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Economy > Research and development spending: Countries Compared

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

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Togo 8.4% 2000
2 Sweden 3.8% 2000
3 Israel 3.7% 2000
4 Japan 2.8% 2000
5 South Korea 2.7% 2000
6 Switzerland 2.6% 2000
7 United States 2.5% 2000
8 Germany 2.3% 2000
=9 El Salvador 2.2% 2000
=9 France 2.2% 2000
11 Iceland 2.1% 2000
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 2.04% 2000
12 Netherlands 2% 2000
=13 Denmark 1.9% 2000
=13 Egypt 1.9% 2000
15 United Kingdom 1.8% 2000
High income OECD countries average (profile) 1.73% 2000
=16 Australia 1.7% 2000
=16 Canada 1.7% 2000
=16 Norway 1.7% 2000
=19 Austria 1.6% 2000
=19 Belgium 1.6% 2000
=21 Ireland 1.5% 2000
=21 Slovenia 1.5% 2000
23 Czech Republic 1.3% 2000
NATO countries average (profile) 1.27% 2000
European Union average (profile) 1.26% 2000
=24 Croatia 1.2% 2000
=24 New Zealand 1.2% 2000
Eurozone average (profile) 1.12% 2000
=26 Russia 1.1% 2000
=26 Singapore 1.1% 2000
=28 Ukraine 1% 2000
=28 Italy 1% 2000
=28 Slovakia 1% 2000
=31 Estonia 0.8% 2000
=31 Uganda 0.8% 2000
=31 Brazil 0.8% 2000
=31 Romania 0.8% 2000
=31 Spain 0.8% 2000
=36 Hungary 0.7% 2000
=36 Poland 0.7% 2000
=38 Portugal 0.6% 2000
=38 South Africa 0.6% 2000
=38 Belarus 0.6% 2000
=38 Chile 0.6% 2000
=38 India 0.6% 2000
Emerging markets average (profile) 0.51% 2000
=43 Iran 0.5% 2000
=43 Greece 0.5% 2000
=43 Argentina 0.5% 2000
=43 Turkey 0.5% 2000
=47 Malaysia 0.4% 2000
=47 Latvia 0.4% 2000
=47 Mexico 0.4% 2000
=50 Tunisia 0.3% 2000
=50 Venezuela 0.3% 2000
=50 Kazakhstan 0.3% 2000
=50 Burundi 0.3% 2000
=54 Mauritius 0.2% 2000
=54 Armenia 0.2% 2000
=54 Philippines 0.2% 2000
=54 Kyrgyzstan 0.2% 2000
=54 Cyprus 0.2% 2000
=54 Guatemala 0.2% 2000
=54 Madagascar 0.2% 2000
=61 Costa Rica 0.1% 2000
=61 Nigeria 0.1% 2000
=61 China 0.1% 2000
=61 Thailand 0.1% 2000
=61 Mongolia 0.1% 2000
=61 Trinidad and Tobago 0.1% 2000
=61 Indonesia 0.1% 2000
=68 Peru 0.0 2000
=68 Malta 0.0 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/stats/Economy/Research-and-development-spending

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