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1 Expenditure on R&D(a), summary statistics

Expenditure on R&D
Proportion of total expenditure on R&D


2003-04
2004-05
2005-06(b)
2003-04
2004-05
2005-06(b)
$'000
$'000
$'000
%
%
%

Type of expenditure
Capital expenditure
Land, buildings & other structures
91 614
99 761
107 235
1.2
1.2
1.1
Other capital expenditure
415 615
448 759
533 737
5.3
5.2
5.3
Total
507 229
548 521
640 972
6.5
6.3
6.4
Current expenditure
Labour costs
2 999 323
3 443 917
3 886 767
38.6
39.8
38.6
Other current expenditure
4 263 402
4 655 812
5 552 964
54.9
53.8
55.1
Total
7 262 725
8 099 729
9 439 731
93.5
93.7
93.6
Source of funds
Own funds
7 073 558
7 839 066
9 191 819
91.0
90.6
91.2
Other businesses
187 102
194 968
223 273
2.4
2.3
2.2
Commonwealth government
282 507
335 425
396 401
3.6
3.9
3.9
State and local government
27 729
30 612
32 236
0.4
0.4
0.3
Other Australian(c)
56 926
50 588
59 403
0.7
0.6
0.6
Overseas
142 133
197 590
177 571
1.8
2.3
1.8
Location of expenditure
New South Wales
2 960 928
3 233 024
3 331 334
38.1
37.4
33.0
Victoria
2 163 832
2 412 769
2 954 439
27.8
27.9
29.3
Queensland
940 293
1 071 617
1 272 651
12.1
12.4
12.6
South Australia
584 258
545 358
653 102
7.5
6.3
6.5
Western Australia
791 352
1 092 407
1 485 071
10.2
12.6
14.7
Tasmania
73 512
72 075
72 912
0.9
0.8
0.7
Northern Territory
71 698
30 857
78 039
0.9
0.4
0.8
Australian Capital Territory
65 569
78 419
99 221
0.8
0.9
1.0
Australian External Territories
2 066
-
-
-
-
-
Overseas
116 446
111 723
133 933
1.5
1.3
1.3
Employment size
0-4 persons
342 901
298 866
354 031
4.4
3.5
3.5
5-19 persons
776 175
831 582
961 988
10.0
9.6
9.5
20-199 persons
1 747 920
1 784 295
2 026 485
22.5
20.6
20.1
200 or more persons
4 902 958
5 733 506
6 738 199
63.1
66.3
66.8
Type of activity
Pure basic research
na
58 586
67 093
na
0.7
0.7
Strategic basic research
na
309 402
412 658
na
3.6
4.1
Applied research
na
2 826 683
3 312 113
na
32.7
32.9
Experimental development
na
5 453 579
6 288 838
na
63.1
62.4
Total expenditure on R&D
7 769 954
8 648 249
10 080 703
100.0
100.0
100.0

- nil or rounded to zero (including null cells)
na not available
(a) 2003-04 and 2004-05 data have been revised. See the Revisions section of the Technical Note for further detail.
(b) Businesses classified to Agriculture, forestry and fishing are in scope of the survey from 2005-06 and may impact the comparability of previous data.
(c) Includes funding from Joint government/business, Higher education and Private non-profit organisations.

2 Expenditure on R&D(a), by industry - values and proportions

Expenditure on R&D
Proportion of total expenditure on R&D


2003-04
2004-05
2005-06
2003-04
2004-05
2005-06
$'000
$'000
$'000
%
%
%

Agriculture, forestry & fishing
na
na
95 579
na
na
0.9
Mining
1 026 333
1 266 152
1 683 399
13.2
14.6
16.7
Manufacturing
Food, beverage & tobacco
305 070
343 679
331 350
3.9
4.0
3.3
Textile, clothing, footwear & leather
40 880
35 121
38 537
0.5
0.4
0.4
Wood & paper product
118 310
107 870
121 391
1.5
1.2
1.2
Printing, publishing & recorded media
45 384
71 170
92 919
0.6
0.8
0.9
Petroleum, coal, chemical & assoc. product
550 058
597 754
707 197
7.1
6.9
7.0
Non-metallic mineral product
96 767
69 890
103 880
1.2
0.8
1.0
Metal product
366 902
418 302
628 778
4.7
4.8
6.2
Machinery & equipment
Motor vehicle & part
638 570
607 903
654 204
8.2
7.0
6.5
Other transport equipment
177 762
195 427
268 532
2.3
2.3
2.7
Photographic & scientific equip.
302 588
319 791
222 885
3.9
3.7
2.2
Electronic equipment
377 249
371 100
410 598
4.9
4.3
4.1
Electrical equipment & appliance
119 211
99 053
76 115
1.5
1.1
0.8
Industrial machinery & equipment
196 669
174 731
170 717
2.5
2.0
1.7
Total
1 812 049
1 768 004
1 803 051
23.3
20.4
17.9
Other manufacturing
39 920
60 430
61 639
0.5
0.7
0.6
Total
3 375 340
3 472 220
3 888 742
43.4
40.1
38.6
Electricity, gas & water supply
67 870
69 215
58 670
0.9
0.8
0.6
Construction
219 971
303 622
353 288
2.8
3.5
3.5
Wholesale trade
481 033
596 624
702 566
6.2
6.9
7.0
Retail trade
56 000
73 795
74 416
0.7
0.9
0.7
Accommodation, cafes & restaurants
-
3 101
12 389
-
-
0.1
Transport & storage
44 937
77 762
118 094
0.6
0.9
1.2
Communication services
214 555
251 193
353 991
2.8
2.9
3.5
Finance & insurance
716 808
885 237
901 947
9.2
10.2
8.9
Property & business services
Scientific research
444 030
463 813
537 994
5.7
5.4
5.3
Technical services
225 405
285 207
312 500
2.9
3.3
3.1
Computer services
678 256
589 937
620 099
8.7
6.8
6.2
Property & business services n.e.c.
160 022
226 996
246 417
2.1
2.6
2.4
Total
1 507 713
1 565 952
1 717 011
19.4
18.1
17.0
Education
3 749
1 987
2 297
-
-
-
Health & community services
19 914
33 145
42 667
0.3
0.4
0.4
Cultural & recreational services
21 145
10 605
28 963
0.3
0.1
0.3
Personal & other services
14 586
37 639
46 684
0.2
0.4
0.5
Total
7 769 954
8 648 249
10 080 703
100.0
100.0
100.0

- nil or rounded to zero (including null cells)
na not available
(a) 2003-04 and 2004-05 data have been revised. See the Revisions section of the Technical Note for further detail.

