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

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Legend Federal Fellowships Federal Traineeships Federal Research Grants Nonfederal Support Primary source of support for postdoctorates
X=2006;Y=2,627 X=2005;Y=2,571 X=2008;Y=2,011 X=2007;Y=1,876 X=2002;Y=2,823 X=2001;Y=2,618 X=2004;Y=2,648 X=2003;Y=2,557 X=2014;Y=1,646 X=2013;Y=1,690 X=2016;Y=1,424 X=2015;Y=1,489 X=2010;Y=1,808 X=2009;Y=1,837 X=2012;Y=1,725 X=2011;Y=1,810 X=1990;Y=2,197 X=1989;Y=2,081 X=1992;Y=2,267 X=1991;Y=2,249 X=1986;Y=1,991 X=1985;Y=2,000 X=1988;Y=2,019 X=1987;Y=1,974 X=1998;Y=3,303 X=1997;Y=2,656 X=2000;Y=3,074 X=1999;Y=3,030 X=1994;Y=2,560 X=1993;Y=2,356 X=1996;Y=2,620 X=1995;Y=2,564 X=2006;Y=2,493 X=2005;Y=2,555 X=2008;Y=2,840 X=2007;Y=2,597 X=2002;Y=2,470 X=2001;Y=2,303 X=2004;Y=2,312 X=2003;Y=2,439 X=2014;Y=2,794 X=2013;Y=2,662 X=2016;Y=2,500 X=2015;Y=2,651 X=2010;Y=2,774 X=2009;Y=3,077 X=2012;Y=3,140 X=2011;Y=3,007 X=1990;Y=2,486 X=1989;Y=2,392 X=1992;Y=2,733 X=1991;Y=2,631 X=1986;Y=2,513 X=1985;Y=2,374 X=1988;Y=2,479 X=1987;Y=2,463 X=1998;Y=2,761 X=1997;Y=2,645 X=2000;Y=2,426 X=1999;Y=2,517 X=1994;Y=2,809 X=1993;Y=2,786 X=1996;Y=2,594 X=1995;Y=2,589 X=2006;Y=17,345 X=2005;Y=17,430 X=2008;Y=16,759 X=2007;Y=17,504 X=2002;Y=15,657 X=2001;Y=15,207 X=2004;Y=17,093 X=2003;Y=16,402 X=2014;Y=17,184 X=2013;Y=17,270 X=2016;Y=17,270 X=2015;Y=17,114 X=2010;Y=18,904 X=2009;Y=18,665 X=2012;Y=18,666 X=2011;Y=18,891 X=1990;Y=8,504 X=1989;Y=8,131 X=1992;Y=9,595 X=1991;Y=8,894 X=1986;Y=6,251 X=1985;Y=5,818 X=1988;Y=7,076 X=1987;Y=6,846 X=1998;Y=12,623 X=1997;Y=11,878 X=2000;Y=14,686 X=1999;Y=13,266 X=1994;Y=10,766 X=1993;Y=10,353 X=1996;Y=11,589 X=1995;Y=10,801 X=2006;Y=10,417 X=2005;Y=9,790 X=2008;Y=14,197 X=2007;Y=12,011 X=2002;Y=9,196 X=2001;Y=9,579 X=2004;Y=9,483 X=2003;Y=9,968 X=2014;Y=16,191 X=2013;Y=15,192 X=2016;Y=16,622 X=2015;Y=16,483 X=2010;Y=12,868 X=2009;Y=14,620 X=2012;Y=14,954 X=2011;Y=13,780 X=1990;Y=6,405 X=1989;Y=5,795 X=1992;Y=7,282 X=1991;Y=6,551 X=1986;Y=4,667 X=1985;Y=4,211 X=1988;Y=5,276 X=1987;Y=4,891 X=1998;Y=8,971 X=1997;Y=8,864 X=2000;Y=9,169 X=1999;Y=8,781 X=1994;Y=8,625 X=1993;Y=7,730 X=1996;Y=8,558 X=1995;Y=8,279 Primary source of support for postdoctorates
 
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.