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 2017
  % of population aged 16 to 89  
Internet users 1) 85 86 86 88 88
Uses the Internet several times per day 61 64 67 72 73
Smartphone in own use 56 63 69 72 77
Made online purchases 1) 44 48 45 44 52

1) In the past three months

Source: Statistics Finland, Science, Technology and Information Society

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Updated: 22.3.2018

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)

  2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
  % of households
Flat screen TV 76 81 85 86 87
Full HD TV 41 49 53 58 59
Smart TV . . 19 24 30 34
TV pay card 26 26 25 22 21
IPTV 12 14 17 20 22
Home theatre 24 22 22 22 19
Digital camera 2) 67 63 60 56 50
Camera copter . . . . . . 2 2
PC 90 90 90 91 90
   Laptop 77 78 78 79 79
   Tablet 22 39 51 56 59
Printer or scanner 60 60 61 58 60
Mobile broadband 53 57 67 68 72
Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) 50 54 62 66 68
Wearable smart device . . 5 13 18 22
Landline telephone (subscription) 14 12 9 9 7
Smartphone 60 69 76 82 87
GPS tracking device in car 31 35 32 32 30

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: 22.3.2018

 

Main topic: Science, Technology and Information Society

Last updated 22 Mar 2018