Researchers in R&D per mil of people reached 6,131 persons in 2017 in Iceland, according to World Bank. This is 7.60 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, researchers in R&D per mil of people in Iceland reached an all time high of 8,007 persons in 2006 and an all time low of 4,917 persons in 1997. When compared to Iceland's main peers, researchers in R&D per mil of people in Denmark amounted to 7,925 persons, 6,350 persons in Norway, 7,383 persons in Sweden and 4,341 persons in United Kingdom in 2017.
Iceland has been ranked 7th within the group of 79 countries we follow in terms of researchers in R&D per mil of people, 5 places behind 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.