Skip all navigation and go to page content.

Appendix Tables

Download all appendix tables Excel and PDF ( 16.92 MB)

1. Elementary and Secondary Mathematics and Science Education

Download Chapter 1 tables Excel and PDF ( 2.36 MB)
Table Title PDF Data
1-1 First-time kindergarteners and their average mathematics and science assessment scores, by child, family, and school characteristics: Academic year 2010–11
1-2 Average NAEP mathematics scores of students in grades 4 and 8, by student and school characteristics: 1990–2011
1-3 Students in grades 4 and 8 scoring at or above NAEP's proficient level in mathematics for their grade, by student and school characteristics: 1990–2011
1-4 Average NAEP science scores of students in grade 8, by student and school characteristics: 2009 and 2011
1-5 Students in grade 8 scoring at or above NAEP's proficient level in science for their grade level, by student and school characteristics: 2009 and 2011
1-6 Average TIMSS mathematics scores of students in grades 4 and 8, by country/jurisdiction: 2011
1-7 Average TIMSS science scores of students in grades 4 and 8, by country/jurisdiction: 2011
1-8 Highest-level mathematics course in which ninth graders enrolled, by student and family characteristics: 2009
1-9 Highest-level science course in which ninth graders enrolled, by student and family characteristics: 2009
1-10 Public school students in graduating class of 2012 who took AP exams in mathematics and science in high school, by sex and race or ethnicity
1-11 Mathematics and science classes taught by teachers experienced in teaching their subject, by years of experience and school and class characteristics: 2012
1-12 Middle and high school science teachers with various levels of preparation in their subject, by grade level and subject taught: 2012
1-13 Middle and high school mathematics teachers who completed mathematics courses in college: 2012
1-14 Middle and high school mathematics and science teachers with an undergraduate or graduate degree in their subject, by school and class characteristics: 2012
1-15 Elementary teachers' self-assessment of their preparedness to teach selected mathematics and science topics: 2012
1-16 Middle and high school science teachers considering themselves very well prepared to teach various science topics: 2012
1-17 Middle and high school mathematics teachers considering themselves very well prepared to teach various mathematics topics: 2012
1-18 School program representatives rating the effect of various school conditions on mathematics and science instruction: 2012
1-19 Beginning public elementary and secondary school teachers (2007–08) who had left teaching by 2009–10, by teaching level, field, and selected teacher and school characteristics
1-20 On-time graduation rates of U.S. public high school students, by sex and race or ethnicity: 2006–10
1-21 High school graduation rates, by OECD country: 2010
1-22 High school graduates enrolled in college in October after completing high school, by demographic characteristics and institution type: 1975–2011
1-23 First-time entry rates into university-level education, by OECD country and sex of student: 2010

