Mali - Research and development expenditure

Research and development expenditure (% of GDP)

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.

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Year Value
2007 0.219
2010 0.583


Topic: Infrastructure Indicators

Sub-Topic: Technology