Table 4-11
Budget authority for R&D by Federal agency and character of work, proposed levels: FY 2004
 
Agency Discretionary
budget
authority
R&D total Basic
research
Applied
research and
development
    R&D share of
discretionary
budget
  Millions of dollars   Percent
All Federal Government 782,219 118,014 26,862 91,152   15.1
Department of Defense 379,898 62,672 1,309 61,363   16.5
Health and Human Services 66,195 28,108 14,804 13,304   42.5
National Institutes of Health 27,742 26,866 14,801 12,065   96.8
National Aeronautics and Space Administration 15,469 8,543 2,535 6,008   55.2
Department of Energy 23,376 7,559 2,593 4,966   32.3
National Science Foundation 5,481 3,690 3,486 204   67.3
Department of Agriculture 19,503 1,803 819 984   9.2
Department of Commerce 5,406 1,006 391 615   18.6
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 3,325 675 312 363   20.3
National Institute for Standards and Technology 498 318 79 239   63.9
Department of the Interior 10,587 633 38 595   6.0
Department of Transportation 13,673 674 37 637   4.9
Environmental Protection Agency 7,627 607 90 517   8.0
Department of Veterans Affairs 28,057 822 495 327   2.9
Department of Education 53,137 275 1 274   0.5
Department of Homeland Security 26,697 836 47 789   3.1
International assistance programs 17,039 306 58 248   1.8
Smithsonian Institution 567 121 121 0   21.3
Tennessee Valley Authority NA 25 NA 25   NA
Department of Labor 11,535 10 2 8   0.1
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 626 60 NA 60   9.6
Corps of Engineers 4,049 27 3 24   0.7
Department of Housing and Urban Development 31,301 51 NA 51   0.2
Department of Justice 17,697 106 33 73   0.6
Social Security Administration 3,084 30 NA 30   1.0
Postal Service NA 47 NA 47   NA
Department of the Treasury 11,397 3 NA 3   0.0
 
NA not available

NOTE: Details will not add to totals for discretionary budget authority because only R&D funding agencies are listed.

SOURCE: Intersociety Working Group, AAAS Report XXVIII: Research and Development FY 2004 (Washington, DC, 2003); and U.S. Office of Management and Budget, Budget of the United States Government, Fiscal Year 2004 (Washington, DC, 2003).
 
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