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997. Doctorates Conferred, by Recipients' Characteristics

[In percent, except as indicated]

 
All fields 1992 1992 1993 1993 1994 1994 1995 1995 1996 1996 1997 1997 1998 1998
Characteristic All Engi- Physi- Earth Com- Biologi- Agri- Social Psy- All Engi- Physi- Earth Com- Biologi- Agri- Social Psy- All Engi- Physi- Earth Com- Biologi- Agri- Social Psy- All Engi- Physi- Earth Com- Biologi- Agri- Social Psy- All Engi- Physi- Earth Com- Biologi- Agri- Social Psy- All Engi- Physi- Earth Com- Biologi- Agri- Social All Engi- Physi- Earth Com- Biologi- Agri- Social
1980 1985 1990 1991 fields 1 neer- cal sci- Mathe- puter cal cul- sci- chol- fields 1 neer- cal sci- Mathe- puter cal cul- sci- chol- fields 1 neer- cal sci- Mathe- puter cal cul- sci- chol- fields 1 neer- cal sci- Mathe- puter cal cul- sci- chol- fields 1 neer- cal sci- Mathe- puter cal cul- sci- chol- fields 1 neer- cal sci- Mathe- puter cal cul- sci- Psychol- fields 1 neer- cal sci- Mathe- puter cal cul- sci- Psychol-
ing sci- ences matics sci- sci- tural ences 4 ogy ing sci- ences matics sci- sci- tural ences 4 ogy ing sci- ences matics sci- sci- tural ences 4 ogy ing sci- ences matics sci- sci- tural ences 4 ogy ing sci- ences matics sci- sci- tural ences 4 ogy ing sci- ences matics sci- sci- tural ences 4 ogy ing sci- ences matics sci- sci- tural ences 4 ogy
ences 2 ences ences 3 ences 2 ences ences 3 ences 2 ences ences 3 ences 2 ences ences 3 ences 2 ences ences 3 ences 2 ences ences 3 ences 2 ences ences 3
 
