Total R&D personnel by sector of employment

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 the sectors they are employed in (business enterprise, government, higher education and private non-profit organizations).

Data source

R&D surveys.

Source definition

Adapted from OECD (2002), Frascati Manual: Proposed Standard Practice for Surveys on Research and Experimental Development, §163, 184, 194, 206 and 294-299.