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Australia - Number of researchers in R&D

4,530.7
(per million people)
in 2010

Number of researchers in R&D of Australia increased from 3,360.09 per million people in 1998 to 4,530.73 per million people in 2010 growing at an average annual rate of 5.14 %.

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.

Date Value Change, %
2010 4,530.7 4.51 %
2008 4,335.4 2.45 %
2006 4,231.8 4.17 %
2004 4,062.5 8.34 %
2002 3,749.7 8.55 %
2000 3,454.3 2.80 %
1998 3,360.1 0.84 %
1996 3,332.2