Research and Development Statistics

Hide / Show Abstract

The Research and Development Statistics (RDS) database, published annually, provides recent statistics and back-series on the resources devoted to R&D in OECD countries and selected non-member economies (Argentina, People’s Republic of China, Romania, Russian Federation, Singapore, South Africa, and Chinese Taipei). These data include final or provisional results as well as forecasts provided by government authorities. The statistical series are available from 1981 onwards and cover R&D expenditure by source of funds and type of costs, R&D personnel by occupation, gender, and field of science, and a wide range of other breakdowns.

Also available in French
Keywords:  statistics, patent, business, R&D, RD, science and technology, development, research

Business enterprise R-D expenditure by industry and by source of funds - ISIC Rev 3 You do not have access to this content

Data are: 
Years covered: 
1987 onwards

Hide / Show Abstract

This table comprises business enterprise statistics on R-D expenditure by industry and by source of funds where the research and development (R&D) expenditure statistics performed in the business enterprise sector by industry according to the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC) revision 3.1. and by source of funds (business enterprise, government, other national funds, and funds from abroad). Data are presented from 1987 onwards. This breakdown between industries is, in principle, made at the enterprise level, although some countries are able to break down R&D data for multi product enterprises between their main lines of business. R&D expenditure by industry are covering the manufacturing, agriculture, construction,and other sectors.

Also available in French
Keywords:  government funds, business expenditure, national funds, ISIC, agriculture sector, industry, statistics, enterprise level, R&D, RD, investments, research and development, source of funds
Click to Access:
  • DATA
Hide / Show
Visit the OECD web site