Baltic Sea Region Territorial Monitoring System

Gross domestic expenditures on R&D, business sector


Data used as provided from data sources. Even though the indicator can also be expressed as gross expenditures in mill. PPS, it is preferred to define the indicator in % of GDP.


The indicator is available annually for the time period 2005-2011, although with significant data gaps for individual regions, countries and years. Data for Russia and Belarus not available. Therefore, average rate per 2005-2011 was selected.


Annual updates available from Eurostat, although with certain time lack and gaps.

Geographical scale gaps.

Data available at NUTS-2 level and higher (except as indicated).

Data source

Eurostat Regio Database