2. Higher Education in Science and Engineering

Download Chapter 2 tables Excel and PDF ( 5.74 MB)
Table Title PDF Data
2-1 S&E degrees awarded, by degree level, Carnegie institution type, and field: 2011
2-2 Degrees awarded by private for-profit academic institutions, by broad field and degree level: 2000–11
2-3 Degrees awarded by private for-profit academic institutions, by field and degree level: 2011
2-4 Average revenue per FTE by institution type: 1987–2010
2-5 Average expenditures per FTE by institution type: 1987–2010
2-6 Full-time S&E graduate students, by source and mechanism of primary support: 1997–2011
2-7 Full-time S&E graduate students, by field and mechanism of primary support: 2011
2-8 Full-time S&E graduate students primarily supported by federal government, by field and mechanism of primary support: 2011
2-9 Full-time S&E graduate students primarily supported by federal government, by agency: 1997–2011
2-10 Full-time S&E graduate students primarily supported by federal government, by field and agency: 2011
2-11 Primary support mechanisms for S&E doctorate recipients, by citizenship, sex, and race or ethnicity: 2011
2-12 Amount of undergraduate and graduate debt of S&E doctorate recipients, by field: 2011
2-13 Doctorate recipients with graduate education-related debt, by broad field of study: 2001–11
2-14 Undergraduate and total enrollment in higher education, by Carnegie institution type: 1996–2011
2-15 Projections of U.S. population age 20–24, by sex and race or ethnicity: 2015–60
2-16 Freshmen intending S&E major, by field, sex, and race or ethnicity: 1998–2012
2-17 Earned bachelor's degrees, by sex and field: 2000–11
2-18 Freshmen intending to major in selected S&E fields, by sex and race or ethnicity: 1998–2012
2-19 Foreign undergraduate student enrollment in U.S. universities, by field and selected places of origin: November 2011 and November 2012
2-20 Undergraduate enrollment in engineering and engineering technology programs: 1997–2011
2-21 Earned associate's degrees, by sex and field: 2000–11
2-22 Earned associate's degrees, by citizenship, field, and race or ethnicity: 2000–11
2-23 Earned bachelor's degrees, by citizenship, field, and race or ethnicity: 2000–11
2-24 S&E graduate enrollment, by sex and field: 2000–11
2-25 Engineering enrollment, by enrollment level and attendance: 1991–2011
2-26 First-time full-time S&E graduate students, by citizenship and field: 2000–11
2-27 S&E graduate enrollment, by citizenship, field, and race or ethnicity: 2000–11
2-28 Foreign graduate student enrollment in U.S. universities, by field and selected places of origin: November 2011 and November 2012
2-29 Earned master's degrees, by sex and field: 2000–11
2-30 Earned master's degrees, by citizenship, field, and race or ethnicity: 2000–11
2-31 Earned doctoral degrees, by citizenship, field, and sex: 2000–11
2-32 Median number of years from S&E doctorate recipients' entry to graduate school to receipt of doctorate, by field: 1981–2011
2-33 Earned doctoral degrees, by citizenship, field, and race or ethnicity: 2000–11
2-34 Expenditures on tertiary education as a percentage of GDP: 1995, 2000, 2005, and 2009
2-35 Tertiary-type A, advanced research programs, and tertiary education, by age group and country: 2010
2-36 First university degrees, by selected region and country/economy: 2010 or most recent year
2-37 S&E first university degrees, by selected Western or Asian country/economy and field: 2000–10
2-38 First university degrees, by field, sex, and region/country/economy: 2010 or most recent year
2-39 Earned S&E doctoral degrees, by selected region/country/economy and field: 2010 or most recent year
2-40 Earned S&E doctoral degrees, by sex, selected region/country/economy, and field: 2010 or most recent year
2-41 S&E doctoral degrees in the United States and selected European countries, by field: 2000–10
2-42 S&E doctoral degrees, by selected Asian country/economy and field: 1996–2010
2-43 Trends in population age 20–24, by selected country and region: 2010–60
2-44 Foreign S&E student enrollment in UK universities, by enrollment level, place of origin, and field: Academic years 1994–95, 2010–11, and 2011–12
2-45 Foreign S&E student enrollment in Japanese universities, by enrollment level, place of origin, and field: 2004 and 2012
2-46 S&E student enrollment in Canadian universities, by enrollment level, top place of origin, and field: 2000 and 2010

