Gross domestic expenditure on research and development 2002

The total amount spent by each Lower Mekong country on research and development in 2002 as a percentage of their GDPs. Collated for an interactive visualization on the OD Mekong Science and technology page (

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Additional Info

Field Value
Dataset topic category
  • Budget
  • Science and technology
  • English
Dataset reference date April 20, 2016
Temporal extent's start date January 1, 2002
Temporal extent's end date December 31, 2002
  • Cambodia
  • Viet Nam
  • Lao People's Democratic Republic
  • Thailand
  • Myanmar
Process Step From the UNESCAP site, run an online query for Indicators > Research and development > Gross domestic expenditure on research and development [% of GDP]; Areas > Southeast Asia > Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Thailand, Viet Nam. Copy the results for the most recent year with data for all countries (2002) into an Excel spreadsheet and save.
Lineage Source: UN Statistics Division. Statistical Yearbook for Asia and the Pacific 2015 Gross domestic expenditure on research and development (% of GDP)
Responsible party ODI researcher: David Hill UN ESCAP Statistics Division:
Attributes Excel spreadsheeet with two tabs, one for data and one for notes and sources.
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Date uploaded April 22, 2016, 07:24 (UTC)
Date modified April 22, 2016, 07:26 (UTC)