The Global Innovation 1000: Comparison of R&D Spending
by Regions and Industries

This graph allows you to compare R&D as a percentage of revenue ("R&D intensity") and total R&D spending by regions and industries as it changes from 2005-2016.

R&D Spending ($US billions)
Bubble size corresponds to number of companies.
Please note: some region-industry combinations do not exist in certain years – no bubble will appear in these cases.