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Table 8: Postdoc Countries of Citizenship and Degree Earned

% citizens is percentage of postdocs reporting citizenship from this country; % PhD is percentage of postdocs who earned their PhD (or equivalent) from this country

 

Country

% Citizens

% PhD

United States

40%

53%

China

14%

9%

India

6%

5%

Germany

4%

4%

South Korea

3%

2%

Japan

3%

4%

Canada

3%

2%

France

3%

3%

United Kingdom

2%

4%

Italy

1%

1%

Russia

1%

1%

Spain

1%

1%

Israel

1%

1%

Australia

1%

1%

Taiwan

1%

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To compare to 2003 US science and engineering doctorates from a country, please visit:  http://www.nsf.gov/sbe/srs/nsf05300/dst.htm