Tunisia - Research and development expenditure

Research and development expenditure (% of GDP)

Research and development expenditure (% of GDP) in Tunisia was 0.679 as of 2012. Its highest value over the past 16 years was 0.731 in 2004, while its lowest value was 0.305 in 1996.

Definition: 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 covers basic research, applied research, and experimental development.

Source: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics.

See also:

Year Value
1996 0.305
1997 0.387
1998 0.390
1999 0.398
2000 0.415
2001 0.482
2002 0.538
2003 0.650
2004 0.731
2005 0.712
2006 0.677
2007 0.666
2008 0.639
2009 0.707
2010 0.684
2011 0.706
2012 0.679

Classification

Topic: Infrastructure Indicators

Sub-Topic: Technology