Tuesday, 17 December 2019

Ceisteanna (314)

Robert Troy

Ceist:

314. Deputy Robert Troy asked the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation the level of public research and development intensity as measured as a percentage of GDP on an annual basis in each of the years 2010 to 2018 and to date in 2019, in tabular form. [53301/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Business)

The table below shows Ireland's Government Budget Allocations on R&D as percentage of GDP, 2010-2018, with an estimate for 2019.

Table 1: Ireland's Government Budget Allocations on R&D as percentage of GDP, 2010-2019

Year

GBARD % GDP

2010

0.49%

2011

0.46%

2012

0.43%

2013

0.40%

2014

0.37%

2015

0.28%

2016

0.26%

2017

0.25%

2018

0.24%

2019 (est.)*

0.24%

For more information, please see the R&D Budget 2018-2019 at the following link:

https://dbei.gov.ie/en/Publications/The-R-D-Budget-2018-2019.html