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Science and Technology: Key Tables from OECD

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Keywords: technology, research, telecommunication, science, development
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2009 Women researchers 2009

As a percentage of total researchers (headcount)

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Science and technology: Key tables from OECD - ISSN 2075-843X - © OECD 2009

 Women researchers
 As a percentage of total researchers (headcount)
 
 
 
2000
2001
2002
2003
2004
2005
2006
2007
 
Australia
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
 
Austria
..
 
..
 
20.7
 
..
 
23.6
 
..
 
25.3
 
..
 
 
Belgium
..
 
..
 
27.7
 
28.1
 
28.8
 
29.6
 
..
 
..
 
 
Canada
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
 
Czech Republic
27.8
 
28.8
 
29.5
 
28.3
 
28.5
 
28.8
 
28.5
 
28.3
 
 
Denmark
..
 
28.0
 
26.2
 
28.1
 
..
 
29.7
 
..
 
..
 
 
Finland
28.5
 
29.1
 
29.9
 
29.8
 
29.0
 
30.2
 
31.6
 
31.5
 
 
France
27.5
 
27.5
 
27.8
 
27.8
 
27.8
 
28.0
 
27.7
 
..
 
 
Germany
..
 
..
 
..
 
19.5
 
..
 
21.4
 
..
 
..
 
 
Greece
..
 
35.3
 
..
 
37.1
 
..
 
36.4
 
..
 
..
 
 
Hungary
34.2
 
33.0
 
33.7
 
35.1
 
34.5
 
34.2
 
33.5
 
33.5
 
 
Iceland
..
 
34.7
 
..
 
39.4
 
..
 
39.3
 
38.6
 
37.8
 
 
Ireland
..
 
..
 
30.2
 
30.2
 
30.0
 
30.3
 
..
 
..
 
 
Italy
27.9
 
28.1
 
28.7
 
29.3
 
29.9
 
32.4
 
33.3
 
..
 
 
Japan
..
 
10.7
 
11.2
 
11.6
 
11.9
 
11.9
 
12.4
 
13.0
 
 
Korea
10.2
 
11.1
 
11.6
 
11.4
 
12.0
 
12.9
 
13.1
 
14.9
 
 
Luxembourg
..
 
..
 
..
 
17.4
 
 c
..
 
18.2
 
..
 
..
 
 
Mexico
..
 
..
 
..
 
31.6
 
 c
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
 
Netherlands
..
 
..
 
..
 
17.2
 
..
 
18.0
 
 p
..
 
..
 
 
New Zealand
..
 
39.3
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
 
Norway
..
 
28.3
 
..
 
29.4
 
..
 
31.7
 
..
 
33.3
 
 
Poland
38.1
 
..
 
..
 
39.3
 
38.9
 
39.3
 
39.5
 
39.9
 
 
Portugal
43.4
 
 c
43.6
 
44.0
 
 c
44.3
 
44.4
 
 c
44.4
 
..
 
..
 
 
Slovak Republic
..
 
..
 
39.6
 
40.6
 
41.2
 
41.5
 
41.8
 
42.3
 
 
Spain
..
 
35.4
 
35.2
 
36.3
 
36.1
 
36.7
 
36.7
 
..
 
 
Sweden
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
35.8
 
..
 
..
 
 
Switzerland
20.3
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
26.7
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
 
Turkey
34.3
 
35.2
 
35.6
 
35.9
 
36.4
 
36.1
 
36.3
 
36.7
 
 
United Kingdom
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
 
United States
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
 
OECD Total
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Last updated: 12 November 2009
Note:  Country specific footnotes are available at www.oecd.org/dataoecd/52/43/43143328.pdf
National estimate or projection adjusted, if necessary, by the Secretariat to meet OECD norms
Provisional
Source: Main Science and Technology Indicators, OECD Science, Technology and R&D Statistics
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