Table 3-20
Employed 1999 S&E doctorate holders leaving full-time employment by 2001, by employment sector: 1999
(Percent)
 
Age in 1999 (years) All sectors Education Private Government
51–55 6.3 3.1 10.2 5.1
56–60 10.3 7.4 14.2 9.7
61–65 25.6 22.7 32.3 19.9
66–70 33.6 37.9 29.7 15.0
71–73 36.9 34.9 38.6 41.1
 
SOURCE: National Science Foundation, Division of Science Resources Statistics, Scientists and Engineers Statistical Data System (SESTAT), 1999 and 2001.
 
Science & Engineering Indicators — 2004
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