Company spending on R&D

scale 1-7, 2007–2016

Info Edit
Country2007200820092010201120122013201420152016
Albania2.132.122.272.743.242.952.983.082.852.91
Algeria2.852.552.662.631.981.751.972.202.572.79
Angola2.742.212.122.032.11
Argentina2.912.912.932.973.032.892.792.802.893.03
Armenia2.632.702.542.382.582.692.772.812.823.03
Australia4.214.274.184.123.903.823.813.574.074.47
Austria4.864.834.424.324.624.794.704.804.924.90
Azerbaijan3.413.023.032.752.903.393.263.183.183.78
Bahrain2.642.902.772.662.742.682.852.973.033.43
Bangladesh2.432.302.202.362.412.402.382.282.512.72
Barbados3.283.223.012.682.723.083.023.003.013.03
Belgium4.844.884.634.294.424.654.624.845.085.12
Belize1.94
Benin2.702.792.873.413.273.032.662.993.313.00
Bhutan2.792.923.103.18
Bolivia2.352.222.172.662.993.093.503.542.882.27
Bosnia and Herzegovina2.772.492.412.652.802.892.952.742.522.70
Botswana2.802.722.932.983.023.222.912.602.763.10
Brazil3.843.873.793.833.813.613.603.533.293.23
Brunei2.792.952.872.903.223.113.052.992.93
Bulgaria2.712.682.702.702.752.882.782.833.143.51
Burkina Faso2.762.602.722.622.702.712.592.34
Burundi2.222.602.442.252.332.172.222.222.222.63
Cape Verde2.062.052.302.572.782.943.08
Cambodia3.182.962.832.853.093.303.253.052.983.10
Cameroon2.622.642.813.043.233.032.933.263.213.10
Canada4.524.384.184.234.103.923.813.934.094.22
Chad2.232.242.733.033.203.302.592.222.452.55
Chile3.263.133.163.183.143.223.213.062.982.86
China3.904.214.174.144.194.064.204.294.214.44
Colombia3.053.092.942.923.003.113.082.982.942.94
Congo (Kinshasa)2.78
Costa Rica3.973.883.753.763.563.473.523.553.503.47
Ivory Coast2.572.592.732.772.582.683.223.463.63
Croatia3.443.483.233.053.043.033.123.073.093.19
Cyprus2.993.363.583.413.152.963.073.463.212.86
Czech Republic3.994.014.104.003.903.883.763.703.934.09
Denmark5.475.625.485.205.074.904.774.794.914.95
Dominican Republic2.732.692.612.432.482.782.882.772.642.71
Ecuador2.572.332.472.492.813.083.613.242.862.83
Egypt3.103.263.182.962.652.632.552.292.372.37
El Salvador2.662.542.542.472.502.733.523.963.132.75
Estonia3.823.643.313.343.433.423.493.613.833.90
Ethiopia2.212.282.512.462.222.152.182.563.503.77
Finland5.315.325.305.455.725.585.605.685.555.40
France4.785.014.764.664.654.574.674.714.905.19
Gabon2.162.282.312.412.72
Gambia2.492.582.602.783.003.262.942.933.102.95
Georgia2.512.482.322.352.482.522.482.382.472.66
Germany5.785.805.765.725.505.495.525.465.475.55
Ghana2.102.092.342.522.803.123.483.563.41
Greece2.962.852.642.392.372.422.552.622.753.07
Guatemala3.193.213.063.033.093.143.053.073.223.33
Guinea2.742.412.012.01
Guyana2.772.802.782.973.153.383.803.683.61
Haiti2.472.152.122.202.18
Honduras2.722.772.582.682.903.022.863.203.362.99
Hong Kong4.414.173.683.623.683.834.043.934.054.05
Hungary3.152.882.792.962.912.742.782.862.912.99
Iceland4.574.644.103.944.043.883.683.704.164.57
India4.153.913.603.593.653.533.553.783.914.35
Indonesia4.163.803.793.983.713.954.094.034.194.35
Iran2.622.702.832.732.722.863.07
Ireland4.824.594.184.194.314.284.464.584.754.79
Israel5.545.364.884.755.065.455.365.315.535.69
Italy3.093.323.443.523.603.623.583.623.793.90
Jamaica3.513.252.902.832.702.732.942.993.163.26
Japan5.795.845.955.875.895.795.715.835.695.59
Jordan3.062.942.592.552.642.842.923.463.713.48
Kazakhstan3.183.173.122.822.652.873.043.123.363.38
Kenya3.913.733.593.633.823.743.823.823.844.12
South Korea5.565.374.944.754.804.854.554.504.584.48
Kuwait3.092.772.652.662.592.692.532.572.872.77
Kyrgyzstan2.462.502.322.001.841.952.112.312.552.48
Laos3.743.333.183.40
Latvia3.272.982.702.723.063.133.103.073.123.27
Lebanon2.502.602.572.362.352.873.22
Lesotho2.233.273.243.062.602.502.442.923.613.02
Liberia3.492.893.153.413.69
