Publication - Statistics

Scottish Economic Statistics 2008

Published: 10 Dec 2008
Part of:
Statistics
ISBN:
9780755958559

This is the ninth edition of the annual publication Scottish Economic Statistics, which is produced by statisticians in the Scottish Government.

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Scottish Economic Statistics 2008
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Table 2.6: Expenditure on R&D performed in businesses in selected OECD countries, as a percentage of GDP, 1999-2006

Percentage

1999

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

Scotland

0.53

0.52

0.67

0.65

0.57

0.53

0.60

0.56

UK

1.22

1.18

1.18

1.16

1.12

1.06

1.07

1.08

Germany

1.67

1.73

1.72

1.72

1.76

1.73

1.72

1.77

France

1.37

1.34

1.39

1.41

1.36

1.36

1.33

1.34

Italy

0.51

0.52

0.53

0.54

0.52

0.52

0.55

0.54

Japan

2.10

2.12

2.31

2.36

2.40

2.38

2.54

2.62

Canada

1.08

1.17

1.29

1.17

1.16

1.16

1.12

1.06

USA

1.98

2.05

2.01

1.86

1.84

1.79

1.83

1.84

Denmark

1.41

..

1.64

1.73

1.78

1.69

1.67

1.62

Iceland

1.11

1.54

1.75

1.70

1.46

..

1.43

..

Ireland

0.88

0.81

0.77

0.76

0.79

0.81

0.82

0.89

Norway

0.92

..

0.95

0.95

0.98

0.87

0.82

0.82

Finland

2.19

2.40

2.35

2.34

2.42

2.42

2.47

2.46

Sweden

2.74

..

3.28

..

2.86

2.67

2.81

2.79

EU 27

1.12

1.13

1.12

1.12

1.11

1.09

1.09

1.11

OECD

1.51

1.55

1.57

1.51

1.51

1.49

1.53

1.56

Source: Scottish Government and OECDMSTI 2008/1
1 .. Data not available
2. The EU expanded from 25 nations to 27 in 2007. These figures are for the 27 nations.