One might expect the United States to be a world leader in technology, however, Denmark, Germany, Japan, and Sweden meet or exceed United States expenditures on technology. Only Italy has lower percentages of households without personal computers and internet users.
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|World Economic Forum 2018|
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As a percent of GDP for most recent year (2005-10). Current and capital expenditures (both public and private) on creative work undertaken systematically to increase knowledge and the use of knowledge for new applications. It covers basic research, applied research and experimental development.