3. Science and Engineering Labor Force

Download Chapter 3 tables Excel and PDF ( 2.67 MB)
Table Title PDF Data
3-1 S&E occupations in the 1960 U.S. Census and 2011 American Community Survey
3-2 Bureau of Labor Statistics projections of occupational employment: 2010–20
3-3 Scientists and engineers, by occupation and degree field: 2010
3-4 Employment sector of S&E highest degree holders, by level and field of highest degree: 2010
3-5 Scientists and engineers employed in the business sector, by employer size: 2010
3-6 Scientists and engineers participating in work-related training, by labor force status, highest degree level, and sex: 2010
3-7 Most important reason for scientists and engineers to participate in work-related training, by labor force status: 2010
3-8 Unemployment rates of scientists and engineers, by level of highest degree and broad occupational category: 2003–10
3-9 Alternate rates of labor underutilization for S&E and all occupations: March 2008–April 2013
3-10 Labor market indicators for recent S&E degree recipients up to 5 years after receiving degree, by degree level: 2010
3-11 Postgraduation plans of doctorate recipients with definite commitments, by broad field of study: Selected years, 1991–2011
3-12 Age profile of employed scientists and engineers, by sex and field of highest degree: 2010
3-13 Employed scientists and engineers, by sex and occupation: 2010
3-14 Employed S&E highest degree holders, by sex and field of degree: 2010
3-15 Employed S&E highest degree holders, by sex, race, ethnicity, field of highest degree, and broad occupational category: 2010
3-16 Employed scientists and engineers, by race, ethnicity, and occupation: 2010
3-17 Employed S&E highest degree holders, by race, ethnicity, and field of degree: 2010
3-18 Estimate and median salary of full-time workers with highest degree in S&E field, by sex and occupation: 2010
3-19 Estimate and median salary of full-time workers with highest degree in S&E field, by race, ethnicity, and occupation: 2010
3-20 Race and ethnic distribution of workers in S&E occupations, by nativity: 2010
3-21 Occupations of new H-1B visa recipients: FY 2011
3-22 Plans of foreign recipients of U.S. doctorates to stay in the United States, by field of doctorate and place of origin: 2000–11
3-23 R&D personnel in selected regions/countries: 1995–2011
3-24 Researchers as a share of total employment in selected regions/countries/economies: 1995, 2003, 2011

4. Research and Development: National Trends and International Comparisons

Download Chapter 4 tables Excel and PDF ( 4.86 MB)
Table Title PDF Data
4-1 Gross domestic product, R&D, and ratio of R&D and gross domestic product: 1953–2011
4-2 U.S. R&D expenditures, by performing sector and source of funds: 1953–2011
4-3 U.S. basic research expenditures, by performing sector and source of funds: 1953–2011
4-4 U.S. applied research expenditures, by performing sector and source of funds: 1953–2011
4-5 U.S. development expenditures, by performing sector and source of funds: 1953–2011
4-6 U.S. R&D expenditures, by source of funds and performing sector: 1953–2011
4-7 U.S. basic research expenditures, by source of funds and performing sector: 1953–2011
4-8 U.S. applied research expenditures, by source of funds and performing sector: 1953–2011
4-9 U.S. development expenditures, by source of funds and performing sector: 1953–2011
4-10 R&D expenditures of federally funded R&D centers, by FFRDC and source of funds: FY 2010 and FY 2011
