TABLE 1 Federal Science and Technology Budget, FY 2000–FY 2003 (millions of current dollars)

AGENCIES

2000 Actual

2001 Actual

2002 Est.

2003 Proposed

FY 2001– FY 2002 (Percent Change)

FY 2002– FY 2003 (Percent Change)

National Institutes of Health

17,827

20,438

23,433

27,335

14.7%

16.7%

NASA

7,013

7,789

8,113

8,774

4.2%

8.1%

Space Science

2,606

2,760

3,034

3,428

9.9%

13.0%

Earth Science

1,734

1,825

1,695

1,639

–7.1%

–3.3%

Biological and Physical Research

839

944

828

851

–12.3%

2.8%

Aero-space technology

1,834

2,260

2,556

2,856

13.1%

11.7%

National Science Foundation

3,903

4,437

4,795

5,036

8.1%

5.0%

Dept. of Energy

4,338

4,911

5,099

5,027

3.8%

–1.4%

Science Programs

2,820

3,218

3,240

3,285

0.7%

1.4%

Renewable Energy

306

370

386

408

4.3%

5.7%

Nuclear Energy

226

261

244

251

–6.5%

2.9%

Energy Conservation

577

619

641

589

3.6%

–8.1%

Fossil Energy R&D

409

443

588

494

32.7%

–16.0%

Dept. of Defense

4,541

4,944

4,961

4,952

0.3%

–0.2%

Basic Research (6.1)

1,136

1,271

1,305

1,336

2.7%

2.4%

Applied Research (6.2)

3,405

3,673

3,656

3,616

–0.5%

–1.1%

Dept. of Agriculture

1,759

1,885

1,890

1,913

0.3%

1.2%

CSREES Research and Education

488

514

552

563

7.4%

2.0%

Economic Research Service

67

69

70

82

1.4%

17.1%

Mandatory Research Grants

120

120

0

0

–100.0%

0.0%

Agricultural Research Service

866

936

1,017

1,014

8.7%

–0.3%

Forest Service

218

246

251

254

2.0%

1.2%

Dept. of the Interior (USGS)

847

918

950

904

3.5%

–4.8%

Dept. of Commerce

826

828

948

861

14.5%

–9.2%

NOAA (Oceanic/Atmospheric Research)

285

325

362

297

11.4%

–18.0%

NIST

541

503

586

564

16.5%

–3.8%

Environmental Protection Agency

683

746

750

797

0.5%

6.3%

Dept. of Transportation

593

521

651

548

25.0%

–15.8%

Highway Research

490

387

448

421

15.8%

–6.0%

Aviation Research

103

134

203

127

51.5%

–37.4%

Dept. of Education

317

363

377

431

3.9%

14.3%

Special Educ. Research and Innovation

64

77

78

78

1.3%

0.0%

NIDRR

86

100

110

110

10.0%

0.0%

Res., Dev., and Dissemination

167

186

189

243

1.6%

28.6%

Dept. of Veterans Affairs

321

363

373

409

2.8%

9.7%

FS&T Total

42,968

48,143

52,340

56,987

8.7%

8.9%

NIH

17,827

20,438

23,433

27,335

14.7%

16.7%

FS&T Total minus NIH

25,141

27,705

28,907

29,652

4.3%

2.6%

NIH as percentage of FS&T Total

41.5%

42.5%

44.8%

48.0%

Source: Budget of the United States Government, Fiscal Year 2003



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