NJ Stats: State Agency R&D Expenditures for Fiscal Year 2013

Rank State R&D Spending (in Thousands) Percent of Intramural Performers1 Percent of Extramural Performers2
1 California $346,942 16.5 83.5
2 Ohio $188,312 1.1 98.9
3 Texas $185,200 6.3 93.7
4 New York $177,063 41.7 58.3
5 Florida $118,781 39.9 60.1
6 Pennsylvania $66,429 10.0 90.0
7 Utah $53,637 33.5 66.5
8 South Carolina $47,732 78.0 22.6
9 Washington $47,123 27.2 72.8
10 Connecticut $41,023 62.4 37.6
11 North Carolina $30,650 66.9 33.1
12 Maryland $29,467 1.9 98.1
13 Oklahoma $28,225 3.8 96.2
14 Arizona $27,811 58.0 42.0
15 Virginia $25,918 50.3 49.7
16 Oregon $23,084 84.6 15.4
17 New Jersey $22,414 13.0 88.3
18 Wisconsin $21,212 34.9 65.1
19 Kentucky $19,751 15.0 85.0
20 Iowa $19,365 28.9 71.1
21 West Virginia $19,028 25.0 75.0
22 Illinois $17,999 9.2 90.8
23 Arkansas $16,519 18.1 81.9
24 Louisiana $15,713 32.3 67.7
25 Minnesota $14,856 6.8 93.2
26 Colorado $14,472 57.0 43.0
27  Alabama $13,293 68.9 31.1
28 Hawaii $13,095 33.0 67.0
29 Missouri $13,051 51.3 48.7
30 Idaho $12,929 60.6 39.4
31 Michigan $12,830 20.7 79.3
32 Georgia $12,698 16.1 83.9
33 Indiana $10,167 10.1 89.9
34 North Dakota $7,364 5.8 94.2
35 Nebraska $7,274 5.1 94.9
36 Alaska $6,689 89.1 10.9
37 Montana $6,570 31.0 69.0
38 Wyoming $6,497 46.2 53.8
39 Maine $6,110 18.9 81.1
40 Kansas $5,708 27.6 72.4
41 Mississippi $4,863 43.1 56.9
42 Delaware $4,729 53.2 46.8
43 Massachusetts $4,590 23.6 76.4
44 South Dakota $3,661 3.1 96.9
45 Tennessee $3,430 22.9 77.1
46 New Mexico $2,016 38.1 61.9
47 Vermont $1,828 63.5 36.9
48 New Hampshire $1,788 38.3 61.8
49 Nevada $1,641 22.4 77.6
49 Rhode Island $1,641 13.7 86.3


The 50 State Average is
$35,664,000

New Jersey is 37.2% below the Average

1 Intramural performers include employees within the same department or agency and services performed by others in support of internal R&D projects
2 Extramural performers include academic institutions, companies and individuals, and other

Source: National Science Foundation. “FY 2012 and FY 2013 Survey of State Government R&D.” January 2015. Accessed July 2015. http://www.nsf.gov/statistics/2015/nsf15313/