Libya2.422.412.211.962.062.152.021.82
Lithuania3.423.383.213.113.163.183.133.103.513.86
Luxembourg4.514.414.584.794.644.694.714.705.025.18
Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.)2.692.692.552.592.642.532.923.123.273.41
Madagascar2.952.952.952.562.632.883.092.952.893.15
Malawi2.672.762.963.072.632.712.802.672.82
Malaysia4.994.614.344.494.714.694.624.935.265.23
Mali2.722.662.822.922.852.762.862.832.993.28
Malta3.273.203.203.133.073.313.453.253.263.67
Mauritania2.032.462.692.632.522.652.982.752.081.92
Mauritius2.982.993.033.032.852.833.133.263.213.44
Mexico3.142.982.902.742.963.233.183.093.163.22
Moldova2.152.102.122.152.252.302.23
Mongolia2.772.622.562.612.842.942.853.023.293.20
Montenegro2.792.953.133.403.333.203.283.173.143.15
Morocco3.213.012.702.692.692.592.532.642.803.01
Mozambique2.432.442.712.852.662.472.442.643.002.89
Burma (Myanmar)2.212.192.72
Namibia2.862.942.812.742.842.922.983.113.403.49
Nepal2.462.312.232.362.432.572.692.612.632.49
Netherlands4.915.034.784.594.684.744.624.654.855.05
New Zealand3.813.753.763.593.483.543.723.814.064.35
Nicaragua2.382.192.532.592.492.752.982.622.212.21
Nigeria3.503.833.523.183.313.132.902.792.823.00
Norway4.624.604.394.404.204.304.564.494.684.91
Oman3.893.493.063.213.323.393.482.952.592.87
Pakistan3.082.852.833.003.253.313.072.923.013.31
Panama3.023.153.223.113.043.593.953.663.503.55
Paraguay2.172.212.212.392.642.702.722.572.432.49
Peru3.072.922.752.592.552.622.542.582.702.68
Philippines3.363.443.082.812.883.233.363.543.753.65
Poland3.553.123.163.052.922.892.832.833.093.35
Portugal3.303.313.313.393.403.423.473.573.663.70
Puerto Rico3.863.633.233.173.363.573.543.46
Qatar3.613.773.033.464.324.604.865.045.255.17
Romania2.892.972.932.652.872.902.803.132.952.82
Russia3.423.453.303.223.113.033.113.163.163.32
Rwanda2.963.043.102.982.913.253.32
Saudi Arabia3.463.603.624.094.444.193.853.593.673.55
Senegal3.013.013.133.223.293.332.963.213.573.45
Serbia3.032.692.562.622.372.322.482.452.442.68
Seychelles2.723.323.143.14
Sierra Leone1.942.302.462.322.49
Singapore5.085.115.114.994.945.064.974.855.045.05
Slovakia3.383.293.183.002.852.932.903.053.273.32
Slovenia4.223.973.893.733.443.363.173.083.674.08
South Africa4.203.973.613.513.563.503.523.413.854.18
Spain3.423.663.553.253.303.333.403.313.303.45
Sri Lanka3.783.863.473.823.492.963.333.343.463.77
Suriname2.592.642.692.64
Swaziland2.362.252.352.972.802.58
Sweden5.715.835.905.985.855.455.305.365.435.52
Switzerland6.126.046.025.935.845.935.985.946.026.05
Syria2.712.552.202.052.11
Tajikistan2.692.612.502.502.873.173.002.823.043.24
Tanzania3.252.562.762.973.023.263.272.962.873.14
Thailand3.553.303.273.233.053.073.193.243.523.61
Timor Leste2.322.492.622.372.212.272.362.33
Trinidad and Tobago3.022.872.682.582.822.762.682.612.612.65
Tunisia3.823.723.313.633.393.122.842.892.772.85
Turkey3.242.972.913.043.113.243.112.953.133.27
Uganda2.902.592.632.722.842.892.842.852.843.08
Ukraine3.163.323.013.003.012.742.723.133.383.29
United Arab Emirates3.313.363.773.864.114.204.094.314.314.50
United Kingdom4.955.024.674.644.744.844.744.784.874.94
United States5.815.845.635.435.345.305.435.495.595.71
Uruguay2.782.832.993.113.173.243.093.002.972.92
Venezuela2.982.622.352.492.512.482.462.492.522.63
Vietnam3.273.623.843.643.243.063.213.153.343.51
Yemen1.631.701.881.962.072.17
Zambia2.202.692.562.763.193.513.483.353.243.19
Zimbabwe3.002.832.562.532.632.532.382.342.382.40

This index represents the average score from 1-7 given by a large sample group in a particular country in response to the following question: “To what extent do companies spend on research and development (R&D)?” (1 = do not spend on R&D, 7 = spend heavily on R&D).

Source: World Economic Forum