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alphabet research and development costs

Research and Development Costs of Alphabet Inc. (Google) 2013-2019.

Amounts in millions.

YearR&D Costs (Millions)
2019$26,018
2018$ 21,419
2017 $ 16,625
2016 $ 13,948
2015 $ 12,282
2014 $ 9,832
2013 $ 7,137

The research and development expenses of Alphabet (the parent company of Google) have grown fast in recent years. In 2019, the company spent $26 billion on research and development.

Research and development costs of Alphabet (Parent company of Google) increased to $21.42 Billion in 2018 compared to $16.63 Billion in 2017.