Overview of NCSES Surveys
c = Census.
DST = Detailed statistical tables, reports containing an extensive collection of tabular data.
DT = Data tables
IRIS = A historical database of tables containing all industrial R&D data from 1953 through 1998.
NPO = Non profit organization.
Public file = Public-use data files.
Restricted file = Restricted-use data files, license agreement required to access data.
s = Sample.
SESTAT = An integrated database containing information on the employment, educational and demographic characteristics of scientists and engineers in the United States.
WebCASPAR = An institution-based data system containing information on resources for science and engineering at U.S. academic institutions, numbers of degrees awarded, graduate student enrollment, and R&D funding.
|3||Conducted biennially through 2010; estimates of recent college graduates after 2010 are based on the National Survey of College Graduates|
|4||Conducted annually or biannually since 2006|
|5||Survey of Industrial Research and Development 1953–2007|
|6||Data collected in 1962, 1972, 1980s via Postcensal Manpower Survey and Professional, Technical and Scientific Manpower Survey are not directly comparable to data collected 1993 and later|
|7||Limited data available for 1920–1956|
|8||Survey of R&D Expenditures at Universities and Colleges 1972–2009|
|9||Survey included biomedical institutions up through 2009|
|10||Limited data available for 1964-1995; data prior to FY 2006 are not comparable to later data|
|11||Conducted annually, includes 2 years of projected estimates|
|12||If the survey is a sample, the values are approximate sample sizes. If the survey is a census, the values are actual population sizes|
Note: Electronic availability of data varies by survey, and data are not usually available back to the earliest year.
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