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Government budget appropriations or outlays for R&D (GBARD)


Overview of the government budget appropriations or outlays for R&D (GBAORD) in Belgium in the period 1989-2016. For the years 1989 to 2015, the overview is based on the final budget figures, and for 2016, on the initial budget figures.

What are the GBAORD?

Overview 1989-2016 of the total GBAORD (per authority)

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Overview 1989-2016 per institutional or functional purpose (current prices)

What does institutional or functional purpose mean?

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Overview 1989-2016 per socioeconomic objective (current prices)

N.B.: NABS2007 was applied for the entire period. Subsequently, owing to the implementation of the new NABS nomenclature, the figures for some of the objectives in the period 1989-2006 are missing.

What is a socioeconomic objective purpose?

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Overview 1989-2016 per socioeconomic objective (current prices)

N.B.: For the years 1989 to 2006, the six groups of socioeconomic objectives are composed in compliance with NABS1993. As of 2007, the composition of the six groups of socioeconomic objectives is based on the new NABS2007.

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