Bolivia: Research and development expenditure

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 Bolivia

Research and development expenditure, percent of GDP

 Latest value 0.16
 Year 2009
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1996 - 2009
 Average 0.28
 Min - Max 0.16 - 0.33
 Source The United Nations
For that indicator, we provide data for Bolivia from 1996 to 2009. The average value for Bolivia during that period was 0.28 percent with a minimum of 0.16 percent in 2009 and a maximum of 0.33 percent in 1996. The latest value from 2009 is 0.16 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2009 based on 94 countries is 0.92 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Bolivia - Research and development expenditure - Recent values chart




The expenditure for R&D on the charts includes both private and public spending on research and development.
Definition: Gross domestic expenditures on research and development (R&D), expressed as a percent of GDP. They include both capital and current expenditures in the four main sectors: Business enterprise, Government, Higher education and Private non-profit. R&D covers basic research, applied research, and experimental development.


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