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Republic of Korea - Number of researchers in R&D

6,899.0
(per million people)
in 2014

Number of researchers in R&D of Korea increased from 2,345.35 per million people in 2000 to 6,899 per million people in 2014 growing at an average annual rate of 8.16 %.

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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 6,899.0 6.85 %
2013 6,456.6 1.49 %
2012 6,361.6 8.68 %
2011 5,853.3 8.79 %
2010 5,380.3 7.59 %
2009 5,000.9 2.73 %
2008 4,867.8 5.73 %
2007 4,603.8 10.27 %
2006 4,175.0 10.53 %
2005 3,777.1 14.41 %
2004 3,301.3 2.68 %
2003 3,215.2