Food and agricultural research and development funding, real (inflation adjusted) dollars, 1970-2009

$ billion (2006 dollars)

Line graph with 3 lines and 40 points per line.

Line 1, Public.
Point 1, 1970 is 3.0054681.
Point 2, 1971 is 3.0566165.
Point 3, 1972 is 3.373942.
Point 4, 1973 is 3.3086107.
Point 5, 1974 is 3.371328.
Point 6, 1975 is 3.5544105.
Point 7, 1976 is 3.6272867.
Point 8, 1977 is 3.955096.
Point 9, 1978 is 4.037941.
Point 10, 1979 is 4.1677136.
Point 11, 1980 is 4.241231.
Point 12, 1981 is 4.263239.
Point 13, 1982 is 4.368436.
Point 14, 1983 is 4.273487.
Point 15, 1984 is 4.2604423.
Point 16, 1985 is 4.301486.
Point 17, 1986 is 4.329477.
Point 18, 1987 is 4.2304063.
Point 19, 1988 is 4.324379.
Point 20, 1989 is 4.434469.
Point 21, 1990 is 4.478798.
Point 22, 1991 is 4.505.
Point 23, 1992 is 4.598731.
Point 24, 1993 is 4.5549517.
Point 25, 1994 is 4.605465.
Point 26, 1995 is 4.574065.
Point 27, 1996 is 4.4397826.
Point 28, 1997 is 4.4344587.
Point 29, 1998 is 4.4656606.
Point 30, 1999 is 4.547199.
Point 31, 2000 is 4.70995.
Point 32, 2001 is 4.872097.
Point 33, 2002 is 5.1706114.
Point 34, 2003 is 5.15791.
Point 35, 2004 is 5.1986194.
Point 36, 2005 is 5.0926566.
Point 37, 2006 is 5.296333.
Point 38, 2007 is 5.0778046.
Point 39, 2008 is 4.7839384.
Point 40, 2009 is 4.7498236.
Line 2, Private.
Point 1, 1970 is 2.862349.
Point 2, 1971 is 2.8571544.
Point 3, 1972 is 2.7755697.
Point 4, 1973 is 2.8866339.
Point 5, 1974 is 3.038134.
Point 6, 1975 is 3.2445648.
Point 7, 1976 is 3.4045157.
Point 8, 1977 is 3.8466892.
Point 9, 1978 is 4.1086283.
Point 10, 1979 is 4.315525.
Point 11, 1980 is 4.621669.
Point 12, 1981 is 4.617905.
Point 13, 1982 is 4.9091315.
Point 14, 1983 is 4.9751825.
Point 15, 1984 is 5.29977.
Point 16, 1985 is 5.1150727.
Point 17, 1986 is 5.3167458.
Point 18, 1987 is 5.0075727.
Point 19, 1988 is 4.9131055.
Point 20, 1989 is 4.7888803.
Point 21, 1990 is 4.997094.
Point 22, 1991 is 4.7891345.
Point 23, 1992 is 4.772174.
Point 24, 1993 is 4.4165087.
Point 25, 1994 is 4.7347755.
Point 26, 1995 is 5.0773306.
Point 27, 1996 is 5.394265.
Point 28, 1997 is 6.070139.
Point 29, 1998 is 6.1309333.
Point 30, 1999 is 5.141913.
Point 31, 2000 is 5.014998.
Point 32, 2001 is 4.9839563.
Point 33, 2002 is 5.1058154.
Point 34, 2003 is 5.0123653.
Point 35, 2004 is 5.7627306.
Point 36, 2005 is 6.113255.
Point 37, 2006 is 6.027946.
Point 38, 2007 is 5.7614512.
Point 39, 2008 is No data.
Point 40, 2009 is No data.
Line 3, Total.
Point 1, 1970 is 5.867817.
Point 2, 1971 is 5.913771.
Point 3, 1972 is 6.149512.
Point 4, 1973 is 6.195245.
Point 5, 1974 is 6.4094625.
Point 6, 1975 is 6.798975.
Point 7, 1976 is 7.0318027.
Point 8, 1977 is 7.801785.
Point 9, 1978 is 8.146569.
Point 10, 1979 is 8.483238.
Point 11, 1980 is 8.8629.
Point 12, 1981 is 8.881145.
Point 13, 1982 is 9.277568.
Point 14, 1983 is 9.24867.
Point 15, 1984 is 9.560212.
Point 16, 1985 is 9.416559.
Point 17, 1986 is 9.646222.
Point 18, 1987 is 9.237979.
Point 19, 1988 is 9.237485.
Point 20, 1989 is 9.22335.
Point 21, 1990 is 9.475892.
Point 22, 1991 is 9.294134.
Point 23, 1992 is 9.370905.
Point 24, 1993 is 8.97146.
Point 25, 1994 is 9.3402405.
Point 26, 1995 is 9.651396.
Point 27, 1996 is 9.834047.
Point 28, 1997 is 10.504598.
Point 29, 1998 is 10.596594.
Point 30, 1999 is 9.689112.
Point 31, 2000 is 9.724948.
Point 32, 2001 is 9.856053.
Point 33, 2002 is 10.276427.
Point 34, 2003 is 10.170276.
Point 35, 2004 is 10.96135.
Point 36, 2005 is 11.205912.
Point 37, 2006 is 11.324279.
Point 38, 2007 is 10.839255.
Point 39, 2008 is No data.
Point 40, 2009 is No data.

Note: Data for 2008-09 are preliminary. Source: USDA, ERS based on data from National Science Foundation, USDA's Current Research Information Systems (CRIS), and various private sector data sources. Data are adjusted for inflation using an index for agricultural research spending developed by ERS.