Capital expenditure (for R&D)

Definition

Annual gross expenditure on fixed assets used in R&D programmes of statistical units. They should be reported in full for the period when they took place and should not be registered as an element of depreciation.

Data source

R&D surveys.

Source definition

OECD (2002), Frascati Manual: Proposed Standard Practice for Surveys on Research and Experimental Development, §374.

Purpose

To break down R&D expenditure by type of costs.