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Press release 209 / 2013-06-24: About 245 billion euros spent on education, research, development and science in 2011

WIESBADEN – According to preliminary results of the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis), Germany spent 245.1 billion euros on education, research, development and science in 2011 (in 2010: 234.7 billion). The share of those expenses in gross domestic product in 2011 was 9.5%.

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