Total R&D expenditure

Gross domestic expenditure on research and experimental development as a percentage of GDP. This includes spending on creative work that is undertaken on a systematic basis which aims to increase the stock of knowledge, and the use of this stock of knowledge to devise new applications.

Data host: 

Eurostat

Unit of Measurement: 

Percentage of Gross Domestic Product (% GDP)

Type of Indicator source: 

  • Statistical office