Table 4-4
Top 10 states in business R&D performance and share of R&D, by selected industry: 2007
(Percent)
 
State Business-
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 269,267 20.6 L 21.8 5.4 8.4 6.0 L 18.7
California 64,187 13.9   33.0 14.6 9.5 D   20.2
Massachusetts 19,488 17.4   44.6 5.5 9.9 0.0   18.5
New Jersey 17,892 63.1   6.3 5.2 8.0 0.1   13.4
Michigan 15,736 6.7   1.3 1.9 2.8 74.8   8.5
Texas 13,889 5.6   32.3 17.8 7.4 0.4   18.6
Washington 12,687 5.2   5.3 2.6 6.5 0.4   12.3
Illinois 11,362 25.2   32.7 4.3 2.4 1.8   14.1
New York 10,916 30.1   7.8 15.6 4.1 3.0   22.7
Pennsylvania 10,387 55.0   7.3 6.2 5.2 0.8   17.5
Connecticut 9,444 59.0   2.3 2.5 3.2 0.2   8.2
 

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 2010