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Graph of 2005-2015 Federal R&D Spending

Year Nominal Budgets FY 2009 constant
2005 131259 143735
2006 136019 144256
2007 141890 146520
2008 144391 146086
2009 145553 145553
2010 148962 147677
2011 144379 140392
2012 143737 137363
2013 132477 124719
2014 135477 125837
2015 136457 124436
     
     
Average growth per year 0.35% -1.30%

(dollars in millions)

Source: http://www.nsf.gov/statistics/2015/nsf15308/