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Germany - Research and development expenditure as a share of GDP

2.9 (%) in 2015

In 2015, R&D expenditure for Germany was 2.9 %. R&D expenditure of Germany increased from 2.1 % in 1996 to 2.9 % in 2015 growing at an average annual rate of 1.61 %.

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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 Germany R&D expenditure?

Date Value Change, %
2015 2.9 -0.51 %
2014 2.9 2.66 %
2013 2.8 -1.71 %
2012 2.9 2.41 %
2011 2.8 3.14 %
2010 2.7 -0.48 %
2009 2.7 4.92 %
2008 2.6 6.10 %
2007 2.4 -0.40 %
2006 2.5 1.48 %
2005 2.4 0.08 %
2004 2.4