Global Trends, Statistics and Insights for Higher Education

  1. United Kingdom grew 1% of Higher Education Researchers in 2019, compared to a year earlier.
  2. Since 2014 China Higher Education Total R&D Personnel rose 4.4% year on year to 415,536.9 Full-Time Equivalent.
  3. In 2019 United States was ranked number 1 in Higher Education Expenditure on R&D Financed by the Higher Education and Private Non-Profit Sectors.
  4. In 2018 United Arab Emirates was number 68 in Higher Education Expenditure on R&D with $1,072.07 Million PPP, jumping from 103 in 2017.

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Higher Education Researchers
142 countries compared Units (Full-Time Equivalent) Annual until 2019
Higher Education Total R&D Personnel
141 countries compared Units (Full-Time Equivalent) Annual until 2019
Higher Education Expenditure on R&D Financed by the Higher Education and Private Non-Profit Sectors
104 countries compared Million US Dollars PPP Annual until 2019
Higher Education Expenditure on R&D
103 countries compared Million US Dollars PPP Annual until 2019
Total Tertiary Education Teaching Staff Number
73 countries compared Units (Persons) Annual until 2019
Female Tertiary Education Teaching Staff Number
69 countries compared Units (Persons) Annual until 2019
Higher Education Expenditure on R&D CAGR
59 countries compared Percent Annual until 2019
Share of Gross Domestic Expenditure on R&D Performed by the Higher Education Sector
59 countries compared Percent Annual until 2019
Higher Education Expenditure on R&D Financed by Government
55 countries compared Million US Dollars PPP Annual until 2019
Higher Education Expenditure on R&D Financed by the Business Enterprise Sector
54 countries compared Million US Dollars PPP Annual until 2019
Gross Domestic Expenditure on R&D Financed by the Higher Education and Private Non-Profit Sectors
54 countries compared Million US Dollars PPP Annual until 2019
Share of Higher Education Expenditure on R&D Financed by the Business Sector
52 countries compared Percent Annual until 2019
Total Researchers Number in Higher Education
49 countries compared Units (Full-Time Equivalent) Annual until 2019
Share of Women Among Higher Education Researchers
48 countries compared Percent Annual until 2019
Women Researchers in the Higher Education Sector
48 countries compared Units (Persons) Annual until 2019
Government Expenditure on R&D Financed by the Higher Education and Private Non-Profit Sectors
46 countries compared Million US Dollars PPP Annual until 2019
Business Enterprise Expenditure on R&D Financed by the Higher Education and Private Non-Profit Sectors
44 countries compared Million US Dollars PPP Annual until 2019
Higher Education Expenditure on R&D Financed by the Business Sector
44 countries compared Percent Annual until 2019
Gross Domestic Expenditure on R&D Performed by the Higher Education Sector
44 countries compared Percent Annual until 2019
Higher Education Expenditure on R&D Financed by Industry
42 countries compared Million US Dollars PPP Annual until 2019
Higher Education Expenditure on R&D Financed from Abroad
42 countries compared Million US Dollars PPP Annual until 2019
Gross Domestic Expenditure on R&D Financed by Higher Education
37 countries compared Million US Dollars PPP Annual until 2019
Higher Education Women Researchers
37 countries compared Units (Persons) Annual until 2019
Basic Research Expenditures by Higher Education
35 countries compared Million US Dollars PPP Annual until 2019
Total Gross Domestic Expenditure on Research and Development Funded by Higher Education Sector
35 countries compared Percent Annual until 2018
Applied Research Expenditures by Higher Education
35 countries compared Million US Dollars PPP Annual until 2019
Total Public Expenditure on Tertiary Education
33 countries compared Percent of Government Expenditure on Education Annual until 2015
Higher Education Expenditure on R&D Financed from General University Funds
31 countries compared Million US Dollars PPP Annual until 2019
Total Public Educational Expenditure Per Pupil in Tertiary Education
17 countries compared Percent of GDP per Capita Annual until 2014
Higher Education Total Internal Personnel in Natural Sciences and Engineering
15 countries compared Units (Full-Time Equivalent) Annual until 2019
Higher Education Researchers in Natural Sciences and Engineering
9 countries compared Units (Full-Time Equivalent) Annual until 2019

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