Researchers in R&D per mil of people reached 5,401 persons in 2017 in Ireland, according to World Bank. This is 3.01 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, researchers in R&D per mil of people in Ireland reached an all time high of 5,401 persons in 2017 and an all time low of 1,774 persons in 1996. When compared to Ireland's main peers, researchers in R&D per mil of people in Canada amounted to 4,326 persons, 4,561 persons in France, 6,131 persons in Iceland and 4,341 persons in United Kingdom in 2017.
Ireland has been ranked 10th within the group of 79 countries we follow in terms of researchers in R&D per mil of people, 11 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.