Ireland - Number of Patents in the ICT Sector

Since 2014, Ireland Number of Patents in the ICT Sector increased 5% year on year. In 2019, the country was ranked number 23 comparing other countries in Number of Patents in the ICT Sector at 158.53 Units. Ireland is overtaken by Austria, which was ranked number 22 at 167.29 Units and is followed by Denmark with 128.35 Units. China ranked the highest with 26,236.51 Units in 2019, +5.8% versus 2018. 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 158.53
2018 154.38
2017 142.42
2016 172.66
2015 136.60
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How does Ireland 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
22 #22
Austria
167 2019 +1.0 % +0.9 % View data
23 #23
Ireland
159 2019 +2.7 % +5.0 % View data
24 #24
Denmark
128 2019 -0.8 % -3.3 % View data
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