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Government > Trademarks > Residents per million: 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 million population for the same year.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Monaco 9,296.47 2004
2 Liechtenstein 5,351.7 2002
3 Andorra 2,555.02 2004
4 New Zealand 2,061.41 2004
5 Belgium 2,033.33 2002
6 South Korea 1,913.76 2004
7 Australia 1,848.33 2004
8 Iceland 1,763.25 2004
9 Chile 1,695.98 1996
10 Argentina 1,631.61 2003
11 Uruguay 1,379.98 2003
12 Paraguay 1,300.48 1993
13 Panama 1,276.35 2000
14 Spain 1,234.85 2004
15 Singapore 1,161.35 2004
16 Hong Kong 1,095.56 2003
17 Switzerland 1,060.19 2001
18 Malta 1,050.59 2002
19 Aruba 936.89 2002
20 France 928.37 2003
21 Estonia 919.74 2004
22 Czech Republic 916.7 2004
23 Austria 897.7 2004
24 Costa Rica 888.2 1993
Non-religious countries average (profile) 875.57 2000
25 Japan 863.1 2004
High income OECD countries average (profile) 855.65 2001
26 Slovenia 808.71 2004
27 Denmark 774.35 2004
28 Portugal 773.47 2004
29 Bulgaria 768.27 2004
30 Germany 758.35 2004
31 Sweden 742.25 2001
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 737.25 2002
32 Norway 734.64 2001
33 United States 729.14 2004
34 Italy 692.97 2000
35 North Korea 683.32 1992
NATO countries average (profile) 640.96 2001
European Union average (profile) 639.65 2001
36 Macau 595.37 2004
37 Lithuania 561.48 2004
38 Latvia 557.76 2004
39 Canada 553.81 2004
40 Venezuela 545.45 2000
41 Slovakia 541.02 2004
42 Armenia 528.15 2004
43 Cyprus 516.82 2004
44 Finland 496.92 2004
45 Bahrain 490.9 2003
46 Greece 481.45 2002
47 Barbados 477.05 1999
48 Romania 474.89 2004
49 Turkey 457.03 2003
50 Brazil 451.72 2002
51 Moldova 436.74 2004
52 Hungary 424.75 2004
53 Malaysia 416.49 1997
54 Ecuador 411.78 2004
55 Mauritius 409.33 1998
56 China 407.07 2004
57 United Kingdom 387.29 2004
58 Mexico 382.27 2004
59 Poland 360.8 2004
60 Thailand 350.64 2003
61 Brunei 342.04 1997
62 Saint Lucia 340.37 2001
63 Ireland 321.53 2003
Emerging markets average (profile) 319.14 1996
64 Peru 303.88 2003
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 302.99 2004
65 El Salvador 290.17 1997
66 Croatia 289.03 2004
67 Trinidad and Tobago 266.1 2002
68 Guatemala 265.53 2001
69 South Africa 258.35 1996
70 Jamaica 253.3 2002
71 Belarus 247.69 2004
72 Ukraine 242.69 2004
73 Nicaragua 223.88 2000
74 Sri Lanka 208.05 2003
75 The Bahamas 199.18 1992
76 Kazakhstan 193.7 2004
77 Seychelles 193.24 2003
78 Fiji 190.68 1986
79 Dominica 182.16 1995
80 Colombia 179.12 2001
81 Honduras 173.35 2003
82 Mongolia 169.45 2004
83 Russia 163.86 2004
84 Suriname 156.2 1996
85 Iran 147.45 2001
86 Jordan 135.47 1989
87 Qatar 123.09 1989
88 Tunisia 108.26 1996
89 Oman 104.3 1994
90 Morocco 88.92 2000
91 Bolivia 87.75 1995
92 Indonesia 82.45 1996
93 Philippines 81.45 2004
94 Bosnia and Herzegovina 68.7 2004
95 Samoa 61.91 2003
96 India 59.5 1999
97 Belize 54.54 1989
98 Pakistan 53.62 2004
99 Algeria 45.09 2003
100 Vietnam 44.87 2000
101 Namibia 36.55 1993
102 Georgia 34.27 2004
103 Cuba 33.62 2004
104 Liberia 32.4 1993
105 Israel 31.58 2004
106 Cambodia 31.1 2004
107 Iraq 29.73 1986
108 Saudi Arabia 29.11 1989
109 Bangladesh 28.47 1998
110 Nepal 26.23 1995
111 Kyrgyzstan 26.05 2004
112 Turkmenistan 24.5 1999
113 Madagascar 23.14 2004
114 Zambia 20.56 2001
115 Guyana 17.93 1990
116 Haiti 17.79 1999
117 Azerbaijan 17.62 2002
118 Uzbekistan 16.93 2004
119 Nigeria 14.56 1990
120 Kenya 13.71 1999
121 Malawi 11.57 2002
122 Ghana 10.47 1994
123 Tonga 10.09 2002
124 Tajikistan 9.75 2004
125 Angola 8.45 1992
126 Lesotho 8.43 1996
127 Democratic Republic of the Congo 7.24 1996
128 Sudan 6.61 1985
129 Papua New Guinea 6.51 2000
130 Sierra Leone 6.37 1995
131 Laos 4.51 2002
132 Ethiopia 4.19 1995
133 Tanzania 3.97 1989
134 Guinea 3.15 1991
135 Burundi 2.84 2002
136 The Gambia 2.73 1985
137 Uganda 1.38 1992
138 Rwanda 0.637 1999
139 Zimbabwe 0.0794 2001

Citation

"Countries Compared by Government > Trademarks > Residents per million. 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/Residents-per-million

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