Switzerland - Number of Patents in the ICT Sector

Since 2014, Switzerland Number of Patents in the ICT Sector grew 2.7% year on year. At 319.12 Units in 2019, the country was ranked number 15 comparing other countries in Number of Patents in the ICT Sector. Switzerland is overtaken by Australia, which was ranked number 14 with 372.35 Units and is followed by Italy at 307.43 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 319.12
2018 314.27
2017 301.95
2016 338.86
2015 261.54
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How does Switzerland 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
14 #14
Australia
372 2019 +0.7 % -1.6 % View data
15 #15
Switzerland
319 2019 +1.5 % +2.7 % View data
16 #16
Italy
307 2019 +0.6 % -1.1 % View data
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