Science and Technology Indicators

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Country
R&D expenditure as % of GDP, %, 2015
Per capita R&D expenditure, USD, 2014
Argentina ARG 0.6* 133.5*
Australia AUS 2.1* 991.9*
Austria AUT 3 1424.2
Belgium BEL 2.5* 1077.6
Canada CAN 1.6* 726.3
Switzerland CHE 3* 1697.1*
Chile CHL 0.4* 83.4
China CHN 2* 269.6
Czech Republic CZE 2* 622.9
Germany DEU 2.8* 1318.6
Denmark DNK 3.1* 1403.7
Spain ESP 1.2* 411.1
Estonia EST 1.4* 402.7
European Union EU 1.9* 714.4
Finland FIN 3.2* 1290.7
France FRA 2.3* 887.9
United Kingdom GBR 1.7* 683.8
Greece GRC 0.8* 222.9
Hungary HUN 1.4* 343.5
Ireland IRL 1.5* 750.4
Iceland ISL 1.9* 831.8
Israel ISR 4.1* 1385.3
Italy ITA 1.3* 456.4
Japan JPN 3.6* 1313.3
Korea KOR 4.3* 1433.2
Luxembourg LUX 1.3* 1232.4
Mexico MEX 0.5* 97.6
Netherlands NLD 2* 952
Norway NOR 1.7* 1120.3
New Zealand NZL 1.2* 426.6*
OECD OECD 2.4* 930.6
Poland POL 0.9* 234.7
Portugal PRT 1.3* 369.6
Russia RUS 1.2* 256.3*
Slovak Republic SVK 0.9* 251
Slovenia SVN 2.4* 725.6
Sweden SWE 3.2* 1431.8
Turkey TUR 1* 197.5
United States USA 2.7* 1442.3*
South Africa ZAF 0.7* 92.1*