Number of Patents in the Biotechnology Sector

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

  1. China grew 6.2% of Number of Patents in the Biotechnology Sector in 2019, compared to the previous year.
  2. Since 2014 China Number of Patents in the Biotechnology Sector jumped by 18.7% year on year reaching 1,538.61 Units.
  3. In 2019 South Korea was ranked number 4 in Number of Patents in the Biotechnology Sector.
  4. In 2019 Italy was ranked number 13 in Number of Patents in the Biotechnology Sector with 158.92 Units, jumping from 14 in 2018.

Top Countries in Number of Patents in the Biotechnology Sector

# 43 Countries Units Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
United States
5,812 2019 +1.6 % +3.3 % View data
2 #2
Japan
1,575 2019 +1.9 % +3.4 % View data
3 #3
China
1,539 2019 +6.2 % +18.6 % View data
4 #4
South Korea
973 2019 +4.6 % +9.4 % View data
5 #5
Germany
636 2019 -0.6 % -0.3 % View data
6 #6
France
515 2019 +0.8 % -0.9 % View data
7 #7
United Kingdom
485 2019 +0.4 % -1.1 % View data
8 #8
Canada
237 2019 -0.9 % -0.3 % View data
9 #9
Switzerland
223 2019 +1.9 % +3.7 % View data
10 #10
Netherlands
221 2019 -0.1 % -0.3 % View data
11 #11
Israel
207 2019 +1.9 % +3.4 % View data
12 #12
Denmark
175 2019 +0.2 % -2.2 % View data
13 #13
Italy
159 2019 +0.7 % +1.0 % View data
14 #14
Australia
158 2019 -0.4 % -0.6 % View data
15 #15
Spain
151 2019 +0.0 % -2.5 % View data
16 #16
Belgium
135 2019 +0.9 % +3.5 % View data
17 #17
Sweden
117 2019 -0.5 % +0.3 % View data
18 #18
Singapore
105 2019 +2.3 % +1.1 % View data
19 #19
Taiwan
94 2019 +4.6 % +1.6 % View data
20 #20
Austria
63 2019 -1.2 % -3.6 % View data
21 #21
Russia
54 2019 +0.3 % -0.3 % View data
22 #22
Finland
42 2019 -1.7 % -3.1 % View data
23 #23
Chile
32 2019 +4.4 % +1.9 % View data
24 #24
Norway
31 2019 -2.1 % -12.8 % View data
25 #25
Ireland
28 2019 +0.0 % -4.5 % View data
26 #26
Turkey
28 2019 +6.2 % +18.9 % View data
27 #27
New Zealand
22 2019 -3.7 % -2.7 % View data
28 #28
Poland
21 2019 -0.6 % -10.6 % View data
29 #29
Mexico
20 2019 +2.0 % +1.6 % View data
30 #30
South Africa
16 2019 +1.1 % -6.1 % View data
31 #31
Portugal
14 2019 +1.3 % +2.9 % View data
32 #32
Hungary
12 2019 -0.9 % +5.2 % View data
33 #33
Czech Republic
11 2019 +2.0 % -4.8 % View data
34 #34
Greece
7 2019 +1.8 % +4.9 % View data
35 #35
Luxembourg
6 2019 +5.4 % +26.4 % View data
36 #36
Estonia
6 2019 +2.7 % +30.9 % View data
37 #37
Lithuania
5 2019 +3.6 % +1.1 % View data
38 #38
Slovenia
4 2019 -3.6 % -6.8 % View data
39 #39
Slovakia
3 2019 +3.2 % +10.9 % View data
40 #40
Latvia
2 2019 +6.4 % +28.6 % View data
41 #41
Argentina
2 2019 -23.1 % -32.8 % View data
42 #42
Romania
1 2019 -3.5 % -21.9 % View data
43 #43
Iceland
1 2019 -32.8 % -20.4 % View data

Source: OECD

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