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TABLE D-2. Women Researchers by Sector of Employment, As a Percentage of Total Researchers, 2008

Country Business
Enterprises
Government Higher Education Private non-Profit
Argentina 2.55 13.62 33.38 0.90
Portugal 4.33 8.39 26.54 5.11
Romania 10.85 9.70 22.54 0.18
Russian Federation 22.87 16.19 3.04 0.06
Slovak Republic 4.03 6.71 30.99 0.01
South Africa 5.60 2.67 31.17 0.28
Iceland 12.14 11.67 14.21 1.25
New Zealand 1.89 1.97 27.54 7.87
Poland 3.09 5.81 30.30 0.05
Spain 6.47 7.26 22.86 0.11
Greece 5.33 3.56 27.27 0.21
Turkey 3.67 1.78 30.82 0.00
Sweden 12.97 2.15 20.46 0.16
Slovenia 8.28 10.45 16.56 0.07
Hungary 5.12 7.22 21.13 0.00
Italy 5.09 5.97 19.37 1.92
Norway 7.89 4.59 19.25 0.00
Mexico 5.99 4.83 19.02 1.72
Finland 9.10 4.59 17.32 0.54
Ireland 8.38 1.10 20.76 0.06
Denmark 13.92 2.60 12.86 0.32
Belgium 8.75 1.62 19.36 -0.16
Czech Republic 5.20 8.20 14.99 0.08
France 9.03 3.60 14.51 0.70
Singapore 14.02 2.22 10.85 0.00
Switzerland 6.80 0.65 19.37 -0.08
Austria 5.87 1.90 15.50 0.35
Germany 5.27 3.11 12.99 0.00
Chinese Taipei 8.02 2.79 9.47 0.18
Luxembourg 10.60 5.40 2.21 0.00
Netherlands 5.90 4.61 7.20 0.31
Korea 7.01 0.77 5.08 0.27
Japan 4.11 0.55 7.61 0.14

SOURCE: Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, Main Science and Technology Indicators Database, April 2008.



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