3 Expenditure on R&D, by industry - by type of expenditure

Current expenditure
Capital
expenditure
Labour
costs
Other current
expenditure
Total
Total expenditure
on R&D
$'000
$'000
$'000
$'000
$'000

Agriculture, forestry & fishing
10 091
28 812
56 676
85 488
95 579
Mining
100 242
269 381
1 313 776
1 583 157
1 683 399
Manufacturing
Food, beverage & tobacco
20 604
152 558
158 189
310 747
331 350
Textile, clothing, footwear & leather
3 695
18 801
16 041
34 842
38 537
Wood & paper product
5 697
32 253
83 441
115 694
121 391
Printing, publishing & recorded media
4 458
66 359
22 101
88 461
92 919
Petroleum, coal, chemical & assoc. product
84 501
205 229
417 466
622 696
707 197
Non-metallic mineral product
13 379
32 055
58 446
90 501
103 880
Metal product
56 912
148 392
423 474
571 866
628 778
Machinery & equipment
Motor vehicle & part
39 012
332 399
282 793
615 192
654 204
Other transport equipment
7 657
173 444
87 431
260 875
268 532
Photographic & scientific equip.
9 801
112 419
100 665
213 084
222 885
Electronic equipment
23 151
221 712
165 735
387 447
410 598
Electrical equipment & appliance
2 458
40 469
33 188
73 657
76 115
Industrial machinery & equipment
14 009
80 203
76 504
156 707
170 717
Total
96 089
960 645
746 316
1 706 962
1 803 051
Other manufacturing
4 419
22 204
35 016
57 220
61 639
Total
289 754
1 638 497
1 960 491
3 598 988
3 888 742
Electricity, gas & water supply
15 643
14 576
28 450
43 027
58 670
Construction
7 722
66 776
278 790
345 566
353 288
Wholesale trade
39 432
354 016
309 118
663 134
702 566
Retail trade
5 076
42 043
27 297
69 340
74 416
Accommodation, cafes & restaurants
np
4 735
np
np
12 389
Transport & storage
15 723
37 594
64 777
102 371
118 094
Communication services
6 818
115 481
231 692
347 173
353 991
Finance & insurance
32 493
322 714
546 740
869 454
901 947
Property & business services
Scientific research
35 053
209 724
293 218
502 941
537 994
Technical services
15 757
161 867
134 876
296 743
312 500
Computer services
25 204
444 679
150 217
594 895
620 099
Property & business services n.e.c.
20 138
131 936
94 343
226 279
246 417
Total
96 152
948 205
672 654
1 620 859
1 717 011
Education
np
np
np
np
2 297
Health & community services
3 101
19 678
19 887
39 566
42 667
Cultural & recreational services
6 259
11 220
11 484
22 704
28 963
Personal & other services
np
np
24 305
np
46 684
Total
640 972
3 886 767
5 552 964
9 439 731
10 080 703

np not available for publication but included in totals where applicable, unless otherwise indicated

4 Expenditure on R&D, by industry - by type of expenditure: proportions

Current expenditure
Capital
expenditure
Labour
costs
Other current
expenditure
Total
Total expenditure
on R&D
%
%
%
%
%

Agriculture, forestry & fishing
10.6
30.1
59.3
89.4
100.0
Mining
6.0
16.0
78.0
94.0
100.0
Manufacturing
Food, beverage & tobacco
6.2
46.0
47.7
93.8
100.0
Textile, clothing, footwear & leather
9.6
48.8
41.6
90.4
100.0
Wood & paper product
4.7
26.6
68.7
95.3
100.0
Printing, publishing & recorded media
4.8
71.4
23.8
95.2
100.0
Petroleum, coal, chemical & assoc. product
11.9
29.0
59.0
88.1
100.0
Non-metallic mineral product
12.9
30.9
56.3
87.1
100.0
Metal product
9.1
23.6
67.3
90.9
100.0
Machinery & equipment
Motor vehicle & part
6.0
50.8
43.2
94.0
100.0
Other transport equipment
2.9
64.6
32.6
97.1
100.0
Photographic & scientific equip.
4.4
50.4
45.2
95.6
100.0
Electronic equipment
5.6
54.0
40.4
94.4
100.0
Electrical equipment & appliance
3.2
53.2
43.6
96.8
100.0
Industrial machinery & equipment
8.2
47.0
44.8
91.8
100.0
Total
5.3
53.3
41.4
94.7
100.0
Other manufacturing
7.2
36.0
56.8
92.8
100.0
Total
7.5
42.1
50.4
92.5
100.0
Electricity, gas & water supply
26.7
24.8
48.5
73.3
100.0
Construction
2.2
18.9
78.9
97.8
100.0
Wholesale trade
5.6
50.4
44.0
94.4
100.0
Retail trade
6.8
56.5
36.7
93.2
100.0
Accommodation, cafes & restaurants
np
38.2
np
np
100.0
Transport & storage
13.3
31.8
54.9
86.7
100.0
Communication services
1.9
32.6
65.5
98.1
100.0
Finance & insurance
3.6
35.8
60.6
96.4
100.0
Property & business services
Scientific research
6.5
39.0
54.5
93.5
100.0
Technical services
5.0
51.8
43.2
95.0
100.0
Computer services
4.1
71.7
24.2
95.9
100.0
Property & business services n.e.c.
8.2
53.5
38.3
91.8
100.0
Total
5.6
55.2
39.2
94.4
100.0
Education
np
np
np
np
100.0
Health & community services
7.3
46.1
46.6
92.7
100.0
Cultural & recreational services
21.6
38.7
39.6
78.4
100.0
Personal & other services
np
np
52.1
np
100.0
Total
6.4
38.6
55.1
93.6
100.0

np not available for publication but included in totals where applicable, unless otherwise indicated

5 Expenditure on R&D, by industry - by source of funds

Own
funds
Other
businesses
Commonwealth
government
State and local
government
Other
Australian(a)
Overseas
Total
expenditure
on R&D
$'000
$'000
$'000
$'000
$'000
$'000
$'000

Agriculture, forestry & fishing
84 638
1 735
4 233
2 726
np
np
95 579
Mining
1 628 382
np
3 441
272
np
np
1 683 399
Manufacturing
Food, beverage & tobacco
319 717
np
5 220
np
np
np
331 350
Textile, clothing, footwear & leather
26 991
np
10 520
np
-
-
38 537
Wood & paper product
119 653
np
np
np
np
-
121 391
Printing, publishing & recorded media
89 067
np
np
np
np
np
92 919
Petroleum, coal, chemical & assoc. product
667 842
12 030
19 397
np
np
4 666
707 197
Non-metallic mineral product
100 595
np
2 353
np
-
-
103 880
Metal product
621 609
np
6 336
np
-
np
628 778
Machinery & equipment
Motor vehicle & part
589 680
np
59 177
np
np
-
654 204
Other transport equipment
144 099
np
np
-
-
np
268 532
Photographic & scientific equip.
198 499
9 371
12 010
np
1 267
np
222 885
Electronic equipment
391 920
4 732
11 185
-
np
np
410 598
Electrical equipment & appliance
72 329
2 277
np
np
-
-
76 115
Industrial machinery & equipment
153 849
3 598
6 617
878
np
np
170 717
Total
1 550 376
23 124
169 337
np
7 088
np
1 803 051
Other manufacturing
57 325
np
1 729
np
-
np
61 639
Total
3 553 175
43 676
216 894
4 009
9 550
61 438
3 888 742
Electricity, gas & water supply
52 210
1 429
2 691
1 680
np
np
58 670
Construction
345 346
6 116
1 235
np
np
np
353 288
Wholesale trade
668 550
3 211
14 529
np
np
15 837
702 566
Retail trade
66 786
3 910
3 468
np
np
-
74 416
Accommodation, cafes & restaurants
12 389
-
-
-
-
-
12 389
Transport & storage
116 808
np
986
-
np
np
118 094
Communication services
351 883
np
1 285
np
-
-
353 991
Finance & insurance
892 144
6 694
2 309
np
np
-
901 947
Property & business services
Scientific research
333 258
47 112
80 122
7 830
36 571
33 102
537 994
Technical services
245 093
25 584
16 334
10 360
2 373
12 757
312 500
Computer services
554 229
20 648
31 768
np
1 807
np
620 099
Property & business services n.e.c.
181 425
13 165
11 130
np
3 444
np
246 417
Total
1 314 005
106 508
139 354
20 120
44 195
92 829
1 717 011
Education
np
-
np
-
-
-
2 297
Health & community services
33 366
903
3 573
np
np
np
42 667
Cultural & recreational services
np
1 455
np
-
-
-
28 963
Personal & other services
43 987
665
747
175
np
np
46 684
Total
9 191 819
223 273
396 401
32 236
59 403
177 571
10 080 703

- nil or rounded to zero (including null cells)
np not available for publication but included in totals where applicable, unless otherwise indicated
(a) Includes funding from Joint government/business, Higher education and Private non-profit organisations.

