Nigeria: Research and development expenditure

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 Nigeria

Research and development expenditure, percent of GDP

 Latest value 0.13
 Year 2007
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2007 - 2007
 Average 0.13
 Min - Max 0.13 - 0.13
 Source The United Nations
For that indicator, we provide data for Nigeria from 2007 to 2007. The average value for Nigeria during that period was 0.13 percent with a minimum of 0.13 percent in 2007 and a maximum of 0.13 percent in 2007. The latest value from 2007 is 0.13 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2007 based on 94 countries is 0.86 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time. The value of that indicator for 2007 is 0.13 percent.
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Nigeria - 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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