Researchers in R&D per mil of people reached 5,388 persons in 2017 in Austria, according to World Bank. This is 6.02 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, researchers in R&D per mil of people in Austria reached an all time high of 5,733 persons in 2018 and an all time low of 2,327 persons in 1998. When compared to Austria's main peers, researchers in R&D per mil of people in Germany amounted to 5,077 persons, 2,922 persons in Hungary, 2,314 persons in Italy and 5,450 persons in Switzerland in 2017.
Austria has been ranked 11th within the group of 79 countries we follow in terms of researchers in R&D per mil of people, 1 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
Researchers in R&D are professionals engaged in the conception or creation of new knowledge, products, processes, methods, or systems and in the management of the projects concerned.