Table 4-13
Gross expenditures on R&D by performing sector, for selected countries: Most recent year
(Percent)
 
Country Business Government Higher
education
Private
nonprofit
 
United States (2007) 71.9 10.7 13.3 4.2
Japan (2007) 77.9 7.8 12.6 1.7
China (2007) 72.3 19.2 8.5 0.0
Germany (2007) 69.9 13.9 16.2 0.0
France (2007) 63.2 16.5 19.2 1.1
South Korea (2007) 76.2 11.7 10.7 1.4
United Kingdom (2007) 64.1 9.2 24.5 2.1
Russian Federation (2007) 64.2 29.1 6.3 0.3
Canada (2008) 56.1 9.6 33.8 0.5
Italy (2006) 48.8 17.2 30.3 3.7
 

NOTE: Top 10 R&D performing countries.

SOURCE: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, Main Science and Technology Indicators (2009/1).

Science and Engineering Indicators 2010