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China - Number of researchers in R&D

1,176.6 (per million people) in 2015

In 2015, number of researchers in R&D for China was 1,176.6 per million people. Number of researchers in R&D of China increased from 442.6 per million people in 1996 to 1,176.6 per million people in 2015 growing at an average annual rate of 6.03 %.

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What is number of researchers in R&D?

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. Postgraduate PhD students (ISCED97 level 6) engaged in R&D are included.

What is China number of researchers in R&D?

Date Value Change, %
2015 1,176.6 5.71 %
2014 1,113.1 2.19 %
2013 1,089.2 5.15 %
2012 1,035.9 5.95 %
2011 977.7 8.28 %
2010 903.0 4.52 %
2009 863.9 -28.02 %
2008 1,200.3 11.28 %
2007 1,078.6 15.69 %
2006 932.3 8.81 %
2005 856.8 20.13 %
2004 713.3