TABLE 3 Demographic Characteristics of Science and Engineering Ph.D.s, by Years Since Doctorate, 1995 (in percent)

 

Years Since Doctorate

Demographic Characteristics

Total

5 Years or Less

6-15 Years

16-25 Years

More Than 25 Years

Total Population (No.)

542,500

104,200

167,400

154,600

116,300

Gender

Male

78.5

65.8

71.9

83.7

92.5

Female

21.5

34.2

28.1

16.3

7.5

Race/Ethnic Group

White

83.9

71.4

83.1

86.8

92.3

Black

2.0

2.9

2.4

2.0

0.8

Asian

11.5

21.6

11.8

8.9

5.5

Native American

2.2

3.6

2.4

1.9

1.0

Hispanic

0.4

0.3

0.3

0.5

0.3

Citizenship

U.S. Citizen

92.1

75.7

92.6

97.8

98.7

Non-U.S. Citizen

7.9

24.3

7.4

2.2

1.3

 

SOURCE: National Research Council/National Science Foundation, Survey of Doctorate Recipients, 1995.



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