4-11 U.S. R&D expenditures, by state, performing sector, and source of funds: 2010
4-12 U.S. R&D and gross domestic product, by state: 2010
4-13 Gross expenditures for R&D and expenditures for R&D as share of gross domestic product, for selected countries: 1981–2011
4-14 Gross expenditures on R&D, by performing and funding sectors, for selected countries: 2010
4-15 Domestic business R&D by major funding source, by industry and company size: 2008–11
4-16 Domestic R&D performed by the company and paid for by others, by source of funds, industry, and company size: 2010
4-17 Domestic R&D paid for by sources located outside the United States and performed by the company, by source of funds, industry, and company size: 2010
4-18 Domestic R&D paid for by others and performed by the company, by source of funds, industry, and company size: 2011
4-19 Domestic R&D paid for by sources located outside the United States and performed by the company, by source of funds, industry, and company size: 2011
4-20 Domestic R&D paid for by the company and others and performed by the company, by business activity: 2011
4-21 Federal research and experimentation tax credit claims, by NAICS industry: 2001–09
4-22 Corporate tax returns claiming the federal research and experimentation tax credit, by NAICS industry: 2001–09
4-23 R&D performed by majority-owned affiliates of foreign companies in the United States, by region/country/economy of ultimate beneficial owner: 1997–2010
4-24 R&D performed by majority-owned affiliates of foreign companies in the United States, by NAICS industry of affiliate: 2002–06
4-25 R&D performed by majority-owned affiliates of foreign companies in the United States, by NAICS industry of affiliate: 2007–10
4-26 R&D performed abroad by majority-owned foreign affiliates of U.S. parent companies, by region/country/economy: 1997–2010
4-27 R&D performed abroad by majority-owned foreign affiliates of U.S. parent companies, by selected NAICS industry of affiliate: 2004–08
4-28 R&D performed abroad by majority-owned foreign affiliates of U.S. parent companies, by selected NAICS industry of affiliate: 2009 and 2010
4-29 R&D performed in the United States by U.S. multinational company parent companies, by NAICS industry: 2004–08
4-30 R&D performed in the United States by U.S. multinational company parent companies, by NAICS industry: 2009–10
4-31 Business expenditures for R&D, by industry and selected country/economy: 2010 or most recent year
4-32 Federal budget authority for R&D and R&D plant, by budget function: FYs 2000–13
4-33 Federal budget authority for R&D, R&D plant, and basic research, by budget function: FYs 2000–13
4-34 Federal obligations for R&D and R&D plant, by character of work: FYs 1953–2012
4-35 Federal obligations for R&D and R&D plant, by agency, performer, and character of work: FY 2011
4-36 Differences in federal R&D support, as reported by performers and federal agencies: 1985–2011
4-37 Federal obligations for research, by agency and S&E field: FY 2011
4-38 Federal obligations for research, by detailed S&E field: FYs 1991–2011
4-39 Government budget appropriations or outlays for R&D, by socioeconomic objectives and selected countries: 2011
4-40 Federal technology transfer activity indicators for U.S. agencies with federal laboratories: FYs 2001–10
4-41 SBIR and STTR awards, by type of award: FYs 1983–2011
4-42 SBIR award funding, by type of award and federal agency: FYs 1983–2011
4-43 STTR award funding, by type of award and federal agency: FYs 1995–2011

