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South Africa - Number of technicians in R&D

124.6
(per million people)
in 2012

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, %
2012 124.6 16.90 %
2011 106.6 1.69 %
2010 104.8 -7.74 %
2009 113.6 -5.04 %
2008 119.6 -1.92 %
2007 122.0 -5.57 %
2006 129.1 18.98 %
2005 108.5 -0.04 %
2004 108.6 -0.81 %
2003 109.5 47.88 %
2001 74.0 -51.29 %
1997 152.0