TABLE B-1 Total Number of Ph.D.s in the Labor Force, by Sex, Field, and Year of Survey

 

1973

1979

1989

1995

Engineering

Men

Women

Men

Women

Men

Women

Men

Women

Biomedical

317

5

870

10

1373

94

1913

205

Chemical

5427

19

7497

43

11004

322

11879

714

Electrical

7962

21

10375

68

14438

249

19513

704

Industrial

815

5

1312

18

1304

107

2110

307

Materials Science

178

0

691

14

1768

153

3558

521

Other

18743

77

26584

269

38595

927

43552

1996

Total

33442

127

47329

422

68482

1852

82525

4447

Mathematical Sciences

Men

Women

Men

Women

Men

Women

Men

Women

Computer Science

571

33

1428

104

3950

484

6942

1133

Probability & Statistics

2399

191

4003

434

5655

1066

6525

1479

Mathematics

9883

766

12661

1079

15995

1698

17100

2204

Total

12853

90

18092

1617

25600

3248

30567

4816

Physical Sciences

Men

Women

Men

Women

Men

Women

Men

Women

Astronomy

1023

99

1627

127

2478

240

2866

224

Physics

18944

395

23792

628

30319

1236

33781

2058

Chemistry

34784

2198

41278

3058

49102

5814

52841

8478

Oceanography

583

10

922

46

1516

167

1724

310

Geosciences

6024

162

8259

376

11981

1083

13288

1790

Total

61358

2864

75878

4235

95396

8540

104500

12860



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