Annex 3 Long Descriptions

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Canadian Sources of R&D Funding by Funding Sector, 1990–2014 (billions of dollars)

Canadian Sources of R&D Funding by Funding Sector, 1990–2001 (billions of dollars)
Funder 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997
Federal Government 2.859 2.946 3.109 3.156 3.094 2.989 2.814 2.813
Provincial Governments 0.640 0.695 0.643 0.665 0.663 0.652 0.629 0.656
Business Enterprises 3.960 4.113 4.445 5.025 5.874 6.288 6.395 7.030
Higher Education 1.618 1.732 1.867 1.892 1.914 1.926 1.905 1.971
Private Non-Profit 0.233 0.267 0.224 0.276 0.298 0.309 0.358 0.367
Foreign 0.949 1.013 1.049 1.170 1.498 1.590 1.714 1.795
Canadian Sources of R&D Funding by Funding Sector, 1990–2001 (billions of dollars)
Funder 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005
Federal Government 2.830 3.216 3.546 4.083 4.234 4.512 4.635 5.242
Provincial Governments 0.640 0.767 0.856 1.023 1.154 1.356 1.372 1.359
Business Enterprises 7.355 7.917 9.233 11.648 12.131 12.440 13.402 13.836
Higher Education 2.339 2.649 2.892 2.928 3.462 3.589 4.147 4.341
Private Non-Profit 0.372 0.380 0.445 0.535 0.629 0.638 0.735 0.784
Foreign 2.552 2.705 3.582 2.915 1.925 2.158 2.389 2.460
Canadian Sources of R&D Funding by Funding Sector, 1990–2001 (billions of dollars)
Funder 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Federal Government 5.214 5.482 5.709 5.951 6.467 6.216 5.979 5.920 5.806
Provincial Governments 1.468 1.472 1.552 1.657 1.697 1.790 2.028 2.038 2.061
Business Enterprises 14.884 14.778 15.210 14.618 14.347 15.246 14.833 14.282 14.119
Higher Education 4.435 4.574 5.055 4.824 4.970 5.193 5.417 5.478 5.533
Private Non-Profit 0.827 0.953 1.015 0.944 1.068 1.153 1.185 1.193 1.207
Foreign 2.252 2.780 2.211 2.131 2.001 1.885 1.859 1.831 1.842

Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM Table 358-0001 (accessed October 20, 2014).

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Funding for R&D Performed in the Higher Education Sector, 1990–2014
Year Funding
(billions of dollars)
1990 3.033
1991 3.289
1992 3.519
1993 3.660
1994 3.675
1995 3.691
1996 3.697
1997 3.879
1998 4.370
1999 5.082
2000 5.793
2001 6.423
2002 7.455
2003 8.144
2004 9.058
2005 9.518
2006 9.625
2007 10.187
2008 10.927
2009 10.818
2010 11.249
2011 11.832
2012 12.099
2013 12.237
2014 12.360

Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM Table 358-0001 (accessed October 20, 2014).

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