Figure H-2. Employed S&E doctorate holders, by race/ethnicity and field of doctorate: 2001
SOURCE: National Science Foundation, Division of Science Resources Statistics, Survey of Doctorate Recipients, 2001.
The racial/ethnic composition of engineering doctorate holders differs markedly from that of science doctorate holders.
- Asians/Pacific Islanders comprised a far larger share and whites a much smaller share of engineering doctorate holders than of science doctorate holders in 2001.
- Blacks and Hispanics each constituted about 3 percent of science doctorate holders and 2 percent of engineering doctorate holders in 2001.
- American Indians/Alaskan Natives were 0.3 percent of both science and engineering doctorate holders in 2001.
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- Table H-8. Employed S&E doctorate holders, by occupation, race/ethnicity and sex: 2001 Excel PDF
This figure will be updated as new data become available. This figure was last updated May 2004.