Researchers in R&D per mil of people reached 5,450 persons in 2017 in Switzerland, according to World Bank. This is 3.39 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, researchers in R&D per mil of people in Switzerland reached an all time high of 5,450 persons in 2017 and an all time low of 3,141 persons in 1996. When compared to Switzerland's main peers, researchers in R&D per mil of people in Austria amounted to 5,388 persons, 4,561 persons in France, 5,077 persons in Germany and 2,314 persons in Italy in 2017.
Switzerland has been ranked 9th within the group of 79 countries we follow in terms of researchers in R&D per mil of people.
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.