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ABS Survey of Research and Experimental Development

Identifying and definitional attributes

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This survey is conducted biennially and collects estimates of Research and Experimental Development (R&D) expenditure and human resources devoted to R&D by general government organisations, higher education organisations and private non-profit organisations in Australia. The data are classified by type of expenditure, type of activity, source of funds, type of employee, location of expenditure, socio-economic objective and field of research.

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http://www.abs.gov.au/AUSSTATS/abs@.nsf/Lookup/8112.0Main+Features12006-07?OpenDocument

Collection and usage attributes

Frequency:Help on this termEvery 2 years. For in-between years, the AIHW makes estimates based on interpolation.

Source and reference attributes

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Australian Bureau of Statistics