Higher Education Expenditure on R&D

This key economic indicator for the Higher Education sector has been recently updated.

  1. France rose 2.8% of Higher Education Expenditure on R&D in 2018, compared to a year earlier.
  2. Since 2013 China Higher Education Expenditure on R&D jumped by 8.5% year on year totalising $36,299.52 Million PPP.
  3. In 2018 Germany was ranked number 3 in Higher Education Expenditure on R&D.
  4. In 2018 Russia was number 16 in Higher Education Expenditure on R&D attaining $3,900.77 Million PPP, from 17 in 2017.

Top Countries in Higher Education Expenditure on R&D

# 43 Countries Million US Dollars PPP Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
United States
71,892.21 2018 +1.5 % +3.2 % View data
2 #2
China
36,299.52 2018 +1.8 % +8.5 % View data
3 #3
Germany
23,370.80 2018 +2.0 % +4.8 % View data
4 #4
Japan
20,875.83 2018 +1.7 % -1.2 % View data
5 #5
France
13,787.58 2018 +2.8 % +2.5 % View data
6 #6
United Kingdom
11,993.94 2018 +2.5 % +1.8 % View data
7 #7
Canada
11,333.52 2018 +1.6 % +1.6 % View data
8 #8
Italy
8,198.48 2018 +1.1 % +0.4 % View data
9 #9
South Korea
7,935.15 2018 +2.8 % +4.7 % View data
10 #10
Australia
7,822.35 2018 +3.2 % +2.7 % View data
11 #11
Turkey
7,625.49 2018 +4.6 % +5.5 % View data
12 #12
Spain
5,990.89 2018 +0.9 % +2.1 % View data
13 #13
Netherlands
5,631.25 2018 +1.8 % +1.9 % View data
14 #14
Switzerland
5,396.16 2018 +3.5 % NA View data
15 #15
Sweden
4,550.99 2018 +3.9 % +3.0 % View data
16 #16
Russia
3,900.77 2018 +3.3 % +2.3 % View data
17 #17
Poland
3,863.48 2018 -0.1 % +10.0 % View data
18 #18
Taiwan
3,587.96 2018 +2.1 % +0.9 % View data
19 #19
Austria
3,389.80 2018 +1.9 % +3.0 % View data
20 #20
Singapore
3,267.56 2018 +6.3 % +5.0 % View data
21 #21
Mexico
3,235.83 2018 +2.5 % +3.8 % View data
22 #22
Denmark
3,168.93 2018 +3.5 % +3.7 % View data
23 #23
Belgium
3,086.29 2018 +2.5 % +4.6 % View data
24 #24
Norway
2,320.92 2018 +0.2 % +5.5 % View data
25 #25
South Africa
2,082.90 2018 +3.8 % +8.1 % View data
26 #26
Portugal
1,946.26 2018 +2.7 % +2.4 % View data
27 #27
Finland
1,803.44 2018 +0.9 % +2.6 % View data
28 #28
Israel
1,779.72 2018 +1.5 % +4.3 % View data
29 #29
Czech Republic
1,480.10 2018 +4.5 % -2.2 % View data
30 #30
Argentina
1,327.91 2018 +1.9 % -3.1 % View data
31 #31
Greece
1,006.28 2018 +2.3 % +3.0 % View data
32 #32
Ireland
980.47 2018 +2.7 % +3.7 % View data
33 #33
Chile
735.37 2018 +0.9 % +4.1 % View data
34 #34
New Zealand
663.46 2018 +1.6 % +3.3 % View data
35 #35
Hungary
471.75 2018 -6.6 % -0.5 % View data
36 #36
Slovakia
434.02 2018 +13.2 % +1.1 % View data
37 #37
Lithuania
318.05 2018 +6.8 % -5.0 % View data
38 #38
Romania
281.29 2018 +0.7 % -1.4 % View data
39 #39
Estonia
224.28 2018 -0.3 % -3.2 % View data
40 #40
Luxembourg
168.16 2018 +5.9 % +6.0 % View data
41 #41
Slovenia
156.69 2018 +0.3 % -1.0 % View data
42 #42
Latvia
129.74 2018 -1.1 % +1.6 % View data
43 #43
Iceland
127.32 2018 +1.1 % +7.0 % View data

Source: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

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