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High income OECD countries Compared by Economy > Research and development spending

DEFINITION: Research and development (R&D) expenditures for most recent year available between 1990 and 2000.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Sweden 3.8% 2000
2 Israel 3.7% 2000
3 Japan 2.8% 2000
4 South Korea 2.7% 2000
5 Switzerland 2.6% 2000
6 United States 2.5% 2000
7 Germany 2.3% 2000
8 France 2.2% 2000
9 Iceland 2.1% 2000
10 Netherlands 2% 2000
11 Denmark 1.9% 2000
12 United Kingdom 1.8% 2000
=13 Australia 1.7% 2000
=13 Canada 1.7% 2000
=13 Norway 1.7% 2000
=16 Austria 1.6% 2000
=16 Belgium 1.6% 2000
=18 Ireland 1.5% 2000
=18 Slovenia 1.5% 2000
20 Czech Republic 1.3% 2000
21 New Zealand 1.2% 2000
=22 Italy 1% 2000
=22 Slovakia 1% 2000
=24 Estonia 0.8% 2000
=24 Spain 0.8% 2000
26 Poland 0.7% 2000
=27 Portugal 0.6% 2000
=27 Chile 0.6% 2000
29 Greece 0.5% 2000

Citation

"Countries Compared by Economy > Research and development spending. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Bank. 2002. World Development Indicators 2002. CD-ROM. Washington, DC; aggregates calculated for the Human Development Report Office by the World Bank. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/High-income-OECD-countries/Economy/Research-and-development-spending

High income OECD countries Compared by Economy > Research and development spending

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Interesting observations about Economy > Research and development spending

  • Sweden ranked first for research and development spending amongst High income OECD countries in 2000.
  • Russia ranked first for research and development spending amongst Emerging markets in 2000.
  • Germany ranked first for research and development spending amongst NATO countries in 2000.
  • Japan ranked first for research and development spending amongst Group of 7 countries (G7) in 2000.
  • France ranked third for research and development spending amongst European Union in 2000.
  • Switzerland ranked second for research and development spending amongst Europe in 2000.
  • United States ranked third for research and development spending amongst Cold countries in 2000.
  • Israel ranked first for research and development spending amongst Heavily indebted countries in 2000.
  • China ranked last for research and development spending amongst Non-religious countries in 2000.
  • Greece ranked 4th last for research and development spending amongst Eurozone in 2000.
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