Science & Engineering Indicators 2018

Broad-based, objective information on the U.S. and international S&E enterprise

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Learn about S&E indicators in education; workforce; R&D; industry, technology, and the global marketplace; invention, knowledge transfer, and innovation; and public attitudes and understanding.


The Digest is a condensed version of the main report, comprising a selection of indicators that draws attention to important trends.

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State Indicators

Interactive data tool presenting U.S. state-specific trends in S&E.

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