Table 8-5
Personnel engaged in research and development — by field of science or technology

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Personnel engaged in research and development — by field of science or technology
  2010 2011 p
  number
Total 140,324 A 140,423 A
Natural and formal sciences 19,367 A 19,391 A
Mathematics 594 A 514 A
Computer and information sciences 11,724 A 11,761 A
Physical sciences 1,418 A 1,154 B
Chemical sciences 2,829 A 2,643 A
Earth and related environmental sciences 1,192 A 1,583 A
Biological sciences 1,479 A 1,595 A
Other natural sciences 132 A 141 A
Engineering and technology 106,532 A 106,497 A
Civil engineering 1,740 A 1,736 A
Software engineering 16,378 A 26,451 A
Electrical engineering, electronic engineering and information technology 36,298 A 27,849 A
Mechanical engineering 25,783 A 24,062 A
Chemical engineering 2,483 A 2,820 A
Materials engineering 8,602 A 7,536 A
Medical engineering 896 A 951 A
Environmental engineering 2,921 A 2,919 A
Environmental biotechnology 200 A 175 B
Industrial biotechnology 691 A 393 A
Nano-technology 129 A 147 A
Other engineering and technologies 10,410 A 11,457 A
Medical and health sciences 11,108 A 11,335 A
Basic medicine 4,265 A 3,404 A
Clinical medicine 2,378 A 2,310 A
Health sciences 658 A 933 A
Medical biotechnology 1,693 A 2,340 A
Other medical sciences 2,113 A 2,348 A
Agricultural sciences 3,316 A 3,200 A
Agriculture, forestry, and fisheries 1,899 A 1,779 A
Animal and dairy science 579 A 508 A
Veterinary science 77 A 76 A
Agricultural biotechnology 427 A 492 A
Other agricultural sciences 335 A 344 A
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