6 Expenditure on R&D, by industry - by source of funds: proportions

Own funds
Other businesses
Commonwealth government
State and local government
Other Australian(a)
Overseas
Total expenditure
on R&D
%
%
%
%
%
%
%

Agriculture, forestry & fishing
88.6
1.8
4.4
2.9
np
np
100.0
Mining
96.7
np
0.2
-
np
np
100.0
Manufacturing
Food, beverage & tobacco
96.5
np
1.6
np
np
np
100.0
Textile, clothing, footwear & leather
70.0
np
27.3
np
-
-
100.0
Wood & paper product
98.6
np
np
np
np
-
100.0
Printing, publishing & recorded media
95.9
np
np
np
np
np
100.0
Petroleum, coal, chemical & assoc. product
94.4
1.7
2.7
np
np
0.7
100.0
Non-metallic mineral product
96.8
np
2.3
np
-
-
100.0
Metal product
98.9
np
1.0
np
-
np
100.0
Machinery & equipment
Motor vehicle & part
90.1
np
9.0
np
np
-
100.0
Other transport equipment
53.7
np
np
-
-
np
100.0
Photographic & scientific equip.
89.1
4.2
5.4
np
0.6
np
100.0
Electronic equipment
95.5
1.2
2.7
-
np
np
100.0
Electrical equipment & appliance
95.0
3.0
np
np
-
-
100.0
Industrial machinery & equipment
90.1
2.1
3.9
0.5
np
np
100.0
Total
86.0
1.3
9.4
np
0.4
np
100.0
Other manufacturing
93.0
np
2.8
np
-
np
100.0
Total
91.4
1.1
5.6
0.1
0.2
1.6
100.0
Electricity, gas & water supply
89.0
2.4
4.6
2.9
np
np
100.0
Construction
97.8
1.7
0.3
np
np
np
100.0
Wholesale trade
95.2
0.5
2.1
np
np
2.3
100.0
Retail trade
89.7
5.3
4.7
np
np
-
100.0
Accommodation, cafes & restaurants
100.0
-
-
-
-
-
100.0
Transport & storage
98.9
np
0.8
-
np
np
100.0
Communication services
99.4
np
0.4
np
-
-
100.0
Finance & insurance
98.9
0.7
0.3
np
np
-
100.0
Property & business services
Scientific research
61.9
8.8
14.9
1.5
6.8
6.2
100.0
Technical services
78.4
8.2
5.2
3.3
0.8
4.1
100.0
Computer services
89.4
3.3
5.1
np
0.3
np
100.0
Property & business services n.e.c.
73.6
5.3
4.5
np
1.4
np
100.0
Total
76.5
6.2
8.1
1.2
2.6
5.4
100.0
Education
np
-
np
-
-
-
100.0
Health & community services
78.2
2.1
8.4
np
np
np
100.0
Cultural & recreational services
np
5.0
np
-
-
-
100.0
Personal & other services
94.2
1.4
1.6
0.4
np
np
100.0
Total
91.2
2.2
3.9
0.3
0.6
1.8
100.0

- nil or rounded to zero (including null cells)
np not available for publication but included in totals where applicable, unless otherwise indicated
(a) Includes funding from Joint government/business, Higher education and Private non-profit organisations.

7 Expenditure on R&D, by industry - by type of activity

Pure basic research
Strategic basic research
Applied research
Experimental development
Total expenditure on R&D
$'000
$'000
$'000
$'000
$'000

Agriculture, forestry & fishing
1 638
11 232
46 185
36 524
95 579
Mining
8 365
78 363
689 796
906 875
1 683 399
Manufacturing
Food, beverage & tobacco
1 725
20 779
98 251
210 595
331 350
Textile, clothing, footwear & leather
1 127
3 959
12 348
21 103
38 537
Wood & paper product
np
np
11 573
107 387
121 391
Printing, publishing & recorded media
429
3 025
17 313
72 152
92 919
Petroleum, coal, chemical & assoc. product
5 018
55 591
155 189
491 399
707 197
Non-metallic mineral product
565
8 756
30 791
63 768
103 880
Metal product
1 472
13 214
190 174
423 918
628 778
Machinery & equipment
Motor vehicle & part
1 175
12 126
58 982
581 921
654 204
Other transport equipment
195
2 869
44 914
220 553
268 532
Photographic & scientific equip.
4 532
12 339
78 018
127 996
222 885
Electronic equipment
823
6 351
211 940
191 485
410 598
Electrical equipment & appliance
397
2 757
16 143
56 819
76 115
Industrial machinery & equipment
1 649
7 608
67 738
93 721
170 717
Total
8 771
44 050
477 735
1 272 494
1 803 051
Other manufacturing
np
np
29 836
28 748
61 639
Total
20 272
153 696
1 023 211
2 691 563
3 888 742
Electricity, gas & water supply
206
7 933
32 913
17 618
58 670
Construction
1 051
4 686
127 016
220 536
353 288
Wholesale trade
4 255
17 331
201 493
479 487
702 566
Retail trade
1 257
8 453
25 019
39 687
74 416
Accommodation, cafes & restaurants
np
-
1 331
np
12 389
Transport & storage
370
4 435
53 096
60 193
118 094
Communication services
np
np
132 448
207 002
353 991
Finance & insurance
3 351
11 536
182 138
704 922
901 947
Property & business services
Scientific research
6 638
37 069
267 572
226 716
537 994
Technical services
3 190
14 478
182 886
111 946
312 500
Computer services
8 533
31 986
219 539
360 041
620 099
Property & business services n.e.c.
4 656
12 857
101 706
127 199
246 417
Total
23 017
96 390
771 702
825 901
1 717 011
Education
-
np
1 122
np
2 297
Health & community services
1 810
3 226
15 589
22 042
42 667
Cultural & recreational services
np
np
7 015
20 814
28 963
Personal & other services
np
np
2 039
43 944
46 684
Total
67 093
412 658
3 312 113
6 288 838
10 080 703

- nil or rounded to zero (including null cells)
np not available for publication but included in totals where applicable, unless otherwise indicated

8 Expenditure on R&D, by industry - by type of activity: proportions

Pure basic research
Strategic basic research
Applied research
Experimental development
Total expenditure on R&D
%
%
%
%
%

