Researchers in R&D per mil of people reached 4,887 persons in 2017 in Netherlands, according to World Bank. This is 12.8 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, researchers in R&D per mil of people in Netherlands reached an all time high of 5,605 persons in 2018 and an all time low of 2,283 persons in 1996. When compared to Netherlands's main peers, researchers in R&D per mil of people in Belgium amounted to 4,730 persons, 7,925 persons in Denmark, 5,077 persons in Germany and 4,341 persons in United Kingdom in 2017.
Netherlands has been ranked 15th within the group of 79 countries we follow in terms of researchers in R&D per mil of people, 5 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.