Higher Education Total R&D Personnel

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

  1. France Higher Education Total R&D Personnel grew 2% in 2018, compared to the previous year.
  2. Since 2013 China Higher Education Total R&D Personnel was up 3.6% year on year attaining 388,334.7 Full-Time Equivalent.
  3. In 2018 Germany was number 4 in Higher Education Total R&D Personnel.
  4. In 2017 Switzerland was number 16 in Higher Education Total R&D Personnel reaching 31,523 Full-Time Equivalent, from 42 in 2016.

Top Countries in Higher Education Total R&D Personnel

# 42 Countries Units (Full-Time Equivalent) Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
China
388,335 2018 +1.6 % +3.6 % View data
2 #2
Japan
213,130 2018 +0.4 % +0.5 % View data
3 #3
United Kingdom
190,153 2018 +1.1 % +1.4 % View data
4 #4
Germany
145,822 2018 +1.4 % +2.3 % View data
5 #5
France
121,675 2018 +2.0 % +2.1 % View data
6 #6
Russia
104,547 2018 +2.9 % -2.5 % View data
7 #7
Australia
82,540 2018 +1.9 % NA View data
8 #8
Italy
81,732 2018 +1.3 % +1.2 % View data
9 #9
Spain
79,048 2018 -0.3 % +1.1 % View data
10 #10
Canada
75,842 2018 +1.4 % +0.3 % View data
11 #11
South Korea
72,384 2018 +3.4 % -0.2 % View data
12 #12
Turkey
55,581 2018 +2.4 % +5.5 % View data
13 #13
Poland
51,315 2018 +1.3 % +4.4 % View data
14 #14
Netherlands
33,627 2018 +0.7 % +0.8 % View data
15 #15
Taiwan
32,571 2018 +2.2 % -1.5 % View data
16 #16
Switzerland
31,523 2017 NA +3.2 % View data
17 #17
Portugal
31,422 2018 +4.5 % +2.5 % View data
18 #18
Argentina
28,477 2018 +1.2 % +0.5 % View data
19 #19
Belgium
25,701 2018 +2.6 % +2.1 % View data
20 #20
Mexico
24,574 2018 +0.1 % +3.1 % View data
21 #21
South Africa
23,315 2018 +3.6 % +5.6 % View data
22 #22
Denmark
22,670 2018 +3.5 % +1.6 % View data
23 #23
Greece
22,130 2018 +0.7 % -1.1 % View data
24 #24
Sweden
20,753 2018 +2.8 % -0.2 % View data
25 #25
Singapore
19,128 2018 +4.7 % +2.3 % View data
26 #26
Austria
18,537 2018 +1.5 % +1.9 % View data
27 #27
Ireland
16,800 2018 +4.3 % +3.8 % View data
28 #28
Czech Republic
16,224 2018 +2.7 % -0.0 % View data
29 #29
Norway
15,908 2018 +1.5 % +4.6 % View data
30 #30
Finland
15,814 2018 -1.2 % +0.1 % View data
31 #31
New Zealand
12,625 2018 +1.8 % +1.7 % View data
32 #32
Israel
11,581 2018 +1.2 % +0.5 % View data
33 #33
Romania
8,658 2018 +2.9 % -1.9 % View data
34 #34
Chile
8,392 2018 +1.9 % +4.7 % View data
35 #35
Hungary
8,177 2018 -3.1 % +0.1 % View data
36 #36
Slovakia
7,172 2018 -0.8 % -6.4 % View data
37 #37
Lithuania
5,399 2018 +0.2 % -3.5 % View data
38 #38
Latvia
3,388 2018 -1.7 % +0.9 % View data
39 #39
Estonia
3,055 2018 +1.3 % +1.4 % View data
40 #40
Slovenia
2,399 2018 +0.2 % -3.1 % View data
41 #41
Iceland
1,184 2018 +8.0 % -0.5 % View data
42 #42
Luxembourg
1,178 2018 +6.5 % +6.3 % View data

Source: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

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