Brunei: Research and development expenditure

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 Brunei

Research and development expenditure, percent of GDP

 Latest value 0.28
 Year 2018
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2002 - 2018
 Average 0.09
 Min - Max 0.02 - 0.28
 Source The United Nations
For that indicator, we provide data for Brunei from 2002 to 2018. The average value for Brunei during that period was 0.09 percent with a minimum of 0.02 percent in 2002 and a maximum of 0.28 percent in 2018. The latest value from 2018 is 0.28 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2018 based on 91 countries is 1.02 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Brunei - Research and development expenditure - recent values




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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