Singapore - Researchers in Research and Development

Researchers in R&D (per million people)

The value for Researchers in R&D (per million people) in Singapore was 6,442 as of 2012. As the graph below shows, over the past 16 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 6,496 in 2011 and a minimum value of 2,551 in 1996.

Definition: 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.

Source: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics.

See also:

Year Value
1996 2,551
1997 2,656
1998 3,051
1999 3,296
2000 4,245
2001 4,161
2002 4,381
2003 4,706
2004 4,882
2005 5,292
2006 5,425
2007 5,769
2008 5,741
2009 6,149
2010 6,307
2011 6,496
2012 6,442

Classification

Topic: Infrastructure Indicators

Sub-Topic: Technology