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The 2007 Statistical Abstract

The National Data Book

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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.

Tables for Science and Technology Section [PDF 629k]


786 - College Graduates by Education and Occupation: 1993 and 2003 [Excel 15k]

787 - Profile of Employed College Graduates by Employment Sector and Occupation Group: 2003 [Excel 17k]

793 - Civilian Employment of Scientists, Engineers, and Technicians, by Occupation and Industry: 2002 [Excel 23k]

795 - Research & Development (R&D) Scientists and Engineers--Employment and Cost, by Industry: 2000 to 2002 [Excel 20k]

801 - Nobel Prize Laureates in Selected Sciences: 1901 to 2003 [Excel 18k]


778 - Research and Development (R&D) Expenditures by Source and Objective: 1970 to 2004 [Excel 34k]

779 - Performance Sector of Research & Development (R&D) Expenditures: 1995 to 2004 [Excel 33k]

780 - National Research & Development (R&D) Expenditures as a Percent of Gross Domestic Product by Country: 1985 to 2001 [Excel 21k]

781 - Federal Obligations for Research in Current and Constant (1996) Dollars, by Field of Science: 1980 to 2005 [Excel 41k]

782 - Federal Budget Authority for Research & Development (R&D) in Current and Constant (2000) Dollars by Selected Budget Functions: 2003 to 2006 [Excel 30k]

783 - Research & Development (R&D) Expenditures in Science and Engineering at Universities and Colleges in Current and Constant (2000) Dollars: 2000 to 2003 [Excel 69k]

784 - Federal Research & Development (R&D) Obligations to Selected Universities and Colleges: 2001 to 2002 [Excel 64k]

792 - Research & Development (R&D) Funds in R&D-Performing Manufacturing and Nonmanufacturing Companies, by Industry: 2001 to 2003 [Excel 50k]

794 - Funds for Performance of Industrial Research & Development (R&D) by Selected Industries: 2001 to 2003 [Excel 50k]

797 - Federal Outlays for General Science, Space, and Other Technology, 1970 to 2005, and Projections, 2006 and 2007 [Excel 22k]


796 - Space Vehicle Systems--Net Sales and Backlog Orders: 1970 to 2004 [Excel 22k]

798 - U.S. and Worldwide Commercial Space Industry Revenue by Type: 2001 to 2004 [Excel 17k]

799 - World-Wide Successful Space Launches: 1957 to 2005 [Excel 23k]

800 - National Aeronautics and Space Administration--Budget Appropriations, 2006 and Projections, 2007 to 2011 [Excel 19k]

Students and Degrees Conferred

785 - Graduate Science/Engineering Students in Doctorate-Granting Colleges by Characteristic and Field: 1990 to 2003 [Excel 31k]

786 - College Graduates by Education and Occupation: 1993 and 2002 [Excel 15k]

787 - Profile of Employed College Graduates by Employment Sector and Occupation Group: 2003 [Excel 17k]

788 - Science and Engineering Degree Recipients, 1999 and 2000, and Post-Graduate Employment Status, 2001 [Excel 26k]

789 - Doctorates Conferred by Recipients' Characteristics: 2000 and 2003 [Excel 149k]

790 - Doctorates Awarded, by Field of Study and Year of Doctorate: 1995 to 2003 [Excel 34k]

791 - Non-U.S. Citizens Awarded Doctorates in Science and Engineering, by Visa Type and Country of Citizenship: 1995 to 2004 [Excel 20k]


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