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High income OECD countries Compared by Economy > Patents granted

DEFINITION: Patents granted to residents per million people 1998.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Japan 994 per million people 1998
2 South Korea 779 per million people 1998
3 United States 289 per million people 1998
4 Sweden 271 per million people 1998
5 Germany 235 per million people 1998
6 France 205 per million people 1998
7 Luxembourg 202 per million people 1998
8 Netherlands 189 per million people 1998
9 Finland 187 per million people 1998
10 Switzerland 183 per million people 1998
11 Austria 165 per million people 1998
12 Ireland 106 per million people 1998
13 Slovenia 105 per million people 1998
=14 New Zealand 103 per million people 1998
=14 Norway 103 per million people 1998
16 United Kingdom 82 per million people 1998
17 Australia 75 per million people 1998
18 Israel 74 per million people 1998
19 Belgium 72 per million people 1998
20 Denmark 52 per million people 1998
21 Spain 42 per million people 1998
22 Canada 31 per million people 1998
23 Poland 30 per million people 1998
24 Czech Republic 28 per million people 1998
25 Slovakia 24 per million people 1998
26 Iceland 15 per million people 1998
27 Italy 13 per million people 1998
28 Portugal 6 per million people 1998
29 Estonia 1 per million people 1998

Citation

"Countries Compared by Economy > Patents granted. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", WIPO (World Intellectual Property Organization). 2001. Intellectual Property Statistics. Publication A. Geneva. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/High-income-OECD-countries/Economy/Patents-granted

High income OECD countries Compared by Economy > Patents granted

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Interesting observations about Economy > Patents granted

  • Japan ranked first for patents granted amongst High income OECD countries in 1998.
  • United States ranked first for patents granted amongst Cold countries in 1998.
  • Sweden ranked first for patents granted amongst European Union in 1998.
  • Germany ranked first for patents granted amongst NATO countries in 1998.
  • Italy ranked last for patents granted amongst Group of 7 countries (G7) in 1998.
  • Russia ranked first for patents granted amongst Former Soviet republics in 1998.
  • All of the top 2 countries by patents granted are Densely populated.
  • France ranked third for patents granted amongst Europe in 1998.
  • All of the top 2 countries by patents granted are East Asian and Pacific.
  • Portugal ranked second last for patents granted amongst Eurozone in 1998.
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