Number of researchers in R&D

(per million people)

Portugal is the top country by number of researchers in R&D in the world. As of 2022, number of researchers in R&D in Portugal was 5,743 per million people. The top 5 countries also includes Hong Kong, Macau, Russian Federation, and Serbia.

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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.