Lesotho - Researchers in Research and Development

Researchers in R&D (per million people)

The value for Researchers in R&D (per million people) in Lesotho was 23.26 as of 2015. As the graph below shows, over the past 13 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 23.26 in 2015 and a minimum value of 5.85 in 2011.

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.

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Year Value
2002 6.36
2003 7.90
2004 10.46
2009 23.01
2011 5.85
2015 23.26


Topic: Infrastructure Indicators

Sub-Topic: Technology