South Korea - Total Internal R&D Personnel in Manufacture of Computer, Electronic and Optical Products

Since 2014, South Korea Total Internal R&D Personnel in Manufacture of Computer, Electronic and Optical Products rose 1.5% year on year. In 2019, the country was number 4 comparing other countries in Total Internal R&D Personnel in Manufacture of Computer, Electronic and Optical Products with 120,233.96 Full-Time Equivalent. South Korea is overtaken by Taiwan, which was ranked number 3 with 136,537.11 Full-Time Equivalent and is followed by Germany at 62,839 Full-Time Equivalent. China ranked the highest with 554,042.1 Full-Time Equivalent in 2019, that is an increase of 2.7% versus 2018. Chile recorded the best 5 years average growth at +25.9% per year, while Finland recorded the worst performance at -8.8% per year.

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Date Units (Full-Time Equivalent)
2019 120,233.96
2018 117,894.33
2017 115,506.95
2016 113,070.85
2015 109,635.95
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How does South Korea rank in Total Internal R&D Personnel in Manufacture of Computer, Electronic and Optical Products?

# 32 Countries Units (Full-Time Equivalent) Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
China
554,042 2019 +2.7 % +2.7 % View data
2 #2
Japan
146,126 2019 -0.8 % -1.9 % View data
3 #3
Taiwan
136,537 2019 +2.8 % +2.9 % View data
4 #4
South Korea
120,234 2019 +2.0 % +1.5 % View data
5 #5
Germany
62,839 2019 +1.0 % +1.8 % View data
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