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Although every effort
has been made to ensure that these data conform to
the international standards, some exceptions do occur.
For example, a (d) has been put next to a country
where the definitions vary for all the data presented.
Otherwise individual data items have been flagged
to indicate an anomaly or exception to the standard
Please ensure that
you refer to the methodological notes and flags when
you are drawing conclusions based on these data, in
particular the countries with the smallest scientific
- All data are represented in Head Count (HC), unless
- If data for the reference year (y) were not available,
the year was selected following the rule: y+1 (i.e.
the following year); y-1 (i.e. the preceding year);
y+2; y-2 etc...
- Researchers in the Business Enterprise Sector
- Table 1.
Total researchers in the BES, 1998 - 2002
- Table 2.
Researchers in the BES broken down by NACE categories,
The total number of researchers is not always
equal to the sum of BES by NACE due to confidentiality
- Academic staff
- Table 3.
Total academic staff, 1998 - 2002
- Table 4.
Academic staff by field of science, 1998 - 2002
- Table 5.
Academic staff by grade, 1998 - 2002
- Table 6.
Academic staff by field of science and grade,
- Funding applicants and beneficiaries
- Table 7.
Applicants and beneficiaries of funds, 2001-2002
- Table 8.
Applicants and beneficiaries of funds by fields
of science, 2001-2002
- Scientific Boards
- Table 9.
Members of scientific boards, 2001-2002
- Table 10.
Leaders of scientific boards, 2001-2002