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Patent applications, residents
CountryYearPatent applications, residents
per mn inhab.

Source: World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)

Europe
Albania20155
Austria2015488
Belarus201575
Belgium2015265
Bosnia and Herzegovina201411
Bulgaria201544
Croatia201542
Cyprus201537
Czechia2015104
Denmark2015597
Estonia201547
Finland2015600
France2015375
Germany2015887
Greece201559
Hungary201568
Iceland2015257
Ireland2015180
Italy2014201
Latvia201583
Liechtenstein20159,893
Lithuania201548
Luxembourg2015951
Macedonia, fYR of201321
Malta2015216
Monaco2015875
Montenegro201537
Netherlands2015549
Norway2015320
Poland2015138
Portugal2015103
Republic of Moldova201518
Romania201551
Russian Federation2015205
Serbia201526
Slovakia201551
Slovenia2011293
Spain201593
Sweden2015599
Switzerland20151,035
Turkey201574
Ukraine201550
United Kingdom2015306
Africa
Algeria20152
Botswana20142
Burkina Faso19991
Cote d'Ivoire20123
Djibouti20131
Egypt20148
Kenya20153
Lesotho19961
Liberia19937
Libya19962
Madagascar20081
Mauritius20151
Morocco20157
Mozambique20151
Namibia19938
Rwanda20124
South Africa201516
Sudan20157
Tunisia201516
Zambia20141
Zimbabwe20151
America
Argentina201513
Barbados20144
Belize20063
Bolivia, Plurinat. State20141
Brazil201522
Canada2015119
Chile201525
Colombia20157
Costa Rica20154
Cuba20142
Dominican Republic20152
Ecuador20061
El Salvador20151
Guatemala20141
Honduras20131
Jamaica20153
Mexico201511
Nicaragua20131
Panama20154
Paraguay20103
Peru20152
The Bahamas20145
Trinidad and Tobago20152
United States2015897
Uruguay20158
Venezuela, Bol. Rep. Of20111
Asia
Armenia201538
Azerbaijan201523
Bahrain20157
Bangladesh20001
Bhutan20134
Brunei Darussalam201462
China2015706
Georgia201527
India201510
Indonesia20154
Iran, Islamic Republic of2014175
Iraq20159
Israel2015153
Japan20152,039
Jordan20155
Kazakhstan201575
Korea, Democratic People's Republic2012337
Korea, Republic of20153,305
Kyrgyzstan201522
Lebanon201519
Malaysia201542
Mongolia201537
Nepal20131
Pakistan20151
Philippines20154
Qatar20144
Saudi Arabia201529
Singapore2015265
Sri Lanka201510
Syrian Arab Republic201511
Tajikistan20121
Thailand201415
Turkmenistan199910
United Arab Emirates20154
Uzbekistan20159
Vietnam20156
Yemen20141
Oceania
Australia201596
Kiribati2013166
New Zealand2015258
Samoa20155

Last update: 15.09.2017

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