Researchers in R&D per mil of people reached 5,077 persons in 2017 in Germany, according to World Bank. This is 2.60 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, researchers in R&D per mil of people in Germany reached an all time high of 5,212 persons in 2018 and an all time low of 2,831 persons in 1996. When compared to Germany's main peers, researchers in R&D per mil of people in Austria amounted to 5,388 persons, 4,730 persons in Belgium, 4,561 persons in France and 3,019 persons in Poland in 2017.
Germany has been ranked 13th within the group of 79 countries we follow in terms of researchers in R&D per mil of people, 2 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.