Table 2-13
European and North American recipients of U.S. S&E doctorates, by field and region/country of origin: 1989–2009
 
  Europea   North America
Field All countries Western Scandinavia Central/Eastern   All countries Canada Mexico
 
All fields 38,644 24,433 2,151 12,060   15,275 10,943 4,283
S&E 29,988 17,852 1,632 10,504   10,802 7,193 3,589
Engineering 5,876 3,741 291 1,844   1,859 1,035 824
Science 24,112 14,111 1,341 8,660   8,943 6,158 2,765
Agricultural sciences 828 606 59 163   854 266 588
Biological sciences 4,534 2,753 258 1,523   2,109 1,513 589
Computer sciences 1,621 868 75 678   337 235 101
Earth/atmospheric/ocean sciences 1,075 720 80 275   375 236 138
Mathematics 2,957 1,305 105 1,547   526 330 195
Medical/other life sciences 700 531 76 93   638 540 96
Physical sciences 6,068 2,956 220 2,892   1,164 873 289
Psychology 1,124 823 114 187   962 873 84
Social sciences 5,205 3,549 354 1,302   1,978 1,292 685
Non-S&E 8,656 6,581 519 1,556   4,473 3,750 694
 

aSee figure 2-20 notes for countries included in Western Europe, Scandinavia, and Central/Eastern Europe.

NOTE: Includes permanent and temporary residents.

SOURCE: National Science Foundation, National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics, special tabulations (2010) of Survey of Earned Doctorates.

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