Amazon Research and Development Expenses 2010-2022 | AMZN

Amazon annual/quarterly research and development expenses history and growth rate from 2010 to 2022. Research and development expenses can be defined as an expense arising from studies and product development processes.
  • Amazon research and development expenses for the quarter ending March 31, 2022 were $14.842B, a 18.85% increase year-over-year.
  • Amazon research and development expenses for the twelve months ending March 31, 2022 were $58.406B, a 27.24% increase year-over-year.
  • Amazon annual research and development expenses for 2021 were $56.052B, a 31.15% increase from 2020.
  • Amazon annual research and development expenses for 2020 were $42.74B, a 18.95% increase from 2019.
  • Amazon annual research and development expenses for 2019 were $35.931B, a 24.6% increase from 2018.
Amazon Annual Research and Development Expenses
(Millions of US $)
2021 $56,052
2020 $42,740
2019 $35,931
2018 $28,837
2017 $22,620
2016 $16,085
2015 $12,540
2014 $9,275
2013 $6,565
2012 $4,564
2011 $2,909
2010 $1,734
2009 $1,240
Amazon Quarterly Research and Development Expenses
(Millions of US $)
2022-03-31 $14,842
2021-12-31 $15,313
2021-09-30 $14,380
2021-06-30 $13,871
2021-03-31 $12,488
2020-12-31 $12,051
2020-09-30 $10,976
2020-06-30 $10,388
2020-03-31 $9,325
2019-12-31 $9,739
2019-09-30 $9,200
2019-06-30 $9,065
2019-03-31 $7,927
2018-12-31 $7,669
2018-09-30 $7,162
2018-06-30 $7,247
2018-03-31 $6,759
2017-12-31 $6,314
2017-09-30 $5,944
2017-06-30 $5,549
2017-03-31 $4,813
2016-12-31 $4,544
2016-09-30 $4,135
2016-06-30 $3,880
2016-03-31 $3,526
2015-12-31 $3,569
2015-09-30 $3,197
2015-06-30 $3,020
2015-03-31 $2,754
2014-12-31 $2,635
2014-09-30 $2,423
2014-06-30 $2,226
2014-03-31 $1,991
2013-12-31 $1,862
2013-09-30 $1,734
2013-06-30 $1,586
2013-03-31 $1,383
2012-12-31 $1,345
2012-09-30 $1,192
2012-06-30 $1,082
2012-03-31 $945
2011-12-31 $863
2011-09-30 $769
2011-06-30 $698
2011-03-31 $579
2010-12-31 $518
2010-09-30 $442
2010-06-30 $408
2010-03-31 $366
2009-12-31 $351
2009-09-30 $315
2009-06-30 $299
2009-03-31 $275
Sector Industry Market Cap Revenue
Retail/Wholesale Internet Commerce $1150.268B $469.822B
Amazon.com is one of the largest e-commerce providers, with sprawling operations spreading across the globe. Its online retail business revolves around the Prime program well-supported by the company's massive distribution network. Further, the Whole Foods Market acquisition helped Amazon establish footprint in physical grocery supermarket space. Amazon also enjoys dominant position in the cloud-computing market, particularly in the Infrastructure as a Service space, thanks to Amazon Web Services, which is one of its high-margin generating businesses. Amazon has also become a household name with its Alexa powered Echo devices. Artificial Intelligence backed Alexa is helping the company sell products and services. The company reports revenue under three broad heads'North America, International and AWS, respectively. Amazon targets three categories of customers - consumers, sellers and website developers.
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