OECD Science, Technology and Industry Outlook: Key figures (Edition 2012)

The table of key figures provides an overview of a country’s economic and environmental performance, the size of its national research system and the relative importance of the government’s commitment to R&D through public funding. It also shows how these indicators have changed from 2005 to 2010. When data are not available for these years, the nearest years are used. Growth rates are compound annual growth rates expressed in percentage.


Keywords: technology, innovation, development, science, research