Table 3
Business expenditures on research and development compared to gross domestic expenditures on research and development and gross domestic product

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Business expenditures on research and development compared to gross domestic expenditures on research and development and gross domestic product


Table summary
This table displays the results of business expenditures on research and development compared to gross domestic expenditures on research and development and gross domestic product business expenditures on research and development, gross domestic expenditures on research and development, gross domestic product, business expenditures on research and development / gross domestic expenditures on research and development and business expenditures on research and development / gross domestic product, calculated using millions of dollars and percent units of measure (appearing as column headers).

  Business expenditures on
research and development
Gross domestic expenditures on research
and development
Gross domestic product Business expenditures on research and development /
Gross domestic expenditures on research and development
Business expenditures on
research and development / Gross domestic product
  millions of dollars percent
2012Note p: preliminary 15,493A Note ..: not available for a specific reference period Note ..: not available for a specific reference period Note ..: not available for a specific reference period Note ..: not available for a specific reference period
2011Note p: preliminary 15,358A 29,931 1,720,748 51.31 0.89
2010Note p: preliminary 15,116A 29,340 1,624,608 51.52 0.93
2009Note r: revised 15,569A 29,430 1,528,985 52.90 1.02
2008Note r: revised 16,644A 30,517 1,603,418 54.54 1.04
2007 16,756 30,032 1,529,589 55.79 1.10
2006 16,474 29,079 1,450,405 56.65 1.14
2005 15,638 28,022 1,373,845 55.81 1.14
2004 15,144 26,679 1,290,906 56.76 1.17
2003 14,094 24,690 1,213,175 57.08 1.16
2002 13,545 23,536 1,152,905 57.55 1.17
2001 14,266 23,133 1,108,048 61.67 1.29
2000 12,395 20,556 1,076,577 60.30 1.15
1999 10,399 17,638 982,441 58.96 1.06
1998 9,682 16,088 914,973 60.18 1.06
1997 8,739 14,635 882,733 59.71 0.99
1996 7,997 13,817 836,864 57.88 0.96
1995 7,991 13,754 810,426 58.10 0.99
1994 7,567 13,341 770,873 56.72 0.98
1993 6,424 12,184 727,184 52.72 0.88
1992 5,742 11,338 700,480 50.64 0.82
1991 5,355 10,767 685,367 49.74 0.78
1990 5,169 10,260 679,921 50.38 0.76
1989 4,779 9,517 657,728 50.22 0.73
1988 4,623 9,045 613,094 51.11 0.75
1987 4,340 7,950 558,949 54.59 0.78
Source(s):
CANSIM tables 358-0001 and 380-0017.
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