Switzerland - Research and development expenditure as a share of GDP

3.4 (%) in 2021

In 2021, R&D expenditure for Switzerland was 3.4 %. R&D expenditure of Switzerland increased from 2.6 % in 2004 to 3.4 % in 2021 growing at an average annual rate of 4.35%.

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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.

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