Microsoft Research and Development Expenses 2006-2021 | MSFT

Microsoft annual/quarterly research and development expenses history and growth rate from 2006 to 2021. Research and development expenses can be defined as an expense arising from studies and product development processes.
  • Microsoft research and development expenses for the quarter ending March 31, 2021 were $5.204B, a 6.49% increase year-over-year.
  • Microsoft research and development expenses for the twelve months ending March 31, 2021 were $20.243B, a 9.02% increase year-over-year.
  • Microsoft annual research and development expenses for 2020 were $19.269B, a 14.18% increase from 2019.
  • Microsoft annual research and development expenses for 2019 were $16.876B, a 14.6% increase from 2018.
  • Microsoft annual research and development expenses for 2018 were $14.726B, a 12.96% increase from 2017.
Microsoft Annual Research and Development Expenses
(Millions of US $)
2020 $19,269
2019 $16,876
2018 $14,726
2017 $13,037
2016 $11,988
2015 $12,046
2014 $11,381
2013 $10,411
2012 $9,811
2011 $9,043
2010 $8,714
2009 $9,010
2008 $8,164
2007 $7,121
2006 $6,584
2005 $6,097
Microsoft Quarterly Research and Development Expenses
(Millions of US $)
2021-03-31 $5,204
2020-12-31 $4,899
2020-09-30 $4,926
2020-06-30 $5,214
2020-03-31 $4,887
2019-12-31 $4,603
2019-09-30 $4,565
2019-06-30 $4,513
2019-03-31 $4,316
2018-12-31 $4,070
2018-09-30 $3,977
2018-06-30 $3,933
2018-03-31 $3,715
2017-12-31 $3,504
2017-09-30 $3,574
2017-06-30 $3,514
2017-03-31 $3,355
2016-12-31 $3,062
2016-09-30 $3,106
2016-06-30 $3,146
2016-03-31 $2,980
2015-12-31 $2,900
2015-09-30 $2,962
2015-06-30 $3,094
2015-03-31 $2,984
2014-12-31 $2,903
2014-09-30 $3,065
2014-06-30 $3,123
2014-03-31 $2,743
2013-12-31 $2,748
2013-09-30 $2,767
2013-06-30 $2,783
2013-03-31 $2,640
2012-12-31 $2,528
2012-09-30 $2,460
2012-06-30 $2,594
2012-03-31 $2,517
2011-12-31 $2,371
2011-09-30 $2,329
2011-06-30 $2,393
2011-03-31 $2,269
2010-12-31 $2,185
2010-09-30 $2,196
2010-06-30 $2,350
2010-03-31 $2,220
2009-12-31 $2,079
2009-09-30 $2,065
2009-06-30 $2,225
2009-03-31 $2,212
2008-12-31 $2,290
2008-09-30 $2,283
2008-06-30 $2,407
2008-03-31 $2,035
2007-12-31 $1,885
2007-09-30 $1,837
2007-06-30 $1,948
2007-03-31 $1,750
2006-12-31 $1,637
2006-09-30 $1,786
2006-06-30 $1,861
2006-03-31 $1,617
2005-12-31 $1,591
2005-09-30 $1,515
2005-06-30 $1,664
2005-03-31 $1,482
Sector Industry Market Cap Revenue
Computer and Technology Computer Software $1953.917B $143.015B
Microsoft is a technology company. Their products include operating systems for computing devices, servers, phones, and other intelligent devices; server applications for distributed computing environments; cross-device productivity applications; business solution applications; desktop and server management tools; software development tools; video games; and online advertising. They also design and sell hardware including PCs, tablets, gaming and entertainment consoles, phones, other intelligent devices, and related accessories. They offer cloud-based solutions that provide customers with software, services, platforms, and content. They also provide consulting and product and solution support services, and they train and certify computer system integrators and developers.
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