Canada - Number of researchers in R&D

4,274.7 (per million people) in 2016

In 2016, number of researchers in R&D for Canada was 4,274.7 per million people. Number of researchers in R&D of Canada increased from 3,116.1 per million people in 1997 to 4,274.7 per million people in 2016 growing at an average annual rate of 1.75%.

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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.