Table 8-3
Personnel engaged in research and development — by industry and by occupationnal category, 2011p

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Personnel engaged in research and development — by industry and by occupationnal category, 2011p
  Research and development professionals Research and development technicians and technologists Research and development other support staff Total research and development personnel
  number
Total all industries 93,443 A 37,912 A 9,067 A 140,423 A
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 805 A 732 A 201 A 1,738 A
Agriculture 589 A 659 A 176 A 1,424 A
Forestry, logging and support activities for forestry 154 A 36 A 18 A 208 A
Fishing, hunting, trapping and animal aquaculture 62 A 37 A A 106 A
Mining and oil and gas extraction 1,165 A 560 B 90 D 1,814 A
Oil and gas extraction, contract drilling and related services 939 A 328 A 77 A 1,344 A
Mining and related support activities 226 C 232 C F 470 C
Total utilities 772 D 447 C F 1,303 B
Electric power generation, transmission and distribution 574 D x x 975 B
Other utilities 198 B x x 328 B
Construction 928 B 753 B 140 E 1,821 A
Manufacturing 37,525 A 16,168 A 4,472 A 58,164 A
Food manufacturing 1,019 A 725 A 198 A 1,942 A
Beverage and tobacco product manufacturing 82 A 41 A 18 A 141 A
Textiles 221 A 210 A 54 A 485 A
Wood product manufacturing 300 A 320 A 77 A 697 A
Paper manufacturing 477 A 348 A 60 A 885 A
Printing and related support activities 351 A 411 A 68 B 830 B
Petroleum and coal products manufacturing 257 A 26 A B 286 A
Pharmaceutical and medicine manufacturing 1,645 A 770 A 692 A 3,108 A
Other chemicals 1,343 A 817 A 179 A 2,338 A
Plastic product manufacturing 847 A 696 A 189 A 1,732 A
Rubber product manufacturing 156 A 55 A 18 A 229 A
Non-metallic mineral product manufacturing 420 A 230 A 45 A 696 B
Primary metal (ferrous) 160 A 90 A 11 A 261 A
Primary metal (non-ferrous) 395 A 186 A 103 A 684 A
Fabricated metal product manufacturing 1,711 A 1,427 A 313 A 3,451 A
Machinery manufacturing 4,274 A 2,476 A 467 A 7,217 A
Computer and peripheral equipment manufacturing 413 A 98 A 21 A 531 A
Communications equipment manufacturing 8,133 A 537 A 262 A 8,932 A
Semiconductor and other electronic component manufacturing 3,267 A 799 A 229 A 4,295 A
Navigational, measuring, medical and control instrument manufacturing 2,722 A 767 A 164 A 3,652 A
Other computer and electronic products 285 A 54 A 18 A 357 A
Electrical equipment, appliance and component manufacturing 1,308 B 492 A 147 A 1,947 D
Motor vehicle and parts 1,241 A 810 A 250 A 2,301 A
Aerospace products and parts manufacturing 3,938 A 1,756 A 473 A 6,167 A
All other transportation equipment 727 A 584 A 61 A 1,372 A
Furniture and related product manufacturing 323 A 290 A 111 A 724 A
Other manufacturing industries 1,511 A 1,152 A 241 A 2,904 A
Services 52,249 A 19,253 A 4,081 A 75,583 A
Wholesale trade 7,022 A 2,338 A 689 A 10,049 A
Retail trade 631 A 377 A 67 A 1,075 A
Transportation and warehousing 307 A 179 A 53 A 539 A
Information and cultural industries 7,965 A 3,654 A 912 A 12,531 A
Finance, insurance and real estate 1,765 A 1,139 A 114 A 3,018 A
Architectural, engineering and related services 4,952 A 1,484 A 230 A 6,666 A
Computer systems design and related services 13,648 A 4,395 A 651 B 18,694 A
Management, scientific and technical consulting services 1,030 A 301 A 64 A 1,395 C
Scientific research and development services 10,813 A 3,374 A 976 C 15,163 A
Health care and social assistance 896 A 412 A 78 A 1,387 A
All other services 3,220 A 1,598 A 248 A F
Note(s):
Components may not add to totals due to rounding. Personnel counts are reported as full-time equivalent.
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