Number of Patents in the ICT Sector

This key economic indicator for the ICT sector has been recently updated.

  1. China Number of Patents in the ICT Sector was up 5.8% in 2019, from a year earlier.
  2. Since 2014 China Number of Patents in the ICT Sector grew 12.6% year on year totalising 26,236.51 Units.
  3. In 2019 Germany was ranked number 5 in Number of Patents in the ICT Sector.
  4. In 2019 Taiwan was number 13 in Number of Patents in the ICT Sector to 377.75 Units, compared to 14 in 2018.

Top Countries in Number of Patents in the ICT Sector

# 43 Countries Units Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
China
26,237 2019 +5.8 % +12.6 % View data
2 #2
United States
17,268 2019 +1.4 % -0.1 % View data
3 #3
Japan
10,228 2019 +1.6 % +2.4 % View data
4 #4
South Korea
5,458 2019 +3.1 % +1.4 % View data
5 #5
Germany
2,909 2019 +2.1 % +4.4 % View data
6 #6
Sweden
1,523 2019 +2.6 % +2.3 % View data
7 #7
United Kingdom
1,431 2019 +1.1 % -0.2 % View data
8 #8
France
1,260 2019 +0.2 % -2.5 % View data
9 #9
Canada
833 2019 +0.3 % +0.3 % View data
10 #10
Israel
677 2019 +0.8 % -2.0 % View data
11 #11
Finland
517 2019 -1.4 % -1.3 % View data
12 #12
Netherlands
431 2019 -5.4 % -6.1 % View data
13 #13
Taiwan
378 2019 +5.1 % +5.9 % View data
14 #14
Australia
372 2019 +0.7 % -1.6 % View data
15 #15
Switzerland
319 2019 +1.5 % +2.7 % View data
16 #16
Italy
307 2019 +0.6 % -1.1 % View data
17 #17
Singapore
292 2019 +2.9 % +6.2 % View data
18 #18
Russia
257 2019 +2.1 % -1.8 % View data
19 #19
Belgium
195 2019 +1.1 % -3.5 % View data
20 #20
Spain
182 2019 -0.5 % -4.7 % View data
21 #21
Turkey
173 2019 +5.2 % +10.8 % View data
22 #22
Austria
167 2019 +1.0 % +0.9 % View data
23 #23
Ireland
159 2019 +2.7 % +5.0 % View data
24 #24
Denmark
128 2019 -0.8 % -3.3 % View data
25 #25
Norway
90 2019 +1.2 % +4.9 % View data
26 #26
Poland
74 2019 +3.1 % +0.9 % View data
27 #27
Hungary
61 2019 +1.1 % -1.9 % View data
28 #28
Mexico
48 2019 +4.7 % +8.0 % View data
29 #29
South Africa
42 2019 -2.4 % -8.4 % View data
30 #30
Portugal
33 2019 +3.5 % +14.5 % View data
31 #31
New Zealand
31 2019 -1.4 % -0.8 % View data
32 #32
Czech Republic
27 2019 +3.1 % +5.0 % View data
33 #33
Luxembourg
22 2019 +4.8 % +7.3 % View data
34 #34
Greece
21 2019 +2.2 % -3.6 % View data
35 #35
Romania
16 2019 -1.4 % -12.4 % View data
36 #36
Estonia
10 2019 +0.7 % -0.0 % View data
37 #37
Chile
6 2019 -0.7 % -17.5 % View data
38 #38
Lithuania
5 2019 +2.4 % -4.0 % View data
39 #39
Slovakia
5 2019 -5.3 % -15.0 % View data
40 #40
Slovenia
4 2019 -8.0 % -11.6 % View data
41 #41
Argentina
3 2019 -6.8 % -9.5 % View data
42 #42
Latvia
3 2019 +1.9 % +1.2 % View data
43 #43
Iceland
2 2019 -1.4 % +5.7 % View data

Source: OECD

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