Science, Technology and Information Society

Research and development expenditure

  2000 2010 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 1) 
  € million
Business enterprises 3 136 4 855 4 602 4 410 4 047 3 902 3 993
Public sector 2) 497 692 644 613 543 535 554
University sector 3) 789 1 425 1 438 1 490 1 481 1 490 1 495
Total 4 423 6 971 6 684 6 512 6 071 5 926 6 043
as % of GDP 3,2 3,7 3,3 3,2 *2,9 *2,7 4) 2,7
  %
Business enterprises 70,9 69,6 68,9 67,7 66,7 65,8 66,1
Public sector 2) 11,2 9,9 9,6 9,4 8,9 9,0 9,2
University sector 3) 17,8 20,4 21,5 22,9 24,4 25,1 24,7
Total 100 100 100 100 100 100 100

* preliminary data

1) Estimate based on survey responses and other calculations
2) Incl. private non-profit sector
3) Incl. university hospitals and universities of applied sciences
4) Ministry of Finance's forecast

Source: Statistics Finland, Research and development

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Updated: 16.11.2017

Use of information and communications technology by individuals

  2013 2014 2015 2016
  % of population aged 16 to 89
Internet users 1) 85 86 86 88
Uses the Internet several times per day 61 64 67 72
Smartphone in own use 56 63 69 72
Made online purchases 1) 44 48 45 44

1) In the past three months

Source: Statistics Finland, Science, Technology and Information Society

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Updated: 4.5.2017

E-commerce of enterprises 1)

  Internet sales EDI sales 2) E-commerce, total
  € billion % 3) € billion % 3) € billion % 3)
2006 14 5,2 26 9,6 40 14,8
2007 17 6,1 29 10,0 46 16,1
2008 18 6,1 33 10,9 51 17,0
2009 15 6,1 29 11,6 44 17,8
2010 17 6,4 36 13,2 53 19,6
2011 19 6,7 34 11,7 53 18,5
2012 12 3,8 38 12,3 50 16,1
2013 15 5,0 44 14,3 59 19,2
2014 15 4,6 52 16,4 67 21,0
2015 17 5,8 47 16,0 64 21,8
2016 18 6,2 42 14,4 60 20,6

1) Excl, enterprises with under 10 employees
2) Electronic data interchange between organizations (EDI)
3) % of turnover

Source: Statistics Finland, Use of information technology in enterprises

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Updated: 5.12.2017

Prevalence of equipment and connections in households 1)

  2014 2015 2016
  % of households
Flat screen TV 81 85 86
Full HD TV 49 53 58
Smart TV 19 24 30
TV pay card 26 25 22
IPTV 14 17 20
Home theatre 22 22 22
Digital camera 2) 63 60 56
Camera copter . . . . 2
PC 90 90 91
   Laptop 78 78 79
   Tablet 39 51 56
Printer or scanner 60 61 58
Mobile broadband 57 67 68
Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) 54 62 66
Wearable smart device 5 13 18
Landline telephone (subscription) 12 9 9
Smartphone 69 76 82
GPS tracking device in car 35 32 32

1) The age of the household target person is between 15 and 74
2) Incl. digital video camera

Source: Statistics Finland, Consumer Survey

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Updated: 15.5.2017

 

Main topic: Science, Technology and Information Society

Last updated 5 Dec 2017