Science and Technology Indicators

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Country
R&D expenditure as % of GDP, %, 2015
Per capita R&D expenditure, USD, 2015
Argentina ARG 0.6* 119.9*
Australia AUS 2.1* 991.3*
Austria AUT 3.1 1520.4
Belgium BEL 2.5 1126.9
Canada CAN 1.6* 724.2*
Switzerland CHE 3* 1709.4*
Chile CHL 0.4 89.6
China CHN 2.1 297.4
Czech Republic CZE 1.9 657.6
Germany DEU 2.9 1381
Denmark DNK 3 1450.7
Spain ESP 1.2 425.4
Estonia EST 1.5 433.8
EU15 EU15 2.1 874.9
European Union EU 2 753.8
Finland FIN 2.9 1225.8
France FRA 2.2 915.3
United Kingdom GBR 1.7 711.1
Greece GRC 1 251.9
Hungary HUN 1.4 364.6
Ireland IRL 1.5* 776.4*
Iceland ISL 2.2 1045.7
Israel ISR 4.3 1556
Italy ITA 1.3 496.1
Japan JPN 3.5 1341.5
Korea KOR 4.2 1466.3
Luxembourg LUX 1.3 1339.3
Mexico MEX 0.6 98.4
Netherlands NLD 2 999.5
Norway NOR 1.9 1200.9
New Zealand NZL 1.2* 416.4*
OECD OECD 2.4 974.9
Poland POL 1 266.5
Portugal PRT 1.3 378.9
Russia RUS 1.1 277
Slovak Republic SVK 1.2 352.8
Slovenia SVN 2.2 707.6
Sweden SWE 3.3 1561.2
Turkey TUR 1* 200.2*
United States USA 2.8 1563.2
South Africa ZAF 0.7* 93.5*