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

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Legend Federal Fellowships Federal Traineeships Federal Research Grants Nonfederal Support Primary source of support for postdoctorates in the clinical sciences
X=2006;Y=1,099 X=2005;Y=1,048 X=2008;Y=925 X=2007;Y=715 X=2002;Y=1,100 X=2001;Y=1,156 X=2004;Y=1,045 X=2003;Y=999 X=2014;Y=798 X=2013;Y=834 X=2016;Y=674 X=2015;Y=734 X=2010;Y=762 X=2009;Y=693 X=2012;Y=766 X=2011;Y=779 X=1990;Y=808 X=1989;Y=766 X=1992;Y=838 X=1991;Y=825 X=1986;Y=606 X=1985;Y=589 X=1988;Y=576 X=1987;Y=588 X=1998;Y=1,610 X=1997;Y=1,128 X=2000;Y=1,529 X=1999;Y=1,394 X=1994;Y=1,120 X=1993;Y=929 X=1996;Y=1,097 X=1995;Y=1,078 X=2006;Y=1,340 X=2005;Y=1,422 X=2008;Y=1,482 X=2007;Y=1,354 X=2002;Y=1,289 X=2001;Y=1,183 X=2004;Y=1,100 X=2003;Y=1,215 X=2014;Y=1,695 X=2013;Y=1,665 X=2016;Y=1,567 X=2015;Y=1,569 X=2010;Y=1,543 X=2009;Y=1,659 X=2012;Y=1,935 X=2011;Y=1,734 X=1990;Y=1,368 X=1989;Y=1,256 X=1992;Y=1,522 X=1991;Y=1,438 X=1986;Y=1,332 X=1985;Y=1,247 X=1988;Y=1,351 X=1987;Y=1,320 X=1998;Y=1,530 X=1997;Y=1,489 X=2000;Y=1,260 X=1999;Y=1,341 X=1994;Y=1,640 X=1993;Y=1,595 X=1996;Y=1,412 X=1995;Y=1,413 X=2006;Y=5,754 X=2005;Y=5,602 X=2008;Y=5,654 X=2007;Y=6,100 X=2002;Y=4,857 X=2001;Y=4,606 X=2004;Y=5,235 X=2003;Y=5,029 X=2014;Y=5,933 X=2013;Y=6,093 X=2016;Y=6,181 X=2015;Y=5,891 X=2010;Y=6,386 X=2009;Y=6,382 X=2012;Y=6,643 X=2011;Y=6,608 X=1990;Y=2,045 X=1989;Y=1,944 X=1992;Y=2,385 X=1991;Y=2,083 X=1986;Y=1,283 X=1985;Y=1,144 X=1988;Y=1,627 X=1987;Y=1,490 X=1998;Y=3,736 X=1997;Y=3,363 X=2000;Y=4,382 X=1999;Y=3,870 X=1994;Y=2,886 X=1993;Y=2,700 X=1996;Y=3,171 X=1995;Y=2,739 X=2006;Y=4,741 X=2005;Y=4,517 X=2008;Y=6,224 X=2007;Y=5,122 X=2002;Y=4,518 X=2001;Y=4,935 X=2004;Y=4,422 X=2003;Y=4,495 X=2014;Y=8,371 X=2013;Y=7,727 X=2016;Y=8,269 X=2015;Y=8,318 X=2010;Y=6,194 X=2009;Y=6,738 X=2012;Y=7,593 X=2011;Y=6,507 X=1990;Y=3,014 X=1989;Y=2,648 X=1992;Y=3,665 X=1991;Y=3,209 X=1986;Y=2,277 X=1985;Y=2,039 X=1988;Y=2,416 X=1987;Y=2,294 X=1998;Y=4,557 X=1997;Y=4,487 X=2000;Y=4,770 X=1999;Y=4,410 X=1994;Y=4,431 X=1993;Y=3,933 X=1996;Y=4,248 X=1995;Y=3,947 Primary source of support for postdoctorates in the clinical sciences
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

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