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Economy > Innovation > Research and development personnel > By sector > Business enterprise sector (full time employment): Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Number of full-time employed researchers in private for-profit enterprises.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 United States 1.13 million 2007
2 China 818,811 2011
3 Japan 490,538 2010
4 Russia 214,744 2011
5 South Korea 202,078.6 2010
6 Germany 191,000 2011
7 France 139,885.26 2010
8 Canada 89,270 2010
9 United Kingdom 85,947.5 2011
10 India 57,360 2005
11 Spain 44,915 2011
12 Italy 43,172.7 2012
13 Brazil 35,970 2010
14 Sweden 29,620 2011
15 Australia 28,313.4 2010
16 Israel 26,900 1999
17 Netherlands 26,107.54 2011
18 Turkey 25,341.72 2010
19 Austria 23,106.9 2011
20 Denmark 23,082.6 2011
21 Finland 22,948.66 2011
22 Ukraine 21,595.3 2011
23 Mexico 18,954 2011
24 Belgium 18,640.3 2011
25 Singapore 16,507.62 2010
26 Czech Republic 13,957.51 2011
27 Norway 12,851 2011
28 Hungary 11,773 2011
29 Portugal 10,587.31 2011
30 Poland 10,566.9 2011
31 Switzerland 10,331.53 2008
32 Ireland 8,946 2011
33 Hong Kong 8,447 2010
34 Iran 8,121 2008
35 Thailand 6,513 2009
36 Greece 6,285.78 2007
37 South Africa 6,059.49 2009
38 Malaysia 5,856.77 2011
39 New Zealand 4,900 2009
40 Slovenia 4,510 2011
41 Argentina 4,251 2010
42 Costa Rica 4,225 2011
43 Romania 3,518 2011
44 Philippines 2,715 2007
45 Slovakia 2,058.4 2011
46 Uzbekistan 1,931 2011
47 Puerto Rico 1,553 2009
48 Bulgaria 1,547 2011
49 Luxembourg 1,460 2011
50 Estonia 1,430 2011
51 Lithuania 1,369 2011
52 Chile 1,298 2010
53 Croatia 1,230 2011
54 Iceland 1,126.3 2009
55 Vietnam 968 2002
56 Tunisia 829 2008
57 Sri Lanka 678 2010
58 Latvia 553 2011
59 Malta 492 2011
60 Indonesia 253 2001
61 Ethiopia 250 2010
62 Ecuador 223 2008
63 Moldova 212 2011
64 Cyprus 185 2011
65 Morocco 151 2008
66 Serbia 149 2011
67 Egypt 85 2011
68 Montenegro 84.6 2011
69 Colombia 78.45 2010
70 Republic of Macedonia 64 2008
71 Ghana 38.2 2007
72 Cambodia 35.01 2002
73 Oman 35 2011
=74 Laos 26 2002
=74 Zambia 26 2008
76 Macau 21 2005
=77 Venezuela 20 2009
=77 Uruguay 20 2011
79 Faeroe Islands 19 2003
80 Brunei 16 2003
81 Senegal 13 2008
82 Malawi 7 2007
83 Bolivia 6 2010
=84 Panama 4 2008
=84 Guam 4 2005
86 Lesotho 2.2 2009

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"All countries compared for Economy > Innovation > Research and development personnel > By sector > Business enterprise sector (full time employment)", 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-(full-time-employment)

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