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FIGURE 4-1 Ratio of first university NS&E degrees to 24-year-old population, by selected country/economy, 1975 and 2000 or most recent year.

Source: National Science Board, Science and Engineering Indicators 2004. (NSB 04-01) Arlington, VA: National Science Foundation, 2004, Figure 2-34, page 2-36.

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FIGURE 4-2 Natural science and engineering doctorate awards, selected countries, 1993-2006 (thousands).

Source: National Science Board, Science and Engineering Indicators 2010. (NSB 10-01) Arlington, VA: National Science Foundation, 2010, Figure 2-27, page 2-35.



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