Tunisia - Research and development expenditure

Research and development expenditure (% of GDP)

Research and development expenditure (% of GDP) in Tunisia was 0.632 as of 2015. Its highest value over the past 13 years was 0.731 in 2004, while its lowest value was 0.543 in 2002.

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
2002 0.543
2003 0.650
2004 0.731
2005 0.712
2006 0.677
2007 0.666
2008 0.639
2009 0.706
2010 0.690
2011 0.709
2012 0.682
2013 0.671
2014 0.655
2015 0.632

Classification

Topic: Infrastructure Indicators

Sub-Topic: Technology