Table D.4.2
Total domestic expenditures on research and development (R&D) as percentage of gross domestic product (GDP), Canada and provinces, G-7, and leading OECD countries, 1995, 2000 and 2005 to 2010

Table summary
This table displays the results of total domestic expenditures on research and development (r&d) as percentage of gross domestic product (gdp) 1995, 2000, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010, calculated using percent units of measure (appearing as column headers).

  1995 2000 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
percent
CanadaNote 1 1.7 1.9 2.0 2.0 2.0 1.9 1.9 1.8
Newfoundland and Labrador 0.9 1.0 1.2 1.0 0.9 0.8 1.0Note r: revised 0.9
Prince Edward Island 0.6 1.1 1.6 1.6 1.3 1.4 1.4 1.3
Nova Scotia 1.4 1.5 1.5 1.6 1.5 1.5 1.4 1.4
New Brunswick 0.9 0.8 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.0
QuebecNote 2 2.1 2.5 2.7 2.8 2.7 2.7 2.6 2.5
OntarioNote 2 1.9 2.4 2.5 2.5 2.4 2.4 2.3 2.2
Manitoba 1.1 1.2 1.4 1.2 1.2 1.1 1.3 1.2
Saskatchewan 1.0 1.1 1.0 1.0 1.0 0.8 1.0 0.9
Alberta 1.1 0.9 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.0 1.2 1.1
British Columbia 1.0 1.2 1.4 1.3 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5
G-7 countries  
CanadaNote 1 1.7 1.9 2.0 2.0 2.0 1.9 1.9 1.9
FranceNote 3 2.3 2.2 2.1 2.1 2.1 2.1 2.3 2.2
GermanyNote 4 2.2 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.7 2.8 2.8
Italy 1.0 1.0 1.1 1.1 1.2 1.2 1.3 1.3
JapanNote 3Note 5 2.9 3.0 3.3 3.4 3.4 3.4 3.4 Note ..: not available for a specific reference period
United KingdomNote 4 1.9 1.8 1.7 1.7 1.8 1.8 1.8Note r: revised 1.8
United StatesNote 6 2.5 2.7 2.6 2.6 2.7 2.9 2.9 2.8
Leading OECD countries  
IsraelNote 7 2.5 4.3 4.4 4.5 4.9Note r: revised 4.8 4.5 4.3
Finland 2.3 3.3 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.7 3.9 3.9
SwedenNote 4Note 8 3.3 Note ..: not available for a specific reference period 3.6 3.7 3.4 3.7 3.6 3.4
KoreaNote 3Note 9 2.3 2.3 2.8 3.0 3.2 3.4 3.6 3.7
OECD totalNote 3Note 10 2.0 2.2 2.2 2.3 2.3 2.4 2.4 2.4
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