Family size
Technology domainAll technologies (total patents)
Time20082009201020112012201320142015
Inventor country
Australia3 582.443 255.373 106.113 116.693 152.743 330.033 223.873 231.51
Austria3 054.313 209.053 349.873 323.673 540.813 554.023 592.453 533.33
Belgium2 433.522 377.192 490.52 670.772 609.62 483.082 505.992 531.86
Canada9 907.589 795.0910 863.8711 076.5111 469.0411 437.7210 396.410 198.25
Czech Republic925.11954.061 005.12978.321 103.431 224.481 174.851 160.32
Denmark2 619.412 392.752 472.82 684.892 526.062 467.92 282.252 244.52
Finland3 404.643 373.433 568.583 791.023 966.93 520.983 163.682 787.16
France17 755.117 774.7418 433.2418 970.4918 918.0319 103.3718 869.2418 480.98
Germany55 727.7953 875.0856 785.8655 905.3555 423.4454 518.554 642.5253 744.67
Greece403.69726.8663.69668.97676700565.39392.11
Hungary718.95767.84795.56804.56807.12722.7719.2695.77
Iceland53.8275.1763.265.0474.4273.1868.1471.2
Ireland1 042.141 022.49978.67965.021 079.691 113.651 164.581 246.97
Italy8 675.149 326.149 191.997 468.527 193.417 117.757 142.357 105.73
Japan80 725.4478 387.9186 926.5890 975.0291 658.1288 189.5288 833.1487 259.82
Korea116 933.78115 841.36121 849.56117 654.9129 583.8124 676.97137 145.87138 811.91
Luxembourg122.87133.88157.82178.55166.5143.27154.07150.45
Mexico962.57997.051 205.351 309.961 517.341 522.021 671.751 774.92
Netherlands6 414.225 895.125 502.095 343.795 310.385 402.025 956.096 139.28
New Zealand567.8596.49571.93555.33601.08661.13700.23591.95
Norway1 153.151 336.491 283.971 394.381 288.31 424.161 262.271 212.97
Poland2 510.632 871.553 288.934 004.454 532.274 414.944 274.764 911.79
Portugal447.39422.41375.22413.56433.03447.25393.1550.98
Slovak Republic203.48201.68263.27271.75242.43272.04300.13299.08
Spain3 719.553 880.944 511.584 536.074 359.354 483.454 390.644 266.86
Sweden5 994.645 880.166 053.436 055.166 505.355 935.046 151.365 570.99
Switzerland4 976.315 160.755 418.945 347.375 592.315 582.185 273.685 322.21
Turkey1 504.841 721.662 138.072 147.861 252.881 236.471 3661 487.37
United Kingdom14 075.1713 436.1813 487.0113 962.9113 927.6714 689.9714 437.7513 685.99
United States152 948.41138 555.79146 498.51158 060.5174 175.52193 250.65177 734.32170 388.77
Non-OECD EconomiesAfghanistan00.50.50.501.50.5..
Albania0.57.274.675.87.2814.511.2313.1
Algeria20.410.3324.5817.919.916.4212.8316.33
Andorra14.039.57.55.735.584.56.58.7
Angola1.120.530.501.25.252.51
Antigua and Barbuda4.170.752.52.3311.500.33
Argentina204.04195.85206.23439.67505.09467.73414.25482.68
Armenia15.1714.2522.9532.8331.423228.6732.66
Aruba0.51.511.330.33011
Azerbaijan24.582924.9240.8729.561.3340.9551.03
Bahamas16.6712.583.926.3310.178.4249
Bahrain459.58.455.1215.127.334.67
Bangladesh24.3333.8534.1337.7234.7139.834.0341.35
Barbados78.674.335.133.255.172.54.33
Belarus241.28236.02204.03154.48202166.28202.95199.82
Belize23.515.1201.3320.5
Benin10.500.331.850.62.5..
Bhutan00.250.5800.52.50..
Bolivia6.3322.583.373.252.331.670.67
Bosnia and Herzegovina20.2721.7318.2823.9316.6712.1714.675.42
Botswana0.170.580.511.671.50.5..
Brazil1 091.561 120.391 228.391 744.841 938.522 901.44 095.174 070.62
British Virgin Islands50.8328.034.83715.587.253.53
Brunei Darussalam0.334.420.331.55.675.8311.676.17
Bulgaria203.46174.54168.18181.7233.06129.35140.12121.9
Burkina Faso6.173.834.833100.50.5
Burundi010.51004.54
Cambodia12.333.173.53.534.339
Cameroon12.6310.514.7594.93.455.535.15
Cabo Verde1.500000.203.67
Central African Republic00.40.5110.502
Chad00.50.520.500..
China (People's Republic of)74 406.3838 888.6625 922.3929 953.9233 102.0538 138.9642 346.0749 722.45
Colombia185.25202.61191.25229.78284.78329.5271.31202.14
Comoros00.50.50000..
