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Science and Technology: Key Tables from OECD

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Keywords: technology, research, telecommunication, science, development
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2011 Government researchers 2011

As a percentage of national total

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Science and technology: Key tables from OECD - ISSN 2075-843X - © OECD 2011

 Government researchers
 As a percentage of national total
 
 
 
 2003
 2004
 2005
 2006
 2007
 2008
 2009
 2010
 
Australia
..
 
10.4
 
..
 
10.0
 
..
 
9.0
 
..
 
..
 
 
Austria
..
 
4.0
 
4.4
 
 c
4.6
 
4.4
 
4.4
 
 c,p
4.4
 
 c,p
..
 
 
Belgium
6.6
 
6.8
 
6.9
 
6.9
 
7.0
 
7.2
 
 p
7.7
 
 p
..
 
 
Canada
6.0
 
5.5
 
6.2
 
5.9
 
6.1
 
 c,p
..
 
..
 
..
 
 
Chile
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
 
Czech Republic
30.6
 
29.6
 
26.2
 
25.9
 
24.8
 
23.8
 
21.8
 
..
 
 
Denmark
9.4
 
8.7
 
7.5
 
7.5
 
4.0
 
3.2
 
 c
3.7
 
 c
..
 
 
Estonia
15.8
 
14.4
 
14.2
 
14.6
 
14.8
 
13.3
 
11.9
 
 p
..
 
 
Finland
11.3
 
10.2
 
11.1
 
11.1
 
11.5
 
11.1
 
11.0
 
..
 
 
France
12.7
 
12.2
 
12.8
 
12.2
 
12.0
 
11.9
 
..
 
..
 
 
Germany
14.4
 
15.6
 
14.7
 
14.8
 
15.0
 
15.0
 
15.7
 
 c
..
 
 
Greece
13.7
 
..
 
10.6
 
11.3
 
 c
10.6
 
 c
..
 
..
 
..
 
 
Hungary
31.2
 
31.5
 
31.2
 
29.8
 
26.3
 
25.5
 
24.6
 
..
 
 
Iceland
24.4
 
..
 
23.3
 
22.0
 
20.8
 
20.8
 
..
 
..
 
 
Ireland
5.5
 
5.1
 
3.6
 
4.1
 
3.9
 
4.0
 
3.7
 
 p
..
 
 
Israel 1
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
 
Italy
19.9
 
19.8
 
17.5
 
18.8
 
18.6
 
17.0
 
16.3
 
 p
..
 
 
Japan
5.2
 
5.2
 
5.0
 
4.9
 
4.8
 
4.9
 
..
 
..
 
 
Korea
7.9
 
7.8
 
7.1
 
7.0
 
7.1
 
6.6
 
..
 
..
 
 
Luxembourg
16.7
 
16.8
 
16.8
 
21.2
 
22.8
 
 c
24.2
 
27.4
 
 p
..
 
 
Mexico
19.1
 
17.0
 
 c
15.0
 
 c
20.2
 
19.3
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
 
Netherlands
17.5
 
16.0
 
14.7
 
13.4
 
13.7
 
13.8
 
14.6
 
 p
..
 
 
New Zealand
11.7
 
..
 
10.6
 
..
 
11.5
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
 
Norway
15.5
 
15.6
 
15.9
 
15.3
 
15.7
 
15.1
 
16.4
 
 p
..
 
 
Poland
22.6
 
21.0
 
19.6
 
20.9
 
20.9
 
20.9
 
21.6
 
..
 
 
Portugal
17.0
 
16.4
 
 c
15.8
 
13.2
 
 c
11.2
 
7.9
 
7.3
 
 p
..
 
 
Slovak Republic
25.3
 
21.9
 
22.9
 
21.2
 
23.4
 
22.7
 
20.8
 
..
 
 
Slovenia
27.66
 
27.89
 
30.29
 
30.80
 
31.97
 
30.66
 
29.16
 
 p
..
 
 
Spain
16.7
 
17.0
 
18.6
 
17.3
 
17.5
 
17.2
 
18.1
 
..
 
 
Sweden
4.7
 
4.8
 
5.5
 
5.5
 
4.3
 
3.7
 
 c
3.2
 
 p
..
 
 
Switzerland
..
 
1.7
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
1.9
 
..
 
..
 
 
Turkey
11.2
 
11.1
 
10.9
 
11.0
 
9.7
 
9.2
 
9.9
 
..
 
 
United Kingdom
4.4
 
4.0
 
3.7
 
 c
3.5
 
 c
3.4
 
 c
3.5
 
 c
3.5
 
 p
3.5
 
 p
 
United States
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
 
OECD Total 2
7.3
 
7.3
 
7.3
 
7.2
 
7.2
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Last updated: 27 April 2011
Note:  Country specific footnotes are available at www.oecd.org/dataoecd/52/43/43143328.pdf
The statistical data for Israel are supplied by and under the responsibility of the relevant Israeli authorities. The use of such data by the OECD is without prejudice to the status of the Golan Heights, East Jerusalem and Israeli settlements in the West Bank under the terms of international law.
Excluding Chile
National estimate or projection adjusted, if necessary, by the Secretariat to meet OECD norms
Provisional
Source: Main Science and Technology Indicators, OECD Science, Technology and R&D Statistics
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