Sudan: Research and development expenditure

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 Sudan

Research and development expenditure, percent of GDP

 Latest value 0.22
 Year 2005
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1999 - 2005
 Average 0.35
 Min - Max 0.22 - 0.53
 Source The United Nations
For that indicator, we provide data for Sudan from 1999 to 2005. The average value for Sudan during that period was 0.35 percent with a minimum of 0.22 percent in 2005 and a maximum of 0.53 percent in 1999. The latest value from 2005 is 0.22 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2005 based on 89 countries is 0.86 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Sudan - 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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