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UK Government Expenditure on Science, Engineering and Technology, 2015

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2015
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Science, engineering and technology (SET) expenditure by the UK government includes expenditure by government departments, Research Councils and Higher Education Funding Councils (HEFCs). It also includes the indicative UK contributions to the EU’s research and development expenditure.

Main points
    The UK governments expenditure on science, engineering and technology (SET) continued to grow, expanding by 0.2 billion to 11.4 billion in 2015, an increase of 1.4%.
  • The 2015 SET estimate of 11.4 billion consists of expenditure on research and development (R&D) of 10.2 billion, UK contributions to EU R&D expenditure of 0.9 billion and knowledge transfer of 0.3 billion.
  • The UK Research Councils contributed the most to expenditure on SET in 2015 at 3.4 billion, 30% of all expenditure on SET.
  • Civil departments expenditure on SET over the long term grew by 27% from 2.5 billion in 2004 in constant prices (adjusted to remove the effects of inflation) to 3.1 billion in 2015.
  • Defence expenditure on SET over the same period decreased by 39% to 1.7 billion in 2015.
 


UK Government Expenditure on Science, Engineering and Technology, 2014

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9781785849695
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2 August 2016
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2014
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Science, engineering and technology (SET) expenditure by the UK government covers expenditure by government departments, Research Councils and Higher Education Funding Councils (HEFCs). It also includes indicative UK contributions to the EU’s research and development (R&D) expenditure.

Main points
  • In 2014, the UK government spent 11.0 billion on science, engineering and technology (SET), an increase of 0.4% in current prices compared with 2013. Allowing for inflation (in constant prices), this was a 1.0% decrease compared with 2013.
  • The UK Research Councils contributed the most to expenditure on SET in 2014 at 3.4 billion, 31% of all expenditure on SET. This total was a decrease of 3% in current prices compared with 2013.
  • Between 2003 and 2014, defence expenditure on SET decreased by 1.1 billion in constant prices to 1.7 billion. Over the same period there was an increase in Research Councils' expenditure on SET of 0.5 billion.
  • The 2014 SET estimate of 11.0 billion consists of expenditure on research and development (R&D) of 10.1 billion, indicative UK contributions to EU R&D expenditure of 0.6 billion and the amount spent on knowledge transfer at 0.3 billion.
 


UK Government Expenditure on Science, Engineering and Technology, 2013

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Publication Date
24 Jul 2015
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2013
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Main points
  • The UK Research Councils contributed the most to expenditure on SET in 2013 at 3.6 billion, 33% of all expenditure on SET.
  • Between 2002 and 2013, defence expenditure on SET decreased by 2.1 billion in constant prices to 1.5 billion. Over the same period there was an increase in Research Councils' expenditure on SET of 1.0 billion.
  • The 2013 SET estimate of 10.9 billion consists of expenditure on Research and Development (R&D) of 9.8 billion, indicative UK contributions to European Union (EU) R&D expenditure of 0.8 billion, and the amount spent on knowledge transfer of 0.3 billion.
 


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9781785840302
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24 Jul 2015
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2012
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Key Points
  • In 2012, 10.0 billion was spent on Science, Engineering and Technology (SET) by the UK Government. Allowing for inflation (in constant prices), this was a 1% decrease compared with 2011, and continued the downward trend in SET expenditure since 2009. These reductions were driven by Research Councils, Higher Education Funding Councils and the Ministry of Defence.
  • The UK Research Councils contributed the most to expenditure on SET in 2012 at 3.2 billion, 32% of all expenditure on SET.
  • Between 2001 and 2012, defence expenditure on SET decreased by 1.2 billion in constant prices. This was offset by an increase in Research Councils expenditure on SET of almost 1.0 billion in the same period.
  • The 2012 indicative UK contributions to the EUs Research and Development (R&D) expenditure were 0.7 billion, and the amount spent on knowledge transfer in 2012 was 0.3 billion.
 



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