Table 3-23
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 = data suppressed for reasons of reliability

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

Science and Engineering Indicators 2008