Which Country Has the Most Technicians in R&D?

Technicians In R&D (per million People) (persons), 2017 or latest
Telcos & Hi-Tech | May 17, 2019
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Based on a comparison of 68 countries in 2017, Luxembourg ranked the highest in technicians in R&D per million people with 3,285 persons followed by Switzerland and Austria. On the other end of the scale was Togo with 2.32 persons, Lesotho with 6.58 persons and Dem. Republic of the Congo with 6.67 persons.

Data for more countries are available at Technicians In R&D (per million People) indicator page.

Technicians In R&D (per million People) Unit 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Austria persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 2,167 ... 2,368 ... ...
Czech Republic persons 1,516 1,619 1,739 1,787 1,873 ...
France persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 1,878 1,873 1,872 1,835 1,809 ...
Germany persons ... ... ... ... 1,399 1,724 1,731 1,708 1,882 ...
Iceland persons ... ... ... ... ... ... 1,868 ... 1,640 ...
Ireland persons 660 782 861 959 1,021 ...
Luxembourg persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 3,363 3,285 2,946 2,930 3,084 ...
Malta persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 805 973 915 813 959 ...
New Zealand persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 1,018 ... 996 ... ...
Portugal persons 376 338 336 738 706 ...
Slovenia persons 1,921 2,457 2,310 2,519 2,388 ...
South Korea persons 960 1,043 1,155 1,160 1,234
Spain persons 1,297 1,248 1,238 1,217 1,169 ...
Switzerland persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 2,675 ... ... ...
United Kingdom persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 937 1,144 1,066 1,195 1,263 ...