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Table 1. 
Scholar and authorship counts by field
FieldNumber of unique scholarsScholars with at least one authorship of any kindScholars with at least one APC OA authorship
Agricultural Sciences 4,860 4,510 (92.8%) 3,448 (70.9%) 
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 30,725 29,207 (95.1%) 25,930 (84.4%) 
Business 11,764 9,911 (84.2%) 1,594 (13.5%) 
Education 8,317 6,466 (77.7%) 1,936 (23.3%) 
Engineering 22,658 20,763 (91.6%) 14,753 (65.1%) 
Family, Consumer and Human Sciences 13,609 10,072 (74.0%) 4,808 (35.3%) 
Health Professions Sciences 13,098 11,448 (87.4%) 7,738 (59.1%) 
Humanities 34,159 19,852 (58.1%) 3,541 (10.4%) 
Natural Resources and Conservation 3,913 3,664 (93.6%) 2,977 (76.1%) 
Physical and Mathematical Sciences 30,415 27,843 (91.5%) 19,954 (65.6%) 
Social and Behavioral Sciences 28,228 24,848 (88.0%) 10,076 (35.7%) 
FieldNumber of unique scholarsScholars with at least one authorship of any kindScholars with at least one APC OA authorship
Agricultural Sciences 4,860 4,510 (92.8%) 3,448 (70.9%) 
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 30,725 29,207 (95.1%) 25,930 (84.4%) 
Business 11,764 9,911 (84.2%) 1,594 (13.5%) 
Education 8,317 6,466 (77.7%) 1,936 (23.3%) 
Engineering 22,658 20,763 (91.6%) 14,753 (65.1%) 
Family, Consumer and Human Sciences 13,609 10,072 (74.0%) 4,808 (35.3%) 
Health Professions Sciences 13,098 11,448 (87.4%) 7,738 (59.1%) 
Humanities 34,159 19,852 (58.1%) 3,541 (10.4%) 
Natural Resources and Conservation 3,913 3,664 (93.6%) 2,977 (76.1%) 
Physical and Mathematical Sciences 30,415 27,843 (91.5%) 19,954 (65.6%) 
Social and Behavioral Sciences 28,228 24,848 (88.0%) 10,076 (35.7%) 
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