Table 4-6
Estimated share of computer-related services in company-funded R&D and domestic net sales of R&D-performing companies: 1987–2007
(Percent)
 
Year Company-funded
R&D
Domestic
net sales
 
1987 3.8 1.4
1988 3.6 1.5
1989 3.4 1.4
1990 3.7 1.5
1991 3.6 1.6
1992 4.0 1.6
1993 8.2 1.5
1994 6.6 2.2
1995 8.8 3.3
1996 8.8 2.6
1997 9.1 2.5
1998 9.5 2.2
1999 10.6 2.2
2000 10.9 2.8
2001 13.0 3.5
2002 14.6 5.4
2003 14.3 3.5
2004 14.7 3.0
2005 14.7 3.5
2006 14.7 5.7
2007 13.7 4.3
 

NOTES: Before 1998 companies classified in Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) industries 737 (computer and data processing services) and 871 (engineering, architectural, and surveying services). After 1998 companies classified in North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) industries 5112 (software) and 5415 (computer systems design and related services). With SIC classification, information technology services share of companyfunded R&D was 10.4% for 1998, indicating SIC-based data may overestimate information technology services R&D and net sales relative to NAICS-based data.

SOURCE: National Science Foundation, Division of Science Resources Statistics, Survey of Industrial Research and Development (annual series), http://www.nsf.gov/statistics/srvyindustry/, accessed 6 May 2009.

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