Appendix table 9. Central government R&D funding by socioeconomic objective in 2015 to 2018

Socioeconomic objective (NABS 2007) R&D funding at current prices, EUR Million
2015 2016 2017 1) 2018 2)
Agriculture 96.7 76.3 71.7 56.4
Industrial production and technology 332.4 295.2 201.1 303.4
Energy 177.5 69.7 61.7 42.4
Transport, telecommunication and other infrastructures 33.0 28.4 29.0 49.3
Defence 37.3 35.5 41.7 47.5
Exploration and exploitation of the earth 24.6 21.4 22.7 22.5
Environment 22.1 43.3 44.9 54.5
Health 71.5 54.7 109.7 51.2
Education 6.7 3.1 3.1 1.6
Culture, recreation, religion and mass media 29.1 16.4 10.3 10.2
Political and social systems, structures and processes 86.9 67.8 68.8 71.8
General advancement of knowledge: R&D financed from other sources than GUF 480.0 516.3 522.1 529.8
General advancement of knowledge: R&D financed from General University Funds (GUF) 578.0 586.8 588.8 619.8
Exploration and exploitation of space 25.8 21.5 22.0 22.8
TOTAL 2 001.6 1 836.4 1 797.5 1 883.2
1) data may become revised based on supplementary budgets
2) data may become revised based on supplementary budgets

Source: Government R&D funding in the state budget 2018, Statistics Finland

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Updated 22.2.2018

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Government R&D funding in the state budget [e-publication].
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