia 0.531 1995
47 Mongolia 0.529 2004
48 Honduras 0.511 2003
49 Lesotho 0.508 1996
50 Argentina 0.504 2003
51 Guatemala 0.439 2001
52 Estonia 0.432 2004
53 Venezuela 0.426 2000
European Union average (profile) 0.421 2002
NATO countries average (profile) 0.39 2002
54 Ecuador 0.356 2004
55 South Korea 0.344 2004
56 North Korea 0.293 1992
57 Ireland 0.286 2003
58 The Gambia 0.28 1985
59 Slovenia 0.275 2004
60 Latvia 0.257 2004
61 Jordan 0.256 1989
Emerging markets average (profile) 0.254 1996
62 Slovakia 0.213 2004
63 Peru 0.209 2003
64 Tunisia 0.209 1996
65 Belize 0.207 1989
66 South Africa 0.202 1996
67 Mexico 0.19 2004
68 Bosnia and Herzegovina 0.18 2004
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 0.178 2002
69 Guyana 0.178 1990
70 Colombia 0.175 2001
71 Denmark 0.175 2004
72 Croatia 0.173 2004
73 Cuba 0.172 2004
74 Angola 0.171 1992
75 Lithuania 0.166 2004
76 Sweden 0.161 2001
77 Haiti 0.155 1999
78 Liberia 0.152 1993
79 Zimbabwe 0.15 1996
80 Japan 0.145 2004
81 Thailand 0.143 2003
82 Italy 0.143 2000
83 Bulgaria 0.14 2004
84 Finland 0.138 2004
85 Austria 0.128 2004
86 Turkmenistan 0.128 1999
87 Solomon Islands 0.125 1989
88 Cambodia 0.125 2004
89 Saudi Arabia 0.12 1989
90 Laos 0.118 2002
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 0.114 2004
91 Belarus 0.106 2004
92 Papua New Guinea 0.105 2000
93 Greece 0.104 2002
94 Hungary 0.104 2004
95 Moldova 0.103 2004
96 Czech Republic 0.102 2004
97 Sudan 0.1 1985
98 Portugal 0.0964 2004
99 Sri Lanka 0.0925 2003
100 United States 0.0922 2004
101 Armenia 0.0846 2004
102 United Kingdom 0.0777 2004
103 Brazil 0.0737 2002
104 Kazakhstan 0.0713 2004
105 Kyrgyzstan 0.0676 2004
106 Philippines 0.0624 2004
107 Indonesia 0.0606 1996
108 Zambia 0.0562 2001
109 Romania 0.055 2004
110 Ukraine 0.0513 2004
111 Russia 0.0493 2004
112 Spain 0.0482 2004
113 Sierra Leone 0.0476 1995
114 France 0.0472 2003
115 Morocco 0.0437 2000
116 Azerbaijan 0.0415 2002
117 China 0.0407 2004
118 Germany 0.0405 2004
119 Tajikistan 0.038 2004
120 Malawi 0.0369 2002
121 Kenya 0.0336 1999
122 Iraq 0.0322 1986
123 Turkey 0.0319 2003
124 Georgia 0.0306 2004
125 Nepal 0.0305 1995
126 Poland 0.0302 2004
127 Vietnam 0.0301 2000
128 Pakistan 0.0287 2004
129 Algeria 0.0264 2003
130 Ghana 0.0219 1994
131 Uzbekistan 0.0191 2004
132 Burundi 0.0188 2002
133 Iran 0.0183 2001
134 Madagascar 0.0181 2004
135 Rwanda 0.0158 1999
136 Uganda 0.0119 1992
137 Tanzania 0.0113 1989
138 Democratic Republic of the Congo 0.00921 1996
139 Bangladesh 0.00726 1998
140 Nigeria 0.00642 1990
141 India 0.00526 1999
142 Ethiopia 0.00181 1995

Citation

"Countries Compared by Government > Trademarks > Nonresidents per 1000. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Development Indicators database. 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/Government/Trademarks/Nonresidents-per-1000

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