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Data, Analysis & Documentation Federal Employment Reports

Employment and Trends - January 2009

TABLE 1 -- FEDERAL CIVILIAN PERSONNEL SUMMARY
JANUARY 2009DECEMBER 2008CHANGE FROMAVERAGE EMPLOYMENT TO DATE
EMPLOYMENT CATEGORIESTOTAL*PERCENTTOTAL*PERCENTDECEMBER 2008JANUARY 2008CALENDAR YEAR 2009*CHANGE FROM CALENDAR YEARFISCAL YEAR 2009*CHANGE FROM FISCAL YEAR 2008
                   
TOTAL CIVILIAN EMPLOYMENT A/ 2,748,978 100.00 2,764,455 100.00 -15,477 +47,288 2,748,978 +47,288 2,747,473 +40,820
                   
FULL-TIME 2,508,964 91.27 2,518,337 91.10 -9,373 +51,026 2,508,964 +51,026 2,507,132 +50,638
WITH PERMANENT APPOINTMENTS 2,369,903 86.21 2,377,065 85.99 -7,162 +45,237 2,369,903 +45,237 2,364,770 +41,057
WITH TEMPORARY AND                    
INDEFINITE APPOINTMENTS 139,061 5.06 141,272 5.11 -2,211 +5,789 139,061 +5,789 142,362 +9,581
PART-TIME (REGULARLY SCHEDULED) 130,742 4.76 131,473 4.76 -731 -5,198 130,742 -5,198 131,576 -7,546
INTERMITTENT 109,272 3.98 114,645 4.15 -5,373 +1,460 109,272 +1,460 108,766 -2,271
                   
U.S. CITIZENS 2,716,088 98.80 2,731,924 98.82 -15,836 +46,078 2,716,088 +46,078 2,714,655 +39,831
NON U.S. CITIZENS 32,890 1.20 32,531 1.18 +359 +1,210 32,890 +1,210 32,819 +990
                   
UNITED STATES, TOTAL 2,660,818 96.79 2,675,966 96.80 -15,148 +46,338 2,660,818 +46,338 2,659,126 +39,721
WASHINGTON, D.C.,                    
METROPOLITAN AREA 343,455 12.49 345,326 12.49 -1,871 +10,687 343,455 +10,687 341,175 +7,619
OUTSIDE WASHINGTON, D.C.                    
METROPOLITAN AREA 2,317,363 84.30 2,330,640 84.31 -13,277 +35,651 2,317,363 +35,651 2,317,951 +32,102
                   
OVERSEAS, TOTAL 88,160 3.21 88,489 3.20 -329 +950 88,160 +950 88,347 +1,099
U.S. CITIZENS 63,148 2.30 63,547 2.30 -399 +295 63,148 +295 63,362 +682
NON U.S. CITIZENS 25,012 .91 24,942 .90 +70 +655 25,012 +655 24,985 +417
                   
TERRITORIES 18,427 .67 18,905 .68 -478 +510 18,427 +510 18,674 +653
U.S. CITIZENS 18,410 .67 18,889 .68 -479 +510 18,410 +510 18,658 +654
NON U.S. CITIZENS 17 ... 16 ... +1 +0 17 +0 16 -1
                   
FOREIGN COUNTRIES 69,733 2.54 69,584 2.52 +149 +440 69,733 +440 69,674 +446
U.S. CITIZENS 44,738 1.63 44,658 1.62 +80 -215 44,738 -215 44,705 +28
NON U.S. CITIZENS 24,995 .91 24,926 .90 +69 +655 24,995 +655 24,969 +418
                   
