Total R&D personnel by occupation

Definition

All persons employed directly on R&D, as well as those providing direct services such as R&D managers, administrators and clerical staff, broken down by their occupation (researcher, technician and equivalent staff, or other supporting staff).

Data source

R&D surveys.

Source definition

Adapted from OECD (2002), Frascati Manual: Proposed Standard Practice for Surveys on Research and Experimental Development, §294-299, 301, 306 and 309.