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27 May 2013
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Science and technology: Key tables from OECD - ISSN 2075-843X - © OECD 2013

Women researchers
As a percentage of total researchers (headcount)
‌‌
‌2004‌
‌2005‌
‌2006‌
‌2007‌
‌2008‌
‌2009‌
‌2010‌
‌2011‌
Australia
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Austria
23.6
 
..
 
25.3
 
26.4
 
..
 
28.4
 
..
 
..
 
Belgium
28.8
 
29.6
 
30.7
 
31.1
 
32.2
 
32.7
 
..
 
..
 
Canada
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Chile
..
 
..
 
..
 
27.76
 
27.52
 
32.30
 
32.39
 
..
 
Czech Republic
28.5
 
28.8
 
28.5
 
28.3
 
28.5
 
28.9
 
28.1
 
28.2
 
Denmark
..
 
29.7
 
..
 
30.2
 
..
 
31.7
 
..
 
..
 
Estonia
..
 
40.8
 
42.4
 
44.3
 
41.7
 
42.5
 
43.4
 
..
 
Finland
29.0
 
30.2
 
31.6
 
31.5
 
30.7
 
31.4
 
31.9
 
..
 
France
27.8
 
28.0
 
27.4
 
27.8
 
27.4
 
26.9
 
25.6
 
..
 
Germany
..
 
21.3
 
..
 
23.2
 
..
 
24.9
 
..
 
..
 
Greece
..
 
36.4
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Hungary
34.5
 
34.2
 
33.5
 
33.5
 
33.0
 
32.1
 
32.0
 
..
 
Iceland
..
 
39.3
 
38.6
 
37.8
 
37.8
 
41.0
 
..
 
..
 
Ireland
30.0
 
30.3
 
31.2
 
32.0
 
32.3
 
33.2
 
33.0
 
..
 
Israel 1
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Italy
29.9
 
32.3
 
33.3
 
33.2
 
..
 
33.8
 
34.5
 
..
 
Japan
11.9
 
11.9
 
12.4
 
13.0
 
13.0
 
13.6
 
13.8
 
..
 
Korea
12.0
 
12.9
 
13.1
 
14.9
 
15.6
 
15.8
 
16.7
 
..
 
Luxembourg
..
 
18.2
 
..
 
24.1
 
..
 
21.2
 
..
 
..
 
Mexico
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Netherlands
..
 
21.0
 
..
 
23.0
 
..
 
25.9
 
..
 
..
 
New Zealand
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Norway
..
 
31.6
 
..
 
33.5
 
34.1
 
35.2
 
35.7
 
..
 
Poland
38.9
 
39.3
 
39.5
 
39.9
 
39.5
 
39.5
 
39.0
 
..
 
Portugal
44.3
 
44.4
 
43.8
 
43.4
 
43.0
 
45.8
 
45.5
 
..
 
Slovak Republic
41.2
 
41.5
 
41.8
 
42.3
 
42.3
 
42.5
 
42.4
 
42.6
 
Slovenia
32.52
 
34.79
 
35.28
 
34.88
 
35.08
 
35.66
 
36.34
 
..
 
Spain
36.1
 
36.7
 
36.7
 
37.0
 
37.5
 
38.1
 
38.4
 
..
 
Sweden
..
 
35.8
 
..
 
35.1
 
..
 
35.7
 
..
 
..
 
Switzerland
26.7
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
30.2
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Turkey
36.4
 
36.1
 
36.3
 
36.7
 
36.5
 
36.3
 
35.8
 
..
 
United Kingdom
..
 
35.7
 
..
 
36.8
 
..
 
37.9
 
38.3
 
..
 
United States
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
OECD Total
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Last updated: 27 May 2013; disclaimer: http://oe.cd/disclaimer
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Note: Country specific footnotes are available at http://www.oecd.org/sti/msti_2012_2_documentation_e.pdf
1.
The statistical data for Israel are supplied by and under the responsibility of the relevant Israeli authorities. The use of such data by the OECD is without prejudice to the status of the Golan Heights, East Jerusalem and Israeli settlements in the West Bank under the terms of international law.
c)
National estimate or projection
Source: Main Science and Technology Indicators, OECD Science, Technology and R&D Statistics
 

This table includes data on women researchers. The table is part of the key tables collection on science and technology.

Years covered: :
2003-2010

Countries covered: 

  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Canada
  • Chile
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • Ireland
  • Israel
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Korea, Republic of
  • Luxembourg
  • Mexico
  • Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • Norway
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Slovak Republic
  • Slovenia
  • Spain
  • Sweden
 
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