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Employment and Trends - January 2009

TABLE 18 -- ACCESSIONS BY TYPE, BRANCH, AND SELECTED AGENCY, ALL AREAS, DECEMBER 2008 AND JANUARY 2009
TOTALTRANSFERSNEW HIRESRESTORATIONS, RETURNS TO DUTYACCESSIONS EXCLUDING TRANSFERSACCESSIONS CALENDAR YEAR 2009 TO DATEACCESSIONS FISCAL YEAR 2009 TO DATE
AGENCYNUMBER*RATENUMBER*RATENUMBER*RATENUMBER*RATENUMBER*RATENUMBER*RATENUMBER*RATE
TOTAL, ALL AGENCIES 36,281 1.34 139,117 5.16
     JANUARY 2009 36,281 * 1.34 1,341 * 0.05 29,794 * 1.10 5,146 * 0.19 34,940 * 1.29      
     DECEMBER 2008 35,374 * 1.32 1,065 * 0.04 30,008 * 1.12 4,301 * 0.16 34,309 * 1.28      
LEGISLATIVE BRANCH 55 0.45 216 1.75
     JANUARY 2009 55 * 0.45 1 * 0.01 50 * 0.41 4 * 0.03 54 * 0.44      
     DECEMBER 2008 53 * 0.43 1 * 0.01 48 * 0.39 4 * 0.03 52 * 0.42      
GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTABILITY OFFICE 5 0.16 22 0.70
     JANUARY 2009 5 * 0.16 ... * ... 5 * 0.16 ... * ... 5 * 0.16      
     DECEMBER 2008 5 * 0.16 ... * ... 5 * 0.16 ... * ... 5 * 0.16      
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE 6 0.25 24 1.01
     JANUARY 2009 6 * 0.25 ... * ... 4 * 0.17 2 * 0.08 6 * 0.25      
     DECEMBER 2008 6 * 0.25 ... * ... 4 * 0.17 2 * 0.08 6 * 0.25      
LIBRARY OF CONGRESS 23 0.59 92 2.38
     JANUARY 2009 23 * 0.59 ... * ... 21 * 0.54 2 * 0.05 23 * 0.59      
     DECEMBER 2008 23 * 0.59 ... * ... 21 * 0.54 2 * 0.05 23 * 0.59      
JUDICIAL BRANCH ... ... ... ...
     JANUARY 2009 ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... ... * ...      
     DECEMBER 2008 ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... ... * ...      
EXECUTIVE BRANCH 36,226 1.35 138,901 5.18
     JANUARY 2009 36,226 * 1.35 1,340 * 0.05 29,744 * 1.10 5,142 * 0.19 34,886 * 1.30      
     DECEMBER 2008 35,321 * 1.32 1,064 * 0.04 29,960 * 1.12 4,297 * 0.16 34,257 * 1.28      
EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT 345 21.01 401 23.95
     JANUARY 2009 345 * 21.02 3 * 0.18 342 * 20.83 ... * ... 342 * 20.83      
     DECEMBER 2008 19 1.11 3 0.18 16 0.94 ... ... 16 0.94      
EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS 28,685 1.60 102,349 5.76
     JANUARY 2009 28,685 * 1.60 1,215 * 0.07 22,554 * 1.26 4,916 * 0.27 27,470 * 1.54      
     DECEMBER 2008 22,059 1.25 989 0.06 16,941 0.96 4,129 0.23 21,070 1.19      
DEPARTMENT OF STATE 437 1.20 1,410 3.87
     JANUARY 2009 437 1.20 11 0.03 332 0.91 94 0.26 426 1.17      
     DECEMBER 2008 307 0.84 3 0.01 210 0.58 94 0.26 304 0.83      
DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY 1,381 1.31 9,535 9.33
     JANUARY 2009 1,381 * 1.31 21 * 0.02 430 * 0.41 930 * 0.88 1,360 * 1.29      
     DECEMBER 2008 1,381 1.42 21 0.02 430 0.44 930 0.96 1,360 1.40      
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE 8,559 1.22 35,320 5.05
     JANUARY 2009 8,559 1.22 342 0.05 6,481 0.92 1,736 0.25 8,217 1.17      
     DECEMBER 2008 8,037 1.15 289 0.04 5,688 0.81 2,060 0.29 7,748 1.11      
DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY 3,139 1.18 13,122 4.96
     JANUARY 2009 3,139 1.18 104 0.04 2,377 0.90 658 0.25 3,035 1.14      
     DECEMBER 2008 3,220 1.22 103 0.04 2,217 0.84 900 0.34 3,117 1.18      
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY 2,023 1.11 7,904 4.33
     JANUARY 2009 2,023 1.11 92 0.05 1,600 0.87 331 0.18 1,931 1.06      
     DECEMBER 2008 1,907 1.04 82 0.04 1,271 0.70 554 0.30 1,825 1.00      
DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE 1,969 1.27 8,195 5.30
     JANUARY 2009 1,969 1.27 105 0.07 1,562 1.01 302 0.20 1,864 1.21      
