South Africa - Technicians in Research and Development
Technicians in R&D (per million people)
The value for Technicians in R&D (per million people) in South Africa was 124.08 as of 2007. As the graph below shows, over the past 10 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 152.15 in 1997 and a minimum value of 74.33 in 2001.
Definition: Technicians in R&D and equivalent staff are people whose main tasks require technical knowledge and experience in engineering, physical and life sciences (technicians), or social sciences and humanities (equivalent staff). They participate in R&D by performing scientific and technical tasks involving the application of concepts and operational methods, normally under the supervision of researchers.
Source: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics.
Topic: Infrastructure Indicators