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Economy > Innovation > Research and development personnel > By sector > Business enterprise sector: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Total number of researchers employed by private for-profit enterprises.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 China 1.07 million 2011
2 Japan 537,293 2010
3 South Korea 226,168 2010
4 Germany 210,995 2009
5 Russia 197,785 2010
6 France 178,552.13 2010
7 United Kingdom 90,178.2 2010
8 Spain 59,714 2010
9 Italy 45,901 2010
10 Israel 43,939 2010
11 Brazil 41,317 2010
12 Netherlands 33,479 2010
13 Sweden 32,819 2009
14 Turkey 29,800 2010
15 Denmark 28,596.8 2010
16 Finland 27,849.38 2010
17 Ukraine 27,091 2011
18 Austria 26,682 2009
19 Belgium 21,942 2009
20 Portugal 19,235 2010
21 Mexico 18,872 2009
22 Singapore 17,908 2010
23 Norway 17,081 2010
24 Czech Republic 16,698.25 2011
25 Poland 13,798 2010
26 Hungary 12,220 2010
27 Belarus 11,622 2011
28 Switzerland 11,237 2008
29 Hong Kong 11,163 2010
30 Vietnam 9,675 2002
31 Iran 9,669 2008
32 Ireland 9,136.3 2010
33 South Africa 8,366 2009
34 New Zealand 8,200 2009
35 Thailand 7,704 2009
36 Greece 6,884.88 2007
37 Malaysia 6,325 2011
38 Romania 6,182 2010
39 Jordan 5,653 2003
40 Argentina 5,157 2010
41 Costa Rica 4,686 2011
42 Slovenia 3,887 2010
43 Philippines 3,217 2007
44 Kazakhstan 3,052 2011
45 Slovakia 2,709 2011
46 Tunisia 2,369 2008
47 Puerto Rico 2,288 2009
48 Indonesia 2,042 2008
49 Estonia 2,021 2010
50 Uzbekistan 1,931 2011
51 Lithuania 1,771 2010
52 Luxembourg 1,753 2009
53 Bulgaria 1,672 2010
54 Chile 1,588 2010
55 Croatia 1,387 2010
56 Azerbaijan 1,378 2011
57 Iceland 1,302 2009
58 Sri Lanka 1,169 2010
59 Latvia 901 2010
60 Ecuador 811 2008
61 Peru 688 2004
62 Nepal 543 2010
63 Mali 472 2007
64 Ethiopia 411 2010
65 Cyprus 377 2010
66 Malta 359 2010
67 Kyrgyzstan 299 2011
68 Moldova 267 2011
69 Sudan 224 2005
70 Colombia 192.32 2010
71 Serbia 165 2011
72 Botswana 159 2005
73 Cameroon 156 2008
74 Morocco 151 2008
75 Mongolia 141 2011
76 Montenegro 125 2011
77 Egypt 123 2011
78 Cambodia 113 2002
79 Kenya 108 2007
80 Uganda 100 2009
81 Oman 89 2011
82 Ghana 88 2007
83 Republic of Macedonia 67 2008
84 Honduras 60 2003
85 Laos 59 2002
86 Venezuela 46 2009
87 Faeroe Islands 42 2003
88 Uruguay 38 2011
89 Zambia 35 2008
90 Brunei 32 2003
91 Malawi 27 2007
=92 Paraguay 21 2011
=92 Macau 21 2005
94 El Salvador 17 2011
95 Senegal 13 2008
96 Lesotho 11 2009
97 Bolivia 6 2010
98 Central African Republic 5 2009
=99 Trinidad and Tobago 4 2009
=99 Guam 4 2005
=99 Bermuda 4 2011
=102 Palestine 0.0 2009
=102 Panama 0.0 1997

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"All countries compared for Economy > Innovation > Research and development personnel > By sector > Business enterprise sector", UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Source tables. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Economy/Innovation/Research-and-development-personnel/By-sector/Business-enterprise-sector

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