Totale FoU-årsverk


Total R&D personnel (FTE) in the OECD's countries in 1981-2017.

Available measures:
Total R&D personnel (FTE)
R&D personnel (FTE) by researchers
Total R&D personnel (FTE) per 1000 capita
Total R&D personnel (FTE) per 1000 emplyees

The figures for 1995 for Norway is not directly comparable with the previous years due to an extension in the data coverage.

Full Title

Totale FoU-årsverk

Identification Number



Name Affiliation Abbreviation Role
OECD - Main Science and Technology Indicators 2019-1

Date of Production


Data Distributor

Name Affiliation Abbreviation
Nordic institute for studies in innovation, resarch and education NIFU


Date: 2019-12-11

Geographic Coverage

Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Grece, Ireland, Iceland, Israel, Italy,  Japan, China, Korea, Luxembourg, Mexico, the Netherland, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Singapore, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, United Kingdom, Switzerland, Sweden, South Africa, Taiwan, Czech Republic, Turkey, Germany Hungary, United States, Austria, Total OECD, EC15, EC25.

Time period


Update frequency

Every year, last for 2017

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