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European Union Compared by Economy > Research and development expenditure > % of GDP

DEFINITION: Expenditures for research and development are current and capital expenditures (both public and private) on creative work undertaken systematically to increase knowledge, including knowledge of humanity, culture, and society, and the use of knowledge for new applications. Research and development covers basic research, applied research, and experimental development.".

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Sweden 3.68% 2007
2 Finland 3.47% 2007
3 Denmark 2.57% 2007
4 Germany 2.55% 2007
5 Austria 2.52% 2007
6 France 2.1% 2007
7 Belgium 1.91% 2007
8 United Kingdom 1.84% 2007
9 Netherlands 1.75% 2007
10 Luxembourg 1.69% 2007
11 Czech Republic 1.59% 2007
12 Slovenia 1.48% 2007
13 Ireland 1.34% 2007
14 Spain 1.28% 2007
15 Portugal 1.19% 2007
16 Italy 1.14% 2006
17 Estonia 1.12% 2007
18 Hungary 0.97% 2007
19 Croatia 0.93% 2007
20 Lithuania 0.83% 2007
21 Latvia 0.63% 2007
22 Malta 0.6% 2007
23 Poland 0.57% 2007
24 Romania 0.54% 2007
25 Greece 0.5% 2007
26 Bulgaria 0.48% 2007
27 Slovakia 0.46% 2007
28 Cyprus 0.45% 2007

Citation

"Countries Compared by Economy > Research and development expenditure > % of GDP. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/European-Union/Economy/Research-and-development-expenditure/%-of-GDP

European Union Compared by Economy > Research and development expenditure > % of GDP

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