Research and Development Statistics

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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.

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Keywords:  statistics, patent, business, R&D, RD, science and technology, development, research

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

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1998 onwards

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Business enterprise R-D expenditure by size class and by source of funds comprises statistics on research and development (R&D) expenditure performed in the business enterprise sector. Data include total business enterprise intramural expenditure on R&D by size class and source of funds including funds from abroad, business enterprise, private non-profit, sub-total government. Data are presented from 1998 onwards.

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Keywords:  expenditure, source of funds, government funds, science and technology, investments, RD, statistics, business enterprise, private sector, R&D, private non-profits
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