HERDC Category 1 — Australian Competitive Grants Research Income
This section provides a summary of ERA 2018 data at the two-digit Fields of Research (FoR). Over $5.08 billion of Australian Competitive Grants research income was submitted to ERA 2018. The two-digit FoR codes with the highest percentage of HERDC Category 1 income were 11 Medical and Health Sciences (37 per cent), followed by 06 Biological Sciences (12 per cent) and 09 Engineering (9 per cent). The yearly income amounts by two-digit code are shown in the second chart (million $). See Section 4 for a detailed breakdown.