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Research and development - health (COFOG-A 077)

Australian System of Government Finance Statistics: Concepts, Sources and Methods
Reference period
2015
Released
23/12/2015
Next release Unknown
First release
A1C.159.

Research and development - health (COFOG-A 077) consists of government expenditure on research and development relating to health. 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 – health (COFOG-A 0771).

Research and development - health (COFOG-A 0771)

A1C.160.

Research and development - health (COFOG-A 0771) consists of:

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

Includes: Laboratories engaged in determining the causes of disease; research into medical and health sciences; research into medical instrumentation.

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