Federal Funds Survey FY 1994, 1995, and 1996, Vol. XLIV

Detailed Statistical Tables

Research, Development, and R&D Plant


 TABLE A.  FEDERAL OBLIGATIONS FOR RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT, BY CHARACTER OF
       WORK, AND R&D PLANT: FISCAL YEARS 1956-96 [DOLLARS IN THOUSANDS]

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                         |              |    TOTAL     |          RESEARCH           |              |
      FISCAL YEARS       |    TOTAL     | RESEARCH AND |                             | DEVELOPMENT  |  R&D PLANT
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                         |              | DEVELOPMENT  |              |              |              |
                         |              |              |    BASIC     |   APPLIED    |              |
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1956.....................|   3,266,903  |   2,988,203  |     206,441  |     645,506  |   2,136,256  |     278,700
1957.....................|   4,389,237  |   3,932,001  |     262,348  |     662,199  |   3,007,454  |     457,236
1958.....................|   4,906,015  |   4,569,722  |     334,543  |     744,264  |   3,490,915  |     336,293
1959.....................|   7,122,610  |   6,693,510  |     465,981  |     874,272  |   5,353,257  |     429,100
1960.....................|   8,080,015  |   7,551,746  |     590,374  |   1,282,135  |   5,679,237  |     528,269
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1961.....................|   9,607,023  |   9,058,623  |     814,513  |   1,663,431  |   6,580,679  |     548,400
1962.....................|  11,069,059  |  10,289,947  |     986,314  |   2,018,481  |   7,285,152  |     779,112
1963.....................|  13,662,879  |  12,494,611  |   1,151,753  |   2,356,150  |   8,986,708  |   1,168,268
1964.....................|  15,323,870  |  14,225,354  |   1,303,000  |   2,571,452  |  10,350,902  |   1,098,516
1965.....................|  15,745,852  |  14,614,249  |   1,435,469  |   2,811,761  |  10,367,019  |   1,131,603
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1966.....................|  16,178,640  |  15,320,334  |   1,579,181  |   3,081,066  |  10,660,087  |     858,306
1967.....................|  17,149,186  |  16,529,099  |   1,845,847  |   2,785,543  |  11,897,709  |     620,087
1968.....................|  16,525,038  |  15,921,208  |   1,840,562  |   2,940,500  |  11,140,146  |     603,830
1969.....................|  16,309,900  |  15,640,888  |   1,944,773  |   2,700,117  |  10,995,998  |     669,012
1970.....................|  15,863,385  |  15,338,937  |   1,925,908  |   2,974,890  |  10,438,139  |     524,448
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1971.....................|  16,153,756  |  15,542,512  |   1,980,141  |   3,143,030  |  10,419,341  |     611,244
1972.....................|  17,097,951  |  16,495,895  |   2,186,937  |   3,360,759  |  10,948,199  |     602,056
1973.....................|  17,574,486  |  16,800,153  |   2,232,006  |   3,349,423  |  11,218,724  |     774,333
1974.....................|  18,176,457  |  17,410,128  |   2,387,681  |   3,787,559  |  11,234,888  |     766,329
1975.....................|  19,859,548  |  19,038,818  |   2,588,427  |   4,141,281  |  12,309,110  |     820,730
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1976.....................|  21,616,382  |  20,779,658  |   2,767,454  |   4,851,878  |  13,160,326  |     836,724
1977.....................|  24,817,577  |  23,450,377  |   3,258,640  |   5,255,475  |  14,936,262  |   1,367,200
1978.....................|  27,140,849  |  25,845,137  |   3,698,604  |   5,908,154  |  16,238,379  |   1,295,712
1979.....................|  29,620,597  |  28,145,142  |   4,192,665  |   6,342,340  |  17,610,137  |   1,475,455
1980.....................|  31,386,095  |  29,830,432  |   4,674,156  |   6,923,222  |  18,233,054  |   1,555,663
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1981.....................|  34,589,634  |  33,103,924  |   5,041,295  |   7,171,485  |  20,891,144  |   1,485,710
1982.....................|  37,822,363  |  36,432,589  |   5,481,605  |   7,540,580  |  23,410,404  |   1,389,774
1983.....................|  40,009,032  |  38,711,537  |   6,260,131  |   7,993,394  |  24,458,012  |   1,297,495
1984.....................|  44,012,149  |  42,224,865  |   7,067,359  |   7,911,414  |  27,246,092  |   1,787,284
1985.....................|  50,180,369  |  48,359,565  |   7,818,682  |   8,314,739  |  32,226,144  |   1,820,804
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1986.....................|  52,951,181  |  51,412,364  |   8,153,076  |   8,349,123  |  34,910,165  |   1,538,817
1987.....................|  57,099,656  |  55,253,693  |   8,942,425  |   8,998,096  |  37,313,172  |   1,845,963
1988.....................|  58,826,512  |  56,769,425  |   9,473,618  |   9,176,527  |  38,119,280  |   2,057,087
1989.....................|  63,571,605  |  61,406,484  |  10,602,011  |  10,163,520  |  40,640,953  |   2,165,121
1990.....................|  65,831,189  |  63,559,471  |  11,285,593  |  10,336,771  |  41,937,107  |   2,271,718
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1991.....................|  64,147,951  |  61,295,152  |  12,170,794  |  11,797,583  |  37,326,775  |   2,852,799
1992.....................|  68,577,184  |  65,592,590  |  12,489,864  |  12,000,734  |  41,101,992  |   2,984,594
1993.....................|  70,414,697  |  67,314,025  |  13,399,121  |  13,491,376  |  40,423,528  |   3,100,672
1994 ....................|  69,426,972  |  67,255,776  |  13,552,858  |  13,887,494  |  39,815,424  |   2,171,196
1995 (ESTIMATES).........|  73,028,734  |  70,093,900  |  13,569,087  |  14,234,781  |  42,290,032  |   2,934,834
1996 (ESTIMATES).........|  70,906,013  |  68,842,437  |  14,037,351  |  14,233,548  |  40,571,538  |   2,063,576
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SOURCE:   NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION/SRS, SURVEY OF FEDERAL FUNDS FOR
    RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT: FISCAL YEARS 1994, 1995, AND 1996