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Japan - Number of researchers in R&D

5,386.2
(per million people)
in 2014

Though Japan number of researchers in R&D fluctuated substantially in recent years, it tended to increase through 2000 - 2014 period ending at 5,386.2 per million people in 2014.

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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, %
2014 5,386.2 3.55 %
2013 5,201.3 2.31 %
2012 5,083.7 -1.48 %
2011 5,160.2 0.15 %
2010 5,152.6 0.09 %
2009 5,147.8 -0.19 %
2008 5,157.8 -4.09 %
2007 5,377.7 -0.17 %
2006 5,387.0 0.50 %
2005 5,360.2 3.94 %
2004 5,156.8 0.01 %
2003 5,156.1