Table 2-5
European and North American recipients of U.S. S&E doctorates, by field and region/country of origin: 1983–2003
 
  Europea   North America
Field Total Western Scandinavia Central and
Eastern
Total Mexico Canada
All fields 29,882 21,119 1,873 6,890   12,905 3,562 9,343
S&E 22,983 15,422 1,426 6,135 8,878 3,046 5,832
Engineering 4,807 3,281 266 1,260 1,465 680 785
Science 18,176 12,141 1,160 4,875 7,413 2,366 5,047
Agricultural sciences 694 536 61 97 779 527 252
Biological sciences 3,231 2,198 189 844 1,684 510 1,174
Computer sciences 1,071 688 64 319 232 72 160
Earth, atmospheric, and ocean sciences 905 642 76 187 335 142 193
Mathematics 2,351 1,204 104 1,043 456 167 289
Medical/other life sciences 511 419 53 39 523 84 439
Physical sciences 4,644 2,677 217 1,750 972 266 706
Psychology 894 733 81 80 828 88 740
Social sciences 3,875 3,044 315 516 1,604 510 1,094
Non-S&E 7,410 5,697 447 755   4,027 516 3,511
 

aSee figure 2-23 for countries included in Western Europe, Scandinavia, and Eastern Europe.

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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