Agriculture, forestry & fishing
1.7
11.8
48.3
38.2
100.0
Mining
0.5
4.7
41.0
53.9
100.0
Manufacturing
Food, beverage & tobacco
0.5
6.3
29.7
63.6
100.0
Textile, clothing, footwear & leather
2.9
10.3
32.0
54.8
100.0
Wood & paper product
np
np
9.5
88.5
100.0
Printing, publishing & recorded media
0.5
3.3
18.6
77.7
100.0
Petroleum, coal, chemical & assoc. product
0.7
7.9
21.9
69.5
100.0
Non-metallic mineral product
0.5
8.4
29.6
61.4
100.0
Metal product
0.2
2.1
30.2
67.4
100.0
Machinery & equipment
Motor vehicle & part
0.2
1.9
9.0
89.0
100.0
Other transport equipment
0.1
1.1
16.7
82.1
100.0
Photographic & scientific equip.
2.0
5.5
35.0
57.4
100.0
Electronic equipment
0.2
1.5
51.6
46.6
100.0
Electrical equipment & appliance
0.5
3.6
21.2
74.6
100.0
Industrial machinery & equipment
1.0
4.5
39.7
54.9
100.0
Total
0.5
2.4
26.5
70.6
100.0
Other manufacturing
np
np
48.4
46.6
100.0
Total
0.5
4.0
26.3
69.2
100.0
Electricity, gas & water supply
0.4
13.5
56.1
30.0
100.0
Construction
0.3
1.3
36.0
62.4
100.0
Wholesale trade
0.6
2.5
28.7
68.2
100.0
Retail trade
1.7
11.4
33.6
53.3
100.0
Accommodation, cafes & restaurants
np
-
10.7
np
100.0
Transport & storage
0.3
3.8
45.0
51.0
100.0
Communication services
np
np
37.4
58.5
100.0
Finance & insurance
0.4
1.3
20.2
78.2
100.0
Property & business services
Scientific research
1.2
6.9
49.7
42.1
100.0
Technical services
1.0
4.6
58.5
35.8
100.0
Computer services
1.4
5.2
35.4
58.1
100.0
Property & business services n.e.c.
1.9
5.2
41.3
51.6
100.0
Total
1.3
5.6
44.9
48.1
100.0
Education
-
np
48.8
np
100.0
Health & community services
4.2
7.6
36.5
51.7
100.0
Cultural & recreational services
np
np
24.2
71.9
100.0
Personal & other services
np
np
4.4
94.1
100.0
Total
0.7
4.1
32.9
62.4
100.0

- nil or rounded to zero (including null cells)
np not available for publication but included in totals where applicable, unless otherwise indicated

9 Expenditure on R&D, by industry - by location

NSW
Vic.
Qld
SA
WA
Other
states and
territories(a)
Overseas
Total
expenditure
on R&D
$'000
$'000
$'000
$'000
$'000
$'000
$'000
$'000

Agriculture, forestry & fishing
30 625
11 668
15 751
5 401
18 038
np
np
95 579
Mining
392 198
145 371
348 226
76 516
703 713
16 044
1 331
1 683 399
Manufacturing
Food, beverage & tobacco
119 105
123 522
38 712
20 854
17 822
11 144
191
331 350
Textile, clothing, footwear & leather
8 354
24 624
np
np
1 549
np
1 244
38 537
Wood & paper product
12 955
50 289
np
np
np
3 577
np
121 391
Printing, publishing & recorded media
41 987
35 269
9 351
2 314
np
np
np
92 919
Petroleum, coal, chemical & assoc. product
147 204
367 088
57 541
36 247
67 043
10 949
21 125
707 197
Non-metallic mineral product
38 648
34 599
17 040
219
6 077
7 296
-
103 880
Metal product
162 745
79 005
107 531
67 809
153 371
np
np
628 778
Machinery & equipment
Motor vehicle & part
18 077
539 810
21 178
57 857
2 064
np
np
654 204
Other transport equipment
83 034
63 284
85 260
np
31 324
1 050
np
268 532
Photographic & scientific equip.
120 274
42 720
21 703
6 625
12 173
397
18 993
222 885
Electronic equipment
124 919
66 534
17 087
np
23 193
15 564
np
410 598
Electrical equipment & appliance
35 376
13 298
6 646
15 665
4 712
np
np
76 115
Industrial machinery & equipment
63 261
32 025
36 461
9 001
23 418
5 901
650
170 717
Total
444 941
757 671
188 335
224 330
96 884
23 232
67 658
1 803 051
Other manufacturing
28 149
14 492
11 146
761
4 864
np
np
61 639
Total
1 004 087
1 486 559
444 043
355 005
387 853
115 522
95 674
3 888 742
Electricity, gas & water supply
14 847
6 454
18 154
np
9 157
2 706
np
58 670
Construction
84 046
69 794
55 569
6 136
129 054
np
np
353 288
Wholesale trade
275 318
293 292
48 738
43 062
35 513
4 558
2 086
702 566
Retail trade
25 399
22 222
11 265
9 735
4 167
1 215
413
74 416
Accommodation, cafes & restaurants
1 067
np
np
np
np
np
-
12 389
Transport & storage
43 711
47 296
14 573
5 922
np
np
np
118 094
Communication services
187 817
np
6 479
1 807
4 368
2 269
np
353 991
Finance & insurance
625 551
203 992
20 442
7 285
38 990
np
np
901 947
Property & business services
Scientific research
140 656
184 888
99 555
45 936
26 646
20 601
19 712
537 994
Technical services
83 991
82 615
45 833
41 937
51 879
4 847
1 399
312 500
Computer services
250 859
141 581
93 667
27 142
51 559
52 016
3 275
620 099
Property & business services n.e.c.
121 020
58 273
33 835
12 952
13 766
3 561
3 011
246 417
Total
596 525
467 357
272 890
127 968
143 850
81 025
27 397
1 717 011
Education
613
np
np
-
-
np
-
2 297
Health & community services
20 655
13 632
2 759
848
3 065
np
np
42 667
Cultural & recreational services
6 336
14 409
4 884
3 172
np
np
np
28 963
Personal & other services
22 540
17 203
4 691
np
1 716
np
np
46 684
Total
3 331 334
2 954 439
1 272 651
653 102
1 485 071
250 172
133 933
10 080 703

- nil or rounded to zero (including null cells)
np not available for publication but included in totals where applicable, unless otherwise indicated
(a) Includes Tasmania, Northern Territory, Australian Capital Territory and Australian External Territories.

10 Expenditure on R&D, by industry - by location: proportions

NSW
Vic.
Qld
SA
WA
Other states
and
territories(a)
Overseas
Total
expenditure
on R&D
%
%
%
%
%
%
%
%

