Gross domestic spending on R&D


United States experienced a year-on-year average growth rate of 3.32% for the time period 1981 to 2017.
Among the selected countries, China has the highest year-on-year average growth rate at 14.63% whereas United States has the lowest year-on-year average growth rate at 3.32%.



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OECD Innovation & Technology

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Country 2006 2009 2010
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OECD Innovation & Technology

Data Coverage


Gross domestic spending on R&D

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1.38% of all countries have available data for this indicator for 2018. From 1981 to 2018, an average of 14.61% of all countries have available data for this indicator

Data Stats

Years collected: 1992 - 2016

Countries covered: 77

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OECD Innovation & Technology