Germany - Number of Patents in the ICT Sector

Since 2014, Germany Number of Patents in the ICT Sector rose 4.4% year on year. In 2019, the country was number 5 among other countries in Number of Patents in the ICT Sector at 2,908.8 Units. Germany is overtaken by South Korea, which was number 4 at 5,457.99 Units and is followed by Sweden with 1,522.87 Units. China topped the ranking with 26,236.51 Units in 2019, that is +5.8% compared to 2018. Portugal witnessed the best average annual 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 2,908.80
2018 2,848.05
2017 2,835.27
2016 2,655.34
2015 2,543.76
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How does Germany 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
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
6 #6
Sweden
1,523 2019 +2.6 % +2.3 % View data
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