Agriculture, forestry & fishing
32.0
12.2
16.5
5.7
18.9
np
np
100.0
Mining
23.3
8.6
20.7
4.5
41.8
1.0
0.1
100.0
Manufacturing
Food, beverage & tobacco
35.9
37.3
11.7
6.3
5.4
3.4
0.1
100.0
Textile, clothing, footwear & leather
21.7
63.9
np
np
4.0
np
3.2
100.0
Wood & paper product
10.7
41.4
np
np
np
2.9
np
100.0
Printing, publishing & recorded media
45.2
38.0
10.1
2.5
np
np
np
100.0
Petroleum, coal, chemical & assoc. product
20.8
51.9
8.1
5.1
9.5
1.5
3.0
100.0
Non-metallic mineral product
37.2
33.3
16.4
0.2
5.9
7.0
-
100.0
Metal product
25.9
12.6
17.1
10.8
24.4
np
np
100.0
Machinery & equipment
Motor vehicle & part
2.8
82.5
3.2
8.8
0.3
np
np
100.0
Other transport equipment
30.9
23.6
31.8
np
11.7
0.4
np
100.0
Photographic & scientific equip.
54.0
19.2
9.7
3.0
5.5
0.2
8.5
100.0
Electronic equipment
30.4
16.2
4.2
np
5.6
3.8
np
100.0
Electrical equipment & appliance
46.5
17.5
8.7
20.6
6.2
np
np
100.0
Industrial machinery & equipment
37.1
18.8
21.4
5.3
13.7
3.5
0.4
100.0
Total
24.7
42.0
10.4
12.4
5.4
1.3
3.8
100.0
Other manufacturing
45.7
23.5
18.1
1.2
7.9
np
np
100.0
Total
25.8
38.2
11.4
9.1
10.0
3.0
2.5
100.0
Electricity, gas & water supply
25.3
11.0
30.9
np
15.6
4.6
np
100.0
Construction
23.8
19.8
15.7
1.7
36.5
np
np
100.0
Wholesale trade
39.2
41.7
6.9
6.1
5.1
0.6
0.3
100.0
Retail trade
34.1
29.9
15.1
13.1
5.6
1.6
0.6
100.0
Accommodation, cafes & restaurants
8.6
np
np
np
np
np
-
100.0
Transport & storage
37.0
40.0
12.3
5.0
np
np
np
100.0
Communication services
53.1
np
1.8
0.5
1.2
0.6
np
100.0
Finance & insurance
69.4
22.6
2.3
0.8
4.3
np
np
100.0
Property & business services
Scientific research
26.1
34.4
18.5
8.5
5.0
3.8
3.7
100.0
Technical services
26.9
26.4
14.7
13.4
16.6
1.6
0.4
100.0
Computer services
40.5
22.8
15.1
4.4
8.3
8.4
0.5
100.0
Property & business services n.e.c.
49.1
23.6
13.7
5.3
5.6
1.4
1.2
100.0
Total
34.7
27.2
15.9
7.5
8.4
4.7
1.6
100.0
Education
26.7
np
np
-
-
np
-
100.0
Health & community services
48.4
31.9
6.5
2.0
7.2
np
np
100.0
Cultural & recreational services
21.9
49.7
16.9
11.0
np
np
np
100.0
Personal & other services
48.3
36.8
10.0
np
3.7
np
np
100.0
Total
33.0
29.3
12.6
6.5
14.7
2.5
1.3
100.0

- nil or rounded to zero (including null cells)
np not available for publication but included in totals where applicable, unless otherwise indicated
(a) Includes Tasmania, Northern Territory, Australian Capital Territory and Australian External Territories.

11 Expenditure on R&D, by industry - by employment size

0-4
persons
5-19
persons
20-199
persons
200 or more
persons
Total expenditure
on R&D
$'000
$'000
$'000
$'000
$'000

Agriculture, forestry & fishing
11 772
12 748
30 545
40 514
95 579
Mining
44 074
78 576
225 750
1 334 999
1 683 399
Manufacturing
Food, beverage & tobacco
2 929
8 096
44 045
276 280
331 350
Textile, clothing, footwear & leather
863
2 324
19 722
15 628
38 537
Wood & paper product
np
3 006
np
76 816
121 391
Printing, publishing & recorded media
3 280
10 951
22 980
55 708
92 919
Petroleum, coal, chemical & assoc. product
26 583
28 098
136 432
516 084
707 197
Non-metallic mineral product
np
3 065
np
83 501
103 880
Metal product
8 684
9 780
130 386
479 928
628 778
Machinery & equipment
Motor vehicle & part
7 323
8 337
25 385
613 159
654 204
Other transport equipment
2 255
1 515
16 837
247 925
268 532
Photographic & scientific equip.
4 449
27 436
92 473
98 527
222 885
Electronic equipment
7 271
59 302
64 876
279 149
410 598
Electrical equipment & appliance
3 596
10 449
25 234
36 836
76 115
Industrial machinery & equipment
8 732
28 265
87 518
46 202
170 717
Total
33 626
135 304
312 323
1 321 798
1 803 051
Other manufacturing
1 612
7 965
45 989
6 073
61 639
Total
79 861
208 589
768 476
2 831 816
3 888 742
Electricity, gas & water supply
3 498
np
np
52 009
58 670
Construction
6 670
13 699
25 178
307 741
353 288
Wholesale trade
19 521
52 828
129 491
500 726
702 566
Retail trade
5 855
24 582
39 706
4 273
74 416
Accommodation, cafes & restaurants
-
np
np
np
12 389
Transport & storage
8 568
6 263
14 609
88 654
118 094
Communication services
2 836
16 193
11 834
323 128
353 991
Finance & insurance
12 495
19 065
46 764
823 623
901 947
Property & business services
Scientific research
np
195 060
271 026
np
537 994
Technical services
19 232
89 914
98 929
104 425
312 500
Computer services
42 633
163 474
264 871
149 121
620 099
Property & business services n.e.c.
np
58 789
61 327
np
246 417
Total
149 355
507 238
696 153
364 265
1 717 011
Education
np
np
np
-
2 297
Health & community services
3 795
9 836
18 531
10 505
42 667
Cultural & recreational services
np
3 893
10 832
np
28 963
Personal & other services
2 987
4 331
3 936
35 430
46 684
Total
354 031
961 988
2 026 485
6 738 199
10 080 703

- nil or rounded to zero (including null cells)
np not available for publication but included in totals where applicable, unless otherwise indicated

12 Expenditure on R&D, by industry - by employment size: proportions

0-4
persons
5-19
persons
20-199
persons
200 or more
persons
Total expenditure
on R&D
%
%
%
%
%

Agriculture, forestry & fishing
12.3
13.3
32.0
42.4
100.0
Mining
2.6
4.7
13.4
79.3
100.0
Manufacturing
Food, beverage & tobacco
0.9
2.4
13.3
83.4
100.0
Textile, clothing, footwear & leather
2.2
6.0
51.2
40.6
100.0
Wood & paper product
np
2.5
np
63.3
100.0
Printing, publishing & recorded media
3.5
11.8
24.7
60.0
100.0
Petroleum, coal, chemical & assoc. product
3.8
4.0
19.3
73.0
100.0
Non-metallic mineral product
np
3.0
np
80.4
100.0
Metal product
1.4
1.6
20.7
76.3
100.0
Machinery & equipment
Motor vehicle & part
1.1
1.3
3.9
93.7
100.0
Other transport equipment
0.8
0.6
6.3
92.3
100.0
Photographic & scientific equip.
2.0
12.3
41.5
44.2
100.0
Electronic equipment
1.8
14.4
15.8
68.0
100.0
Electrical equipment & appliance
4.7
13.7
33.2
48.4
100.0
Industrial machinery & equipment
5.1
16.6
51.3
27.1
100.0
Total
1.9
7.5
17.3
73.3
100.0
Other manufacturing
2.6
12.9
74.6
9.9
100.0
Total
2.1
5.4
19.8
72.8
100.0
Electricity, gas & water supply
6.0
np
np
88.6
100.0
Construction
1.9
3.9
7.1
87.1
100.0
Wholesale trade
2.8
7.5
18.4
71.3
100.0
Retail trade
7.9
33.0
53.4
5.7
100.0
Accommodation, cafes & restaurants
-
np
np
np
100.0
Transport & storage
7.3
5.3
12.4
75.1
100.0
Communication services
0.8
4.6
3.3
91.3
100.0
Finance & insurance
1.4
2.1
5.2
91.3
100.0
Property & business services
Scientific research
np
36.3
50.4
np
100.0
Technical services
6.2
28.8
31.7
33.4
100.0
Computer services
6.9
26.4
42.7
24.0
100.0
Property & business services n.e.c.
np
23.9
24.9
np
100.0
Total
8.7
29.5
40.5
21.2
100.0
Education
np
np
np
-
100.0
Health & community services
8.9
23.1
43.4
24.6
100.0
Cultural & recreational services
np
13.4
37.4
np
100.0
Personal & other services
6.4
9.3
8.4
75.9
100.0
Total
3.5
9.5
20.1
66.8
100.0

