Research and Innovation

   

Per one million people, how many applications are filed under the patent cooperation treaty (PCT)?

EUOECD
 
Top group
Score
PCT Patent Applications
10
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9
Japan
9.3
332.42
Sweden
9.0
317.90
 
Upper middle group
8
Switzerland
8.5
300.14
7
Finland
7.7
265.08
South Korea
7.3
249.45
Israel
7.2
247.08
6
Germany
6.5
218.93
Denmark
6.4
214.08
Netherlands
6.3
211.87
 
Lower middle group
5
USA
5.4
176.51
Austria
5.4
174.65
4
Norway
4.5
139.34
Luxembourg
4.2
129.28
France
4.2
126.60
3
Belgium
3.8
110.43
Iceland
3.7
108.18
UK
3.5
99.08
Ireland
3.3
89.90
Canada
3.2
88.82
New Zealand
3.0
80.50
 
Bottom group
2
Australia
2.9
77.69
Slovenia
2.8
71.93
Italy
2.4
57.45
Spain
2.0
38.99
1
Estonia
1.7
27.19
Malta
1.7
26.53
Hungary
1.6
24.72
Czech Rep.
1.6
24.42
Cyprus
1.4
16.58
Lithuania
1.4
15.90
Portugal
1.4
15.41
Latvia
1.3
11.83
Slovakia
1.3
11.29
Greece
1.3
11.13
Turkey
1.3
10.86
Poland
1.3
10.46
Croatia
1.2
9.47
Chile
1.2
8.84
Bulgaria
1.2
7.39
Romania
1.1
3.93
Mexico
1.1
2.41
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