R&D Expenditures (As % of GDP) fell 2.74% to 1.60% in Canada in 2016

R&D Expenditures (As % of GDP) (%), 2016
Telcos & Hi-Tech | Canada | May 17, 2019
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R&D expenditures as a percentage of GDP fell 2.74% to 1.60% in Canada in 2016, according to World Bank.

Historically, R&D expenditures as a percentage of GDP in Canada reached an all time high of 2.03% in 2001 and an all time low of 1.60% in 2016.

Canada has been ranked 19th within the group of 78 countries we follow in terms of R&D expenditures as a percentage of GDP, 5 places below the position seen 10 years ago.

R&D Expenditures (As % of GDP) Unit 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Australia % ... 2.24% ... 2.18% ... 1.92% ... ...
Belgium % 2.16% 2.27% 2.33% 2.39% 2.47% ...
Belize % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Canada % 1.79% 1.78% 1.71% 1.72% 1.65%
China % 1.78% 1.91% 1.99% 2.02% 2.06% ...
France % 2.19% 2.23% 2.24% 2.28% 2.27% ...
Germany % 2.80% 2.87% 2.82% 2.87% 2.92% ...
Guatemala % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 0.048% 0.045% 0.039% 0.029% 0.030% ... ...
Honduras % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 0.015% ... ...
Indonesia % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 0.085% ... ... ... ...
Ireland % 1.55% 1.57% 1.58% 1.53% 1.20% ...
Japan % 3.24% 3.21% 3.31% 3.40% 3.28% ...
Malaysia % ... ... ... ... ... 1.03% 1.09% ... 1.26% 1.30% ... ...
Mexico % 0.511% 0.487% 0.499% 0.530% 0.524% ...
New Zealand % ... 1.23% ... 1.15% ... 1.26% ... ...
Papua New Guinea % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
USA % 2.77% 2.69% 2.72% 2.73% 2.74% ...
United Kingdom % 1.67% 1.60% 1.65% 1.67% 1.67% ...