Table 8-6
Business enterprise research and development personnel — By major fields of science or technology and industry, 2013p

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Business enterprise research and development personnel — By major fields of science or technology and industry, 2013p
  Natural and formal sciences Engineering and technology Medical and health sciences Agricultural sciences Total
  number
Total all industries 14,480 A 103,555 A 11,000 A 3,297 A 132,331 A
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting x 153 A x 730 A 1,024 A
Agriculture 114 A 110 A E 648 A 874 A
Forestry, logging and support activities for forestry x 33 A x x 80 A
Fishing, hunting, trapping and animal aquaculture A 10 A x x 70 A
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction x 1,620 A 0 A x 1,840 A
Oil and gas extraction, contract drilling and related services x 1,112 A A x 1,290 A
Mining and quarrying, contract drilling and related support activities x 508 A A x 550 A
Utilities 122 A 1,194 A x x 1,328 D
Electric power generation, transmission and distribution x x A A 1,016 E
Other utilities x x x x 311 A
Construction x 988 A 0 A x 1,072 A
Manufacturing 2,994 A 46,583 A 3,145 A 857 A 53,579 A
Food manufacturing 116 A 1,137 A 17 A 462 A 1,733 A
Beverage and tobacco product manufacturing x x x 21 A 105 A
Textile mills and textile product mills x 350 A x x 374 A
Wood product manufacturing x 425 A x 18 A 467 A
Paper manufacturing x x x A 649 A
Printing and related support activities 92 A 658 A A A 749 A
Petroleum and coal products manufacturing x 150 A A x 207 A
Pharmaceutical and medicine manufacturing 488 A x 2,532 A x 3,122 A
Other chemicals manufacturing 540 A 891 A 93 A 233 A 1,757 A
Plastic product manufacturing x 1,380 A x A 1,482 A
Rubber product manufacturing 22 A 198 A A A 220 B
Non-metallic mineral product manufacturing 27 C x A x 503 A
Primary metal (ferrous) manufacturing x x x A 243 A
Primary metal (non-ferrous) manufacturing x x A A 524 A
Fabricated metal product manufacturing 62 A 2,672 A B A 2,740 A
Machinery manufacturing 184 A 6,098 A x x 6,362 A
Computer and peripheral equipment manufacturing x 601 A x A 680 A
Communications equipment manufacturing 105 A 8,523 A A A 8,628 A
Semiconductor and other electronic component manufacturing 144 A 3,664 A x x 3,815 A
Navigational, measuring, medical and control instrument manufacturing 536 A 3,204 A x x 3,894 A
Other computer and electronic products manufacturing x 334 A x A 371 A
Electrical equipment, appliance and component manufacturing 166 A 1,666 A A A 1,843 D
Motor vehicle and parts manufacturing x x x A 1,875 A
Aerospace products and parts manufacturing x 7,005 A x A 7,015 A
All other transportation equipment manufacturing x x A A 1,510 A
Furniture and related product manufacturing x 471 A A x 481 A
Other manufacturing industries 121 B 1,788 A 311 A D 2,229 A
Services 10,945 A 53,018 A 7,841 A 1,686 A 73,489 A
Wholesale trade 828 A 7,365 A 1,546 A 393 A 10,132 A
Retail trade 156 A 815 A 36 A 28 A 1,034 A
Transportation and warehousing 90 A 522 A A B 619 A
Information and cultural industries 1,846 A 11,115 A x x 13,078 A
Finance, insurance and real estate 270 A 1,496 A x x 1,783 B
Architectural, engineering and related services 1,026 A 3,997 A 28 E 39 D 5,090 A
Computer systems design and related services 3,948 A 13,220 A 195 A 15 B 17,379 A
Management, scientific and technical consulting services 381 A 789 A 57 A 23 B 1,250 A
Scientific research and development services 1,701 A 8,943 A 4,559 A 825 A 16,028 A
Health care and social assistance 57 A 131 A 1,044 A A 1,238 A
All other services 643 A 4,623 A 259 A 332 A 5,858 A
Note(s):
Components may not add to totals due to rounding. Personnel counts are reported as full-time equivalent.
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