OECD Main Science and Technology Indicators

Topic: Technology
Source: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Developnment

This dataset is provided by the OECD, and spending figures are presented in both nominal terms and as a percentage of GDP.


Companies in China financed 75 percent of the country’s gross expenditure on R&D in 2015. View

China’s R&D expenditure witnessed an almost 30-fold increase from 1991 to 2015 – from $13 billion to $376 billion. View

China’s R&D spending in 2015 accounted for 20 percent of global R&D expenditure - more than Japan, Germany, and South Korea combined. View