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Canada - Research and development expenditure as a share of GDP

1.6 (%) in 2014

In 2014, r&d expenditure for Canada was 1.6 %. R&D expenditure of Canada fell gradually from 1.9 % in 2000 to 1.6 % in 2014.

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What is R&D expenditure?

Expenditures for research and development are current and capital expenditures (both public and private) on creative work undertaken systematically to increase knowledge, including knowledge of humanity, culture, and society, and the use of knowledge for new applications. R&D covers basic research, applied research, and experimental development.

What is Canada R&D expenditure?

Date Value Change, %
2014 1.6 -4.50 %
2013 1.7 -5.87 %
2012 1.8 -0.08 %
2011 1.8 -2.29 %
2010 1.8 -4.08 %
2009 1.9 2.97 %
2008 1.9 -2.57 %
2007 1.9 -1.99 %
2006 2.0 -1.11 %
2005 2.0 -1.62 %
2004 2.0 1.55 %
2003 2.0