Spain - Number of Patents in the ICT Sector

Since 2014, Spain Number of Patents in the ICT Sector decreased by 4.7% year on year. In 2019, the country was number 20 among other countries in Number of Patents in the ICT Sector with 181.98 Units. Spain is overtaken by Belgium, which was ranked number 19 with 195.05 Units and is followed by Turkey with 172.91 Units. China ranked the highest with 26,236.51 Units in 2019, that is an increase of 5.8% versus 2018. United States, Japan and South Korea respectively ranked number 2, 3 and 4 in this ranking. Portugal recorded the best 5 years average growth at +14.5% per year, while Chile recorded the worst performance at -17.5% per year.

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Date Units
2019 181.98
2018 182.80
2017 173.23
2016 208.33
2015 180.69
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How does Spain 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
19 #19
Belgium
195 2019 +1.1 % -3.5 % View data
20 #20
Spain
182 2019 -0.5 % -4.7 % View data
21 #21
Turkey
173 2019 +5.2 % +10.8 % View data
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