- nil or rounded to zero (including null cells)
np not available for publication but included in totals where applicable, unless otherwise indicated

13 Expenditure on R&D(a), by socio-economic objective - values and proportions

Expenditure on R&D
Proportion of total expenditure
on R&D


2003-04
2004-05
2005-06(b)
2003-04
2004-05
2005-06(b)
$'000
$'000
$'000
%
%
%

DEFENCE
242 839
278 020
330 009
3.1
3.2
3.3
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
Plant production & plant primary products
99 899
108 091
155 691
1.3
1.2
1.5
Animal production & animal primary products
52 700
52 689
90 627
0.7
0.6
0.9
Mineral resources (excl. energy)
Primary mining & extraction processes
388 995
455 633
554 435
5.0
5.3
5.5
First stage treatment of ores & minerals
213 246
261 510
328 776
2.7
3.0
3.3
Other mineral resources (excl. energy)
93 438
90 010
148 160
1.2
1.0
1.5
Total
695 679
807 153
1 031 371
9.0
9.3
10.2
Energy Resources
500 817
682 304
1 006 952
6.4
7.9
10.0
Energy Supply
170 194
239 373
245 473
2.2
2.8
2.4
Manufacturing
Processed food products & beverages
301 443
339 399
321 076
3.9
3.9
3.2
Wood, wood products & paper
113 412
110 389
113 477
1.5
1.3
1.1
Human pharmaceutical products
369 194
456 410
495 597
4.8
5.3
4.9
Industrial chemicals & related products
219 958
189 909
221 309
2.8
2.2
2.2
Basic metal products (incl. smelting)
120 082
119 538
244 638
1.5
1.4
2.4
Fabricated metal products
154 466
161 837
202 564
2.0
1.9
2.0
Transport equipment
798 713
867 716
896 599
10.3
10.0
8.9
Computer hardware & electronic equipment
149 865
164 545
164 665
1.9
1.9
1.6
Communication equipment
113 454
126 620
112 466
1.5
1.5
1.1
Instrumentation
68 387
77 316
66 606
0.9
0.9
0.7
Machinery & equipment
254 239
261 578
265 154
3.3
3.0
2.6
Other manufactured products
216 193
175 926
245 143
2.8
2.0
2.4
Manufacturing n.e.c.
196 654
241 224
235 948
2.5
2.8
2.3
Total
3 076 059
3 292 406
3 585 243
39.6
38.1
35.6
Construction
326 463
365 267
441 884
4.2
4.2
4.4
Transport
119 856
151 039
168 121
1.5
1.7
1.7
Information & communication services
Computer software & services
679 719
777 851
860 481
8.7
9.0
8.5
Communication services
433 706
427 197
521 255
5.6
4.9
5.2
Other information & communication services
39 951
26 729
37 018
0.5
0.3
0.4
Total
1 153 376
1 231 777
1 418 755
14.8
14.2
14.1
Commercial services & tourism
Finance, property & business services
748 402
844 094
831 781
9.6
9.8
8.3
Other commercial services
93 369
69 840
72 360
1.2
0.8
0.7
Commercial services & tourism n.e.c.
74 304
92 770
141 596
1.0
1.1
1.4
Total
916 075
1 006 704
1 045 737
11.8
11.6
10.4
Economic framework
15 026
20 284
26 400
0.2
0.2
0.3
Total
7 126 144
7 957 086
9 216 254
91.7
92.0
91.4
SOCIETY
Health
277 958
282 472
351 895
3.6
3.3
3.5
Education & training
17 312
14 495
16 559
0.2
0.2
0.2
Social development & community services
34 243
39 946
55 814
0.4
0.5
0.6
Total
329 513
336 913
424 268
4.2
3.9
4.2
ENVIRONMENT
Environmental policy frameworks & other aspects
18 618
8 582
6 763
0.2
0.1
0.1
Environmental management
50 119
62 457
96 450
0.6
0.7
1.0
Total
68 737
71 039
103 213
0.9
0.8
1.0
NON-ORIENTED RESEARCH
2 720
5 191
6 960
-
0.1
0.1
Total
7 769 954
8 648 249
10 080 703
100.0
100.0
100.0

- nil or rounded to zero (including null cells)
(a) 2003-04 and 2004-05 data have been revised. See the Revisions section of the Technical Note for further detail.
(b) Businesses classified to Agriculture, forestry and fishing are in scope of the survey from 2005-06 and may impact the comparability of previous data.

14 Expenditure on R&D(a), by research field - values and proportions

Expenditure on R&D
Proportion of total expenditure
on R&D


2003-04
2004-05
2005-06(b)
2003-04
2004-05
2005-06(b)
$'000
$'000
$'000
%
%
%

Mathematical sciences
22 599
14 002
18 345
0.3
0.2
0.2
Physical sciences
45 834
40 657
25 484
0.6
0.5
0.3
Chemical sciences
206 209
207 938
244 175
2.7
2.4
2.4
Earth sciences
150 308
126 403
170 742
1.9
1.5
1.7
Biological sciences
217 449
183 794
174 508
2.8
2.1
1.7
Information, computing & communication sciences
Information systems
712 426
867 436
884 682
9.2
10.0
8.8
Computer software
897 901
954 872
1 145 938
11.6
11.0
11.4
Other information, computing & comm. sciences
242 748
200 597
199 273
3.1
2.3
2.0
Information, computing & comm. sciences n.e.c.
239 371
254 345
254 936
3.1
2.9
2.5
Total
2 092 446
2 277 251
2 484 829
26.9
26.3
24.6
Engineering & technology
Industrial biotechnology & food sciences
208 208
269 178
251 572
2.7
3.1
2.5
Manufacturing engineering
519 597
536 514
570 932
6.7
6.2
5.7
Automotive engineering
715 991
733 933
761 478
9.2
8.5
7.6
Mechanical & industrial engineering
223 640
253 420
316 393
2.9
2.9
3.1
Resources engineering
753 368
1 033 476
1 500 256
9.7
12.0
14.9
Civil engineering
157 945
312 889
394 376
2.0
3.6
3.9
Electrical & electronic engineering
251 752
232 145
247 090
3.2
2.7
2.5
Metallurgy
299 625
351 922
374 142
3.9
4.1
3.7
Materials engineering
218 813
261 683
308 405
2.8
3.0
3.1
Communications technologies
388 984
395 060
478 970
5.0
4.6
4.8
Other engineering & technology
124 559
103 568
103 007
1.6
1.2
1.0
Engineering & technology n.e.c.
450 996
475 213
549 953
5.8
5.5
5.5
Total
4 313 478
4 959 000
5 856 574
55.5
57.3
58.1
Agricultural, veterinary & environmental sciences
222 948
236 130
384 026
2.9
2.7
3.8
Architecture, urban environment & building
33 073
21 746
22 272
0.4
0.3
0.2
Medical & health sciences
Pharmacology & pharmaceutical sciences
159 570
143 080
207 026
2.1
1.7
2.1
Clinical sciences
146 520
156 161
193 446
1.9
1.8
1.9
Medical & health sciences n.e.c.
128 354
238 363
242 366
1.7
2.8
2.4
Total
434 444
537 603
642 839
5.6
6.2
6.4
Education
6 280
6 822
8 173
0.1
0.1
0.1
Economics
5 550
5 915
9 189
0.1
0.1
0.1
Commerce, management, tourism & services
15 422
23 415
23 294
0.2
0.3
0.2
Policy & political science
-
np
537
-
np
-
Studies in human society
221
823
363
-
-
-
Behavioural & cognitive sciences
899
862
1 240
-
-
-
Law, justice & law enforcement
453
np
1 091
-
np
-
Journalism, librarianship & curatorial studies
np
np
np
np
np
np
The arts
2 212
5 190
12 561
-
0.1
0.1
Language & culture
np
41
351
np
-
-
History & archaeology
np
np
np
np
np
np
Philosophy & religion
-
np
-
-
np
-
Total
7 769 954
8 648 249
10 080 703
100.0
100.0
100.0

