National Statistics on Postdoctorates in the Biomedical, Behavioral, Social, and Clinical Sciences
Postdoctorates in the behavioral and social sciences, by citizenship and gender

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Legend U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents, Male U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents, Female Temporary Visa Holders, Male Temporary Visa Holders, Female Postdoctorates in the behavioral and social sciences, by citizenship and gender
X=2006;Y=255 X=2005;Y=290 X=2008;Y=395 X=2007;Y=376 X=2002;Y=300 X=2001;Y=299 X=2004;Y=295 X=2003;Y=282 X=2014;Y=371 X=2013;Y=350 X=2016;Y=424 X=2015;Y=403 X=2010;Y=368 X=2009;Y=427 X=2012;Y=396 X=2011;Y=368 X=1990;Y=232 X=1989;Y=291 X=1992;Y=227 X=1991;Y=255 X=1986;Y=310 X=1985;Y=289 X=1988;Y=272 X=1987;Y=271 X=1998;Y=256 X=1997;Y=262 X=2000;Y=302 X=1999;Y=291 X=1994;Y=246 X=1993;Y=221 X=1996;Y=287 X=1995;Y=253 X=2006;Y=357 X=2005;Y=356 X=2008;Y=448 X=2007;Y=396 X=2002;Y=384 X=2001;Y=330 X=2004;Y=363 X=2003;Y=375 X=2014;Y=588 X=2013;Y=572 X=2016;Y=621 X=2015;Y=630 X=2010;Y=551 X=2009;Y=526 X=2012;Y=604 X=2011;Y=563 X=1990;Y=231 X=1989;Y=212 X=1992;Y=232 X=1991;Y=234 X=1986;Y=265 X=1985;Y=267 X=1988;Y=218 X=1987;Y=234 X=1998;Y=299 X=1997;Y=268 X=2000;Y=335 X=1999;Y=350 X=1994;Y=237 X=1993;Y=218 X=1996;Y=301 X=1995;Y=280 X=2006;Y=147 X=2005;Y=188 X=2008;Y=205 X=2007;Y=233 X=2002;Y=116 X=2001;Y=134 X=2004;Y=164 X=2003;Y=183 X=2014;Y=182 X=2013;Y=147 X=2016;Y=207 X=2015;Y=195 X=2010;Y=194 X=2009;Y=214 X=2012;Y=181 X=2011;Y=199 X=1990;Y=76 X=1989;Y=75 X=1992;Y=87 X=1991;Y=57 X=1986;Y=56 X=1985;Y=60 X=1988;Y=49 X=1987;Y=73 X=1998;Y=91 X=1997;Y=99 X=2000;Y=107 X=1999;Y=93 X=1994;Y=77 X=1993;Y=87 X=1996;Y=87 X=1995;Y=74 X=2006;Y=116 X=2005;Y=110 X=2008;Y=128 X=2007;Y=141 X=2002;Y=86 X=2001;Y=88 X=2004;Y=108 X=2003;Y=132 X=2014;Y=175 X=2013;Y=140 X=2016;Y=231 X=2015;Y=215 X=2010;Y=150 X=2009;Y=138 X=2012;Y=161 X=2011;Y=171 X=1990;Y=43 X=1989;Y=44 X=1992;Y=50 X=1991;Y=51 X=1986;Y=23 X=1985;Y=24 X=1988;Y=30 X=1987;Y=22 X=1998;Y=49 X=1997;Y=54 X=2000;Y=63 X=1999;Y=84 X=1994;Y=51 X=1993;Y=50 X=1996;Y=55 X=1995;Y=48 Postdoctorates in the behavioral and social sciences, by citizenship and gender
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.