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Government budget allocations for R&D

Official statistics of Sweden

The statistics show estimated R&D funding in the central government budget by expenditure area, objectives, recipient units and the estimated R&D funding from research foundations by objective and recipient units. The survey has been conducted since the 1970s.

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Reduced funding for research and development in 2022


Government budget allocations for R&D are estimated at SEK 43.5 billion in 2022, which corresponds to a decrease of SEK 540 million in fixed prices. Approximately 50 percent of all research funding during the year aims to improve General advancement of knowledge at universities and colleges. This is approximately SEK 940 million less than 2021 in fixed prices.

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