     DECEMBER 2008 1,764 1.14 73 0.05 1,340 0.87 351 0.23 1,691 1.09      
DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY 320 1.41 1,124 4.97
     JANUARY 2009 320 1.41 10 0.04 109 0.48 201 0.89 310 1.37      
     DECEMBER 2008 216 0.95 8 0.04 106 0.47 102 0.45 208 0.92      
OTHER DEFENSE ACTIVITIES (EXCLUDING DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY) 1,108 1.47 4,975 6.62
     JANUARY 2009 1,108 1.47 31 0.04 833 1.11 244 0.32 1,077 1.43      
     DECEMBER 2008 930 1.24 23 0.03 754 1.00 153 0.20 907 1.20      
DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 809 0.73 2,883 2.62
     JANUARY 2009 809 0.73 29 0.03 780 0.71 ... ... 780 0.71      
     DECEMBER 2008 557 0.51 24 0.02 533 0.48 ... ... 533 0.48      
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR 1,591 2.40 3,648 5.42
     JANUARY 2009 1,591 2.40 70 0.11 782 1.18 739 1.12 1,521 2.30      
     DECEMBER 2008 722 1.08 45 0.07 430 0.64 247 0.37 677 1.01      
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE 1,665 1.79 4,041 4.36
     JANUARY 2009 1,665 1.79 110 0.12 806 0.86 749 0.80 1,555 1.67      
     DECEMBER 2008 750 0.85 85 0.10 528 0.60 137 0.16 665 0.75      
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE 6,196 12.44 12,828 28.24
     JANUARY 2009 6,196 12.44 24 0.05 6,084 12.22 88 0.18 6,172 12.39      
     DECEMBER 2008 3,223 7.46 29 0.07 3,176 7.35 18 0.04 3,194 7.39      
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR 141 0.87 491 3.03
     JANUARY 2009 141 0.87 22 0.14 113 0.70 6 0.04 119 0.74      
     DECEMBER 2008 115 0.71 22 0.14 83 0.51 10 0.06 93 0.57      
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 631 0.98 2,900 4.52
     JANUARY 2009 631 0.98 42 0.07 587 0.91 2 ... 589 0.91      
     DECEMBER 2008 641 1.00 38 0.06 578 0.90 25 0.04 603 0.94      
DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT 72 0.74 228 2.39
     JANUARY 2009 72 0.74 20 0.21 45 0.46 7 0.07 52 0.53      
     DECEMBER 2008 58 0.62 12 0.13 41 0.44 5 0.05 46 0.49      
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION 560 1.00 1,769 3.17
     JANUARY 2009 560 1.00 16 0.03 499 0.89 45 0.08 544 0.97      
     DECEMBER 2008 337 0.60 11 0.02 289 0.52 37 0.07 326 0.58      
DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY 251 1.63 669 4.37
     JANUARY 2009 251 1.63 26 0.17 193 1.26 32 0.21 225 1.46      
     DECEMBER 2008 156 1.02 22 0.14 100 0.65 34 0.22 134 0.88      
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION 29 0.70 93 2.25
     JANUARY 2009 29 0.70 8 0.19 21 0.51 ... ... 21 0.51      
     DECEMBER 2008 23 0.55 3 0.07 18 0.43 2 0.05 20 0.48      
DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS 4,031 1.41 16,461 5.80
     JANUARY 2009 4,031 1.41 103 0.04 3,574 1.25 354 0.12 3,928 1.38      
     DECEMBER 2008 3,451 1.21 92 0.03 2,958 1.04 401 0.14 3,359 1.18      
DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY 2,332 1.33 10,073 5.76
     JANUARY 2009 2,332 1.33 371 0.21 1,827 1.04 134 0.08 1,961 1.12      
     DECEMBER 2008 2,301 1.31 293 0.17 1,879 1.07 129 0.07 2,008 1.14      
INDEPENDENT AGENCIES 7,196 0.80 36,151 4.00
     JANUARY 2009 7,196 * 0.80 122 * 0.01 6,848 * 0.76 226 * 0.03 7,074 * 0.78      
     DECEMBER 2008 13,243 * 1.46 72 * 0.01 13,003 * 1.43 168 * 0.02 13,171 * 1.45      
FEDERAL RESERVE BOARD OF GOVERNORS 2 0.11 8 0.43
     JANUARY 2009 2 * 0.11 ... * ... 2 * 0.11 ... * ... 2 * 0.11      
     DECEMBER 2008 2 * 0.11 ... * ... 2 * 0.11 ... * ... 2 * 0.11      
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY 127 0.70 384 2.11
