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Indicator 9.5.1: Research and development expenditure as a proportion of GDP
Target 9.5: Enhance scientific research, upgrade the technological capabilities of industrial sectors in all countries, in particular developing countries, including, by 2030, encouraging innovation and substantially increasing the number of research and development workers per 1 million people and public and private research and development spending
|International organisations(s) responsible for global monitoring||
UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS)
Linkages with goals and targets: 2a, 3b, 12a, 14a, 17.6, 17.7
Linkages with indicators: 3.b.2 Total net official development assistance to medical research and basic health sectors; 14.a.1 Proportion of total research budget allocated to research in the field of marine technology