Technology in nations

VariableMeasurementEraSPSS codeN
Technology Achievement Technology Achievement Index: 1) Technology creation (patents granted to residents, receipts of royalties and license fees), 2) Diffusion of recent innovations (internet hosts, high- and medium-technology exports), 3)Diffusion of old innovations (telephones, electricity consumption), 4) Human skills (mean years of schooling, gross tertiary science enrolment ratio)2000TechnologyAchievement_0062UN-HDR 2001 table A2.1
Patents Granted to residents per million people2000Patents_200060UN-HDR 2004 table 12
2005Patents_200570UN-HDR 2007 rable 13
R&D% GDP spent on Research and Development 2000-2004ResearchExpexpenditure_2000.0593UN-HDR 2007 table 13

Related topics: Economic competitiveness, Industrialization, Informatization
Related themes: Knowledge, Modernity, Work

The dataset States of Nations is about characteristics of countries in periods (macro variables). It is part of the World Database of Happiness. Developed for the identification of societal conditions for happiness, the source can also be used for other purposes.