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Research and development in Sweden

Upcoming publishing: 2020-10-29

The statistics illustrate the financial and human investments in research and development (R&D). It provides an overview of R&D activities in Sweden, how they are distributed between different sectors and regionally.

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R&D in Sweden 2019 – the higher education sector


As in previous years, medical and health sciences, and natural sciences were the largest fields of research in terms of total expenditure and staff resources. On the other hand, in 2019, the largest increase in total expenditure was noted in agricultural and veterinary sciences, while the largest increase in staff resources was noted in natural sciences.

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Tables in the Statistical Database


Title Language Type Date
Research and development in Sweden 2019 – preliminary statistics English Report 2020-07-10
Research and development in Sweden 2018 English Report 2019-07-15
Research and development in Sweden 2017 English Report 2019-03-14
Research and experimental development in Sweden 2015. An overview English SM 2017-04-26

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