U.S. Federal funds for research and development 1991-2017

Total Federal obligations for Research and Development (R&D) including research facilities (R&D plants) from 1991 to 2017 (in billion U.S. dollars)

U.S. Federal funds for research and development 1991-2017 This statistic shows the total federal obligations for R&D, including obligations for R&D plants, from 1991 to 2017. In fiscal year 1991, federal obligations for research and development amounted to 64 billion U.S. dollars. In 2017, that figure was 121.31 billion.
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Total Federal obligations for Research and Development (R&D) including research facilities (R&D plants) from 1991 to 2017 (in billion U.S. dollars)

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R&D obligations in billion U.S. dollars
2017*121.31
2016117.48
2015131.4
2014132.5
2013127.29
2012140.63
2011139.66
2010146.97
2009144.76
2008129.05
2007129.43
2006123.85
2005122.62
2004116.07
2003107.79
200298.01
200188.56
200080.4
199977.39
199873.91
199771.75
199669.4
199570.44
199469.45
199370.41
199268.58
199164.15
R&D obligations in billion U.S. dollars
2017*121.31
2016117.48
2015131.4
2014132.5
2013127.29
2012140.63
2011139.66
2010146.97
2009144.76
2008129.05
2007129.43
2006123.85
2005122.62
2004116.07
2003107.79
200298.01
200188.56
200080.4
199977.39
199873.91
199771.75
199669.4
199570.44
199469.45
199370.41
199268.58
199164.15
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This statistic shows the total federal obligations for R&D, including obligations for R&D plants, from 1991 to 2017. In fiscal year 1991, federal obligations for research and development amounted to 64 billion U.S. dollars. In 2017, that figure was 121.31 billion.
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