Higher Education Researchers

This key economic indicator for the Higher Education sector has been recently updated.

  1. In 2019, Higher Education Researchers in China rose 0.9% from a year earlier.
  2. Since 2014 China Higher Education Researchers increased 4.7% year on year to 355,880.2 Full-Time Equivalent.
  3. In 2019 China was ranked number 1 in Higher Education Researchers.
  4. In 2017 Switzerland was number 33 in Higher Education Researchers close to 22,724 Full-Time Equivalent, compared to 87 in 2016.

Top Countries in Higher Education Researchers

# 88 Countries Units (Full-Time Equivalent) Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
China
355,880 2019 +0.9 % +4.7 % View data
3 #3
United Kingdom
172,981 2019 +0.6 % +1.1 % View data
5 #5
Japan
135,641 2019 +0.7 % -0.3 % View data
7 #7
Germany
117,230 2019 +1.9 % +3.0 % View data
9 #9
France
83,412 2019 +1.8 % +1.2 % View data
11 #11
Russia
79,717 2019 -1.2 % -2.7 % View data
13 #13
Australia
73,885 2019 +1.9 % +1.5 % View data
15 #15
Spain
64,256 2019 +0.4 % +2.4 % View data
17 #17
Canada
62,776 2019 +1.6 % +1.4 % View data
19 #19
Poland
57,816 2019 +1.3 % +7.8 % View data
21 #21
Italy
53,486 2019 +1.8 % +2.1 % View data
23 #23
Turkey
45,042 2019 +2.3 % +1.8 % View data
25 #25
South Korea
40,959 2019 +0.6 % -0.5 % View data
27 #27
Portugal
29,274 2019 +2.3 % +3.2 % View data
29 #29
Taiwan
29,170 2019 +1.4 % -1.0 % View data
31 #31
Netherlands
23,213 2019 +1.8 % +1.1 % View data
33 #33
Switzerland
22,724 2017 NA +3.9 % View data
35 #35
Argentina
21,745 2019 +0.9 % -1.3 % View data
37 #37
South Africa
21,382 2019 +3.4 % +6.2 % View data
39 #39
Belgium
20,356 2019 +1.9 % +1.2 % View data
41 #41
Greece
18,579 2019 -0.1 % -0.2 % View data
43 #43
Singapore
18,454 2019 +2.8 % +2.7 % View data
45 #45
Mexico
17,305 2019 +1.0 % +3.0 % View data
47 #47
Sweden
17,191 2019 +3.1 % -2.6 % View data
49 #49
Denmark
16,865 2019 +2.9 % +1.2 % View data
51 #51
New Zealand
16,248 2019 +4.1 % NA View data
53 #53
Austria
14,592 2019 +0.7 % +1.6 % View data
55 #55
Norway
13,312 2019 +2.0 % +5.3 % View data
57 #57
Ireland
13,089 2019 +5.4 % +0.4 % View data
59 #59
Finland
12,759 2019 -0.5 % +0.6 % View data
61 #61
Czech Republic
11,999 2019 -0.0 % +1.8 % View data
63 #63
Israel
10,010 2019 +1.2 % +0.8 % View data
65 #65
Slovakia
9,209 2019 -0.8 % +0.6 % View data
67 #67
Hungary
6,510 2019 -2.3 % +2.1 % View data
69 #69
Romania
6,043 2019 +3.6 % -1.1 % View data
71 #71
Chile
4,682 2019 +2.4 % +5.4 % View data
73 #73
Lithuania
4,491 2019 -0.7 % -3.0 % View data
75 #75
Croatia
4,346 2019 +1.1 % +5.4 % View data
76 #76
Bulgaria
3,987 2019 +2.6 % -2.4 % View data
77 #77
Estonia
2,684 2019 -1.3 % +1.9 % View data
79 #79
Latvia
2,360 2019 -3.0 % +0.6 % View data
81 #81
Slovenia
2,116 2019 -0.6 % -0.6 % View data
83 #83
Luxembourg
1,118 2019 +5.8 % +4.3 % View data
85 #85
Iceland
1,027 2019 +1.9 % -0.1 % View data
87 #87
Cyprus
633 2019 +1.3 % +3.3 % View data
88 #88
Malta
393 2019 +1.3 % +2.8 % View data

Source: OECD

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