Italy - Number of Patents in the ICT Sector

Since 2014, Italy Number of Patents in the ICT Sector fell by 1.1% year on year. At 307.43 Units in 2019, the country was number 16 among other countries in Number of Patents in the ICT Sector. Italy is overtaken by Switzerland, which was ranked number 15 at 319.12 Units and is followed by Singapore with 291.71 Units. China topped the ranking with 26,236.51 Units in 2019, that is +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 307.43
2018 305.56
2017 295.11
2016 318.80
2015 309.35
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How does Italy 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
15 #15
Switzerland
319 2019 +1.5 % +2.7 % View data
16 #16
Italy
307 2019 +0.6 % -1.1 % View data
17 #17
Singapore
292 2019 +2.9 % +6.2 % View data
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