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China Intellectual property Stats

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STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Patent applications 435,608 2011 2nd out of 20
Patent applications per thousand people 0.324 2011 18th out of 20
Patents granted 172,113 2011 3rd out of 19
Patents granted per million people 128.05 2011 14th out of 19
Patents in force 828,054 2008 3rd out of 18
Patents in force per thousand people 0.625 2008 18th out of 18

SOURCES: Wikipedia: List of countries by patents (Top 20 countries); Wikipedia: List of countries by patents (Top 20 countries). 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.; Wikipedia: List of countries by patents (Top 20 countries); Wikipedia: List of countries by patents (Top 20 countries). 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.

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