Knowledge-based sectors are one of the biggest contributors to Austrian GDP. In 2014, more than EUR 9 billion was invested in Research and Development, which comprises a research ratio of nearly 3 percent in relation to the country’s GDP, significantly above the EU average of 2.01 percent. On the expenditure side, household consumption is the main component of GDP and accounts for 54 percent, followed by gross fixed capital formation (22 percent) and government expenditure (20 percent). Net exports of goods and services adds 3 percent to the GDP as exports accounts for 53 percent and imports for -50 percent.
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