Congo1.72.123.953.420.50.52.832.5
Cook Islands00000.3300..
Costa Rica37.4142.3731.7829.0445.0839.1437.4750.01
Côte d'Ivoire10.331.22.172.332.422.923.5
Croatia264.6219.77285.42232.27201.19188.63194.73159.82
Cuba25.7333.9441.8842.8125.7537.922318.08
Cyprus43.2134.2237.7527.0225.8844.6540.0233.33
Democratic People's Republic of Korea31.3834.4933.4529.0420.1418.8319.0416.2
Djibouti0.50.3311.251.52.2721
Dominica21.501.170.830.330.832.75
Dominican Republic10.836.338.517.8313.3312.5815.217
Ecuador63.7450.9650.5947.2425.6716.045.9814.6
Egypt125.47147.23143.29132.08123.88152.28148.82136.94
El Salvador11.833.171.58.173.337.751.253.5
Equatorial Guinea0000.330.500..
Eritrea1.11.951.20.71.836.3341
Ethiopia3.954.927.456.335.5810.5611.53
Faeroe Islands2.21.5234.2531.54.75
Fiji00.500.3300.580.83..
French Guiana00.330.40.250.2500..
French Polynesia0.830.5000.50.330.5..
Gabon0.253.582.336.5722.5844.5
Gambia000.50110..
Georgia17.1511.3513.8310.171715.6410.8414.3
Ghana4.9844.437.835.155.377.486.42
Gibraltar34.084.4257.51.837.424.33
Greenland01000.330.50.67..
Grenada1.500.50.50.511.831.33
Guadeloupe0011001.50.5
Guatemala15.726.456.532.758.833.8312.56.33
Guinea12.830.830.830.3300.50.33
Guyana1.55.51.720.50.752.431.38
Haiti0.51.870.670.831.50.50.830.5
Holy See0.14011.50.831.171.51
Honduras2.53.523.331113
Hong Kong, China591.6535.27562.49551.91633.87715.3709.86668.52
India4 769.374 732.555 647.596 122.727 074.499 403.918 693.018 725
Indonesia65.2893.7187.2981.53113.28117.4889.7295.9
Iran75.68132.69131.18129.1109.21113.77147.98209.83
Iraq3.6752.174.675.034.874.336.25
Jamaica15.27.689.085.7810.59.584.178.25
Jordan28.7415.523.7836.925.2529.923.4519.57
Kazakhstan57.9563.2563.677.6778.03120.7587.577.83
Kenya15.2818.4119.6925.8829.3724.224.0324.62
Kiribati0000.330010.5
Kuwait21.8329.3347.3372.3388.58270.1758.17
Kyrgyzstan9.174.256.085.56.8374.65.67
Lao People's Democratic Republic154.924.084.54.581.5..
Lebanon33.526.442.9237.541.7935.6338.5834.89
Lesotho00001.50.500.33
Liberia01.831.511.50.512
Libya2.56.6710.51.330.330.50.25
Liechtenstein46.6846.256.2546.7343.3775.2849.5858.27
Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia8.084.6734.23.57.285.585.83
Madagascar0.870.2921.7343.5..
Malawi1.330.50.3300.520.51.5
Malaysia590.4685.81765.44726.95722.61781.89766.6574.01
Maldives0000.170.51.50..
Mali10.880.961.750.50.51.831.67
Malta19.6711.5813.515.0823.333232.530.75
Marshall Islands00.330.670.50.50.831.53.5
Martinique000000.501
Mauritania0.250.25119.433.08311.0714.95
Mauritius5.676.333.854.63732.336.67
Micronesia000000.50..
Moldova268.08263.83254.17201.42209.25194.25187.53174.42
Monaco41.1735.535.6349.9231.6728.8354.8329.17
Mongolia116.55.256.89.5315.0815.6316.03
Morocco48.1637.7528.7150.7168.9276.7774.5845.6
Mozambique0.331.8300000..
Myanmar8.54.128.239.46.257.832.172.2
Namibia16.8313.54.54.926.4210.6711.75
Nauru0.33000000..
Nepal16.279.7515.1717.3323.3218.2524.3636.39
Netherlands Antilles58.8912.0813.081.510.250.83
New Caledonia1.51.080.9221.336.832.331.67
Nicaragua0.581.330.834.333.082.51.033
Niger0.924.271.833.253.176.585.23.5
Nigeria11.0815.2521.0819.5518.4721.2913.3912.71
Niue0000000..
Palestinian Authority or West Bank and Gaza Strip0.3300.50.513.333.52.5
Oman3.257.211.953.424.920.58.586.17
Pakistan38.0740.6847.8275.0971.4187.0575.2783.81
Palau00.33000001
Panama8.878.8514.5818.6730.8320.1315.736.92
Papua New Guinea00.500000..
