OECD: Science and Engineering Degrees 2004

A look at the contribution of science and engineering degrees ss a percentage of total new degrees in respective OECD countries in year 2004:

a) Science degrees:
Greece — 22.3
United Kingdom (2003) — 18.7
France — 16.1
Ireland — 14.7
Germany — 14.3
Australia — 14.3
New Zealand — 13.9
Switzerland — 12.1
Canada — 11.6
Portugal — 11.6
Belgium — 11.5
Korea — 11.5
Iceland — 11.4
Austria — 11.3
Mexico — 10.8
China — 10.3
Slovak Republic — 10.1
Spain — 10.0
South Africa (2003) — 9.7
Sweden — 9.2
Finland — 9.1
Denmark — 8.7
United States — 8.3
Russia — 8.2
Turkey — 8.0
Czech Republic — 7.9
Norway — 7.9
Italy — 7.4
Netherlands — 7.1
Brazil — 7.1
Poland — 5.2
Japan — 4.8
Hungary — 3.7

b) Engineering degrees:
China — 28.9
Korea — 27.1
Sweden — 22.5
Finland — 20.8
Japan — 20.2
Czech Republic — 16.6
Russia — 16.6
Germany — 16.5
Slovak Republic — 15.9
Austria — 15.7
Italy — 15.5
Spain — 14.9
Mexico — 14.6
Switzerland — 13.0
Portugal — 12.6
France — 12.4
Belgium — 11.5
Denmark — 9.6
Turkey — 9.3
United Kingdom (2003) — 9.2
Netherlands — 9.0
Ireland — 8.7
Norway — 8.3
Canada — 7.8
Hungary — 7.2
Australia — 7.1
Poland — 7.1
South Africa (2003) — 6.7
United States — 6.4
Iceland — 5.6
Greece — 5.2
New Zealand — 5.0
Brazil — 4.0

Source:
OECD Science, Technology and Industry Scoreboard 2007, Human resources in S&T – B-1. New university graduates

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