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Top countries by R&D share of GDP worldwide 2020

The statistic reveals the top 10 countries by gross research and development (R&D) expenditure worldwide in 2020, as a share of national GDP. In that year, South Korea is expected to invest the equivalent of 4.35 percent of the country's GDP into research and development.

Leading countries by research and development (R&D) expenditure as share of gross domestic product (GDP) worldwide in 2020

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Source

Release date

March 2020

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

2019

Special properties

Derived from purchasing power parity calculations

Supplementary notes

Forecasted values.
Values are limited to the top 40 countries by total R&D spending in U.S. dollars, adjusted for purchasing power parity (PPP).

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