Australia - Number of Patents in the ICT Sector

Since 2014, Australia Number of Patents in the ICT Sector was down by 1.6% year on year. In 2019, the country was ranked number 14 comparing other countries in Number of Patents in the ICT Sector with 372.35 Units. Australia is overtaken by Taiwan, which was ranked number 13 at 377.75 Units and is followed by Switzerland at 319.12 Units. China ranked the highest with 26,236.51 Units in 2019, a growth of 5.8% compared to 2018. United States, Japan and South Korea respectively ranked number 2, 3 and 4 in this ranking. Portugal recorded the best 5 years average growth at +14.5% per year, while Chile was the worst growing country at -17.5% per year.

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Date Units
2019 372.35
2018 369.64
2017 349.13
2016 397.88
2015 395.48
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How does Australia rank in Number of Patents in the ICT Sector?

# 43 Countries Units Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
China
26,237 2019 +5.8 % +12.6 % View data
2 #2
United States
17,268 2019 +1.4 % -0.1 % View data
13 #13
Taiwan
378 2019 +5.1 % +5.9 % View data
14 #14
Australia
372 2019 +0.7 % -1.6 % View data
15 #15
Switzerland
319 2019 +1.5 % +2.7 % View data
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