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Slide Title: 24-Year-Olds Holding S&E Degrees selected countries 1983-2002

Slide Image: A line graph plotting 24-year-olds holding S&E degrees in selected countries between 1983 and 2002
Left, vertical axis goes from 0 to 450,000 in increments of 50,000
Bottom, horizontal axis shows the years from 1983 to 2002
US: around 320,000 in 1983 to around 400,000 in 2002
China: around 125.000 in 1985 to around 375,000 in 2002
Japan: around 250,000 in 1983 to around 350,000 in 2002
South Korea: around 35,000 in 1983 to around 110,000 in 2002
UK: around 40,000 in 1983 to around 95,000 in 2002
Germany: around 70,000 in 1983 to around 55,000 in 2002

Source: National Science Board, Science and Engineering Indicators 2006

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