Ecuador: Research and development expenditure, percent of GDP
For that indicator, The United Nations provides data for Ecuador from 1996 to 2014. The average value for Ecuador during that period was 0.21 percent with a minumum of 0.05 percent in 2001 and a maximum of 0.44 percent in 2014.
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The expenditure for R&D on the charts includes both private and public spending on research and development.
Definition: Gloss 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.