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Survey of Research and Experimental Development — Higher Education
R&D performed on a university campus by other legal entities or their employees is excluded from the survey. Such entities include incorporated CRCs, university controlled entities, and other organisations. The R&D performed by these entities and their employees will be in scope of the relevant R&D sector (Business, Government, or Private non-profit).
Frequency of Collection
Method of collection
Data are collected directly from each Australian university in electronic format, using a methodology agreed to by the individual universities, their peak body (Universities Australia), and the ABS.
The results of the 2004 survey were released in July 2006 (reissue). The results of the 2006 survey will be released in May 2008.
Research and Experimental Development, Higher Education Organisations, Australia, 2004 (Reissue) (ABS cat. no. 8111.0)
Data are available for Australia, with a selection of key data items also available at the state and territory level.
Customised tables are available on request.
Other related publications include:
Research and Experimental Development, Businesses, Australia, 2004-05 (ABS cat. no. 8104.0)
Research and Experimental Development, All Sector Summary, Australia, 2004-05 (ABS cat. no. 8112.0)
Research and Experimental Development, Government and Private Non-Profit Organisations, Australia, 2004-05 (ABS cat. no. 8109.0)
Australian Standard Research Classification (ASRC), 1998 (ABS cat. no. 1297.0)
Estimates of Expenditure on R&D may be cross-classified by:
Estimates of Human resources devoted to R&D (Person years of effort) may be cross-classified by
Multiple cross-classifications of data may be available on request, subject to confidentiality and data quality constraints.
Data are available from 1992 onwards.