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Appendix table 1. Development of central government's total expenditure and funding of R&D activities in 2015 to 2021

Year 1) Central government expenditure (EUR milion) Central government expenditure excluding debt servicing (EUR million) R&D funding (EUR million) Share of R&D funding in central government expenditure, % 3) Central government expenditure, change from previous year % Central government expenditure excluding debt, change from previous year % R&D funding, change from previous year %
2015 53,700 52,170 2,002 3.8 -1.0 -0.7 0.0
2016 54,419 52,898 1,836 3.5 1.3 1.4 -8.3
2017 55,042 53,711 1,886 3.5 1.1 1.5 2.7
2018 55,242 54,092 1,951 3.6 0.4 0.7 3.5
2019 55,306 54,113 2,009 3.7 0.1 0.0 3.0
2020 2) 68,750 67,838 3,099 4.6 24.3 25.4 54.2
2021 2) 64,197 63,432 2,417 3.8 -6.6 -6.5 -22.0
1) 2015-2020: State budget + supplementary budgets, 2021: State budget.
2) Data may become revised based on supplementary budgets.
3) Share of funding in Central government expenditure (excluding debt servicing).

Source: Government R&D funding in the state budget, Statistics Finland

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Updated 25.2.2021

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Government R&D funding in the state budget [e-publication].
ISSN=2489-3250. 2021, Appendix table 1. Development of central government's total expenditure and funding of R&D activities in 2015 to 2021 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 29.6.2022].
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