Performances of the innovation system

The performances of the Belgian national/regional innovation systems are shown in radar charts, with the innovation dimensions represented on axes. The radar graph gives a synthetic overview of the strengths and weaknesses of Belgium and its regions in comparison with the EU average (indicator values relative to the EU (EU28=100)) and with the neighbouring countries.

Human resources: education and R&D employment

National data

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Human resources: education and R&D employment

EU28=100

 Belgium 2016Netherlands 2016France 2016Germany 2016
Pop tertiary education (25-64)122.2117.3112.792.2
Pop tertiary education (30-34)116.6116.9111.584.9
New PhD graduates100.7--82.1141.4
New NSE & ICT graduates65.5--98.2138.5
Life-long learning64.8174.1174.178.7
R&D personnel135.8118.7--119.4
Researchers142.5114.0--113.3

Regional data

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Human resources: education and R&D employment

EU28=100

 Brussels-Capital Region 2016Walloon Region 2016Flemish Region 2016
Pop with tertiary education (25-64)(2015)144.2113.0123.6
Pop with tertiary education (30-34)(2015)125.1101.0111.6
Life-long learning92.652.865.7
R&D personnel (2015)139.4125.3136.6
Researchers (2015)157.4128.2147.3

Description

  •  06/11/2018

The radar chart presents, for each indicator, the performance of Belgium and its three regions relative to the EU average (EU28=100). This allows to compare, on the same chart, indicators with different measurement units. The performances of the three neighbouring countries are also available by clicking on the selected country below the chart. For each indicator, a value higher than 100 indicates a better performance than the EU average.

The indicators on the chart are selected on the basis of their relevance and the availability of data for the EU average. All these indicators and their definition are available on the database (see "Indicators of the innovation system"). The indicators on the radar chart are the following:

  • Population with tertiary education (% of the population aged 25-64 years)
  • Population with tertiary education (% of the population aged 30-34 years)
  • New doctorate graduates (ISCED 6) (‰ of the population aged 25-34)
  • Tertiary graduates in the natural sciences, engineering and ICTs (% of new tertiary education graduates)
  • Participation in life-long learning (% of the population aged 25-64 years)
  • Total R&D personnel (% of total employment numerator in FTE)
  • Total researchers (% of total employment numerator in FTE)

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Source: "Indicators of the innovation system"