  Total conferred
    (number) 31,020 31,298 36,068 37,517 38,853 5,439 3,751 824 1,058 869 4,798 1,063 3,388 3,264 39,755 5,698 3,700 771 1,146 880 5,091 968 3,769 3,421 41,017 5,822 3,977 824 1,118 903 5,200 1,078 3,900 3,380 41,610 6,007 3,840 778 1,190 998 5,370 1,036 3,877 3,419 42,415 6,305 3,838 794 1,122 921 6,760 1,037 3,999 3,491 42,705 6,052 3,711 862 1,112 889 5,717 966 4,049 3,489 42,683 5,919 3,801 838 1,177 923 6,646 1,192 3,394 3,681
Male 69.7 65.7 63.7 63.2 63.0 90.7 79.6 76.7 80.6 86.2 61.9 78.1 64.6 41.1 62.0 90.8 78.8 79.2 77.0 84.3 59.7 76.4 62.3 38.9 61.5 89.1 79.2 77.8 78.9 84.8 59.5 76.9 63.0 37.8 60.7 88.4 77.1 78.1 77.7 81.4 58.8 78.0 62.2 36.5 60 87.7 78.1 78.3 81.9 84.9 60.1 72.8 63.5 33.3 59 87 78 76 77 83 57 74 61 33 58.0 87.0 77.0 73.0 75.0 83.0 56.0 72.0 59.0 33.0
Female 30.3 34.3 36.3 36.8 37.0 9.3 20.4 23.3 19.4 13.8 38.1 21.9 35.4 58.9 38.0 9.2 21.2 20.8 23.0 15.7 40.3 23.6 37.7 61.1 38.5 10.9 20.8 22.2 21.1 15.2 40.5 23.1 37.0 62.2 39.3 11.6 22.9 21.9 22.3 18.6 41.2 22.0 37.8 63.5 40 12.3 21.9 21.7 18.1 15.1 39.9 27.2 36.5 66.7 41 12 22 24 23 16 43 26 39 67 42.0 13.0 23.0 27.0 25.0 17.0 44.0 28.0 41.0 67.0
Median age 5 32.2 33.3 33.9 33.9 34.1 31.5 29.9 32.7 31.4 32.0 31.5 34.1 35.3 34.1 33.2 31.7 30.9 33.6 31.1 32.1 31.5 34.7 34.7 33.8 34.1 31.7 31.0 33.7 31.2 32.1 31.5 34.5 35.2 33.1 33.9 31.7 30.5 33.6 31.1 32.2 31.5 34.3 34.9 33.5 33.8 31.7 30.2 33.8 30.9 32.7 31.5 34.3 34.5 33.2 34 31 30 33 31 32 31 34 35 33 33.7 31.6 29.8 33.7 30.7 33.2 31.1 34.6 33.8 32.5
CITIZENSHIP 6
  Total conferred
    (number) 30,156 29,922 34,697 36,724 37,903 5,263 3,675 805 1,018 854 4,726 1,045 3,286 3,143 38,583 5,478 3,593 138 1,107 857 4,996 953 3,648 3,309 40,293 5,706 3,896 810 1,105 886 5,143 1,069 3,802 3,288 40,716 5,859 3,770 765 1,153 982 5,292 1,027 3,774 3,331 41,116 6099 3707 763 1087 889 5605 1018 3855 3407 39,058 5,677 3,488 799 1,032 820 5,415 893 3,726 3,103 39,556 5,413 3,526 781 1,085 860 5,509 1,102 3,113 3,410
U.S. citizen 83.6 78.1 71.8 69.6 68.5 40.1 58.2 65.3 44.6 49.4 70.4 48.9 60.7 92.3 68.4 40.6 58.3 62.6 44.8 49.6 69.0 48 61.7 92.8 67.4 38.7 56.4 62.6 45.8 48.0 66.5 48.6 61.1 92.8 67.8 40.6 56.7 62.4 48.0 49.3 65.9 47.9 63.0 92.1 67.5 57.6 44.1 39.5 55.2 52.7 36.8 53.6 36.7 8.4 71 47 61 65 50 51 67 52 68 93 78.2 55.8 68.5 73.9 61.4 64.1 77.7 56.7 75.6 95.6
Foreign citizen 16.4 21.9 28.2 30.4 31.5 59.1 41.8 34.7 55.4 50.6 29.6 50.1 39.3 7.7 31.6 59.4 41.7 37.4 55.2 50.4 31.0 52 38.3 7.2 32.6 61.3 43.6 37.4 54.2 52.0 33.5 51.4 38.9 7.2 32.2 59.4 43.3 37.6 52.0 50.7 34.1 52.1 37.0 7.9 32.5 42.4 55.9 60.5 44.8 47.3 63.2 46.4 63.3 91.6 29 53 39 35 50 49 33 48 32 7 21.8 44.2 31.5 26.1 38.6 35.9 22.3 43.3 24.4 4.4
RACE/ETHNICITY 7
  Total conferred
    (number) 26,512 24,694 26,604 27,415 27,953 2,520 2,337 561 507 489 3,567 573 2,213 2,987 28,662 2,696 2,330 503 590 509 3,750 506 2,524 3,161 30,877 3,053 2,789 613 657 543 4,085 616 2,691 3,137 31,910 3,336 2,840 593 771 617 4,321 598 2,716 3,169 31,506 3383 2568 558 646 513 4365 576 2793 3226 30,601 3,281 2,473 587 616 506 4,203 546 2,817 2,976 30,914 3,021 4,211 577 666 551 4,279 625 2,352 3,259
