Science and Technology Indicators

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