Table 5-6
Average annual growth rate for employment of SEH doctorate holders, by sector: 1973–2008
(Percent)
 
Sector 1973–2008 1973–83 1983–93 1993–2003 2003–08
 
All sectors 3.3 5.4 2.5 2.0 1.8
Academia 2.4 4.1 2.0 2.0 1.0
Industry 4.6 7.9 4.1 2.7 2.9
Government 3.2 5.5 2.5 3.1 0.6
Other 2.7 5.3 0.5 –1.6 11.9
 

SEH = science, engineering, and health

SOURCE: National Science Foundation, National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics, special tabulations (2011) of 1973–2008 Surveys of Doctorate Recipients.

Science and Engineering Indicators 2012