Useful Stats: R&D as a Percentage of Gross Domestic Product by State, 20032008

Featured in the February 1, 2012 SSTI Weekly Digest

Source: National Science Foundation, and the U.S. Census Annual Population Estimate

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R&D as a Percentage of Gross Domestic Product by State, 20032008

R&D performed/GDP (%)     
 200320042005200620072008
United States2.552.42.472.522.582.61
Alabama 1.951.941.862.071.982.87
Alaska 1.030.790.70.70.70.55
Arizona1.971.761.861.931.922.69
Arkansas 0.670.620.60.610.650.75
California4.243.793.783.964.144.25
Colorado2.672.732.672.672.812.29
Connecticut3.854.184.564.34.65.01
Delaware 2.912.32.992.82.672.72
District of Columbia3.753.054.034.324.186.11
Florida0.930.870.910.870.940.87
Georgia1.231.071.061.161.111.29
Hawaii 0.940.940.90.850.921
Idaho 3.172.282.121.832.052.49
Illinois2.162.072.22.262.271.88
Indiana2.082.212.282.322.282.32
Iowa1.421.41.391.381.41.58
Kansas 2.162.172.252.181.41.62
Kentucky 0.810.760.820.910.930.94
Louisiana 0.650.570.490.470.520.56
Maine 0.930.871.150.940.991.03
Maryland4.766.185.75.555.165.9
Massachusetts5.325.155.496.096.955.49
Michigan4.74.584.94.834.54.13
Minnesota2.812.642.992.912.962.55
Mississippi 2.10.840.950.880.90.84
Missouri1.41.461.671.631.611.61
Montana 0.971.061.060.952.451.12
Nebraska 1.11.061.11.11.091.16
Nevada 0.660.620.530.640.590.69
New Hampshire 3.453.253.313.783.714.25
New Jersey3.293.043.473.574.144.28
New Mexico 8.667.977.778.17.617.65
New York1.531.471.471.391.471.49
North Carolina2.071.982.062.032.312.13
North Dakota 1.762.391.161.211.141.61
Ohio2.131.821.862.082.142.16
Oklahoma 0.940.720.670.670.660.68
Oregon2.942.672.732.562.592.75
Pennsylvania2.262.342.472.552.542.4
Rhode Island 4.464.294.514.312.282.6
South Carolina 1.261.191.491.451.451.31
South Dakota 0.540.490.50.590.680.66
Tennessee1.51.491.341.381.511.56
Texas1.781.571.631.621.561.69
Utah21.942.081.942.152.24
Vermont 2.392.492.162.082.222.22
Virginia2.512.232.42.632.432.85
Washington4.764.244.254.524.634.99
West Virginia 1.161.071.090.971.141.32
Wisconsin1.861.761.741.81.922.08
Wyoming 0.520.420.460.420.380.4