Government expenditure on R&D (GOVERD)

Source definition

Adapted from OECD (2015), Frascati Manual 2015: Guidelines for Collecting and Reporting Data on Research and Experimental Development.


Government expenditure on R&D (GOVERD) represents the component of GERD incurred by units belonging to the Government sector (see the definition of Government sector). It is the measure of expenditures on intramural R&D within the Government sector during a specific reference period.