Table 4-8
Estimated federal total, intramural, and FFRDC R&D obligations, by agency: FY 2005
(Millions of dollars)
 
  Total     Intramural plus
Agency obligations Intramural FFRDC FFRDC (%)
All federal government 106,487.8 24,813.0 8,058.6 30.9
Department of Defense 51,402.1 12,199.7 1,009.2 25.7
Department of Health and Human Services 28,865.6 5,810.1 602.9 22.2
National Aeronautics and Space Administration 8,114.0 2,028.5 1,411.8 42.4
Department of Energy 7,957.8 844.0 4,761.3 70.4
National Science Foundation 3,844.2 35.3 216.3 6.5
Department of Agriculture 1,969.3 1,333.7 0.0 67.7
Department of Commerce 979.3 800.5 0.6 81.8
Department of Transportation 736.8 228.2 10.7 32.4
Environmental Protection Agency 572.2 271.2 0.0 47.4
Department of the Interior 548.7 489.1 0.0 89.1
Department of Veterans Affairs 359.3 359.3 0.0 100.0
Department of Education 288.1 15.7 0.0 5.4
Agency for International Development 267.1 31.8 0.0 11.9
Smithsonian Institution 114.0 114.0 0.0 100.0
Department of Labor 107.6 92.0 0.0 85.5
Department of Justice 94.5 42.2 0.0 44.7
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 75.4 15.2 45.8 80.9
Social Security Administration 70.0 3.9 0.0 5.6
Department of the Treasury 68.7 62.5 0.0 91.0
Department of Housing and Urban Development 42.6 27.7 0.0 65.0
Federal Communications Commission 3.6 3.6 0.0 100.0
Library of Congress 2.6 2.6 0.0 100.0
Department of State 2.2 0.7 0.0 31.8
Federal Trade Commission 1.6 1.6 0.0 100.0
Appalachian Regional Commission 0.7 0.1 0.0 14.3
National Archives and Records Administration 0.1 0.1 0.0 100.0
 

FFRDC = federally funded research and development center

NOTE: Intramural activities include actual intramural R&D performance and costs associated with planning and administration of both intramural and extramural programs by federal personnel.

SOURCE: National Science Foundation, Division of Science Resources Statistics, Federal Funds for Research and Development: Fiscal Years 2003, 2004, and 2005 (forthcoming).

 
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