National Statistics on Postdoctorates in the Biomedical, Behavioral, Social, and Clinical Sciences
Postdoctorates, by citizenship and degree

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Legend Temporary Visa Holders, PhD U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents, PhD U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents, MD Temporary Visa Holders, MD Postdoctorates, by citizenship and degree
X=2006;Y=15,426 X=2005;Y=14,805 X=2008;Y=16,389 X=2007;Y=16,160 X=2002;Y=12,593 X=2001;Y=12,499 X=2004;Y=14,289 X=2003;Y=13,891 X=2014;Y=18,829 X=2013;Y=18,260 X=2016;Y=19,297 X=2015;Y=19,305 X=2010;Y=18,795 X=2009;Y=17,223 X=2012;Y=18,728 X=2011;Y=18,808 X=1990;Y=6,043 X=1989;Y=5,452 X=1992;Y=7,245 X=1991;Y=6,633 X=1986;Y=3,657 X=1985;Y=3,260 X=1988;Y=4,820 X=1987;Y=4,204 X=1998;Y=9,749 X=1997;Y=9,118 X=2000;Y=11,645 X=1999;Y=10,599 X=1994;Y=8,287 X=1993;Y=7,746 X=1996;Y=8,682 X=1995;Y=8,333 X=2006;Y=12,513 X=2005;Y=12,351 X=2008;Y=14,815 X=2007;Y=13,305 X=2002;Y=11,337 X=2001;Y=10,656 X=2004;Y=11,520 X=2003;Y=11,327 X=2014;Y=17,284 X=2013;Y=16,759 X=2016;Y=17,303 X=2015;Y=16,541 X=2010;Y=17,619 X=2009;Y=16,019 X=2012;Y=17,044 X=2011;Y=17,045 X=1990;Y=7,647 X=1989;Y=7,666 X=1992;Y=8,024 X=1991;Y=7,617 X=1986;Y=7,318 X=1985;Y=7,006 X=1988;Y=7,164 X=1987;Y=7,150 X=1998;Y=11,441 X=1997;Y=10,190 X=2000;Y=11,102 X=1999;Y=10,504 X=1994;Y=9,305 X=1993;Y=8,610 X=1996;Y=10,143 X=1995;Y=9,725 X=2006;Y=2,425 X=2005;Y=2,508 X=2008;Y=2,334 X=2007;Y=2,246 X=2002;Y=2,759 X=2001;Y=2,804 X=2004;Y=2,666 X=2003;Y=2,732 X=2014;Y=2,892 X=2013;Y=2,907 X=2016;Y=2,664 X=2015;Y=2,753 X=2010;Y=2,959 X=2009;Y=2,695 X=2012;Y=3,113 X=2011;Y=3,227 X=1990;Y=3,287 X=1989;Y=2,983 X=1992;Y=3,247 X=1991;Y=3,208 X=1986;Y=2,807 X=1985;Y=2,750 X=1988;Y=2,916 X=1987;Y=2,860 X=1998;Y=3,020 X=1997;Y=3,288 X=2000;Y=2,959 X=1999;Y=3,081 X=1994;Y=3,447 X=1993;Y=3,389 X=1996;Y=2,946 X=1995;Y=3,014 X=2006;Y=2,518 X=2005;Y=2,682 X=2008;Y=2,269 X=2007;Y=2,277 X=2002;Y=3,457 X=2001;Y=3,748 X=2004;Y=3,061 X=2003;Y=3,416 X=2014;Y=2,399 X=2013;Y=2,486 X=2016;Y=2,343 X=2015;Y=2,241 X=2010;Y=2,713 X=2009;Y=2,262 X=2012;Y=2,576 X=2011;Y=2,638 X=1990;Y=2,615 X=1989;Y=2,298 X=1992;Y=3,361 X=1991;Y=2,867 X=1986;Y=1,640 X=1985;Y=1,387 X=1988;Y=1,950 X=1987;Y=1,960 X=1998;Y=3,448 X=1997;Y=3,447 X=2000;Y=3,649 X=1999;Y=3,410 X=1994;Y=3,721 X=1993;Y=3,480 X=1996;Y=3,590 X=1995;Y=3,161 Postdoctorates, by citizenship and degree
 
Notes:
Figures from 2009 and earlier are not directly comparable to figures for 2010 and later, due to major changes in the survey instrument and procedures, as described at http://www.nsf.gov/statistics/infbrief/nsf13334/.

See https://report.nih.gov/nihdatabook/help/FieldClassification.html for more information about the fields that make up the biomedical, behavioral and social, and clinical sciences.

Source: National Institutes of Health, NSF-NIH Survey of Graduate Students and Postdoctorates in Science and Engineering.