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Table 3 Distribution of Applications for Inventions Received from Major Countries and Regions 2012

 August 2012

Countries and Regions

Monthly  Total

Yearly Total

Year-on-year Growth Rate

Total

Total

10388

76205

7.2%

1082152

JP

3778

27582

9.4%

386731

US

2502

18989

4.0%

270054

DE

1160

8298

12.5%

101662

KR

789

5473

9.9%

85596

FR

384

2842

7.2%

39510

CH

254

1973

12.3%

28323

NL

220

1799

-9.3%

37549

GB

180

1204

0.4%

22046

SE

132

1044

-6.5%

18245

IT

129

860

3.7%

13910

CA

89

742

5.0%

9757

FI

110

676

10.3%

11160

DK

70

465

-14.7%

6570

AT

47

428

2.4%

7713

AU

57

420

13.5%

4707

SG

58

374

-3.1%

5283

BE

49

330

9.6%

2863

ES

62

285

14.9%

3090

RU

16

96

17.1%

1641

Others

302

2325

12.8%

25742

2013-07-17