Which Country Has the Most Technicians in R&D?

Technicians In R&D (per million People) (persons), 2018 or latest
Telcos & Hi-Tech | December 31, 2020
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Based on a comparison of 74 countries in 2018, Luxembourg ranked the highest in technicians in R&D per million people with 3,166 persons followed by Austria and Switzerland. On the other end of the scale was Togo with 3.62 persons, Angola with 5.20 persons and Rwanda with 5.71 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 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Austria persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 2,374 ... 2,580 ... ...
Canada persons 1,370 1,378 1,353 1,456 1,248 ...
Czech Republic persons 1,740 1,788 1,874 1,825 1,829
France persons ... ... ... ... ... ... 1,874 1,836 1,809 1,798 1,805 ...
Germany persons ... ... ... ... 1,733 1,710 1,883 1,910 1,946 ...
Iceland persons ... ... ... ... ... ... 1,639 ... 2,101 2,096 ...
Ireland persons 875 1,009 1,046 1,162 1,152 ...
Luxembourg persons ... ... ... ... ... ... 2,954 2,941 3,094 3,285 3,109 ...
New Zealand persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 996 ... 1,040 ... ...
Slovenia persons 2,313 2,523 2,392 2,400 2,374 ...
South Korea persons 1,153 1,156 1,228 1,212 1,228
Spain persons 1,233 1,211 1,163 1,190 1,189 ...
Switzerland persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 2,683 ... ... 2,935 ... ...
United Arab Emirates persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
United Kingdom persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 1,061 1,188 1,255 1,350 1,305 ... ...