1377.0 - Measures of a knowledge-based economy and society, Australia, 2003  
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Contents >> Innovation and Entrepreneurship Indicators

INNOVATION AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP INDICATORS

A summary of the Innovation and Entrepreneurship indicators is presented below.

A more detailed view of each indicator (including more detailed data, definitions etc.) can be found by clicking on the indicator description shown below. Please note that the description of many of the indicators in this view has been shortened to fit. In such cases, the more detailed view for those indicators contains their full description.

Abbreviations used on this page may be found in the Framework release, see Abbreviations (cat. no. 1375.0). They are also explained in the detailed view of each indicator.


CHARACTERISTIC: RESEARCH BASE AND POTENTIAL FOR KNOWLEDGE CREATION

%
period
%
period
Total R&D expenditure as a proportion of GDP
1.55
2000-01
1.62
2002-03

$m
period
$m
period
Total R&D expenditure by sector of performance
Business
4,983
2000-01
5,979
2002-03
Government
2,356
2000-01
2,482
2002-03
Higher education
2,790
2000-01
3,430
2002-03
Private non-profit
289
2000-01
360
2002-03
Total
10,417
2000-01
12,250
2002-03

Expenditure on basic research
Pure basic research
1,059
2000-01
1,240
2002-03
Strategic basic research
1,630
2000-01
1,904
2002-03

CHARACTERISTIC: KNOWLEDGE CREATION WITH THE PURPOSE OF COMMERCIAL POTENTIAL

$m
period
$m
period
Expenditure on applied research and experimental development
Applied research
3,611
2000-01
4,379
2002-03
Experimental development
4,117
2000-01
4,727
2002-03


CHARACTERISTIC: KNOWLEDGE NETWORKS AND FLOWS

%
period
%
period
Business funding of R&D by sector performing as a proportion of total Business R&D funding
Business
94.0
2000-01
94.1
2002-03
Government
2.7
2000-01
2.3
2002-03
Higher education
2.8
2000-01
3.1
2002-03

Proportion of Australian business R&D funded from overseas
4.7
2000-01
5.4
2002-03

Proportion of business R&D performed overseas
1.3
2000-01
1.6
2002-03


no.
period
International mobility of human resources by selected qualifications and occupations
net gain
18,787
2001-02


CHARACTERISTIC: SUPPORT FOR INNOVATION

$m
period
$m
period
Government funded expenditure on R&D by level of government
Commonwealth
3,930
2000-01
4,612
2002-03
State and local government
811
2000-01
826
2002-03

Value of venture capital drawdowns
3,654
2001
4,792
2003




This section contains the following subsection :
      Total research and experimental development (R&D) expenditure by sector of performance (business, government, private non-profit, higher education) as a proportion of Gross Domestic Product (GDP)
      Total research & experimental development (R&D) expenditure by sector of performance
      Expenditure on basic research by sector of performance (business, government, private non-profit, higher education)
      Expenditure on applied research and experimental development by sector of performance
      Business funding of research and experimental development (R&D) by sector performing as a proportion of total Business R&D funding
      Proportion of Australian business research and experimental development (R&D) funded from overseas
      Proportion of business research and experimental development (R&D) performed overseas
      International migration of human resources by selected qualifications and occupations
      Government funded expenditure on research and experimental development (R&D) by level of government
      Value of venture capital drawdowns

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