Table 4-3
Top 10 states in industry R&D performance and share of R&D, by selected industry: 2005
(Percent)
 
State    Industry-performed
R&D (current
$millions)
      Chemicals       Computer and
electronic
products
        Computer-
related
services
      R&D
services
      Motor
vehicles
        Companies
with 5–499
employees
 
All states   226,159   19.0   19.2 L   13.5   7.5   7.1 L   17.9
California   50,683   11.2   33.2     15.0   10.7   D     21.8
Michigan   16,752   9.5   2.3     D   1.5   74.3     6.2
Massachusetts   13,342   13.2   41.1     D   11.1   D     22.3
New Jersey   13,214   65.7   5.7     3.5   5.6   0.2     13.1
Texas   12,438   4.7   37.4     18.3   6.3   0.5     16.1
Washington   9,736   5.5   5.6     D   6.3   0.7     11.7
Illinois   9,712   18.9   37.4     5.1   1.7   2.4     12.4
New York   9,474   28.4   6.6     18.8   3.7   D     18.5
Pennsylvania   8,846   54.2   6.9     6.0   8.3   0.4     15.4
Connecticut   7,885   50.3   3.5     2.4   4.0   0.1     11.5
 

L = lower-bound estimate; D = suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information

NOTES: Rankings do not account for margin of error of estimates from sample surveys. Detail does not add to total because not all industries shown.

SOURCE: National Science Foundation, Division of Science Resources Statistics, Survey of Industrial Research and Development.

Science and Engineering Indicators 2008