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Table 5 Total Resource, Project and Funding Extrapolations

From: Assessing capacity for health policy and systems research in low and middle income countries*

  TOTAL Per Capita GNP
    Low Low Middle Upper Middle
  No./ $ % No./ $ % No./ $ % No./ $ %
Total researcher FTEs 5471 100 2841 52 1342 25 1288 24
Researchers per million 1.1   1.2   0.7   2.2  
Total PhDs 1009 100 588 58 235 23 186 18
Total projects 1942 100 823 42 568 29 551 28
Total initiated per year 1476 100 625 42 454 31 391 27
Project initiated by
Donor/contractor/research partner 598 31 266 32 121 21 210 38
Government 469 24 177 22 215 38 79 14
Own institution 651 34 317 38 165 29 166 30
Mix/Other 224 12 63 8 66 12 96 17
Number of projects funded, within groups
International 1151 59 575 70 251 44 347 63
Government 594 31 170 21 257 45 143 26
Private & Other 198 10 78 9 60 11 61 11
Project funding* $91 100 $40 44 $30 33 $21 23
Within country groups
International $62 68 $36 89 $14 46 $12 60
Government $24 27 $2 4 $16 53 $7 34
Private & Other $5 5 $3 7 $0 1 $1 6
By sources
International   100   58   22   20
Government   100   6   65   29
Private & Other   100   64   7   29
Annual funding $58 100 $23 41 $21 37 $13 23
By sources
International $39 100 $21 53 $10 25 $8 22
Government $16 100 $1 9 $11 67 $4 23
Private & Other $2 100 $1 51 $0 11 $1 37
Annual per capita HPSR funding × 10,000
International $80   $85   $53   $144  
Government $33   $6   $58   $64  
Private & Other $5   $5   $1   $15  
Total $117   $96   $113   $223  
HPSR project funding as % of THE** 0.007%   0.013%   0.007%   0.005%  
  1. All funding figures in millions of dollars except where noted. *Includes total funding for the duration of the project. **THE: Total Health Expenditure. Source: WHO National Health Accounts for 1998.