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Research and Development Data

Dáil Éireann Debate, Thursday - 17 January 2019

Thursday, 17 January 2019

Questions (123)

Billy Kelleher

Question:

123. Deputy Billy Kelleher asked the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation the Eurostat data as a percentage of each member state’s GDP; and the monetary amount each Government expended on research spending on an annual basis over the 2018 period. [2293/19]

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Written answers (Question to Business)

The information is as follows:

Year: 2017

GEO

GBARD €m

GBARD as percentage GDP

European Union (current composition)

96,470.7

0.63

Euro area (19 countries)

74,538.8

0.67

Belgium

2,870.2

0.66

Bulgaria

109.6

0.21

Czechia

1,240.7

0.65

Denmark

2,613.4

0.90

Germany

29,006.1

0.89

Estonia

143.2

0.61

Ireland

739.3

0.25

Greece

850.2

0.48

Spain

5,917.8

0.51

France

14,747.9

0.64

Croatia

355.0

0.72

Italy

8,577.9

0.50

Cyprus

61.1

0.31

Latvia

60.0

0.22

Lithuania

132.2

0.31

Luxembourg

352.9

0.64

Hungary

317.8

0.26

Malta

21.3

0.19

Netherlands

5,107.4

0.69

Austria

2,854.3

0.77

Poland

1,687.9

0.36

Portugal

712.6

0.37

Romania

352.4

0.19

Slovenia

172.3

0.40

Slovakia

297.1

0.35

Finland

1,885.9

0.84

Sweden

3,806.7

0.80

United Kingdom

11,448.5

0.49

Iceland

132.5

0.61

Norway

3,562.1

1.01

Serbia

147.5

0.40

The table shows Government Budget Allocations on R&D (GBARD) and as a percentage of GDP for EU countries for 2017. Data for 2018 is not yet available from Eurostat. For more information please see the R&D Budget 2017-2018 report at the following link:

https://dbei.gov.ie/en/Publications/The-R-D-Budget-2017-2018.html.

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