5. Academic Research and Development

Download Chapter 5 tables Excel and PDF ( 7.63 MB)
Table Title PDF Data
5-1 Higher education R&D expenditures, by R&D field: FYs 2005–12
5-2 Total and federally financed higher education R&D expenditures, by character of work: FYs 1953–2012
5-3 Sources of S&E R&D funds at private and public academic institutions: Selected years, 1990–2012
5-4 Federally financed higher education R&D expenditures, by federal agency and R&D field: FY 2012
5-5 Higher education R&D expenditures, by source of funds and R&D field: FY 2012
5-6 Top 100 academic institutions in S&E R&D expenditures in S&E fields, ranked by FY 2012 R&D expenditures: FYs 2005–12
5-7 Expenditures for academic R&D passed through to and received by subrecipients: FYs 2000–09
5-8 S&E research space in academic institutions, by field: FYs 1988–2011
5-9 Source of funds for new construction of S&E research space in academic institutions, by year of project start and type of institution: FYs 2002–11
5-10 Costs for repair and renovation of S&E research space in academic institutions, by field and time of repair and renovation: FYs 2010–13
5-11 Current fund expenditures for research equipment at academic institutions, by S&E field: Selected years, 1985–2012
5-12 Federal share of current funding for research equipment at academic institutions, by S&E field: Selected years, FYs 1985–2012
5-13 Centrally administered high-performance computing in academic institutions, by type of institution and computing architecture: FY 2011
5-14 SEH doctorate holders employed in academia, by type of position and degree field: 1973–2010
5-15 SEH doctorate holders employed in academia, by type of position, sex, and degree field: 1973–2010
5-16 SEH doctorate holders employed in academia, by type of position, degree field, race, and ethnicity: 1973–2010
5-17 SEH doctorate holders employed in academia, by type of position, degree field, and citizenship: 2010
5-18 Age distribution of SEH doctorate holders in full-time faculty positions at research universities and other academic institutions: 1973–2010
5-19 SEH doctorate holders employed in academia, by research priority, type of position, and degree field: 1973–2010
5-20 Early career SEH doctorate holders employed in academia, by Carnegie institution type, years since doctorate, and type of position: 1997–2010
5-21 Academic SEH doctorate holders with federal support, by degree field, research activity, and type of position: 1973–2010
5-22 SEH doctorate holders and full-time faculty with federal support, by degree field and Carnegie classification of employer: 2010
5-23 Early career SEH doctorate holders employed in academia with federal support, by degree field, years since doctorate, and type of position: 1973–2010
5-24 Regions and countries/economies in S&E publications data
5-25 Fields and subfields of S&E publications data
5-26 S&E articles in all fields combined, by region/country/economy: 1997–2011
5-27 S&E articles in agricultural sciences, by region/country/economy: 1997–2011
5-28 S&E articles in astronomy, by region/country/economy: 1997–2011
5-29 S&E articles in biological sciences, by region/country/economy: 1997–2011
5-30 S&E articles in chemistry, by region/country/economy: 1997–2011
5-31 S&E articles in computer sciences, by region/country/economy: 1997–2011
5-32 S&E articles in engineering, by region/country/economy: 1997–2011
5-33 S&E articles in geosciences, by region/country/economy: 1997–2011
5-34 S&E articles in mathematics, by region/country/economy: 1997–2011
5-35 S&E articles in medical sciences, by region/country/economy: 1997–2011
5-36 S&E articles in other life sciences, by region/country/economy: 1997–2011
5-37 S&E articles in physics, by region/country/economy: 1997–2011
5-38 S&E articles in psychology, by region/country/economy: 1997–2011
5-39 S&E articles in social sciences, by region/country/economy: 1997–2011
5-40 U.S. S&E articles, by field and sector: 1997–2012
5-41 S&E articles in all fields combined, by coauthorship attribute and selected country/economy: 1997–2012
5-42 S&E articles in engineering, by coauthorship attribute and selected country/economy: 1997–2012
5-43 S&E articles in astronomy, by coauthorship attribute and selected country/economy: 1997–2012
5-44 S&E articles in chemistry, by coauthorship attribute and selected country/economy: 1997–2012
5-45 S&E articles in physics, by coauthorship attribute and selected country/economy: 1997–2012
5-46 S&E articles in geosciences, by coauthorship attribute and selected country/economy: 1997–2012
5-47 S&E articles in mathematics, by coauthorship attribute and selected country/economy: 1997–2012
5-48 S&E articles in computer sciences, by coauthorship attribute and selected country/economy: 1997–2012
5-49 S&E articles in agricultural sciences, by coauthorship attribute and selected country/economy: 1997–2012
5-50 S&E articles in biological sciences, by coauthorship attribute and selected country/economy: 1997–2012
5-51 S&E articles in medical sciences, by coauthorship attribute and selected country/economy: 1997–2012
5-52 S&E articles in other life sciences, by coauthorship attribute and selected country/economy: 1997–2012
5-53 S&E articles in psychology, by coauthorship attribute and selected country/economy: 1997–2012
5-54 S&E articles in social sciences, by coauthorship attribute and selected country/economy: 1997–2012
5-55 Indexes of internationally coauthored S&E articles, by selected country/economy pairs: 1997 and 2012
5-56 Internationally coauthored S&E articles, by selected country/economy pairs: 1997 and 2012
5-57 Share of all S&E articles, top 1% of cited articles, and index of highly cited articles, by field and selected country/economy: 2002 and 2012
5-58 S&E articles, by field, citation percentile, and country/economy of institutional author: 2002 and 2012
5-59 U.S. utility patents citing S&E literature, by patent assignee sector, article author sector, and patent issue year: 2003–12
5-60 Citation of S&E articles in USPTO patents, by cited field and cited country/sector: 2003–12
5-61 U.S. utility patents in clean energy and pollution control technologies citing S&E literature, by patent assignee sector, article author sector, and patent issue year: 2003–12
5-62 U.S. utility patent awards, by selected characteristics of patent owner: 1997–2012
5-63 U.S. university patent awards, by technology area: 1992–2012
5-64 Academic patenting and licensing activities: 2001–11

