Higher Education Researchers

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

  1. In 2018, Higher Education Researchers in Germany increased 1.9% compared to a year earlier.
  2. Since 2013 China Higher Education Researchers grew 4% year on year totalising 331,543 Full-Time Equivalent.
  3. In 2018 Germany was ranked number 4 in Higher Education Researchers.
  4. In 2017 Switzerland was ranked number 16 in Higher Education Researchers at 22,724 Full-Time Equivalent, compared to 42 in 2016.

Top Countries in Higher Education Researchers

# 42 Countries Units (Full-Time Equivalent) Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
China
331,543 2018 +1.1 % +4.0 % View data
2 #2
United Kingdom
170,210 2018 +0.9 % +1.4 % View data
3 #3
Japan
138,432 2018 -0.2 % +0.3 % View data
4 #4
Germany
114,230 2018 +1.9 % +2.9 % View data
5 #5
France
82,822 2018 +1.6 % +2.6 % View data
6 #6
Russia
78,604 2018 +3.5 % -2.5 % View data
7 #7
Australia
72,539 2018 +1.9 % NA View data
8 #8
Spain
62,087 2018 -0.7 % +1.5 % View data
9 #9
Canada
61,759 2018 +1.7 % +0.5 % View data
10 #10
Italy
52,856 2018 +1.8 % +2.1 % View data
11 #11
Poland
44,161 2018 +1.3 % +3.5 % View data
12 #12
Turkey
44,029 2018 +2.6 % +0.7 % View data
13 #13
South Korea
40,099 2018 +3.3 % -0.8 % View data
14 #14
Taiwan
29,431 2018 +2.2 % -1.5 % View data
15 #15
Portugal
28,628 2018 +3.9 % +2.1 % View data
16 #16
Switzerland
22,724 2017 NA +3.9 % View data
17 #17
Netherlands
22,664 2018 +2.1 % +1.3 % View data
18 #18
Argentina
21,546 2018 +4.0 % -1.5 % View data
19 #19
South Africa
20,688 2018 +3.5 % +5.6 % View data
20 #20
Belgium
20,203 2018 +2.5 % +1.5 % View data
21 #21
Greece
18,192 2018 +1.9 % -0.8 % View data
22 #22
Sweden
17,976 2018 +2.7 % -0.5 % View data
23 #23
Singapore
17,950 2018 +4.7 % +2.5 % View data
24 #24
Mexico
17,135 2018 +1.0 % +3.5 % View data
25 #25
Denmark
16,815 2018 +3.9 % +2.2 % View data
26 #26
Austria
14,249 2018 +1.8 % +2.1 % View data
27 #27
Ireland
14,033 2018 +4.1 % +2.4 % View data
28 #28
Norway
12,695 2018 +1.3 % +4.8 % View data
29 #29
Finland
12,518 2018 -1.7 % +0.8 % View data
30 #30
Czech Republic
11,137 2018 +2.4 % +0.3 % View data
31 #31
New Zealand
10,597 2018 +2.0 % +1.6 % View data
32 #32
Israel
9,827 2018 +1.1 % +0.4 % View data
33 #33
Slovakia
6,906 2018 -0.5 % -6.4 % View data
34 #34
Romania
6,492 2018 +1.2 % -0.3 % View data
35 #35
Hungary
5,922 2018 -1.8 % -0.1 % View data
36 #36
Lithuania
4,630 2018 +1.2 % -3.0 % View data
37 #37
Chile
4,574 2018 +1.2 % +7.0 % View data
38 #38
Estonia
2,476 2018 +1.0 % +0.6 % View data
39 #39
Latvia
2,176 2018 -3.9 % -1.5 % View data
40 #40
Slovenia
2,030 2018 +0.5 % -1.6 % View data
41 #41
Luxembourg
1,044 2018 +6.6 % +6.3 % View data
42 #42
Iceland
1,008 2018 +8.7 % -0.1 % View data

Source: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

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