Table 2-3
Foreign recipients of U.S. S&E doctorates, by country/economy of origin: 1983–2003
 
Country/economy Number Percent
All foreign recipients 176,019 100.0
Top 10 total 111,959 63.6
China 35,321 20.1
Taiwan 19,711 11.2
India 17,515 10.0
South Korea 17,112 9.7
Canada 5,832 3.3
Iran 3,807 2.2
Turkey 3,413 1.9
Thailand 3,102 1.8
Japan 3,100 1.8
Mexico 3,046 1.7
All others 64,060 36.4
 

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).

 
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