ICT Industry Analysis



Public Funding of ICT R&D - comparison non EU countries


Figure 4-16: Share of ICT GBAORD in GDP and total GBAORD for the European Union, the United States and Japan (2011, 2012)

a) Share in GDP

b) Share in total GBOARD

Note: Figures for Japan not fully homogeneous with the EU and the United States (see methodology).
Source: See methodology (hyperlink), elaborated by Ivie and JRC-IPTS.

In 2011 and 2012 the US and Japan led in terms of ICT GBAORD share in total GDP, followed by the EU at a certain distance. Regarding the share of ICT GBAORD with respect to total GBAORD in 2012, both Japan and the US were also above the EU, although the difference is not as large as with the share in total GDP.