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Release: Business Enterprise Research and Development, 2010

Released: 09 November 2011 Next edition: 20 November 2012

Contact

David Matthews

Business Outputs and Development Division

RandD@ons.gsi.gov.uk

Telephone: +44 (0)1633 456756

Categories: Business and Energy, Businesses, Research and Development in Business

Frequency of release: Annually

Language: English

Geographical coverage: UK

Geographical breakdown: Region

Survey name(s): Research & Development Inquiry

  • In 2010, in cash terms and compared with 2009, total R&D expenditure by UK businesses increased by 3.7 per cent to £16.1 billion.

  • In 2010, in cash terms and compared with 2009, civil R&D expenditure increased by 5.8 per cent to £14.4 billion.

  • In 2010, in cash terms and compared with 2009, defence R&D expenditure decreased by 11.4 per cent to £1.7 billion.

  • In 2010, in real terms and compared with 2009, total expenditure increased by 0.9 per cent to £16.1 billion.

  • In 2010, in real terms and compared with 2009, civil expenditure increased by 3.0 per cent to £14.4 billion.


Breakdowns of research and development spending and employment by UK business across different market sectors.
Content from the Office for National Statistics.
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