Table 14-3
Research and development performers — as a percentage of enterprises with one or more employees, 2006 to 2010

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Research and development performers — as a percentage of enterprises with one or more employees, 2006 to 2010
  2006 2007 2008 2009 r 2010 p
  percent
Total 2.2 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.4
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 1.6 2.0 2.2 2.2 2.0
Agriculture 1.9 2.5 2.6 2.6 2.3
Forestry and logging 0.8 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.2
Fishing, hunting and trapping 0.8 0.9 1.0 1.1 0.9
Mining and oil and gas extraction 2.3 2.5 2.6 2.8 3.3
Oil and gas extraction 1.9 2.0 2.0 2.3 2.8
Mining 4.0 4.5 5.0 4.9 5.3
Utilities 4.2 4.6 5.0 5.3 4.8
Electric power 5.3 7.9 9.6 10.9 12.1
Other utilities 4.0 4.0 4.5 4.7 4.0
Construction 0.5 0.7 0.7 0.8 0.7
Manufacturing 17.5 18.6 19.7 20.3 19.4
Food 13.8 14.5 15.6 16.0 15.1
Beverage and tobacco 12.7 12.9 14.7 15.8 14.9
Textile 13.7 13.0 13.9 13.9 14.2
Wood products 9.4 9.7 10.7 10.8 9.7
Paper 22.9 25.5 28.3 26.8 28.5
Printing 6.4 8.2 9.4 10.4 9.7
Petroleum and coal products 33.3 33.3 30.2 38.8 34.6
Pharmaceutical and medicine 50.6 50.6 46.7 44.4 44.1
Other chemicals 32.8 33.2 36.0 35.1 33.7
Plastic products 32.5 32.0 34.2 34.7 33.3
Rubber products 24.6 24.7 26.4 25.9 28.2
Non-metallic mineral products 12.7 13.7 14.0 14.6 13.8
Primary metal (ferrous) 21.0 22.8 29.4 26.6 24.8
Primary metal (non-ferrous) 36.7 35.6 35.5 37.7 34.5
Fabricated metal products 17.2 18.6 19.2 20.0 18.5
Machinery 30.8 32.6 33.5 34.4 33.2
Computer and peripheral equipment 37.0 38.5 39.0 37.3 37.9
Communications equipment 55.7 58.3 57.3 52.9 54.0
Semiconductor and other electronic components 41.9 43.4 47.7 47.1 47.0
Navigational, measuring, medical and control instruments 44.2 46.3 49.9 51.6 51.5
Other computer and electronic products 28.3 27.8 30.7 28.0 31.8
Electrical equipment, appliance and components 28.8 30.6 33.9 34.3 32.5
Motor vehicle and parts 25.5 28.3 30.0 29.8 28.4
Aerospace products and parts 38.5 38.6 40.4 41.0 43.4
All other transportation equipment 19.9 21.5 19.6 23.1 20.6
Furniture and related products 8.2 9.3 10.0 10.5 9.1
Other manufacturing industries 10.7 11.5 12.3 13.2 13.3
Services 1.3 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.7
Wholesale trade 3.5 4.1 4.3 4.6 4.4
Retail trade 0.4 0.5 0.6 0.6 0.6
Transportation and warehousing 0.3 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5
Information and cultural industries 6.3 7.6 8.5 9.3 9.2
Finance, insurance and real estate 0.4 0.6 0.6 0.7 0.6
Architectural, engineering and related services 4.9 5.4 6.0 6.1 6.0
Computer system design and related services 10.9 12.6 13.0 13.2 13.2
Management, scientific and technical consulting services 1.5 1.9 2.2 2.3 2.2
Scientific research and development services 37.2 41.4 40.2 41.9 40.2
Health care and social assistance 0.2 0.3 0.4 0.4 0.5
All other services 0.5 0.5 0.6 0.7 0.6
Note(s):
Components may not add to totals due to rounding.
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