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985. Federal Obligations to Universities and Colleges

[In millions of dollars (3,237 represents $3,237,000,000), except percent. For fiscal years ending in year shown; see text, Section 9, State and Local Government. Total and nonscience/engineering activities for 1983 are estimates based on revised student aid data from the Dept. of Education. Minus sign (-) indicates decrease]

 
ITEM 1970 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998
 
CURRENT DOLLARS
 
  Federal obligations, total 3,237 8,299 8,641 8,777 9,345 10,039 10,972 11,620 13,435 14,068 15,510 15,226 17,630 19,155 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA)
    Annual percent change 1 -6.5 9.1 4.1 1.6 6.5 7.4 9.3 5.9 15.6 4.7 10.2 -1.8 15.8 8.7 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA)
Academic science/engineering obligations 2,188 4,791 5,063 5,180 5,681 6,308 7,258 7,432 8,568 9,138 10,080 10,471 11,908 12,838 12,835 13,867 14,461 14,450 15,096 16,032
    Percent of total 67.6 57.7 58.6 59.0 60.8 62.8 66.2 64.0 63.8 65.0 65.0 68.8 67.5 67.0 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA)
  Research and development 1,447 4,161 4,411 4,554 5,024 5,449 6,246 6,457 7,242 7,721 8,528 9,017 10,092 10,927 11,025 11,898 12,181 12,346 13,019 13,847
  Research and development plant 45 38 28 31 38 50 114 106 230 203 237 142 163 209 259 217 341 248 276 157
  Other science/engineering activities 696 593 624 594 619 809 898 868 1,096 1,214 1,315 1,312 1,652 1,702 1,550 1,752 1,939 1,856 1,801 2,028
Nonscience/engineering activities 1,049 3,508 3,578 3,597 3,664 3,731 3,714 4,188 4,866 4,930 5,429 4,755 5,722 6,317 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA)
 
CONSTANT (1996) Dollars 2
 
  Federal obligations, total 11,277 14,735 13,996 13,307 13,559 14,041 14,863 15,374 17,317 17,568 18,646 17,634 19,691 20,911 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA)
    Annual percent change 1 -11.3 0.5 -5.0 -4.9 1.9 3.6 5.9 3.4 12.6 1.4 6.1 -5.4 11.7 6.2 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA)
Academic science/engineering obligations 7,622 8,507 8,200 7,853 8,242 8,822 9,832 9,833 11,044 11,411 12,119 12,127 13,300 14,015 13,666 14,433 14,740 14,450 14,844 15,565
    Percent of total 67.6 57.7 58.6 59.0 60.8 62.8 66.2 64.0 63.8 65.0 65.0 68.8 67.5 67.0 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA)
  Research and development 5,040 7,387 7,144 6,905 7,290 7,621 8,461 8,544 9,335 9,642 10,253 10,443 11,272 11,929 11,739 12,384 12,416 12,346 12,802 13,444
  Research and development plant 156 67 45 47 54 70 154 140 296 253 285 164 182 228 276 225 348 248 271 152
  Other science/engineering activities 2,426 1,052 1,011 900 898 1,132 1,216 1,149 1,413 1,516 1,581 1,520 1,846 1,858 1,651 1,824 1,976 1,856 1,771 1,969
Nonscience/engineering activities 3,655 6,228 5,795 5,454 5,316 5,219 5,031 5,542 6,273 6,157 6,527 5,507 6,391 6,896 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA)
 
NOTE: 1996 constant dollar deflator 0.287 0.5632 0.6174 0.6596 0.6892 0.715 0.7382 0.7558 0.7758 0.8008 0.8318 0.8634 0.8953 0.916 0.9392 0.9608 0.9811 1.000 1.017 1.030


NA Not available.
1 Percent change from immediate prior year.
2 Based on gross domestic product implicit price deflator.

Source: U.S. National Science Foundation, Survey of Federal S&E Support to Universities, Colleges, and Nonprofit Institutions, annual.

http://www.nsf.gov/sbe/srs/stats.htm



https://allcountries.org/uscensus/985_federal_obligations_to_universities_and_colleges.html

These tables are based on figures supplied by the United States Census Bureau, U.S. Department of Commerce and are subject to revision by the Census Bureau.

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