EXECUTIVE BRANCH, TOTAL 2,685,291 97.68 2,700,830 97.70 -15,539 +46,724 2,685,291 +46,724 2,683,821 +40,408
                   
FULL-TIME, TOTAL 2,447,205 89.02 2,456,637 88.87 -9,432 +50,400 2,447,205 +50,400 2,445,406 +50,159
TYPE OF POSITION OCCUPIED:                    
IN PERMANENT POSITIONS 2,377,066 86.47 2,385,322 86.29 -8,256 +49,755 2,377,066 +49,755 2,372,165 +43,962
IN TEMPORARY POSITIONS 70,139 2.55 71,315 2.58 -1,176 +645 70,139 +645 73,241 +6,197
TYPE OF APPOINTMENT:                    
WITH PERMANENT APPOINTMENTS 2,326,554 84.63 2,333,720 84.42 -7,166 +44,840 2,326,554 +44,840 2,321,414 +40,665
WITH TEMPORARY AND                    
INDEFINITE APPOINTMENTS 120,651 4.39 122,917 4.45 -2,266 +5,560 120,651 +5,560 123,992 +9,494
                   
PART-TIME (REGULARLY SCHEDULED)                    
TOTAL 129,028 4.69 129,760 4.69 -732 -5,157 129,028 -5,157 129,863 -7,506
WITH PERMANENT APPOINTMENTS 108,113 3.93 107,598 3.89 +515 -4,847 108,113 -4,847 107,929 -8,002
WITH TEMPORARY AND                    
INDEFINITE APPOINTMENTS 20,915 .76 22,162 .80 -1,247 -310 20,915 -310 21,934 +496
                   
INTERMITTENT, TOTAL 109,058 3.97 114,433 4.14 -5,375 +1,481 109,058 +1,481 108,552 -2,245
                   
COMPETITIVE SERVICE, TOTAL 1,338,721 48.70 1,342,005 48.55 -3,284 +28,360 1,338,721 +28,360 1,333,492 +22,471
PERMANENT APPOINTMENTS 1,302,860 47.39 1,306,066 47.24 -3,206 +28,171 1,302,860 +28,171 1,295,597 +20,353
TEMPORARY AND INDEFINITE                    
APPOINTMENTS 35,861 1.30 35,939 1.30 -78 +189 35,861 +189 37,894 +2,116
                   
EXCEPTED AND SENIOR EXECUTIVE                    
SERVICES, TOTAL 1,346,570 48.98 1,358,825 49.15 -12,255 +18,364 1,346,570 +18,364 1,350,330 +17,938
PERMANENT APPOINTMENTS 1,138,358 41.41 1,143,226 41.35 -4,868 +10,768 1,138,358 +10,768 1,141,400 +11,799
TEMPORARY AND INDEFINITE                    
APPOINTMENTS 208,212 7.57 215,599 7.80 -7,387 +7,596 208,212 +7,596 208,929 +6,138
                   
LEGISLATIVE BRANCH, TOTAL 29,933 1.09 29,871 1.08 +62 +330 29,933 +330 29,898 +176
                   
FULL-TIME 29,511 1.07 29,452 1.07 +59 +364 29,511 +364 29,478 +216
PART-TIME (REGULARLY SCHEDULED) 305 .01 304 .01 +1 -15 305 -15 304 -14
INTERMITTENT 117 ... 115 ... +2 -19 117 -19 117 -24
                   
JUDICIAL BRANCH, TOTAL 33,754 1.23 33,754 1.22 +0 +234 33,754 +234 33,754 +236
                   
FULL-TIME 32,248 1.17 32,248 1.17 +0 +262 32,248 +262 32,248 +263
PART-TIME (REGULARLY SCHEDULED) 1,409 .05 1,409 .05 +0 -26 1,409 -26 1,409 -26
INTERMITTENT 97 ... 97 ... +0 -2 97 -2 97 -2

*PRELIMINARY OR PREVIOUS MONTH'S EMPLOYMENT TOTALS (OR PORTIONS THEREOF) WERE USED FOR CURRENT MONTH.
**REVISED.

A/ EXCLUDES CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY, NATIONAL SECURITY AGENCY, DEFENSE INTELLIGENCE AGENCY, AND
NATIONAL IMAGERY AND MAPPING AGENCY.

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