- nil or rounded to zero (including null cells)
np not available for publication but included in totals where applicable, unless otherwise indicated
(a) 2003-04 and 2004-05 data have been revised. See the Revisions section of the Technical Note for further detail.
(b) Businesses classified to Agriculture, forestry and fishing are in scope of the survey from 2005-06 and may impact the comparability of previous data.

15 Human resources devoted to R&D(a), summary statistics

Human resources devoted to R&D
Proportion of total human resources
devoted to R&D


2003-04
2004-05
2005-06(b)
2003-04
2004-05
2005-06(b)
PYE
PYE
PYE
%
%
%

Type of resource
Researchers
21 635
22 543
23 099
57.8
55.8
53.9
Technicians
10 347
12 014
13 492
27.6
29.7
31.5
Other supporting staff
5 448
5 860
6 246
14.6
14.5
14.6
Employment size
0-4 persons
1 419
1 591
1 392
3.8
3.9
3.2
5-19 persons
5 499
5 842
5 925
14.7
14.5
13.8
20-199 persons
11 345
11 548
11 607
30.3
28.6
27.1
200 or more persons
19 167
21 435
23 914
51.2
53.0
55.8
Industry
Agriculture, forestry & fishing
na
na
464
na
na
1.1
Mining
1 029
1 658
2 440
2.7
4.1
5.7
Manufacturing
Food, beverage & tobacco
1 607
1 763
1 755
4.3
4.4
4.1
Textile, clothing, footwear & leather
247
255
242
0.7
0.6
0.6
Wood & paper product
436
450
455
1.2
1.1
1.1
Printing, publishing & recorded media
280
483
725
0.7
1.2
1.7
Petroleum, coal, chemical & assoc. product
2 622
2 799
2 287
7.0
6.9
5.3
Non-metallic mineral product
356
304
382
1.0
0.8
0.9
Metal product
1 211
1 587
1 714
3.2
3.9
4.0
Machinery & equipment
Motor vehicle & part
3 483
3 355
3 307
9.3
8.3
7.7
Other transport equipment
1 179
1 279
1 835
3.2
3.2
4.3
Photographic & scientific equip.
2 196
2 163
1 322
5.9
5.4
3.1
Electronic equipment
2 448
2 027
2 443
6.5
5.0
5.7
Electrical equipment & appliance
871
815
614
2.3
2.0
1.4
Industrial machinery & equipment
1 506
1 240
1 155
4.0
3.1
2.7
Total
11 683
10 877
10 676
31.2
26.9
24.9
Other manufacturing
197
278
332
0.5
0.7
0.8
Total
18 638
18 796
18 568
49.8
46.5
43.3
Electricity, gas & water supply
181
209
180
0.5
0.5
0.4
Construction
735
869
790
2.0
2.1
1.8
Wholesale trade
2 949
3 392
3 770
7.9
8.4
8.8
Retail trade
282
604
589
0.8
1.5
1.4
Accommodation, cafes & restaurants
-
29
57
-
0.1
0.1
Transport & storage
196
290
456
0.5
0.7
1.1
Communication services
738
714
1 023
2.0
1.8
2.4
Finance & insurance
1 777
2 452
2 491
4.7
6.1
5.8
Property & business services
Scientific research
2 170
2 145
2 308
5.8
5.3
5.4
Technical services
1 451
1 708
2 007
3.9
4.2
4.7
Computer services
5 847
5 375
5 386
15.6
13.3
12.6
Property & business services n.e.c.
1 074
1 695
1 671
2.9
4.2
3.9
Total
10 542
10 923
11 373
28.2
27.0
26.5
Education
46
43
26
0.1
0.1
0.1
Health & community services
152
270
296
0.4
0.7
0.7
Cultural & recreational services
122
98
163
0.3
0.2
0.4
Personal & other services
43
72
151
0.1
0.2
0.4
Total
37 430
40 417
42 837
100.0
100.0
100.0

- nil or rounded to zero (including null cells)
na not available
(a) 2003-04 and 2004-05 data have been revised. See the Revisions section of the Technical Note for further detail.
(b) Businesses classified to Agriculture, forestry and fishing are in scope of the survey from 2005-06 and may impact the comparability of previous data.

16 Human resources devoted to R&D, by industry - by type of resource

Researchers
Technicians
Other supporting staff
Total human resources
devoted to R&D
PYE
PYE
PYE
PYE

Agriculture, forestry & fishing
213
154
96
464
Mining
1 108
867
465
2 440
Manufacturing
Food, beverage & tobacco
719
700
337
1 755
Textile, clothing, footwear & leather
86
88
67
242
Wood & paper product
135
80
240
455
Printing, publishing & recorded media
455
205
65
725
Petroleum, coal, chemical & assoc. product
1 278
658
351
2 287
Non-metallic mineral product
173
146
64
382
Metal product
773
590
351
1 714
Machinery & equipment
Motor vehicle & part
1 965
985
357
3 307
Other transport equipment
723
770
342
1 835
Photographic & scientific equip.
860
320
142
1 322
Electronic equipment
1 657
525
261
2 443
Electrical equipment & appliance
298
243
72
614
Industrial machinery & equipment
412
455
288
1 155
Total
5 915
3 298
1 463
10 676
Other manufacturing
133
101
98
332
Total
9 667
5 866
3 036
18 568
Electricity, gas & water supply
127
36
17
180
Construction
248
351
192
790
Wholesale trade
2 072
1 108
591
3 770
Retail trade
300
195
94
589
Accommodation, cafes & restaurants
40
12
5
57
Transport & storage
249
138
69
456
Communication services
603
335
84
1 023
Finance & insurance
1 429
708
355
2 491
Property & business services
Scientific research
1 253
774
282
2 308
Technical services
1 187
565
255
2 007
Computer services
3 362
1 606
419
5 386
Property & business services n.e.c.
961
492
218
1 671
Total
6 762
3 437
1 173
11 373
Education
11
11
4
26
Health & community services
136
131
30
296
Cultural & recreational services
66
84
13
163
Personal & other services
67
62
22
151
Total
23 099
13 492
6 246
42 837

