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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 Sweden 0.93% of GDP 1999
=1 Finland 0.93% of GDP 1999
=3 France 0.81% of GDP 1999
=3 Germany 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 Australia 0.71% of GDP 1999
=9 Austria 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 New Zealand 0.59% of GDP 1999
=12 Japan 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

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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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