Acoustical Society of America
Statistics of Members' Acoustical Interests


The table below shows the number of Society members who have indicated interest in each of the thirteen acoustical fields which are listed vertically, for each of the years tabulated horizontally. For each field and year, three numbers are provided:

1st Number = Number of members who listed the field as their primary interest

2nd Number = Combined number of members who listed the field as either their first or second interest

3rd Number = Combined number of members who listed the field as either their first, second, or third interest

Technical Area 1965 1985 1995 2005 2008 ------------- ---- ---- ---- ---- ---- Acoustical 140 153 152 Oceanography 564 477 481 839 758 778 Animal 123 226 251 Bioacoustics 329 398 425 633 665 603 Architectural 362 513 567 743 772 Acoustics 509 857 965 1181 1218 670 1224 1295 1537 1592 Biomedical 42 43 191 225 Ultrasound/Bioresponse 120 126 323 356 To Vibration 223 246 482 519 Engineering 371 536 596 566 566 Acoustics 792 1367 1408 1297 1280 1049 2157 2199 2042 2017 Musical 149 239 254 351 361 Acoustics 296 535 550 724 729 456 1163 1155 1339 1357 Noise 326 650 800 890 755 763 1443 1636 1626 1583 1090 2225 2274 2218 2179 Physical 365 510 690 609 606 Acoustics 725 1174 1173 1077 1082 929 1780 1705 1573 1596 Psychological 439 1032 1039 963 938 & Physiological 750 1887 1989 1885 1889 Acoustics 867 2119 2315 2307 2314 Signal 119 336 351 Processing in 438 1152 1211 Acoustics 951 2191 2722 Speech 312 819 938 948 992 Communication 696 1597 1566 1554 1574 851 1950 1933 1930 382 Structural 232 233 443 409 376 Acoustics 528 671 937 897 839 & Vibration 834 1235 1263 1482 1408 Underwater 739 1172 1013 735 729 Acoustics 1037 1517 1552 1245 1274 1226 1802 1872 1571 1588


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