6. Industry, Technology, and the Global Marketplace

Download Chapter 6 tables Excel and PDF ( 5.66 MB)
Table Title PDF Data
6-1 Regions/countries/economies in world industry data
6-2 Value added of KTI industries, by region/country/economy: 1997–2012
6-3 Nominal GDP, by region/country/economy: Selected years, 1997–2012
6-4 Value added of commercial KI services, by region/country/economy: 1997–2012
6-5 Value added of education services, by region/country/economy: 1997–2012
6-6 Value added of health and social services, by region/country/economy: 1997–2012
6-7 Value added of HT manufacturing industries, by region/country/economy: 1997–2012
6-8 Value added of financial services, by region/country/economy: 1997–2012
6-9 Real GDP per employed person, by region/country/economy: Selected years, 1995–2012
6-10 Real GDP per capita, by region/country/economy: Selected years, 1995–2012
6-11 Value added of business services, by region/country/economy: 1997–2012
6-12 Value added of telecommunications services, by region/country/economy: 1997–2012
6-13 Value added of computer programming and related services, by region/country/economy: 1997–2012
6-14 Value added of all manufacturing industries, by region/country/economy: 1997–2012
6-15 Value added of semiconductor industry, by region/country/economy: 1997–2012
6-16 Value added of computers and office machinery, by region/country/economy: 1997–2012
6-17 Value added of communications, by region/country/economy: 1997–2012
6-18 Value added of pharmaceuticals industry, by region/country/economy: 1997–2012
6-19 Value added of testing, measuring, and control instruments industries, by region/country/economy: 1997–2012
6-20 Value added of aircraft and spacecraft, by region/country/economy: 1997–2012
6-21 Exports and imports of HT products, by region/country/economy: Selected years, 1997–2012
6-22 U.S. trade in R&D services, by affiliation and by selected region/country/economy: 2011
6-23 U.S. trade in research, development, and testing services, by affiliation and by selected region/country/economy: 2006–10
6-24 Exports and imports of all manufactured products, by region/country/economy: Selected years, 1997–2012
6-25 Exports and imports of ICT products, by region/country/economy: Selected years, 1997–2012
6-26 Exports and imports of communications products, by region/country/economy: Selected years, 1997–2012
6-27 Exports and imports of computer products, by region/country/economy: Selected years, 1997–2012
6-28 Exports and imports of semiconductor products, by region/country/economy: Selected years, 1997–2012
6-29 Exports and imports of pharmaceutical products, by region/country/economy: Selected years, 1997–2012
6-30 Exports and imports of aircraft products, by region/country/economy: Selected years, 1997–2012
6-31 Exports and imports of measuring, testing, and control instrument products, by region/country/economy: Selected years, 1997–2012
6-32 Regions and countries/economies in world trade data
6-33 U.S. trade in AT products, by region/country/economy: 2000–12
6-34 U.S. trade in ICT products, by region/country/economy: 2000–12
6-35 U.S. trade in aerospace products, by region/country/economy: 2000–12
6-36 U.S. trade in electronics products, by region/country/economy: 2000–12
6-37 U.S. trade in life sciences products, by region/country/economy: 2000–12
6-38 U.S. trade in optoelectronics products, by region/country/economy: 2000–12
6-39 Value added and employment of U.S. multinationals, by selected industry and location: 2010
6-40 USPTO patent grants, by region/country/economy: Selected years, 1997–2012
6-41 Regions/countries/economies in USPTO patent data
6-42 USPTO patent applications and grants, by industry: 2011
