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Economy > Government spending in research and development: Countries Compared

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

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
=1 Finland 0.93% of GDP 1999
=1 Sweden 0.93% of GDP 1999
=3 Germany 0.81% of GDP 1999
=3 France 0.81% of GDP 1999
5 United States 0.77% of GDP 1999
6 Netherlands 0.74% of GDP 1999
7 Switzerland 0.73% of GDP 1999
8 Norway 0.72% of GDP 1999
=9 Austria 0.71% of GDP 1999
=9 Australia 0.71% of GDP 1999
11 Denmark 0.7% of GDP 1999
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 0.65% of GDP 1999
=12 Japan 0.59% of GDP 1999
=12 New Zealand 0.59% of GDP 1999
14 Italy 0.53% of GDP 1999
=15 United Kingdom 0.52% of GDP 1999
=15 Canada 0.52% of GDP 1999
17 Belgium 0.46% of GDP 1999
18 Ireland 0.31% of GDP 1999

Citation

"Countries Compared by Economy > Government 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/Government-spending-in-research-and-development

Economy > Government spending in research and development: Countries Compared Map

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Interesting observations about Economy > Government spending in research and development

All of the top 5 countries by government spending in research and development are Christian.
Germany ranked first for government spending in research and development amongst Group of 7 countries (G7) in 1999.
All of the bottom 18 countries by government spending in research and development are High income OECD.
All of the top 2 countries by government spending in research and development are European.
All of the top 3 countries by government spending in research and development are Cold countries'.
All of the top 2 countries by government spending in research and development are European Union.
United States ranked first for government spending in research and development amongst English speaking countries in 1999.
Canada ranked last for government spending in research and development amongst Non-religious countries in 1999.
All of the bottom 6 countries by government spending in research and development are Heavily indebted.
Finland ranked first for government spending in research and development amongst Eurozone in 1999.

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