Table 5-8
White and white male S&E doctorate holders employed in academia, by years since degree: Selected years, 1973–2003
 
  1973 1983 1993 2003
Group Thousands Percent Thousands Percent Thousands Percent Thousands Percent
All S&E doctorate holders 118.0 100 176.3 100 213.8 100 258.3 100
White 107.7 91 157.4 89 181.8 85 203.3 79
Male 97.8 83 134.1 76 141.8 66 142.5 55
Recent S&E doctorate holders 25.0 100 20.5 100 25.1 100 30.3 100
White 22.8 91 17.3 84 18.0 72 20.7 68
Male 20.0 80 12.3 60 11.4 45 11.7 39
 

NOTE: Recent doctorate holders earned their degrees within 3 years of survey year.

SOURCE: National Science Foundation, Division of Science Resources Statistics, Survey of Doctorate Recipients, special tabulations.

 
Science and Engineering Indicators 2006