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993. R&D Scientists and Engineers-- Employment and Cost, by Industry

[469.2 represents 469,200. Data are estimates; on average full-time-equivalent (FTE) basis]

 
1987
INDUSTRY SIC 1 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998
code
 
EMPLOYED SCIENTISTS
 
Average FTE of scientists
and engineers (1,000) 2 3 (X) 469.2 498.8 525.4 562.5 603.3 646.8 683.4 702.2 715.55 733.1 758.5 776.4 772.0 766.6 757.3 789.5 859.3 918.6 974.6
  Chemicals 4 28 53.1 58.2 64.5 68.6 70.5 73.5 75.5 75.5 77.05 79.35 81.0 83.6 86.1 89.8 96.4 97.0 91.7 89.3 90.1
  Machinery 35 65.7 72.6 77.8 83.3 84.4 85.7 92.8 97.1 99.4 106.85 111.5 104.5 98.4 83.9 69.5 78.0 88.0 100.4 104.1
  Electrical equipment 5 36 100.7 108.4 109.2 110.9 113.2 115.6 124.2 131.45 127.5 113.85 100.55 93.9 90.6 92.9 99.9 114.6 130.9 153.8 172.7
  Motor vehicles 371 36.7 32.6 29.5 28.8 28.7 31.3 40.2 46.9 46.55 47.6 47.35 44.9 44.8 48.1 51.1 54.1 60.4 64.0 63.5
  Aircraft and missiles 372,376 90.6 93.2 97.1 107.3 120.9 137.5 140.6 136.35 135.6 125.05 107.75 96.6 95.4 85.4 68.2 79.5 95.1 85.8 71.7
 
CONSTANT (1996) DOLLARS 6
 
Cost per scientist or
engineer ($1,000) 3 7 (X) 176.4 165.7 167.8 167.6 172.7 175.7 169.7 168.6 164.3 160.9 162.8 165.5 172.2 162.8 163.8 170.4 168.4 168.6 168.7
  Chemicals 4 28 162.5 154.1 154.1 151.4 156.7 157.0 154.7 164.0 173.2 178.2 183.2 186.6 200.1 (D) (D) 184.3 (D) (D) 235
  Machinery 35 167.1 149.8 156.1 156.6 173.4 192.3 (D) (D) (D) 155.5 159.6 164.6 166.6 106.8 (D) (D) 152.9 181.2 139.2
  Electrical equipment 5 36 169.3 152.0 150.4 165.2 169.5 168.6 159.4 155.0 154.2 158.4 164.5 163.8 163.7 153.6 158.8 166.6 171.9 157.2 146.2
  Motor vehicles 371 251.3 235.1 244.5 266.9 294.4 301.1 (D) (D) (D) (D) (D) (D) (D) (D) (D) (D) (D) (D) (D)
  Aircraft and missiles 372,376 188.8 204.8 223.8 207.5 217.3 218.2 197.9 230.6 240.1 248.0 246.2 197.1 196.9 187.3 194.5 217.2 170.7 186.8 195.8
 
NOTE: Constant 1996 dollar deflator (X) 0.538 0.627 0.665 0.692 0.718 0.741 0.757 0.778 0.805 0.836 0.868 0.898 0.917 0.942 0.9610 0.9820 1.0000 1.0170 1.0290




D Withheld to avoid disclosure. X Not applicable.
1 Prior to 1992, 1972 Standard Industrial Classification; beginning 1992, 1987 Standard Industrial Classification; see text, Section 17, Business.
2 The mean number of FTE R&D scientists and engineers employed in January of the year shown and the following January.
3 Includes industries not shown separately.
4 Includes allied products.
5 Includes communication.
6 Based on gross domestic product implicit price deflator.
7 Represents the arithmetic mean of the numbers of R&D scientists and engineers reported in each industry for January in 2 consecutive years divided into total R&D expenditures in each industry.

Source: U.S. National Science Foundation, Research and Development in Industry, annual.

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



https://allcountries.org/uscensus/993_r_d_scientists_and_engineers_employment.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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