Table 3-14
Unemployment rate for individuals in S&E occupations, by sex, race/ethnicity, and visa status: 1993, 2003, and 2006
(Percent)
 
Characteristic 1993 2003 2006
 
All individuals in S&E occupations 2.6 3.3 2.4
Sex      
Male 2.7 3.3 2.2
Female 2.1 3.5 2.9
Race/ethnicity      
White 2.4 2.9 2.2
Asian/Pacific Islander 4.0 5.7 2.8
Black 2.8 4.2 4.4
Hispanic 3.5 2.5 2.5
Temporary residents 3.4 2.7 2.8
 

NOTE: 2003 and 2006 data include some individuals with multiple races in each category.

SOURCE: National Science Foundation, Division of Science Resources Statistics, Scientists and Engineers Statistical Data System (SESTAT) (1993, 2003, and 2006), http://sestat.nsf.gov.

Science and Engineering Indicators 2010