Table 2-10
European and North American recipients of U.S. S&E doctorates, by field and region/country of origin: 1985–2000
 
  Europea     North America
Field Total Western Scandinavia Eastern   Total Mexico Canada
All fields 21,525 15,840 1,386 4,299   9,423 2,501 6,922
S&E 16,123 11,277 1,023 3,823   6,075 2,077 3,998
Physical sciences 3,281 2,040 163 1,078   725 187 538
Earth, atmospheric, and
ocean sciences
641 459 62 120   241 93 148
Mathematics 1,720 924 81 715   337 123 214
Computer/information
sciences
756 520 57 179   172 52 120
Engineering 3,484 2,461 198 825   1,077 458 619
Biological sciences 2,347 1,690 136 521   1,244 381 863
Agricultural sciences 534 420 48 66   575 388 187
Psychology/social sciences 3,360 2,763 278 319   1,704 395 1,309
Non-S&Ea 5,402 4,563 363 476   3,348 424 2,924
 
aSee figure 2-28 for countries included in Western Europe, Scandinavia, and Eastern Europe.
bIncludes medical and other life sciences.

NOTE: Foreign doctorate recipients include permanent and temporary residents.

SOURCE: National Science Foundation, Division of Science Resources Statistics, Survey of Earned Doctorates, special tabulations, 2003.
 
Science & Engineering Indicators – 2004
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