Most researchers in Iceland and Finland

04.04.2006
Numbers from the EU statistics service Eurostat show that Iceland and Finland have the highest numbers of researchers in Europe. In those two countries researchers account for more than 2 percent of all employed people.
Numbers from 2003 show that 2,24 percent of all employed persons in Iceland were researchers, whereas the Finnish number was 2,09 percent. In EU, the corresponding number was 1,44 percent. Also in industry the two countries have good results: 1,13 percent in Finland and 0,81 percent in Iceland. The average EU number was 0,35 percent.

Read the Eurostat report here.
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