     JANUARY 2009 127 0.70 23 0.13 104 0.57 ... ... 104 0.57      
     DECEMBER 2008 98 0.54 12 0.07 81 0.44 5 0.03 86 0.47      
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION 30 1.37 56 2.55
     JANUARY 2009 30 1.37 2 0.09 27 1.23 1 0.05 28 1.28      
     DECEMBER 2008 8 0.36 1 0.05 7 0.32 ... ... 7 0.32      
FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION 31 1.67 83 4.53
     JANUARY 2009 31 1.67 6 0.32 25 1.34 ... ... 25 1.34      
     DECEMBER 2008 11 0.60 ... ... 11 0.60 ... ... 11 0.60      
FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION 141 2.73 368 7.21
     JANUARY 2009 141 2.73 9 0.17 107 2.07 25 0.48 132 2.56      
     DECEMBER 2008 65 * 1.27 1 * 0.02 62 * 1.22 2 * 0.04 64 * 1.25      
GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION 123 1.03 375 3.12
     JANUARY 2009 123 1.03 32 0.27 83 0.69 8 0.07 91 0.76      
     DECEMBER 2008 83 0.69 13 0.11 57 0.47 13 0.11 70 0.58      
NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION 200 1.09 326 1.77
     JANUARY 2009 200 1.09 15 0.08 120 0.65 65 0.35 185 1.01      
     DECEMBER 2008 36 0.20 5 0.03 23 0.12 8 0.04 31 0.17      
NATIONAL ARCHIVES AND RECORDS ADMINISTRATION 51 1.59 242 7.57
     JANUARY 2009 51 1.59 2 0.06 39 1.21 10 0.31 49 1.52      
     DECEMBER 2008 72 2.23 ... ... 35 1.09 37 1.15 72 2.23      
NATIONAL LABOR RELATIONS BOARD 5 0.31 18 1.10
     JANUARY 2009 5 * 0.31 ... * ... 4 * 0.24 1 * 0.06 5 * 0.31      
     DECEMBER 2008 5 0.31 ... ... 4 0.24 1 0.06 5 0.31      
NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION 37 0.90 179 4.38
     JANUARY 2009 37 0.90 ... ... 31 0.76 6 0.15 37 0.90      
     DECEMBER 2008 41 1.00 ... ... 33 0.80 8 0.19 41 1.00      
OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT 74 1.37 229 4.22
     JANUARY 2009 74 1.37 7 0.13 66 1.22 1 0.02 67 1.24      
     DECEMBER 2008 64 1.18 9 0.17 48 0.88 7 0.13 55 1.01      
RAILROAD RETIREMENT BOARD 7 0.73 12 1.25
     JANUARY 2009 7 0.73 2 0.21 5 0.52 ... ... 5 0.52      
     DECEMBER 2008 3 0.31 ... ... 1 0.10 2 0.21 3 0.31      
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION 24 0.65 106 2.89
     JANUARY 2009 24 0.65 ... ... 24 0.65 ... ... 24 0.65      
     DECEMBER 2008 19 0.52 3 0.08 16 0.44 ... ... 16 0.44      
SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION 39 0.85 677 14.06
     JANUARY 2009 39 0.85 2 0.04 21 0.46 16 0.35 37 0.81      
     DECEMBER 2008 39 * 0.78 4 * 0.08 27 * 0.54 8 * 0.16 35 * 0.70      
SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION 55 1.11 210 4.32
     JANUARY 2009 55 * 1.11 2 * 0.04 41 * 0.82 12 * 0.24 53 * 1.07      
     DECEMBER 2008 35 * 0.74 3 * 0.06 15 * 0.32 17 * 0.36 32 * 0.67      
SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION 216 0.34 1,597 2.51
     JANUARY 2009 216 0.34 ... ... 152 0.24 64 0.10 216 0.34      
     DECEMBER 2008 55 0.09 1 ... 18 0.03 36 0.06 54 0.08      
BROADCASTING BOARD OF GOVERNORS 3 0.15 33 1.68
     JANUARY 2009 3 * 0.15 ... * ... 3 * 0.15 ... * ... 3 * 0.15      
     DECEMBER 2008 3 0.15 ... ... 3 0.15 ... ... 3 0.15      
AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT 74 2.94 296 11.77
     JANUARY 2009 74 * 2.94 4 * 0.16 70 * 2.78 ... * ... 70 * 2.78      
     DECEMBER 2008 74 * 2.94 4 * 0.16 70 * 2.78 ... * ... 70 * 2.78      
U.S. POSTAL SERVICE 5,664 0.79 29,963 4.15
     JANUARY 2009 5,664 0.79 2 ... 5,662 0.79 ... ... 5,662 0.79      
     DECEMBER 2008 12,275 1.69 1 ... 12,274 1.69 ... ... 12,274 1.69      

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

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