Researchers in R&D per mil of people reached 7,383 persons in 2017 in Sweden, according to World Bank. This is 2.03 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, researchers in R&D per mil of people in Sweden reached an all time high of 7,536 persons in 2018 and an all time low of 4,158 persons in 1997. When compared to Sweden's main peers, researchers in R&D per mil of people in Denmark amounted to 7,925 persons, 6,722 persons in Finland, 6,350 persons in Norway and 2,822 persons in Russia in 2017.
Sweden has been ranked 3rd within the group of 79 countries we follow in terms of researchers in R&D per mil of people, 4 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.