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South Africa - Number of researchers in R&D

437.1 (per million people) in 2013

In 2013, number of researchers in R&D for South Africa was 437.1 per million people. Though South Africa number of researchers in R&D fluctuated substantially in recent years, it tended to increase through 2004 - 2013 period ending at 437.1 per million people in 2013.

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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 South Africa number of researchers in R&D?

Date Value Change, %
2013 437.1 8.00 %
2012 404.7 5.09 %
2011 385.1 6.19 %
2010 362.6 -6.58 %
2009 388.2 0.82 %
2008 385.0 -0.97 %
2007 388.8 2.63 %
2006 378.8 5.86 %
2005 357.8 -4.78 %
2004 375.8 24.92 %
2003 300.8 -3.31 %
2001 311.2