How do I find a country's R&D expenditure?
Statistics Canada - Gross domestic expenditures on research and development in Canada and the Provinces - Began in 2008.
Statistics Canada - Business enterprise in-house research and development characteristics Table 27-10-0341-01. See also Provincial estimates of research and development expenditures in the higher education sector, Table 27-10-0025-01, Federal personnel engaged in science and technological activities Table: 27-10-0029-01, and Personnel engaged in research and development by performing sector and occupational category Table: 27-10-0022-01.
National Science Foundation - Look for the Science and Engineering indicators.
Battelle.org - Funding forecast for 40 countries, with discussion on industry sectors.
Global Competitiveness Report - Company Spending on R&D and more. Coverage in paper back to 1996.
IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook - Business Expenditure on R&D % and more. - Coverage in paper back to 1989.
OECD STI Scoreboard - Published bi-annually. See also OECD.Stat.
World Bank - World Development Indicators (WDI) gives R&D Expenditure as a % of GDP as well as Researchers and Technicians in R&D per million people.
UNdata - Look in the UIS Data Centre for Science and Technology indicators.