Human resources in science and technology growth by industry, 1998-2008
Average annual growth rate
Notes: Human resources in science and technology are defined by Canberra Manual (OECD and Eurostat, 1995) as persons who have graduated at the tertiary level of education or are employed in a science and technology occupation for which a high qualification is normally required and the potential for innovation is high.
Slovenia:1997-2007; Sweden 1997-2007; United States: 2003-08; Japan: 2003-08.
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Source: OECD (2011), OECD Science, Technology and Industry Scoreboard 2011, ANSKILL Database, http://dx.doi.org/10.1787/888932485880.