National Statistics on Postdoctorates in the Biomedical, Behavioral, Social, and Clinical Sciences
Primary source of support for postdoctorates in the biomedical sciences

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Legend Federal Fellowships Federal Traineeships Federal Research Grants Nonfederal Support Primary source of support for postdoctorates in the biomedical sciences
X=2006;Y=1,440 X=2005;Y=1,402 X=2008;Y=1,003 X=2007;Y=1,054 X=2002;Y=1,599 X=2001;Y=1,368 X=2004;Y=1,455 X=2003;Y=1,426 X=2014;Y=759 X=2013;Y=770 X=2016;Y=658 X=2015;Y=672 X=2010;Y=959 X=2009;Y=1,027 X=2012;Y=839 X=2011;Y=923 X=1990;Y=1,334 X=1989;Y=1,253 X=1992;Y=1,359 X=1991;Y=1,362 X=1986;Y=1,310 X=1985;Y=1,339 X=1988;Y=1,384 X=1987;Y=1,316 X=1998;Y=1,600 X=1997;Y=1,434 X=2000;Y=1,426 X=1999;Y=1,542 X=1994;Y=1,352 X=1993;Y=1,349 X=1996;Y=1,398 X=1995;Y=1,376 X=2006;Y=1,034 X=2005;Y=1,031 X=2008;Y=1,263 X=2007;Y=1,127 X=2002;Y=1,070 X=2001;Y=1,018 X=2004;Y=1,112 X=2003;Y=1,114 X=2014;Y=1,028 X=2013;Y=911 X=2016;Y=869 X=2015;Y=1,006 X=2010;Y=1,142 X=2009;Y=1,311 X=2012;Y=1,127 X=2011;Y=1,187 X=1990;Y=999 X=1989;Y=1,004 X=1992;Y=1,119 X=1991;Y=1,078 X=1986;Y=1,027 X=1985;Y=970 X=1988;Y=999 X=1987;Y=1,014 X=1998;Y=1,117 X=1997;Y=1,031 X=2000;Y=1,054 X=1999;Y=1,038 X=1994;Y=1,073 X=1993;Y=1,090 X=1996;Y=1,054 X=1995;Y=1,065 X=2006;Y=11,150 X=2005;Y=11,369 X=2008;Y=10,527 X=2007;Y=10,903 X=2002;Y=10,408 X=2001;Y=10,214 X=2004;Y=11,414 X=2003;Y=10,887 X=2014;Y=10,680 X=2013;Y=10,667 X=2016;Y=10,512 X=2015;Y=10,631 X=2010;Y=11,966 X=2009;Y=11,670 X=2012;Y=11,429 X=2011;Y=11,715 X=1990;Y=6,240 X=1989;Y=5,989 X=1992;Y=6,970 X=1991;Y=6,586 X=1986;Y=4,717 X=1985;Y=4,431 X=1988;Y=5,270 X=1987;Y=5,139 X=1998;Y=8,619 X=1997;Y=8,282 X=2000;Y=9,986 X=1999;Y=9,072 X=1994;Y=7,646 X=1993;Y=7,433 X=1996;Y=8,152 X=1995;Y=7,831 X=2006;Y=5,449 X=2005;Y=5,011 X=2008;Y=7,553 X=2007;Y=6,467 X=2002;Y=4,419 X=2001;Y=4,376 X=2004;Y=4,823 X=2003;Y=5,229 X=2014;Y=7,317 X=2013;Y=7,025 X=2016;Y=7,698 X=2015;Y=7,584 X=2010;Y=6,270 X=2009;Y=7,414 X=2012;Y=6,913 X=2011;Y=6,813 X=1990;Y=3,202 X=1989;Y=2,917 X=1992;Y=3,423 X=1991;Y=3,147 X=1986;Y=2,216 X=1985;Y=2,004 X=1988;Y=2,658 X=1987;Y=2,413 X=1998;Y=4,194 X=1997;Y=4,146 X=2000;Y=4,141 X=1999;Y=4,109 X=1994;Y=4,001 X=1993;Y=3,620 X=1996;Y=4,099 X=1995;Y=4,129 Primary source of support for postdoctorates in the biomedical sciences
 
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.