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Research and development

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF)
The statistics on research and development describe the resources used for research, and for product and process development. The statistics are based on data obtained from enterprises, universities, university hospitals, universities of applied science as well as organisations from private non-profit and public sector. The OECD and EU recommendations are observed in the compilation of the statistics.


Statistics Finland

Key figures

Ratio of R&D expenditure to GDP

Research and development
Updated: 27/10/2023

Future releases

Statistical experts

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Ari Leppälahti
Senior Adviser
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Referencing instructions

Referencing instructions

The statistical data released before 5.4.2022 can be found on the archive pages of the statistics.

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