United States - Number of Patents in the ICT Sector

Since 2014, United States Number of Patents in the ICT Sector decreased by 0.1% year on year. With 17,268.17 Units in 2019, the country was number 2 among other countries in Number of Patents in the ICT Sector. China ranked the highest with 26,236.51 Units in 2019, that is +5.8% compared to 2018. Portugal recorded the best 5 years average growth at +14.5% per year, while Chile witnessed the worst performance at -17.5% per year.

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Date Units
2019 17,268.17
2018 17,022.01
2017 16,385.44
2016 17,130.00
2015 16,978.41
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How does United States 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
3 #3
Japan
10,228 2019 +1.6 % +2.4 % View data
4 #4
South Korea
5,458 2019 +3.1 % +1.4 % View data
5 #5
Germany
2,909 2019 +2.1 % +4.4 % View data
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