17 Human resources devoted to R&D, by industry - by type of resource: proportions

Researchers
Technicians
Other supporting staff
Total human resources
devoted to R&D
%
%
%
%

Agriculture, forestry & fishing
46.0
33.3
20.7
100.0
Mining
45.4
35.5
19.1
100.0
Manufacturing
Food, beverage & tobacco
41.0
39.9
19.2
100.0
Textile, clothing, footwear & leather
35.6
36.6
27.8
100.0
Wood & paper product
29.7
17.5
52.8
100.0
Printing, publishing & recorded media
62.7
28.3
9.0
100.0
Petroleum, coal, chemical & assoc. product
55.9
28.8
15.4
100.0
Non-metallic mineral product
45.2
38.1
16.7
100.0
Metal product
45.1
34.4
20.5
100.0
Machinery & equipment
Motor vehicle & part
59.4
29.8
10.8
100.0
Other transport equipment
39.4
42.0
18.7
100.0
Photographic & scientific equip.
65.0
24.2
10.8
100.0
Electronic equipment
67.8
21.5
10.7
100.0
Electrical equipment & appliance
48.6
39.7
11.7
100.0
Industrial machinery & equipment
35.7
39.4
25.0
100.0
Total
55.4
30.9
13.7
100.0
Other manufacturing
40.1
30.4
29.5
100.0
Total
52.1
31.6
16.3
100.0
Electricity, gas & water supply
70.4
20.0
9.6
100.0
Construction
31.3
44.4
24.3
100.0
Wholesale trade
55.0
29.4
15.7
100.0
Retail trade
51.0
33.1
15.9
100.0
Accommodation, cafes & restaurants
70.8
20.3
8.8
100.0
Transport & storage
54.6
30.2
15.2
100.0
Communication services
59.0
32.8
8.2
100.0
Finance & insurance
57.4
28.4
14.2
100.0
Property & business services
Scientific research
54.3
33.5
12.2
100.0
Technical services
59.1
28.2
12.7
100.0
Computer services
62.4
29.8
7.8
100.0
Property & business services n.e.c.
57.5
29.4
13.1
100.0
Total
59.5
30.2
10.3
100.0
Education
43.3
41.0
15.7
100.0
Health & community services
45.8
44.1
10.1
100.0
Cultural & recreational services
40.4
51.5
8.0
100.0
Personal & other services
44.4
40.9
14.7
100.0
Total
53.9
31.5
14.6
100.0

18 Human resources devoted to R&D, by industry - by employment size

0-4
persons
5-19
persons
20-199
persons
200 or more
persons
Total human resources
devoted to R&D
PYE
PYE
PYE
PYE
PYE

Agriculture, forestry & fishing
22
82
104
255
464
Mining
21
82
298
2 040
2 440
Manufacturing
Food, beverage & tobacco
np
np
232
1 487
1 755
Textile, clothing, footwear & leather
2
19
131
89
242
Wood & paper product
np
np
159
280
455
Printing, publishing & recorded media
15
108
233
370
725
Petroleum, coal, chemical & assoc. product
46
176
702
1 363
2 287
Non-metallic mineral product
11
30
92
250
382
Metal product
25
65
482
1 143
1 714
Machinery & equipment
Motor vehicle & part
np
np
206
2 984
3 307
Other transport equipment
np
np
128
1 677
1 835
Photographic & scientific equip.
31
158
613
519
1 322
Electronic equipment
44
226
557
1 616
2 443
Electrical equipment & appliance
23
100
179
312
614
Industrial machinery & equipment
36
189
636
293
1 155
Total
188
768
2 319
7 402
10 676
Other manufacturing
8
66
222
36
332
Total
307
1 272
4 571
12 419
18 568
Electricity, gas & water supply
13
np
np
156
180
Construction
19
104
89
578
790
Wholesale trade
77
391
952
2 351
3 770
Retail trade
44
288
247
10
589
Accommodation, cafes & restaurants
-
np
np
np
57
Transport & storage
13
48
36
359
456
Communication services
25
105
94
800
1 023
Finance & insurance
23
157
145
2 166
2 491
Property & business services
Scientific research
np
678
1 383
np
2 308
Technical services
108
454
678
767
2 007
Computer services
370
1 623
2 265
1 128
5 386
Property & business services n.e.c.
np
494
486
np
1 671
Total
787
3 250
4 812
2 524
11 373
Education
np
np
np
-
26
Health & community services
15
61
132
89
296
Cultural & recreational services
np
28
66
np
163
Personal & other services
4
33
28
86
151
Total
1 392
5 925
11 607
23 914
42 837

- nil or rounded to zero (including null cells)
np not available for publication but included in totals where applicable, unless otherwise indicated

19 Human resources devoted to R&D, by industry - by employment size: proportions

0-4
persons
5-19
persons
20-199
persons
200 or more
persons
Total human resources
devoted to R&D
%
%
%
%
%

Agriculture, forestry & fishing
4.8
17.7
22.4
55.1
100.0
Mining
0.9
3.4
12.2
83.6
100.0
Manufacturing
Food, beverage & tobacco
np
np
13.2
84.7
100.0
Textile, clothing, footwear & leather
0.9
7.8
54.4
36.9
100.0
Wood & paper product
np
np
34.9
61.6
100.0
Printing, publishing & recorded media
2.1
14.9
32.1
51.0
100.0
Petroleum, coal, chemical & assoc. product
2.0
7.7
30.7
59.6
100.0
Non-metallic mineral product
2.8
7.8
24.0
65.5
100.0
Metal product
1.4
3.8
28.1
66.7
100.0
Machinery & equipment
Motor vehicle & part
np
np
6.2
90.2
100.0
Other transport equipment
np
np
7.0
91.3
100.0
Photographic & scientific equip.
2.4
12.0
46.4
39.3
100.0
Electronic equipment
1.8
9.2
22.8
66.2
100.0
Electrical equipment & appliance
3.8
16.2
29.1
50.9
100.0
Industrial machinery & equipment
3.1
16.4
55.1
25.4
100.0
Total
1.8
7.2
21.7
69.3
100.0
Other manufacturing
2.4
19.9
66.9
10.8
100.0
Total
1.7
6.8
24.6
66.9
100.0
Electricity, gas & water supply
7.2
np
np
86.7
100.0
Construction
2.4
13.2
11.2
73.2
100.0
Wholesale trade
2.0
10.4
25.3
62.3
100.0
Retail trade
7.5
48.9
41.9
1.7
100.0
Accommodation, cafes & restaurants
-
np
np
np
100.0
Transport & storage
2.9
10.5
7.9
78.7
100.0
Communication services
2.4
10.2
9.1
78.2
100.0
Finance & insurance
0.9
6.3
5.8
87.0
100.0
Property & business services
Scientific research
np
29.4
59.9
np
100.0
Technical services
5.4
22.6
33.8
38.2
100.0
Computer services
6.9
30.1
42.1
20.9
100.0
Property & business services n.e.c.
np
29.6
29.1
np
100.0
Total
6.9
28.6
42.3
22.2
100.0
Education
np
np
np
-
100.0
Health & community services
4.9
20.5
44.7
29.9
100.0
Cultural & recreational services
np
17.3
40.4
np
100.0
Personal & other services
2.3
21.8
18.8
57.1
100.0
Total
3.2
13.8
27.1
55.8
100.0

- nil or rounded to zero (including null cells)
np not available for publication but included in totals where applicable, unless otherwise indicated


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