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Government > Trademarks > Nonresidents > Per capita: 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. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Andorra 8.17 per 1,000 people 2004
2 Monaco 6.76 per 1,000 people 2004
3 Macau 5.76 per 1,000 people 2004
4 Brunei 5.18 per 1,000 people 1997
5 Malta 4.59 per 1,000 people 2002
6 Singapore 4.34 per 1,000 people 2004
7 Barbados 4.23 per 1,000 people 1999
8 Suriname 3.5 per 1,000 people 1996
9 Netherlands Antilles 3.42 per 1,000 people 2003
10 Saint Lucia 3.4 per 1,000 people 2001
11 Panama 3.16 per 1,000 people 2000
12 Bahrain 3.09 per 1,000 people 2003
13 Seychelles 2.37 per 1,000 people 2003
14 Dominica 2.36 per 1,000 people 1995
15 The Bahamas 2.04 per 1,000 people 1992
16 Uruguay 2.04 per 1,000 people 2003
17 New Zealand 1.94 per 1,000 people 2004
18 Iceland 1.9 per 1,000 people 2004
19 Hong Kong 1.65 per 1,000 people 2003
20 Norway 1.54 per 1,000 people 2002
21 Qatar 1.47 per 1,000 people 1989
22 Cyprus 1.23 per 1,000 people 2004
23 Kiribati 1.19 per 1,000 people 1999
24 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 1.09 per 1,000 people 1996
25 Tonga 1.04 per 1,000 people 2002
26 Belgium 1.03 per 1,000 people 2002
27 Trinidad and Tobago 1.02 per 1,000 people 2002
28 Costa Rica 1.01 per 1,000 people 1993
29 Fiji 0.951 per 1,000 people 1986
30 Nicaragua 0.854 per 1,000 people 2000
31 Namibia 0.81 per 1,000 people 1993
32 Australia 0.797 per 1,000 people 2004
33 Paraguay 0.756 per 1,000 people 1993
34 Swaziland 0.752 per 1,000 people 1992
35 Israel 0.738 per 1,000 people 2004
36 Canada 0.693 per 1,000 people 2004
37 Chile 0.692 per 1,000 people 1996
38 Oman 0.671 per 1,000 people 1994
39 Switzerland 0.637 per 1,000 people 2001
40 Samoa 0.626 per 1,000 people 2004
41 El Salvador 0.624 per 1,000 people 1997
42 Malaysia 0.61 per 1,000 people 1997
Non-religious countries average (profile) 0.596 per 1,000 people 2000
43 Jamaica 0.547 per 1,000 people 2002
44 Mauritius 0.545 per 1,000 people 1998
45 Bolivia 0.541 per 1,000 people 1995
High income OECD countries average (profile) 0.534 per 1,000 people 2002
46 Lesotho 0.527 per 1,000 people 1996
47 Mongolia 0.525 per 1,000 people 2004
48 Argentina 0.504 per 1,000 people 2003
49 Honduras 0.492 per 1,000 people 2003
50 Guatemala 0.441 per 1,000 people 2001
51 Estonia 0.432 per 1,000 people 2004
52 Venezuela 0.427 per 1,000 people 2000
European Union average (profile) 0.421 per 1,000 people 2002
NATO countries average (profile) 0.39 per 1,000 people 2002
53 Ecuador 0.37 per 1,000 people 2004
54 South Korea 0.344 per 1,000 people 2004
55 North Korea 0.303 per 1,000 people 1992
56 Ireland 0.286 per 1,000 people 2003
57 Slovenia 0.275 per 1,000 people 2004
58 The Gambia 0.265 per 1,000 people 1985
59 Latvia 0.257 per 1,000 people 2004
60 Jordan 0.256 per 1,000 people 1989
Emerging markets average (profile) 0.254 per 1,000 people 1996
61 Slovakia 0.213 per 1,000 people 2004
62 Tunisia 0.209 per 1,000 people 1996
63 Peru 0.208 per 1,000 people 2003
64 Belize 0.207 per 1,000 people 1989
65 Mexico 0.204 per 1,000 people 2004
66 South Africa 0.202 per 1,000 people 1996
67 Bosnia and Herzegovina 0.179 per 1,000 people 2004
