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UNESCO Innovation Statistics, 2005-2014

Title details

SN: 8087
Title: UNESCO Innovation Statistics, 2005-2014
Depositor: UNESCO Institute for Statistics
Principal investigator(s): UNESCO Institute for Statistics
Data collector(s): UNESCO Institute for Statistics

Subject Categories

Economic systems and development - Economics
Science and technology


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The UIS collects research and development data from more than 200 countries and territories through its biennial research and experimental development survey and partnerships with other statistical organizations, such as Eurostat, Red Iberoamericana de Indicadores de Ciencia y Tecnologia (RICYT) and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).

The UNESCO Innovation Statistics dataset includes over 600 indicators for 70+ countries from 2005 onwards.

Citation: The example bibliographic citation for the databases is: UNESCO (2016): Innovation Statistics (Edition: August 2016). UK Data Service. DOI:

Main Topics:
The following topics are covered:
• Product innovation
• Product-only innovation
• Process innovation
• Process-only innovation
• Product and process innovation
• Innovative firms
• Non-innovative firms
• Innovation-active firms
• Non-innovation firms
• Abandoned or ongoing innovation activities only
• Innovation activities
• Sources of information
• Cooperation
• Hampering factors
• Organisational innovation
• Marketing innovation

Coverage, universe, methodology

Time period: 2005 - 2014
Country: Multi-nation
Spatial units: Countries
Observation units: Administrative units (geographical/political)
Kind of data: Numeric data
Aggregate (macro) level
Universe: Cross-national; National
Time dimensions: Time Series
Sampling procedures: Please see the UNESCO Innovation Statistics dataset user guide for details.
Method of data collection: Please see the UNESCO Innovation Statistics dataset user guide for details.
Weighting: Weighting used, see UNESCO Innovation Statistics dataset user guide for details.

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Administrative and access information

Date of release:
First edition: 31 October 2016
Latest edition: 31 January 2017 (3rd Edition)
Copyright: Copyright UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS)
Access conditions: The depositor has specified that registration is not required.
Please note: Please refer to the UIS Terms and Conditions of Data Use.
Availability: UK Data Service
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