Table 14-3
Research and development performers — as a percentage of enterprises with one or more employees, 2004 to 2008

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as a percentage of enterprises with one or more employees, 2004 to 2008


Table summary
This table displays the results of as a percentage of enterprises with one or more employees 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007  and 2008, calculated using percent units of measure (appearing as column headers).

  2004 2005 2006 2007  Note r: revised 2008
  percent
Total 1.9 2.0 2.2 2.4 2.5
Agriculture, forestry, fishing
and hunting
1.2 1.3 1.6 2.0 2.1
Agriculture 1.3 1.6 1.9 2.5 2.5
Forestry and logging 0.7 0.7 0.8 1.1 1.2
Fishing, hunting and trapping 0.8 0.7 0.8 0.9 1.0
Mining and oil and gas extraction 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.5 2.6
Oil and gas extraction 1.5 1.7 1.9 2.0 2.1
Mining 4.5 4.3 4.0 4.5 4.5
Utilities 3.0 3.5 4.2 4.6 4.8
Electric power 3.5 4.1 5.3 7.9 9.6
Other utilities 2.9 3.4 4.0 4.0 4.2
Construction 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.7 0.7
Manufacturing 14.7 16.3 17.5 18.6 19.3
Food 11.0 12.4 13.8 14.5 15.1
Beverage and tobacco 7.6 10.0 12.7 12.9 14.2
Textile 11.2 11.8 13.7 13.0 13.6
Wood products 7.8 8.3 9.4 9.7 10.4
Paper 22.8 22.7 22.9 25.5 27.0
Printing 5.0 5.7 6.4 8.2 9.3
Petroleum and coal products 35.9 35.9 33.3 33.3 28.1
Pharmaceutical and medicine 50.0 50.0 50.6 50.6 49.4
Other chemicals 27.6 30.3 32.8 33.2 35.6
Plastic products 26.7 29.0 32.5 32.0 33.0
Rubber products 20.8 24.7 24.6 24.7 25.3
Non-metallic mineral products 10.0 11.8 12.7 13.7 13.6
Primary metal (ferrous) 23.9 26.1 21.0 22.8 28.3
Primary metal (non-ferrous) 26.5 31.3 36.7 35.6 34.7
Fabricated metal products 14.5 16.1 17.2 18.6 18.9
Machinery 27.5 29.8 30.8 32.6 32.7
Computer and peripheral equipment 32.6 34.5 37.0 38.5 38.6
Communications equipment 56.9 56.2 55.7 58.3 57.3
Semiconductor and other electronic
components
38.9 38.4 41.9 43.4 47.4
Navigational, measuring, medical
and control instruments
38.0 42.6 44.2 46.3 49.4
Other computer and electronic
products
26.2 26.2 28.3 27.8 29.6
Electrical equipment, appliance
and components
25.2 28.3 28.8 30.6 33.0
Motor vehicle and parts 20.6 23.3 25.5 28.3 29.1
Aerospace products and parts 40.1 34.9 38.5 38.6 38.6
All other transportation equipment 16.0 17.7 19.9 21.5 19.0
Furniture and related products 6.4 7.3 8.2 9.3 9.7
Other manufacturing industries 8.1 9.7 10.7 11.5 12.2
Services 1.2 1.3 1.3 1.5 1.6
Wholesale trade 2.8 3.0 3.5 4.1 4.2
Retail trade 0.3 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.6
Transportation and warehousing 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.5 0.5
Information and cultural industries 5.2 5.9 6.3 7.6 8.3
Finance, insurance and real estate 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.6 0.6
Architectural, engineering and
related services
5.3 5.1 4.9 5.4 5.9
Computer system design and related
services
11.0 11.0 10.9 12.6 12.8
Management, scientific and technical
consulting services
1.6 1.7 1.5 1.9 2.1
Scientific research and development
services
38.4 37.4 37.2 41.4 40.0
Health care and social assistance 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.4
All other services 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.6
Note(s):
Components may not add to totals due to rounding.
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