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Research and development share of gross domestic product 3 per cent in 2022

release | Research and development 2022

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According to Statistics Finland, research and development expenditure amounted to EUR 7.9 billion in 2022. Expenditure increased by EUR 445 million from 2021, which represents a growth of 5.9 per cent. However, there was in practice no real growth in the volume of R&D, the change in R&D expenditure adjusted for the rise in price level was 0.6 per cent. Expenditure increased in real terms only in the higher education sector, by 9.9 per cent in nominal terms and by 4.3 per cent in real terms.


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  • Share of research and development expenditure in gross domestic product remained at three per cent in 2022.
  • R&D expenditure grew in nominal terms by 5.9 per cent from 2021 and in real terms by 0.6 per cent.
  • Growth in real terms occurred only in higher education, 9.9 per cent in nominal terms and 4.3 per cent in real terms.
  • Enterprises’ share of R&D expenditure was 68 per cent in 2022.

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