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Republic of Korea - Number of technicians in R&D

1,241.3
(per million people)
in 2014

Between 2000 and 2014, number of technicians in R&D of Korea grew substantially from 458.86 to 1,241.25 per million people rising at an increasing annual rate that reached 6.30 % in 2014.

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 1,241.3 6.30 %
2013 1,167.7 0.37 %
2012 1,163.4 10.64 %
2011 1,051.5 8.54 %
2010 968.8 6.15 %
2009 912.6 12.44 %
2008 811.6 13.31 %
2007 716.3 22.39 %
2006 585.3 6.06 %
2005 551.9 -5.81 %
2004 585.9 2.37 %
2003 572.4