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 0.179 per 1,000 people 2002
68 Guyana 0.177 per 1,000 people 1990
69 Denmark 0.175 per 1,000 people 2004
70 Croatia 0.173 per 1,000 people 2004
71 Cuba 0.172 per 1,000 people 2004
=72 Colombia 0.168 per 1,000 people 2001
=72 Angola 0.168 per 1,000 people 1992
74 Haiti 0.167 per 1,000 people 1999
75 Lithuania 0.166 per 1,000 people 2004
76 Sweden 0.161 per 1,000 people 2001
77 Liberia 0.149 per 1,000 people 1993
78 Zimbabwe 0.148 per 1,000 people 1996
79 Thailand 0.146 per 1,000 people 2003
80 Japan 0.145 per 1,000 people 2004
81 Italy 0.143 per 1,000 people 2000
82 Bulgaria 0.14 per 1,000 people 2004
83 Finland 0.138 per 1,000 people 2004
=84 Turkmenistan 0.128 per 1,000 people 1999
=84 Austria 0.128 per 1,000 people 2004
86 Solomon Islands 0.123 per 1,000 people 1989
87 Laos 0.121 per 1,000 people 2002
=88 Cambodia 0.119 per 1,000 people 2004
=88 Saudi Arabia 0.119 per 1,000 people 1989
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 0.113 per 1,000 people 2004
90 Papua New Guinea 0.107 per 1,000 people 2000
91 Belarus 0.105 per 1,000 people 2004
=92 Hungary 0.104 per 1,000 people 2004
=92 Greece 0.104 per 1,000 people 2002
94 Czech Republic 0.102 per 1,000 people 2004
95 Portugal 0.096 per 1,000 people 2004
96 Moldova 0.095 per 1,000 people 2004
=97 United States 0.092 per 1,000 people 2004
=97 Sri Lanka 0.092 per 1,000 people 2003
99 Armenia 0.085 per 1,000 people 2004
100 Serbia and Montenegro 0.08 per 1,000 people 2003
101 United Kingdom 0.078 per 1,000 people 2004
102 Brazil 0.074 per 1,000 people 2002
103 Sudan 0.073 per 1,000 people 1985
104 Kazakhstan 0.071 per 1,000 people 2004
105 Kyrgyzstan 0.068 per 1,000 people 2004
106 Philippines 0.064 per 1,000 people 2004
107 Indonesia 0.061 per 1,000 people 1996
108 Romania 0.055 per 1,000 people 2004
109 Zambia 0.053 per 1,000 people 2001
110 Ukraine 0.051 per 1,000 people 2004
=111 France 0.049 per 1,000 people 2003
=111 Russia 0.049 per 1,000 people 2004
113 Spain 0.048 per 1,000 people 2004
114 Sierra Leone 0.045 per 1,000 people 1995
115 Morocco 0.044 per 1,000 people 2000
=116 Azerbaijan 0.041 per 1,000 people 2002
=116 China 0.041 per 1,000 people 2004
=116 Germany 0.041 per 1,000 people 2004
119 Tajikistan 0.039 per 1,000 people 2004
120 Malawi 0.036 per 1,000 people 2002
121 Kenya 0.034 per 1,000 people 1999
122 Iraq 0.031 per 1,000 people 1986
=123 Turkey 0.03 per 1,000 people 2003
=123 Vietnam 0.03 per 1,000 people 2000
=123 Poland 0.03 per 1,000 people 2004
=126 Georgia 0.029 per 1,000 people 2004
=126 Nepal 0.029 per 1,000 people 1995
=126 Pakistan 0.029 per 1,000 people 2004
129 Algeria 0.027 per 1,000 people 2003
130 Ghana 0.021 per 1,000 people 1994
=131 Uzbekistan 0.019 per 1,000 people 2004
=131 Iran 0.019 per 1,000 people 2001
=131 Burundi 0.019 per 1,000 people 2002
134 Madagascar 0.018 per 1,000 people 2004
135 Rwanda 0.017 per 1,000 people 1999
136 Uganda 0.012 per 1,000 people 1992
137 Tanzania 0.011 per 1,000 people 1989
138 Democratic Republic of the Congo 0.009 per 1,000 people 1996
=139 Bangladesh 0.007 per 1,000 people 1998
=139 Nigeria 0.007 per 1,000 people 1990
141 India 0.005 per 1,000 people 1999
142 Ethiopia 0.002 per 1,000 people 1995

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