Chapter 8: State Indicators

Financial Research and Development Inputs

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Table 8-27

Federal R&D obligations per civilian worker, by state: 1992, 1997, and 2002

 
  Federal R&D obligations ($ millions) Civilian workers Federal R&D obligations/ civilian worker ($)
State 1992 1997 2002 1992 1997 2002 1992 1997 2002
 
United States 63,818 68,363 83,629 118,984,370 130,988,267 136,716,756 536 522 612
Alabama 2,152 2,214 2,705 1,809,337 2,035,156 1,996,920 1,189 1,088 1,354
Alaska 93 100 274 262,980 289,963 302,622 354 345 905
Arizona 638 732 2,057 1,753,764 2,196,901 2,494,153 364 333 825
Arkansas 69 95 141 1,073,382 1,177,143 1,205,232 64 81 117
California 15,999 13,731 15,686 13,874,246 14,780,791 16,165,052 1,153 929 970
Colorado 1,479 1,340 1,609 1,744,235 2,154,294 2,300,065 848 622 700
Connecticut 578 847 1,917 1,693,563 1,674,937 1,706,066 341 505 1,124
Delaware 43 49 79 347,194 378,117 403,017 124 130 196
District of Columbia 2,185 2,232 2,850 290,103 262,789 280,302 7,532 8,495 10,166
Florida 2,832 3,326 2,301 6,133,417 7,040,660 7,615,730 462 472 302
Georgia 2,513 3,920 2,019 3,182,777 3,751,699 4,100,119 789 1,045 492
Hawaii 151 151 375 551,563 566,766 584,054 273 266 642
Idaho 300 206 231 493,767 598,004 645,958 607 344 357
Illinois 922 1,140 1,694 5,546,722 5,988,296 5,961,248 166 190 284
Indiana 367 410 526 2,703,403 3,014,499 2,989,544 136 136 176
Iowa 195 228 405 1,441,414 1,555,837 1,573,701 135 147 257
Kansas 91 256 291 1,244,438 1,329,797 1,351,738 73 192 215
Kentucky 72 91 321 1,658,511 1,809,785 1,838,151 43 50 175
Louisiana 170 211 432 1,787,541 1,890,102 1,902,957 95 112 227
Maine 61 69 255 594,082 624,410 654,522 102 110 389
Maryland 5,780 7,329 7,192 2,484,910 2,646,200 2,735,130 2,326 2,770 2,630
Massachusetts 3,228 3,438 4,659 2,899,718 3,158,851 3,247,094 1,113 1,088 1,435
Michigan 876 735 1,244 4,234,783 4,748,691 4,724,036 207 155 263
Minnesota 456 609 1,151 2,341,011 2,605,673 2,767,058 195 234 416
Mississippi 256 290 623 1,097,672 1,200,845 1,219,060 233 241 511
Missouri 734 1,130 1,203 2,502,779 2,780,185 2,837,544 293 406 424
Montana 72 79 113 390,362 427,504 448,459 183 185 252
Nebraska 71 83 145 817,915 904,492 923,620 87 92 157
Nevada 466 295 336 677,076 895,258 1,061,900 688 330 316
New Hampshire 156 279 297 568,909 635,469 681,509 274 439 435
New Jersey 1,647 1,319 2,022 3,709,471 4,031,022 4,117,644 444 327 491
New Mexico 2,211 1,933 2,746 680,463 768,596 827,533 3,250 2,515 3,318
New York 3,059 2,471 3,747 7,979,726 8,416,544 8,732,103 383 294 429
North Carolina 701 900 1,390 3,372,068 3,809,601 3,921,819 208 236 355
North Dakota 54 53 102 305,056 335,854 336,430 178 158 303
Ohio 1,863 1,880 2,103 5,072,649 5,448,161 5,500,016 367 345 382
Oklahoma 126 160 272 1,432,081 1,543,105 1,612,228 88 104 168
Oregon 227 320 502 1,448,017 1,652,997 1,699,742 156 193 296
Pennsylvania 1,794 1,894 3,162 5,455,450 5,775,178 5,897,438 329 328 536
Rhode Island 386 404 501 483,329 504,147 527,991 799 801 949
South Carolina 172 167 371 1,673,620 1,819,508 1,849,036 103 92 201
South Dakota 24 42 59 345,996 383,216 404,090 69 110 145
Tennessee 666 566 961 2,316,661 2,640,005 2,733,702 287 214 352
Texas 2,873 3,640 3,374 8,307,176 9,395,279 10,065,924 346 387 335
Utah 314 320 409 845,398 1,034,429 1,107,379 371 309 369
Vermont 51 50 136 292,288 315,806 333,703 176 158 409
Virginia 3,231 4,850 5,756 3,146,997 3,323,266 3,560,462 1,027 1,459 1,617
Washington 901 1,226 1,999 2,445,866 2,822,223 2,881,443 368 434 694
West Virginia 166 193 254 689,628 746,442 753,108 241 259 338
Wisconsin 308 332 595 2,556,294 2,855,830 2,877,047 120 116 207
Wyoming 41 28 40 224,562 243,944 261,357 184 116 152
 
Puerto Rico NA 59 135 991,960 1,132,658 1,169,760 NA 52 116
 

NA = not available

NOTES: Only the following 10 agencies were required to report federal R&D obligations: Departments of Agriculture, Commerce, Defense, Energy, Health and Human Services, Interior, and Transportation; Environmental Protection Agency; National Aeronautics and Space Administration; and National Science Foundation. These obligations represent approximately 98% of total federal R&D obligations in FY 1992, 1997, and 2002. Civilian workers represent employed component of civilian labor force and are reported as annual data, not seasonally adjusted.

SOURCES: National Science Foundation, Division of Science Resources Statistics, Federal Funds for Research and Development, various years; and U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Local Area Unemployment Statistics.

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