TABLE D-13Percent Foreign Trained in Alternative Scenarios, Projected 2011 Total Workforce, and Comparisons of Total to Medium Scenario, by Field

Scenario % Foreign Trained Among Entrants (2002–2011) 2011 Total Workforce Ratio to Medium Scenario Total Workforce
Biomedical Clinical Behavioral Biomedical Clinical Behavioral Biomedical Clinical Behavioral
High 23.3 31.2 4.5 198,703 48,181 139,863 1.13 1.15 1.04
Rising 15.8 26.6 2.0 178,203 42,011 135,139 1.01 1.01 1.01
Medium 15.8 26.6 2.0 176,400 41,716 134,466 1.00 1.00 1.00
90% 13.2 21.5 1.8 172,702 39,843 134,180 0.98 0.96 1.00
50% 8.7 14.2 1.0 163,699 36,886 133,105 0.93 0.88 0.99
0% 0.0 0.0 0.0 152,346 33,184 131,791 0.86 0.80 0.98
Low 15.3 24.9 1.9 168,770 38,355 131,149 0.96 0.92 0.98

SOURCE: NRC analysis.

From: Appendix D, Demographic Projections of the Research Workforce, 2001–2011

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