Science and technology
The Nordic statistics database on science and technology contains information about science- and technology related subjects, such as government expenditures on research and interactions with public authorities through the internet.
Science covers statistics on patent applications, doctoral graduates, research expenditures, staff, and government appropriations. Sweden spends a relatively large percentage of their GDP on research and development.
Source: Nordic statistics database, REDE01
The figure displays the percentage of GDP spent on research and development, by country and time.
Technology covers statistics on internet access, internet use, telephone subscriptions, text messages, internet purchases and interaction with public authorities through the internet. The percentage of households with internet access has increased substantially in all Nordic countries over the years.
Source: Nordic statistics database, INFO06
The figure displays the percentage of households with internet access, by country and time.