NAME OF COLLECTION
Research and Experimental Development, All Sector Summary
Research and Development Statistics
Small Business and Science and Technology Section
Australian Bureau of Statistics
PO Box 10
BELCONNEN ACT 2616
Telephone: 02 6252 5627
Facsimile: 02 6252 7004
To provide comprehensive data on Australia's research and development (R&D) effort. Provides data for the Business, Commonwealth and State Government, Higher Education, and Private non-profit sectors.Includes data by the socioeconomic objective of economic development (energy resources and energy supply categories).
Presents summary statistics of expenditure and human resources for four sector classifications. These sectors are adapted from the guidelines specified by the OECD for R&D surveys.
Method of collectionExpenditure on R&D by type of expenditure, activity, source of funds and location of expenditure
Resources devoted to R&D by socioeconomic objective, and field of research
Human resources devoted to R&D by type of employee, socioeconomic objective and field of research
Payments and receipts for technical know-how by industry
Data is sourced from individual sector publications produced by the ABS. This data in turn is obtained by mail questionnaire.
Australia and by State and Territory.
Frequency of data availability
Annual and year ended 30 June.
Data are available from 1994.
Products and services availableResearch and Experimental Development, All Sector Summary, Australia (cat. no. 8112.0)
Other products and servicesMore detailed R&D statistics are available upon request
This page last updated 1 August 2006