6-43 USPTO patents granted in networking technology, by region/country/economy: Selected years, 1997–2012
6-44 USPTO patents granted in information processing technology, by region/country/economy: Selected years, 1997–2012
6-45 USPTO patents granted in telecommunications technology, by region/country/economy: Selected years, 1997–2012
6-46 USPTO patents granted in semiconductor technology, by region/country/economy: Selected years, 1997–2012
6-47 USPTO patents granted in computer systems technology, by region/country/economy: Selected years, 1997–2012
6-48 USPTO patents granted in biotechnology, by region/country/economy: Selected years, 1997–2012
6-49 USPTO patents granted in pharmaceuticals technology, by region/country/economy: Selected years, 1997–2012
6-50 USPTO patents granted in medical electronics technology, by region/country/economy: Selected years, 1997–2012
6-51 USPTO patents granted in medical equipment technology, by region/country/economy: Selected years, 1997–2012
6-52 USPTO patents granted in automation and control technology, by region/country/economy: Selected years, 1997–2012
6-53 USPTO patents granted in measuring techniques and instrumentation technology, by region/country/economy: Selected years, 1997–2012
6-54 Triadic patent families, by region/country/economy: 1999–2010
6-55 U.S. HT industries by number of firms and employees: 2010
6-56 U.S. venture capital investment, by financing stage and selected industry/technology: 1997–2012
6-57 USPTO patents granted in alternative energy and pollution-control technologies, by region/country/economy: Selected years, 1997–2012
6-58 USPTO patents granted in alternative energy technologies, by region/country/economy: Selected years, 1997–2012
6-59 USPTO patents granted in energy storage technology, by region/country/economy: Selected years, 1997–2012
6-60 USPTO patents granted in smart grid technology, by region/country/economy: Selected years, 1997–2012
6-61 USPTO patents granted in pollution mitigation technologies, by region/country/economy: Selected years, 1997–2012
6-62 USPTO patents granted in fuel cell technology, by region/country/economy: Selected years, 1997–2012
6-63 USPTO patents granted in bioenergy technology, by region/country/economy: Selected years, 1997–2012
6-64 USPTO patents granted in solar energy technology, by region/country/economy: Selected years, 1997–2012
6-65 USPTO patents granted in hybrid and electric vehicle technology, by region/country/economy: Selected years, 1997–2012
6-66 USPTO patents granted in wind energy technology, by region/country/economy: Selected years, 1997–2012
6-67 USPTO patents granted in nuclear energy technology, by region/country/economy: Selected years, 1997–2012
6-68 USPTO patents granted in battery technology, by region/country/economy: Selected years, 1997–2012
6-69 USPTO patents granted in hydrogen production and storage technology, by region/country/economy: Selected years, 1997–2012
6-70 USPTO patents granted in cleaner coal technology, by region/country/economy: Selected years, 1997–2012
6-71 USPTO patents granted in capture and storage of carbon and other greenhouse gases technologies, by region/country/economy: Selected years, 1997–2012
6-72 USPTO patents granted in air pollution control technology, by region/country/economy: Selected years, 1997–2012
6-73 USPTO patents granted in solid waste control technology, by region/country/economy: Selected years, 1997–2012
6-74 USPTO patents granted in water pollution control technology, by region/country/economy: Selected years, 1997–2012
6-75 USPTO patents granted in recycling technology, by region/country/economy: Selected years, 1997–2012

