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

DEFINITION: Number of full-time employed researchers hired by post-secondary institutions such as universities and colleges.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 China 249,025 2011
2 United States 186,049 1999
3 United Kingdom 163,505.5 2011
4 Japan 125,263 2010
5 Brazil 94,003 2010
6 Germany 90,354.62 2010
7 Russia 89,938 2011
8 France 70,189.36 2010
9 Spain 62,185 2011
10 Australia 60,630.7 2010
11 Canada 49,780 2010
12 Italy 43,828.2 2011
13 Poland 39,677.3 2011
14 South Korea 39,264.75 2010
15 Malaysia 38,833.25 2011
16 Turkey 32,912.6 2010
17 Portugal 29,058 2011
18 Iran 27,930 2008
19 Morocco 26,304 2011
20 India 22,100 2005
21 Argentina 21,190 2010
22 Netherlands 20,700 2011
23 Egypt 19,853.4 2011
24 Belgium 18,619.3 2011
25 Pakistan 17,177 2011
26 Sweden 17,143 2011
27 Switzerland 16,810.3 2010
28 Mexico 16,691.2 2011
29 Tunisia 16,627 2008
30 Singapore 13,765.74 2010
31 Denmark 13,040.1 2011
32 Greece 12,382 2007
33 Austria 12,048.2 2011
34 Thailand 11,987 2009
35 Finland 11,963.95 2011
36 Hong Kong 11,672 2010
37 Iraq 11,221 2011
38 South Africa 10,614.22 2009
39 Slovakia 10,339.2 2011
40 Czech Republic 10,289.4 2011
41 Norway 9,760 2011
42 New Zealand 9,300 2009
43 Serbia 8,699.7 2011
44 Uzbekistan 8,117 2011
45 Indonesia 7,470.33 2009
46 Romania 6,563 2011
47 Colombia 6,399.07 2010
48 Hungary 5,975 2011
49 Ireland 5,967 2011
50 Ukraine 5,743.7 2011
51 Lithuania 5,645 2011
52 Algeria 4,863 2005
53 Venezuela 4,698 2009
54 Nigeria 4,564.3 2007
55 Bulgaria 4,504 2011
56 Senegal 4,240.9 2008
57 Croatia 3,558 2011
58 Chile 3,274 2010
59 Vietnam 3,020 2002
60 Latvia 2,708 2011
61 Slovenia 2,431 2011
62 Estonia 2,398 2011
63 Philippines 2,214 2007
64 Ethiopia 1,868 2010
65 Bolivia 1,369.72 2010
66 Uruguay 1,361 2011
67 Ecuador 1,268 2008
68 Iceland 1,124.6 2009
69 Madagascar 1,106 2011
70 Costa Rica 920 2011
71 Puerto Rico 817 2009
72 Palestine 760 2010
73 Sri Lanka 579 2010
74 Moldova 568 2011
75 Mozambique 556.14 2010
76 Cyprus 540 2011
77 Luxembourg 518 2011
78 Republic of Macedonia 463 2008
79 Zambia 356 2008
80 Mali 286 2006
81 Paraguay 282 2008
82 Oman 277.83 2011
83 Macau 256.95 2011
84 Guatemala 251 2010
85 Montenegro 241.5 2011
86 Malta 222 2011
87 Albania 196 2008
88 Togo 190 2007
89 Malawi 146.6 2007
90 Rwanda 123.2 2009
91 Panama 115 2008
92 Brunei 58 2003
93 Ghana 47 2007
94 Guam 44 2005
95 Laos 30 2002
96 Cambodia 27.76 2002
97 Faeroe Islands 14 2003
98 Lesotho 11.9 2011
99 Gambia 8 2009
100 American Samoa 6 2005

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