Table 5-9
White and white male S&E doctorate holders employed in academia, by years since degree: Selected years, 1975–2001
 
  1975    1981    1991    2001
Group Thousands Percent   Thousands Percent   Thousands Percent   Thousands Percent
All S&E doctorate holders 134.1 100   167.1 100   210.6 100   245.5 100
White 121.6 91   149.9 90   183.5 87   201.0 82
White male 109.0 81   129.3 77   147.1 70   144.0 59
Recent S&E doctorate holders 23.4 100   20.7 100   25.5 100   28.3 100
White 20.4 87   18.0 87   19.5 77   20.2 72
White male 17.0 73   13.5 65   12.3 48   11.5 41
 
NOTE: Recent doctorate holders are those who earned their degrees within 3 years of the survey year.

SOURCE: National Science Foundation, Division of Science Resources Statistics, Survey of Doctorate Recipients, special tabulations.
 
Science & Engineering Indicators – 2004
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