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Research and development - housing and community amenities (COFOG-A 065)

Australian System of Government Finance Statistics: Concepts, Sources and Methods
Reference period
2015
Released
23/12/2015
Next release Unknown
First release
A1C.127.

Research and development - housing and community amenities (COFOG-A 065) consists of government expenditure on research and development relating to housing and community amenities. 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 - housing and community amenities (COFOG-A 0651).

Research and development - housing and community amenities (COFOG-A 0651)

A1C.128.

Research and development - housing and community amenities (COFOG-A 0651) consists of:

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

Includes: Research into the conservation, collection, purification and distribution of water.

Excludes: Basic research (classified to basic research (COFOG-A 0141)); applied research and experimental development into construction methods or materials (classified to research and development - mining, manufacturing and construction (COFOG-A 0474)).