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Expenditure and employment in Internal R&D activities - Datos definitivos 2017
Indicator Note Value Variation
Internal R&D expenditure 1 14,063,444 6.1
Employed personnel Total 2 215,745 4.8
Employed personnel Women 2 86,354 3.9
Researchers. Total 2 133,213 5.2
Researchers. Women 2 51,657 4.3
  • Variation: percentage compared to the previous year
    • Thousands of euros
    • People on a full-time equivalent

The Statistic on scientific research and technological development (R&D) activities has the main objective of measuring economic and human resources for research by all the economic sectors of the country (companies, public institutions, higher education institutions and private non-profit institutions) with the aim to:

  • To provide an instrument for management, planning, decision-making and control in terms of national scientific policy.
  • To provide statistical bodies with the information that they request, obtained in accordance with the international regulations that allow for comparability between the different countries.
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Datos definitivos 2017 Published: 20/06/2019
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