R&D Expenditures (As % of GDP) rose to 0.791% in Hong Kong in 2016

R&D Expenditures (As % of GDP) (%)
Telcos & Hi-Tech | Hong Kong | May 17, 2019
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R&D expenditures as a percentage of GDP reached 0.791 % in 2016 in Hong Kong, according to World Bank. This is 3.89 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, R&D expenditures as a percentage of GDP in Hong Kong reached an all time high of 0.795 % in 2006 and an all time low of 0.428 % in 1998.

Hong Kong has been ranked 37th within the group of 80 countries we follow in terms of R&D expenditures as a percentage of GDP.

Expenditures for research and development are current and capital expenditures (both public and private) on creative work undertaken systematically to increase knowledge, including knowledge of humanity, culture, and society, and the use of knowledge for new applications.

R&D Expenditures (As % of GDP) Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Cambodia % ... ... ... ... ... ... 0.118% ... ...
China % 1.78% 1.91% 1.99% 2.02% 2.06% ...
Hong Kong % 0.721% 0.727% 0.730% 0.740% 0.762%
India % 0.831% ... ... ... 0.620% ... ...
Indonesia % ... ... ... 0.085% ... ... ... ...
Japan % 3.24% 3.21% 3.31% 3.40% 3.28% ...
Laos % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Malaysia % 1.03% 1.09% ... 1.26% 1.30% ... ...
Philippines % ... 0.117% ... 0.138% ... ... ... ...
Russia % 1.01% 1.03% 1.03% 1.07% 1.10% ...
Singapore % 2.15% 1.99% 1.99% 2.16% ... ... ...
Taiwan % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Thailand % ... 0.361% ... 0.442% 0.480% 0.616% ...
USA % 2.77% 2.69% 2.72% 2.73% 2.74% ...
Vietnam % ... ... 0.190% ... 0.374% ... 0.441% ... ...