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The 2012 Statistical Abstract

The National Data Book

Science & Technology

This section presents statistics on scientific, engineering, and technological resources, with emphasis on patterns of research and development (R&D) funding and on scientific, engineering, and technical personnel; education; and employment. Also included are statistics on space program outlays and accomplishments.

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817 - Civilian Employment of Scientists, Engineers, and Related Occupations by Occupation and Industry: 2008 [Excel 38k] | [PDF 54k]

818 - Employment and Earnings in Science & Engineering (S&E) Occupations by Industry: 2006 [Excel 51k] | [PDF 58k]

819 - Employment, Mean Earnings, and Growth in Science and Engineering (S&E) Occupations [Excel 32k] | [PDF 54k]

820 - Research & Development (R&D) Scientists and Engineers--Employment and Cost, by Industry [Excel 35k] | [PDF 58k]

Expenditures, Research Development

799 - Research and Development (R&D) Expenditures by Source and Objective [Excel 36k] | [PDF 66k]

800 - National Research & Development (R&D) Expenditures as a Percent of Gross Domestic Product by Country [Excel 34k] | [PDF 61k]

801 - Performance Sector of Research & Development (R&D) Expenditures [Excel 41k] | [PDF 61k]

802 - Federal Obligations for Research in Current and Constant (2000) Dollars, by Field of Science [Excel 50k] | [PDF 60k]

803 - Federal Budget Authority for Research & Development (R&D) in Current and Constant (2000) Dollars by Selected Budget Functions [Excel 33k] | [PDF 60k]

804 - Federal Research and Development (R&D) by Federal Agency [Excel 29k] | [PDF 60k]

805 - Research & Development (R&D) Funds in R&D-Performing Manufacturing and Nonmanufacturing Companies, by Industry [Excel 50k] | [PDF 61k]

806 - Funds for Performance of Industrial Research & Development (R&D) by Source of Funds and Selected Industries [Excel 37k] | [PDF 65k]

807 - Academic and Industrial Research and Development (R&D) Performed by State: 2007 [Excel 43k] | [PDF 62k]

808 - Research & Development (R&D) Expenditures in Science and Engineering at Universities and Colleges in Current and Constant (2000) Dollars [Excel 34k] | [PDF 66k]

809 - Federal Research & Development (R&D) Obligations to Selected Universities and Colleges [Excel 38k] | [PDF 67k]


821 - Federal Outlays for General Science, Space and Other Technology, and Projections [Excel 37k] | [PDF 56k]

822 - World-Wide Space Launch Events [Excel 41k] | [PDF 60k]

Students and Degrees Conferred

810 - Graduate Science/Engineering Students in Doctorate-Granting Colleges by Characteristic and Field [Excel 64k] | [PDF 72k]

811 - Non-U.S. Citizens Awarded Doctorates in Science and Engineering by Visa Type and Country of Citizenship [Excel 36k] | [PDF 72k]

812 - Science and Engineering (S&E) Degrees Awarded, by Degree Level and Sex of Recipient [Excel 47k] | [PDF 66k]

813 - Science and Engineering (S&E) Degrees as Share of Higher Education Degrees Conferred by State: 2007 [Excel 31k] | [PDF 70k]

814 - Doctorates Conferred by Characteristics of Recipients [Excel 38k] | [PDF 70k]

815 - Doctorates Awarded by Field of Study and Year of Doctorate [Excel 33k] | [PDF 62k]

816 - Scientists and Engineers by Selected Demographic Characteristics: 2006 [Excel 29k] | [PDF 66k]

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