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Total research and development personnel, by performing sector, 2000 to 2017

number of full-time equivalents 0 50,000 100,000 150,000 200,000 250,000 300,000 2000 2002 2004 2006 2008 2010 2012 2014 2016 Total, performing sectorsTotal, performing sectors Federal governmentFederal government Provincial governmentsProvincial governments Business enterprisesBusiness enterprises Higher educationHigher education Private non-profit organizationsPrivate non-profit organizations
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Total research and development personnel, by performing sector, 2000 to 2017, number of full-time equivalents
  Total, performing sectors Federal government Provincial governments Business enterprises Higher education Private non-profit organizations
2000 167,940 14,710 2,530 104,710 45,150 850
2001 179,180 13,740 2,530 115,720 46,300 890
2002 183,240 13,970 2,630 118,460 47,340 840
2003 196,380 13,580 2,400 127,230 51,880 1,280
2004 210,470 13,720 2,420 138,210 54,730 1,380
2005 218,590 15,250 2,610 142,030 56,950 1,760
2006 229,050 15,140 2,700 151,730 57,270 2,210
2007 248,640 15,630 3,000 167,690 60,140 2,190
2008 256,650 16,270 2,970 172,740 62,480 2,190
2009 236,760 17,280 2,880 155,180 60,180 1,240
2010 233,060 17,080 2,800 144,270 67,590 1,300
2011 239,920 16,960 2,780 148,930 70,010 1,240
2012 231,230 16,290 2,780 139,460 71,320 1,390
2013 232,910 15,480 2,630 138,620 74,730 1,450
2014 246,100 15,380 2,670 154,020 72,510 1,520
2015 251,960 12,810 2,600 162,370 72,720 1,460
2016 235,450 11,810 2,490 146,970 73,210 970
2017 235,350 12,610 2,510 144,570 74,350 1,310
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