Table 3-17
Employed S&E doctorate holders leaving full-time employment, by employment sector and age 2 years previous: 2001 and 2003
(Percent)
 
  2001 (1999 employment sector)   2003 (2001 employment sector)
Age (years) All sectors Education Private Government   All sectors Education Private Government
51–55 9.7 8.0 14.6 6.5 6.3 3.1 10.2 5.1
56–60 16.7 13.2 23.2 17.4 10.3 7.4 14.2 9.7
61–65 34.8 36.8 37.9 22.9 25.6 22.7 32.3 19.9
66–70 54.4 59.3 47.7 52.5 33.6 37.9 29.7 15.0
71–73 51.6 50.7 S S   36.9 34.9 38.6 41.1
 

S = insufficient sample size for estimate

SOURCE: National Science Foundation, Division of Science Resources Statistics, Survey of Doctorate Recipients (1999, 2001, and 2003).

 
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