ONS publishes latest R&D analysis report

Released 25 November 2019

Expenditure on research and development (R&D) performed by UK businesses continued to grow, expanding by £1.4 billion to £25.0 billion in 2018, an increase of 5.8%, according to the latest analysis report from the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

Aerospace was the product group that had the largest increase in expenditure on R&D in 2018, at £210 million, an increase of 14%, whilst the East of England had the largest growth in the value of regional expenditure, increasing by £464 million (9.9%) to £5.1 billion.

View Business enterprise research and development, UK: 2018.

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