Table 3-31
Employed S&E doctorate holders who left full-time employment after April 2006, by employment sector and age: October 2008
(Percent)
 
  April 2006 employment sector
Age (years) All sectors Education Government Business/
industry
 
50–55 4.7 3.3 2.5 6.9
56–62 9.7 7.9 10.2 11.7
63–70 27.6 26.3 28.0 29.3
 

SOURCE: National Science Foundation, National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics, Scientists and Engineers Statistical Data System (SESTAT) (2006, 2008), http://sestat.nsf.gov.

Science and Engineering Indicators 2012