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Japan - Number of technicians in R&D

542.8
(per million people)
in 2014

Though Japan number of technicians in R&D fluctuated substantially in recent years, it tended to decrease through 2000 - 2014 period ending at 542.8 per million people in 2014.

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Technicians in R&D and equivalent staff are people whose main tasks require technical knowledge and experience in engineering, physical and life sciences (technicians), or social sciences and humanities (equivalent staff). They participate in R&D by performing scientific and technical tasks involving the application of concepts and operational methods, normally under the supervision of researchers.

Date Value Change, %
2014 542.8 4.54 %
2013 519.2 0.28 %
2012 517.8 -8.30 %
2011 564.6 -3.97 %
2010 587.9 0.09 %
2009 587.4 -0.96 %
2008 593.2 0.61 %
2007 589.5 1.46 %
2006 581.1 2.87 %
2005 564.9 -2.05 %
2004 576.7 8.27 %
2003 532.6