Table 4-14
Gross expenditures on R&D by funding source, for selected countries: Most recent year
(Percent)
 
Country Business Government Other domestic Abroad
 
United States (2007) 66.4 27.7 5.8 NA
Japan (2007) 77.7 15.6 6.3 0.3
China (2007) 70.4 24.6 NA 1.3
Germany (2007) 68.1 27.8 0.4 3.8
France (2007) 52.4 38.4 2.2 7.0
South Korea (2007) 73.7 24.8 1.3 0.2
United Kingdom (2007) 47.2 29.3 5.8 17.7
Russian Federation (2007) 29.4 62.6 0.7 7.2
Canada (2008) 49.5 31.3 10.3 9.0
Italy (2006) 40.4 48.3 3.0 8.3
 

NA = not available

NOTES: Top 10 R&D performing countries. U.S. data on R&D funding from abroad not separately identified but included in sector totals.

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

Science and Engineering Indicators 2010