Paraguay2.833.674.331.52.7520.25
Peru39.8347.0146.1446.4256.4569.3384.2873.83
Philippines95.9986.84119.43128.5129.98297.92368.45391.37
Puerto Rico16.54.0310.337.336.757.514.5
Qatar4.037.514.339.5382.5860.9256.0846.5
Réunion2.52.51.54.83311.72
Romania692.25793.071 241.581 333.94992.17992.79931.52964.62
Russia23 445.4221 070.7723 405.922 336.6223 532.923 312.8119 319.622 699
Rwanda00.51.4210.250.830.831
Saint Kitts and Nevis12.3311.832.67402.581.42
Saint Lucia020.500.50.330..
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines000.50.50.3300..
Samoa9010.50.83001
San Marino4.577.53.83326.2515
Sao Tome and Principe000.50000..
Saudi Arabia134.53172.27319.08439.05416.57550.85677.24773.2
Senegal1.332.753.184.032.030.832.334
Seychelles21.334.53.330.2531.333.83
Sierra Leone8.033.334.51.752.333.421.252.25
Singapore1 551.791 440.891 602.961 582.821 710.331 846.411 892.621 786.44
Solomon Islands000.8300.5000.83
Somalia0.1700.3300.50.500.5
South Africa548.2465.08507.98497.21574.42519.3485.88439.47
Sri Lanka39.7828.1333.4933.0935.1544.9324.9842.6
Sudan31.832.085.331.172.50.55
Suriname01.51.58002.50..
Eswatini31.441.283.754.23.085.921.67
Syrian Arab Republic11.918.6217.178.927.673.753.675.17
Chinese Taipei30 979.2329 097.4729 062.2228 857.8828 987.227 993.8626 435.4424 987.8
Tajikistan2.5311.53.51.54.673
Tanzania2.471.642.52.831.52.242
Thailand171.45186.98210.43219.67220.08259.48257.93297.2
Togo000.50.50.33104.83
Tonga0.50.500120.25..
Trinidad and Tobago8.728.4312.288.9274.426.173.33
Tunisia30.4530.526.7525.9720.721.5721.6212.92
Turkmenistan3000.830.50.51.55
Tuvalu0.512.0821.670.8300.5
Uganda1.501.335.53510.5
Ukraine2 076.61 883.532 089.42 002.521 675.351 469.31 060.55687.39
United Arab Emirates62.0465.3284.35114.73116.66168.65194.75193.4
Uruguay47.538.4840.5334.1535.5635.8138.5834.57
Uzbekistan16.8312.5713.51114.6718.518.6715.75
Vanuatu0.50.330011.50..
Venezuela34.5336.9340.7255.0857.8345.6529.0838.33
Viet Nam57.5368106.15113.84126.75110.78142.5177.2
United States Virgin Islands00.8301.51.250.501
Yemen1.52.50.672.330.53.172.831.5
Zambia1.50.3300.51.330.51.330.33
Zimbabwe4.252.535.5346.133.370.837.13
Macau, China4.838.1713.928.837.513.7813.6736.33
Serbia258.89220.05213.05153.38183.48164.65172.05153.1
Montenegro6.171.335.836.44.55.50.514.33
Chile99.81150.76199.15233.48290.62338.98506.32426.25
Estonia87.53122.52114.08125.4373.7585.26107.985.5
Israel4 352.793 880.383 983.394 538.615 343.925 347.675 183.35 418.24
Latvia161.08232.82190.35192.83222.15287.33113189.33
Lithuania109.4299.92104.92102.52125.92127.58151.15111.51
Slovenia386.17435.53494.28496.34423.84491.27472.17319.83
Other GroupsWestern Sahara00000.33000.5
World653 508593 651614 517630 581665 822683 586677 990677 062
BRIICS economies - Brazil, Russia, India, Indonesia, China and South Africa104 326.2266 371.1656 799.5560 736.8466 335.6674 393.8675 029.4685 752.44
European Union (28 countries)132 215.13130 645.45136 025.33135 704.97135 642.79134 693.28134 063.49131 515.44
OECD - Total508 760.69489 166.55518 387.52530 390.6560 167.22570 376.54566 089.9556 400.38
OECD - Europe138 680.07137 706.35143 183.07142 869.61142 375.04141 621.85140 694.7138 298.77
Euro area (19 countries)104 210.91103 155.53107 227.28105 466.77104 814.47103 927.47103 756.96101 999.72
OECD America163 918.36149 498.69158 766.88170 680.45187 452.51206 549.38190 308.79182 788.19
OECD Asia Oceania206 162.26201 961.51216 437.57216 840.55230 339.66222 205.31235 086.42235 313.42
Patent Office of the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf0.50.5000......
Data extracted on 25 May 2019 17:55 UTC (GMT) from MyOECD

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