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Research and development - social protection (COFOG-A 107)

Australian System of Government Finance Statistics: Concepts, Sources and Methods
Reference period
2015
Released
23/12/2015
Next release Unknown
First release
A1C.222.

Research and development - social protection (COFOG-A 107) consists of government expenditure on research and development related to social protection. Definitions of basic research, applied research and experimental development are given under COFOG-A 014 and COFOG-A 015. This category is further classified into:

  • research and development - social protection (COFOG-A 1071).

Research and development - social protection (COFOG-A 1071)

A1C.223.

Research and development - social protection (COFOG-A 1071) consists of:

  • the administration and operation of government agencies engaged in applied research and experimental development related to social protection; and
  • grants, loans and subsidies to support applied research and experimental development related to social protection undertaken by non-government bodies such as research institutes and universities.

Excludes: Basic research (classified to basic research (COFOG-A 0141)).