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Canada - Number of researchers in R&D

4,518.5
(per million people)
in 2013

Between 2011 and 2013, number of researchers in R&D in Canada was decreasing on average by 0.91 % each year, although before that, it grew from 4,084.8 per million people in 2004 to 4,785.5 per million people in 2011.

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, %
2013 4,518.5 -2.50 %
2012 4,634.3 -3.16 %
2011 4,785.5 2.93 %
2010 4,649.2 4.44 %
2009 4,451.4 -5.53 %
2008 4,711.8 2.69 %
2007 4,588.2 6.38 %
2006 4,313.2 1.78 %
2005 4,237.9 3.75 %
2004 4,084.8 4.73 %
2003 3,900.1 5.23 %
2002 3,706.1