Ranking of industrial sectors by overall sector R&D intensity (R&D as percentage of net sales - 2016)
Data relate to the top 2,500 companies with registered offices in the EU (590), Japan (356), the US (837), China (327) and the Rest of the World (390), ranked by total worldwide R&D investment (with investment in R&D above € 21 million).

Source: The 2016 EU Industrial R&D Investment Scoreboard, European Commission, JRC/DG RTD