India: Research and development expenditure, percent of GDP
For that indicator, The United Nations provides data for India from 1996 to 2015. The average value for India during that period was 0.77 percent with a minimum of 0.62 percent in 2015 and a maximum of 0.87 percent in 2008.
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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.