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Republic of Korea - Number of researchers in R&D

7,087.4 (per million people) in 2015

In 2015, number of researchers in R&D for Republic of Korea was 7,087.4 per million people. Between 1996 and 2015, number of researchers in R&D of Republic of Korea grew substantially from 2,211.2 to 7,087.4 per million people rising at an increasing annual rate that reached a maximum of 25.03 % in 2001 and then decreased to 2.73 % in 2015.

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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 Republic of Korea number of researchers in R&D?

Date Value Change, %
2015 7,087.4 2.73 %
2014 6,899.0 6.85 %
2013 6,456.6 1.49 %
2012 6,361.6 8.68 %
2011 5,853.3 8.79 %
2010 5,380.3 7.59 %
2009 5,000.9 2.73 %
2008 4,867.8 5.73 %
2007 4,603.8 10.27 %
2006 4,175.0 10.53 %
2005 3,777.1 14.41 %
2004 3,301.3