Germany - Number of researchers in R&D

4,893.2 (per million people) in 2016

In 2016, number of researchers in R&D for Germany was 4,893.2 per million people. Between 1997 and 2016, number of researchers in R&D of Germany grew substantially from 2,893.2 to 4,893.2 per million people rising at an increasing annual rate that reached a maximum of 9.95 % in 2015 and then decreased to 3.05 % in 2016.

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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.