7. Science and Technology: Public Attitudes and Understanding

Download Chapter 7 tables Excel and PDF ( 4.16 MB)
Table Title PDF Data
7-1 Public interest in selected issues: 1981–2012
7-2 Public interest in selected issues, by respondent characteristic: 2012
7-3 Primary source of information about current news events, by respondent characteristic: 2012
7-4 Primary source of information about science and technology, by respondent characteristic: 2012
7-5 Primary source of information about specific scientific issues, by respondent characteristic: 2012
7-6 Visitors to informal science and other cultural institutions: 1981–2012
7-7 Visitors to informal science and other cultural institutions, by respondent characteristic: 2012
7-8 Correct answers to trend factual knowledge of science questions, by respondent characteristic: 1992–2012
7-9 Correct answers to factual knowledge questions in physical and biological sciences: 1988–2012
7-10 Correct answers to factual knowledge questions in physical and biological sciences, by respondent characteristic: 2012
7-11 Correct answers to scientific process questions: 1990–2012
7-12 Correct answers to scientific process questions, by respondent characteristic: 2012
7-13 Public assessment of astrology, by respondent characteristic: 1979–2012
7-14 Public self-assessment of knowledge about causes of environmental problems, by country/economy: 2010
7-15 Public self-assessment of knowledge about solutions to environmental problems, by country/economy: 2010
7-16 Public assessment of benefits and harms of scientific research, by respondent characteristic: 2012
7-17 Public assessment of whether science and technology result in more opportunities for next generation, by respondent characteristic: 2012
7-18 Public assessment of whether science makes life change too fast, by respondent characteristic: 2012
7-19 Public assessment of whether we believe too often in science, and not enough in feelings and faith, by country/economy: 1993, 2000, and 2010
7-20 Public assessment of whether modern science does more harm than good, by country/economy: 1993, 2000, and 2010
7-21 Public attitudes toward science and technology in the United States and Europe, by country/economy: 2011
7-22 Public opinion on whether federal government should fund basic scientific research: 1985–2012
7-23 Public opinion on whether federal government should fund basic scientific research, by respondent characteristic: 2012
7-24 Public assessment of government spending, by policy area: 1981–2012
7-25 Public confidence in institutional leaders, by type of institution: 2012–1973
7-26 Public self-assessment of knowledge of what scientists and engineers do day-to-day on their jobs, by respondent characteristic: 2012
7-27 Public opinion on science and engineering careers for one's children, by respondent characteristic: 2012
7-28 Public perceptions of science and engineering occupations, by respondent characteristic: 1983, 2001, and 2012
7-29 Public assessment of degree to which certain fields and work activities are scientific: 2006 and 2012
7-30 Public concern about environmental issues, by country/economy: 2010
7-31 Public assessment of whether modern science will solve environmental problems with little change to our way of life, by country/economy: 1993, 2000, and 2010
7-32 Public assessment of danger to environment of river, lake, and stream pollution, by country/economy: 1993, 2000, and 2010
7-33 Public assessment of danger to environment of air pollution from industry, by country/economy: 1993, 2000, and 2010
7-34 Public assessment of danger to environment of air pollution from cars, by country/economy: 1993, 2000, and 2010
7-35 Public assessment of danger to environment of pesticides and chemicals used in farming, by country/economy: 1993, 2000, and 2010
7-36 Public assessment of danger to environment of climate change, by country/economy: 1993, 2000, and 2010
7-37 Public assessment of danger to environment of nuclear power stations, by country/economy: 1993, 2000, and 2010
7-38 Public assessment of danger to environment of modifying genes of crops, by country/economy: 2000 and 2010

8. State Indicators

Download Chapter 8 tables Excel and PDF ( 959 KB)
Table Title PDF Data
8-1 Average mathematics NAEP scores and achievement-level results for white students in grades 4 and 8 in public schools, by state: 2003 and 2011
8-2 Average science NAEP scores and achievement-level results for white students in grades 4 and 8 in public schools, by state: 2009 and 2011
8-3 Average mathematics NAEP scores and achievement-level results for black students in grades 4 and 8 in public schools, by state: 2003 and 2011
8-4 Average science NAEP scores and achievement-level results for black students in grades 4 and 8 in public schools, by state: 2009 and 2011
8-5 Average mathematics NAEP scores and achievement-level results for Hispanic students in grades 4 and 8 in public schools, by state: 2003 and 2011
8-6 Average science NAEP scores and achievement-level results for Hispanic students in grades 4 and 8 in public schools, by state: 2009 and 2011
8-7 Average mathematics NAEP scores and achievement-level results for Asian or Pacific Islander students in grades 4 and 8 in public schools, by state: 2003 and 2011
8-8 Average science NAEP scores and achievement-level results for Asian or Pacific Islander students in grades 4 and 8 in public schools, by state: 2009 and 2011
8-9 Average mathematics NAEP scores and achievement-level results for female students in grades 4 and 8 in public schools, by state: 2003 and 2011
8-10 Average science NAEP scores and achievement-level results for female students in grades 4 and 8 in public schools, by state: 2009 and 2011
8-11 Average mathematics NAEP scores and achievement-level results for male students in grades 4 and 8 in public schools, by state: 2003 and 2011
8-12 Average science NAEP scores and achievement-level results for male students in grades 4 and 8 in public schools, by state: 2009 and 2011
Close