Table 2-11
Foreign recipients of U.S. S&E doctorates, by country/economy of origin: 1989–2009
 
Country/economy Number Percent
 
All foreign recipients 223,245 100.0
Top 10 total 149,774 67.1
China 57,705 25.8
India 24,809 11.1
South Korea 21,846 9.8
Taiwan 17,848 8.0
Canada 7,193 3.2
Turkey 5,391 2.4
Thailand 4,003 1.8
Japan 3,806 1.7
Mexico 3,589 1.6
Germany 3,584 1.6
All others 73,471 32.9
 

NOTE: Foreign doctorate recipients include permanent and temporary residents.

SOURCE: National Science Foundation, National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics, special tabulations (2010) of Survey of Earned Doctorates.

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