This publication presents statistical data and indicators based on a number of data sources available at Eurostat (mainly related to science, technology, innovation and regions). It provides the reader with statistical information to appreciate the evolution and composition of science and technology (S&T) in Europe and its position with regard to its partners. The pocketbook is divided into eight chapters among which: Key R&D input and output indicators (R&D expenditure, R&D personnel and Government budget appropriations or outlays on R&D (GBAORD)); Patents; High Technology; human resources in S&T (HRST); statistics on Innovation. Another chapter gives some background data on population, employment and gross domestic product (GDP) (more…)

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