Science & Engineering Indicators 2018
Broad-based, objective information on the U.S. and international S&E enterprise
Learn about S&E indicators in education; workforce; R&D; industry, technology, and the global marketplace; invention, knowledge transfer, and innovation; and public attitudes and understanding.
The Digest is a condensed version of the main report, comprising a selection of indicators that draws attention to important trends.
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Detailed tabular data that can be used for independent analysis.
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The NSB periodically produces reports, tools, and other resources focused on specific S&E topics that explore the policy implications of the Indicators data.