Oracle Research and Development expenses

Research and development expenses of Oracle 2004-2021

Amounts are in $ millions.

YearR&D expenses ($ millions)
2021$6,527
2020$6,067
2019$6,026
2018$6,084
2017$6,153
2016$5,787
2015$5,524
2014$5,151
2013$4,850 
2012$4,523
2011$4,519
2010$3,254
2009$2,767 
2008$2,741 
2007$2,185 
2006$1,872 
2005$1,491 
2004$1,254 

Oracle spent $6,527 million on research and development in 2021 compared to $6,067 million in 2020.  

In fiscal 2018, 2017 and 2016, Oracle corporation invested $6.1 billion, $6.2 billion and $5.8 billion, respectively, in research and development to enhance its existing portfolio of offerings and products and to develop new technologies and services. The Research and development expenses of Oracle Corporation consist primarily of personnel related expenditures.