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United States of America - Research and development expenditure as a share of GDP

2.8 (%) in 2015

In 2015, R&D expenditure for United States of America was 2.8 %. Though United States of America R&D expenditure fluctuated substantially in recent years, it tended to increase through 1996 - 2015 period ending at 2.8 % in 2015.

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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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What is United States of America R&D expenditure?

Date Value Change, %
2015 2.8 1.41 %
2014 2.8 0.54 %
2013 2.7 1.56 %
2012 2.7 -2.70 %
2011 2.8 1.42 %
2010 2.7 -3.13 %
2009 2.8 1.87 %
2008 2.8 5.62 %
2007 2.6 3.18 %
2006 2.5 1.48 %
2005 2.5 0.80 %
2004 2.5