Table 8-6
Personnel engaged in research and development — by major fields of science or technology and industry, 2011p

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Personnel engaged in research and development — by major fields of science or technology and industry, 2011p
  Natural and formal sciences Engineering and technology Medical and health sciences Agricultural sciences Total
  number
Total all industries 19,391 A 106,497 A 11,335 A 3,200 A 140,423 A
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting x 236 A x 1,342 A 1,738 A
Agriculture 89 A 191 A E 1,139 A 1,424 A
Forestry, logging and support activities for forestry x x x x 208 A
Fishing, hunting, trapping and animal aquaculture 15 A x x x 106 A
Mining and oil and gas extraction 170 C 1,619 A 0 A 25 B 1,814 A
Oil and gas extraction, contract drilling and related services 148 A 1,189 A A D 1,344 A
Mining and related support activities F 430 B A 18 A 470 C
Utilities x 1,150 A x F 1,303 B
Electric power generation, transmission and distribution x x A x 975 B
Other utilities x x x x 328 B
Construction 102 A 1,711 A 0 A 8 C 1,821 A
Manufacturing 3,287 A 51,050 A 3,045 A 783 A 58,164 A
Food manufacturing 83 A 1,411 A 18 A 430 A 1,942 A
Beverage and tobacco product manufacturing x x A 23 A 141 A
Textiles 27 A 458 A A A 485 A
Wood product manufacturing A 660 A A 28 A 697 A
Paper manufacturing x 844 A x x 885 A
Printing and related support activities x 688 A x A 830 B
Petroleum and coal products manufacturing x 241 A A x 286 A
Pharmaceutical and medicine manufacturing 603 A 121 A 2,374 A 11 A 3,108 A
Other chemicals 600 A 1,533 A 29 B 177 A 2,338 A
Plastic product manufacturing 123 A 1,609 A A A 1,732 A
Rubber product manufacturing 29 A 199 A A A 229 A
Non-metallic mineral product manufacturing 33 B 663 A A A 696 B
Primary metal (ferrous) A 258 A A A 261 A
Primary metal (non-ferrous) x x A A 684 A
Fabricated metal product manufacturing 77 A 3,369 A x x 3,451 A
Machinery manufacturing 275 A 6,850 A A 86 A 7,217 A
Computer and peripheral equipment manufacturing x 467 A A x 531 A
Communications equipment manufacturing 92 A 8,840 A A A 8,932 A
Semiconductor and other electronic component manufacturing x 4,152 A A x 4,295 A
Navigational, measuring, medical and control instrument manufacturing 429 A 3,063 A x x 3,652 A
Other computer and electronic products 44 A 313 A A A 357 A
Electrical equipment, appliance and component manufacturing F 1,788 A x x 1,947 D
Motor vehicle and parts 14 B 2,287 A A A 2,301 A
Aerospace products and parts manufacturing x x x A 6,167 A
All other transportation equipment x 1,364 A A x 1,372 A
Furniture and related product manufacturing 13 A 702 A x x 724 A
Other manufacturing industries 178 A 2,280 A 444 A C 2,904 A
Services 15,548 A 50,732 A 8,267 A 1,037 A 75,583 A
Wholesale trade 1,077 A 6,767 A 1,795 A 409 A 10,049 A
Retail trade 170 A 815 A 45 B 45 B 1,075 A
Transportation and warehousing x 440 A x x 539 A
Information and cultural industries 2,425 A 9,806 A x x 12,531 A
Finance, insurance and real estate 1,535 A 1,431 A x x 3,018 A
Architectural, engineering and related services 1,565 A 4,992 A 50 B 59 A 6,666 A
Computer systems design and related services 5,512 A 12,917 A 248 A 16 B 18,694 A
Management, scientific and technical consulting services 464 B 795 A 86 C 50 E 1,395 C
Scientific research and development services 1,681 A 8,855 A 4,352 A 275 A 15,163 A
Health care and social assistance x 170 A 1,100 A x 1,387 A
All other services 948 A 3,745 A 265 B 110 D F
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