Table 3-32
Domestic and foreign business-sector employment, by company characteristics: 2009
 
  Company size   Industry type
  5–999   ≥1,000   Manufacturing   Nonmanufacturing
Education Number Percent   Number Percent   Number Percent   Number Percent
 
Total employment                      
Worldwide 4,915 100   22,177 100   16,679 100   10,415 100
Domestic 3,840 78   13,947 63   9,882 59   7,906 76
Foreign 1,075 22   8,321 37   6,798 41   2,509 24
                       
R&D employment                      
Worldwide 587 100   1,290 100   1,137 100   742 100
Domestic 523 89   902 70   850 75   574 77
Foreign 65 11   391 30   287 25   167 23
 

NOTES: Data are representative of companies where worldwide R&D expense plus worldwide R&D costs funded by others are greater than zero. Includes 2002 North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) codes 21–23, 31–33, and 42–81. Detail may not add to total because of rounding. Industry classification based on dominant business code for domestic R&D performance, where available. For companies not reporting business codes, classification used for sampling was assigned.

SOURCE: National Science Foundation, National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics, Business R&D and Innovation Survey (2009 preliminary).

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