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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.

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784 - Scientists and Engineers by Selected Demographic Characteristics: 2006 [Excel 52k] | [PDF 465k]

786 - Civilian Employment of Scientists, Engineers, and Related Occupations by Occupation and Industry: 2006 [Excel 84k] | [PDF 465k]

787 - Employment and Earnings in Science & Engineering (S&E) Occupations by Industry: 2006 [Excel 225k] | [PDF 225k]

788 - Individuals in Science and Engineering (S&E) Occupations as Share of Workforce by State and Other Areas: 2007 [Excel 58k] | [PDF 466k]

789 - Research & Development (R&D) Scientists and Engineers--Employment and Cost, by Industry [Excel 27k] | [PDF 466k]

Expenditures, Research Development

769 - Research and Development (R&D) Expenditures by Source and Objective [Excel 29k] | [PDF 464k]

770 - Performance Sector of Research & Development (R&D) Expenditures [Excel 46k] | [PDF 464k]

771 - National Research & Development (R&D) Expenditures as a Percent of Gross Domestic Product by Country [Excel 39k] | [pdf 466k]

772 - Federal Obligations for Research in Current and Constant (2000) Dollars, by Field of Science [Excel 40k] | [PDF 466k]

773 - Federal Budget Authority for Research & Development (R&D) in Current and Constant (2000) Dollars by Selected Budget Functions [Excel 66k] | [PDF 466k]

774 - Research & Development (R&D) Funds in R&D-Performing Manufacturing and Nonmanufacturing Companies, by Industry [Excel 55k] | [PDF 466k]

775 - Funds for Performance of Industrial Research & Development (R&D) by Source of Funds and Selected Industries [Excel 29k] | [PDF 466k]

776 - Academic and Industrial Research and Development (R&D) Performed by State: 2005 [Excel 108k] | [PDF 466k]

777 - Research & Development (R&D) Expenditures in Science and Engineering at Universities and Colleges in Current and Constant (2000) Dollars [Excel 53k] | [PDF 466k]

778 - Federal Research & Development (R&D) Obligations to Selected Universities and Colleges [Excel 40k] | [PDF 466k]

790 - Federal Outlays for General Science, Space, and Other Technology, 1970 to 2007, and Projections, 2008 and 2009 [Excel 35k] | [PDF 466k]


791 - U.S. and Worldwide Commercial Space Industry Revenue by Type [Excel 30k] | [PDF 466k]

792 - National Aeronautics and Space Administration--Budget Appropriations, 2008 and Projections [Excel 32k] | [PDF 466k]

Students and Degrees Conferred

779 - Graduate Science/Engineering Students in Doctorate-Granting Colleges by Characteristic and Field [Excel 40k] | [PDF 466k]

781 - Science and Engineering (S&E) Degrees Awarded, by Degree Level and Sex of Recipient [Excel 56k] | [PDF 468k]

782 - Doctorates Conferred by Characteristics of Recipients [Excel 30k] | [PDF 468k]

785 - Doctorates Awarded by Field of Study and Year of Doctorate [Excel 47k] | [PDF 465k]

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau  |  The 2009 Statistical Abstract  |  Page Last Modified: November 20, 2009