Science and Technology Indicators

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Country
R&D expenditure as % of GDP, %, 2015
Per capita R&D expenditure, USD, 2014
Argentina 0.6* 133.5*
Australia 2.1* 991.9*
Austria 3 1424.2
Belgium 2.5* 1077.6
Canada 1.6* 726.3
Switzerland 3* 1697.1*
Chile 0.4* 83.4
China 2* 269.6
Czech Republic 2* 622.9
Germany 2.8* 1318.6
Denmark 3.1* 1403.7
Spain 1.2* 411.1
Estonia 1.4* 402.7
European Union 1.9* 714.4
Finland 3.2* 1290.7
France 2.3* 887.9
United Kingdom 1.7* 683.8
Greece 0.8* 222.9
Hungary 1.4* 343.5
Ireland 1.5* 750.4
Iceland 1.9* 831.8
Israel 4.1* 1385.3
Italy 1.3* 456.4
Japan 3.6* 1313.3
Korea 4.3* 1433.2
Luxembourg 1.3* 1232.4
Mexico 0.5* 97.6
Netherlands 2* 952
Norway 1.7* 1120.3
New Zealand 1.2* 426.6*
OECD 2.4* 930.6
Poland 0.9* 234.7
Portugal 1.3* 369.6
Russia 1.2* 256.3*
Slovak Republic 0.9* 251
Slovenia 2.4* 725.6
Sweden 3.2* 1431.8
Turkey 1* 197.5
United States 2.7* 1442.3*
South Africa 0.7* 92.1*