Table 2-13
Foreign recipients of U.S. S&E doctorates, by country/economy of origin: 1991–2011
 
Country/economy Number Percent
 
All foreign recipients 235,582 100.0
Top 10 total 160,082 68.0
China 63,341 26.9
India 27,787 11.8
South Korea 22,400 9.5
Taiwan 16,997 7.2
Canada 7,511 3.2
Turkey 6,138 2.6
Thailand 4,232 1.8
Germany 3,985 1.7
Japan 3,974 1.7
Mexico 3,717 1.6
All others 75,500 32.0
 

NOTE: Foreign doctorate recipients include permanent and temporary residents.

SOURCE: National Science Foundation, National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics, special tabulations (2012) of the Survey of Earned Doctorates, 2011.

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