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India - Number of researchers in R&D

156.6
(per million people)
in 2010

Before number of researchers in R&D of India started to increase to reach a level of 156.6 per million people in 2010, it went through a trough reaching a low of 110.1 per million people in 2000.

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 156.6 15.77 %
2005 135.3 22.94 %
2000 110.1 -4.83 %
1998 115.6 -24.17 %
1996 152.5