White 8 84.7 86.2 86.5 85.2 84.5 74.7 83.6 89.6 83.8 77.4 86.1 86.1 82.6 88.8 83.8 75.0 82.0 90.3 80.7 80.6 83.9 86.4 82.0 88.8 79.6 66.1 72.6 82.2 72.8 73.8 76.1 79.1 79.3 87.1 77.1 62.5 67.6 78.2 69.4 73.4 72.1 79.1 77.9 85.7 78.3 66.8 73.5 80.4 73.9 69.3 72.6 77 79.1 84.9 78 69 76 80 76 71 74 75 78 83 78.1 71.5 78.3 82.8 78.4 73.7 75.4 76.8 78.1 80.7
Black 8 4.2 4.2 3.8 4.1 3.9 1.9 1.0 1.3 0.8 1.0 1.7 2.1 5.5 3.4 4.5 1.9 1.8 0.8 1.4 1.8 2.0 3.2 5.9 3.8 4.1 1.8 1.7 1.0 1.7 1.8 1.8 3.6 5.5 3.9 4.6 2.1 1.5 0.5 0.6 1.8 2.4 2.8 5.6 4.7 4.6 2.1 2.3 0.7 1.8 2.3 2.2 4.3 5 4.7 5 3 2 2 1 1 3 4 6 5 5.1 2.8 2.2 1.6 2.4 2.5 2.5 3.7 6.2 4.8
Asian/Pacific 8 4.2 4.3 4.9 5.6 6.2 17.8 9.6 4.8 10.1 17.7 7.4 6.3 5.9 1.9 7.0 19.5 11.4 4.4 13.4 15.1 9.9 5.7 6.6 2.3 11.5 28.5 21.5 14.5 21.8 21.5 17.6 11.7 10.1 3.5 13.5 30.9 26.4 17.5 27.0 22.4 21.4 13.0 11.5 3.8 11.7 26.4 19.6 13.7 21.6 21.6 20.3 14 9.7 3.8 10 22 16 12 16 21 17 12 8 4 8.8 18.4 12.9 8.8 10.7 16.5 15.4 9.3 7.9 3.5
Native American 8 0.3 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.4 0.5 0.2 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.0 0.6 0.5 0.4 0.1 0.2 0.8 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.5 0.5 0.0 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.4 0.2 0.7 0.4 0.5 0.3 0.3 0.0 0.3 0.0 0.3 0.3 0.6 0.4 0.5 0.4 0.2 0.3 0.1 0.7 0.4 0.8 0.8 0.5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0.6 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.3 1.4 0.5 1.0
Hispanic 1.8 2.6 3.1 3.2 3.1 2.9 3.1 2.9 2.4 1.6 2.8 3.3 3.4 4.0 3.4 2.4 3.4 2.6 2.7 1.4 3.0 4.0 3.8 4.1 3.3 2.2 3.2 1.3 2.0 1.3 3.2 4.1 2.8 4.2 3.3 2.3 2.6 2.0 1.9 1.0 2.9 3.5 3.4 4.6 3.5 2.8 2.5 3.4 1.5 3.1 3 2.2 3.4 5.3 4 3 3 3 3 3 3 5 3 6 4.2 3.6 2.6 2.8 4.1 2.5 3.9 6.1 4.5 6.4
Other/unknown 4.9 2.2 1.4 1.5 1.6 2.3 2.1 1.3 2.6 1.9 1.6 2.1 2.0 1.3 0.9 1.1 1.2 1.1 1.7 1.5 1.0 0.6 1.4 0.5 1.0 1.2 0.8 0.8 1.4 1.4 0.9 1.3 1.6 0.9 1.6 1.3 1.4 1.0 1.0 0.5 1.6 2.3 1.7 1.7 1.4 1.5 1.9 1.5 1.1 0.3 1.5 1.7 0.2 0.8 3 3 3 3 3 4 3 4 3 2 3.1 3.3 3.5 3.5 4.1 4.2 2.5 2.7 2.9 3.7



1 Includes other fields, not shown separately.
2 Astronomy, physics, and chemistry.
3 Biochemistry, botany, microbiology, physiology, zoology, and related fields.
4 Anthropology, sociology, political science, economics, international relations, and related fields.
5 For definition of median, see Guide to Tabular Presentation.
6 For those with known citizenship. Includes those with temporary visas.
7 Excludes those with temporary visas.
8 Non-Hispanic.

Source: U.S. National Science Foundation, Division of Science Resources Studies, Survey of Earned Doctorates, Selected Data on Science and Engineering Doctorate Awards, annual.

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



https://allcountries.org/uscensus/997_doctorates_conferred_by_recipients'_characteristics.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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