China - Number of Patents in the ICT Sector

Since 2014, China Number of Patents in the ICT Sector rose 12.6% year on year. In 2019, the country was number 1 among other countries in Number of Patents in the ICT Sector with 26,236.51 Units. United States, Japan and South Korea respectively ranked number 2, 3 and 4 in this ranking. Portugal witnessed the best average annual growth at +14.5% per year, while Chile recorded the worst performance at -17.5% per year.

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Date Units
2019 26,236.51
2018 24,808.53
2017 23,696.99
2016 22,062.62
2015 18,973.29
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How does China 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
3 #3
Japan
10,228 2019 +1.6 % +2.4 % View data
4 #4
South Korea
5,458 2019 +3.1 % +1.4 % View data
5 #5
Germany
2,909 2019 +2.1 % +4.4 % View data
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