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Economy > Innovation > Research and development personnel > By sector > Higher education sector: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Total number of researchers employed by post-secondary institutions such as universities and colleges.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 China 512,998 2011
2 Japan 312,099 2010
3 United Kingdom 290,735.5 2010
4 Germany 230,405.9 2010
5 Brazil 188,003 2010
6 Spain 129,696 2010
7 France 109,199.09 2010
8 South Korea 93,509 2010
9 Turkey 87,897 2010
10 Iran 75,052 2008
11 Italy 74,749 2011
12 Poland 70,829 2010
13 Egypt 69,237 2011
14 Portugal 64,652 2010
15 Malaysia 64,253 2011
16 Argentina 45,508 2010
17 Pakistan 42,908 2011
18 Russia 38,640 2010
19 Switzerland 38,309 2010
20 Sweden 37,566 2009
21 Iraq 37,404 2011
22 Morocco 35,322 2011
23 Belgium 30,354 2009
24 Austria 29,039 2009
25 South Africa 28,552 2009
26 Tunisia 27,370 2008
27 Greece 23,984 2005
28 Uzbekistan 23,978 2011
29 Denmark 23,919 2010
30 Thailand 23,867 2009
31 Netherlands 23,450 2010
32 Finland 22,732.08 2010
33 Indonesia 22,411 2009
34 Norway 21,643 2010
35 Czech Republic 20,732 2011
36 Vietnam 20,132 2002
37 Romania 18,540 2010
38 Slovakia 18,363 2011
39 Hungary 17,332 2010
40 Mexico 16,691.2 2011
41 Singapore 16,344 2010
42 New Zealand 16,200 2009
43 Nigeria 15,739 2007
44 Colombia 14,453.16 2010
45 Algeria 13,075 2005
46 Hong Kong 12,202 2010
47 Ireland 11,483 2010
48 Democratic Republic of the Congo 11,384 2009
49 Lithuania 10,686 2010
50 Serbia 10,506 2011
51 Sudan 8,742 2005
52 Croatia 8,003 2010
53 Senegal 7,573 2008
54 Ukraine 7,534 2011
55 Chile 6,659 2010
56 Bulgaria 6,472 2010
57 Venezuela 6,028 2009
58 Philippines 5,622 2007
59 Ethiopia 5,270 2010
60 Latvia 4,832 2010
61 Slovenia 4,696 2010
62 Estonia 4,638 2011
63 Kazakhstan 4,410 2011
64 Cameroon 4,108 2008
65 Georgia 3,420 2005
66 Costa Rica 2,623 2011
67 Madagascar 2,364 2011
68 Sri Lanka 2,315 2010
69 Kenya 2,210 2007
70 Belarus 2,078 2011
71 Azerbaijan 2,042 2011
72 Bangladesh 2,015 1997
73 Tanzania 2,000 2007
74 Peru 1,996 2004
75 Uruguay 1,874 2011
76 Ecuador 1,812 2008
77 Bolivia 1,776 2010
78 Palestine 1,611 2010
79 Saudi Arabia 1,513 2002
80 Iceland 1,504 2009
81 Albania 1,345 2008
82 Puerto Rico 1,320 2009
83 Republic of Macedonia 1,189 2008
84 Oman 1,141 2011
85 Cyprus 1,081 2010
86 Guinea 1,021 2000
87 Armenia 1,006 2011
88 Moldova 997 2011
89 Mozambique 968 2010
90 Montenegro 918 2011
91 Paraguay 861 2011
92 Botswana 859 2005
93 Trinidad and Tobago 841 2010
94 Kyrgyzstan 753 2011
95 Malta 665 2011
96 Luxembourg 650 2010
97 Uganda 631 2009
98 Macau 609 2011
99 Togo 570 2007
100 Rwanda 564 2009
101 Nepal 478 2010
102 Guatemala 417 2010
103 Mali 405 2007
104 El Salvador 391 2011
105 Zambia 366 2008
106 Malawi 349 2007
107 Burundi 298 2011
108 Nicaragua 282 2004
109 Tajikistan 274 2011
110 Honduras 233 2003
111 Brunei 198 2003
112 Panama 193.17 2005
113 Ghana 155 2007
114 Mongolia 137 2011
115 Central African Republic 90 2009
116 Cambodia 88 2002
117 Guam 44 2005
118 Lesotho 42 2011
119 Laos 41 2002
120 Faeroe Islands 28 2003
121 Gambia 8 2009
122 American Samoa 7 2005
123 Virgin Islands 6 2007
124 Burkina Faso 1 2007
125 Jordan 0.0 2008

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"All countries compared for Economy > Innovation > Research and development personnel > By sector > Higher education 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/Higher-education-sector

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