Proportion of women inventors in Sweden from 1980 to 2013

Share of patent applicants that were female in Sweden from 1980 to 2013

by Statista Research Department, last edited Apr 17, 2015
Proportion of women inventors in Sweden from 1980 to 2013 This statistic shows the proportion of patent applicants in Sweden from 1980 to 2013 that were female. Over this three decade period, the share of female Swedish inventors experienced an overall increase of 9.2 percentage points, peaking in 2007, when 12.7 percent of Swedish patent applications were from women.
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Share of patent applicants that were female in Sweden from 1980 to 2013

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Share of patent applicants
'1311.9%
'12 12.1%
'11 12.5%
'10 12.2%
'09 12.3%
'08 12.2%
'07 12.7%
'06 12.5%
'05 12.5%
'04 11.9%
'03 11.7%
'02 11%
'01 10.5%
'00 9.8%
'99 9.6%
'98 8.9%
'97 8.6%
'96 8.7%
'95 8.8%
'94 8.5%
'93 8%
'92 7.5%
'91 7.3%
'90 6.7%
'89 6.1%
'88 5.8%
'87 5.5%
'86 5.2%
'85 4.2%
'84 3.6%
'83 3.1%
'82 3%
'81 2.8%
'80 2.7%
Share of patent applicants
'1311.9%
'12 12.1%
'11 12.5%
'10 12.2%
'09 12.3%
'08 12.2%
'07 12.7%
'06 12.5%
'05 12.5%
'04 11.9%
'03 11.7%
'02 11%
'01 10.5%
'00 9.8%
'99 9.6%
'98 8.9%
'97 8.6%
'96 8.7%
'95 8.8%
'94 8.5%
'93 8%
'92 7.5%
'91 7.3%
'90 6.7%
'89 6.1%
'88 5.8%
'87 5.5%
'86 5.2%
'85 4.2%
'84 3.6%
'83 3.1%
'82 3%
'81 2.8%
'80 2.7%
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Apr 17, 2015
This statistic shows the proportion of patent applicants in Sweden from 1980 to 2013 that were female. Over this three decade period, the share of female Swedish inventors experienced an overall increase of 9.2 percentage points, peaking in 2007, when 12.7 percent of Swedish patent applications were from women.
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