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Economy > Business spending in research and development: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Business R&D spending as % of GDP (1999).

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Sweden 2.58% of GDP 1999
2 Japan 2.19% of GDP 1999
3 Finland 2.13% of GDP 1999
4 Switzerland 1.84% of GDP 1999
5 United States 1.76% of GDP 1999
6 Germany 1.57% of GDP 1999
7 Belgium 1.27% of GDP 1999
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 1.26% of GDP 1999
8 France 1.17% of GDP 1999
9 Denmark 1.04% of GDP 1999
10 Ireland 0.96% of GDP 1999
11 Netherlands 0.95% of GDP 1999
12 United Kingdom 0.92% of GDP 1999
13 Norway 0.87% of GDP 1999
14 Canada 0.74% of GDP 1999
15 Austria 0.71% of GDP 1999
16 Australia 0.67% of GDP 1999
17 Italy 0.46% of GDP 1999
18 New Zealand 0.34% of GDP 1999

Citation

"Countries Compared by Economy > Business spending in research and development. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", OECD. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Economy/Business-spending-in-research-and-development

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