Statistics of science and education

The SRI FRCEC conducts activity concerning preparation and publication of a handbook of data and statistics on the development of science, education and innovation for operational management practice and working out solutions for scientific and technological policy.

The handbook is an online edition registered as an e-publication since October 2013 (E-certificate number FS77-55841 as of 30 October 2013).

Information and statistical data is prepared within the framework of the state task SRI FRCEC on the topic "Preparation of information and statistical data characterizing the current state and trends of the development of science and innovation in Russia, for purposes including publication in the Unified Information System of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation".

The handbook "Statistics of science and education" represents main indicators of state and development of the scientific capacity of Russia, as well as results of innovation activity in manufacture and services. In addition, it provides data characterizing research and development (R&D) expenditures, sources of funding and information on domestic research and development expenditures in science, technology and engineering.

At the same time, statistical data and materials include information on the status and development of postgraduate education in Russia, reflect different aspects of the preparation of highly qualified personnel in postgraduate and doctoral studies. There is also information characterizing development of scientific organizations related to public companies, innovation activity in manufacture and certain services, as well as data on core indicators of the academic sector of science.

The information presented in the handbook is based on modern methodological statistic approaches and is fully compliant with international standards.

Information and statistical materials are provided by Federal State Statistics Service, the Ministry of Education and Science of Russia, Russian Federal Service for Intellectual Property, the CIS Statistical Committee, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, as well as methodological developments of SRI FRCEC.

"Statistics of science and education" data may be useful while preparing of analytical materials by government of the Russian Federation, research and development organizations, professors and post-graduate students engaged in science, technology and engineering state management and for other specialists as well.