Note: 01/12/2008 The Main Features have been reissued to correct errors in the 2004-05 Own funds values and references to it: in the summary tables within both chapters; and in the Private non-profit chapter text. The 2006-07 figures were not affected by errors.
This release presents summary statistics on Research and Experimental Development (R&D) undertaken by Australian government and private non-profit organisations. Data used in the compilation of these statistics were provided to the ABS by organisations in respect of the financial year ended 30 June 2007. The context described in the Explanatory and Technical Notes should be taken into consideration when interpreting these results.
CHANGES IN THIS ISSUE
Concurrent with this release, time series data have been made available in spreadsheet format.
When interpreting the results in this release it is important to take into account factors that may affect the reliability of estimates. These factors are described in the Non-sampling error section of the Technical Note.
This release includes revised data for the 2004-05 reference period. Refer to the Revisions section of the Technical Note for further detail.
For further information about these and related statistics, contact the National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 or Kirsty Rothenbury on Perth (08) 9360 5382.