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High income OECD countries 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.".

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Israel 4.74% 2007
2 Sweden 3.68% 2007
3 Finland 3.47% 2007
4 Japan 3.45% 2007
5 Switzerland 2.93% 2004
6 Iceland 2.81% 2007
7 United States 2.67% 2007
8 Denmark 2.57% 2007
9 Germany 2.55% 2007
10 Austria 2.52% 2007
11 Australia 2.17% 2006
12 France 2.1% 2007
13 Canada 2.03% 2007
14 Belgium 1.91% 2007
15 United Kingdom 1.84% 2007
16 Netherlands 1.75% 2007
17 Luxembourg 1.69% 2007
18 Norway 1.67% 2007
19 Czech Republic 1.59% 2007
20 Slovenia 1.48% 2007
21 Ireland 1.34% 2007
22 Spain 1.28% 2007
23 New Zealand 1.26% 2007
24 Portugal 1.19% 2007
25 Italy 1.14% 2006
26 Estonia 1.12% 2007
27 Chile 0.67% 2004
28 Poland 0.57% 2007
29 Greece 0.5% 2007
30 Slovakia 0.46% 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/High-income-OECD-countries/Economy/Research-and-development-expenditure/%-of-GDP

High income OECD countries Compared by Economy > Research and development expenditure > % of GDP

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