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Employment and Trends - January 2009

TABLE 2 -- COMPARISON OF TOTAL CIVILIAN EMPLOYMENT OF THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT BY BRANCH, AGENCY, AND AREA AS OF DECEMBER 2008 AND JANUARY 2009
TOTAL, ALL AREASUNITED STATESWASHINGTON, DC-MD-VA-WV CORE BASED STATISTICAL AREA
AGENCYJANUARY 2009*DECEMBER 2008CHANGEJANUARY 2009*DECEMBER 2008CHANGEJANUARY 2009*DECEMBER 2008CHANGE
TOTAL, ALL AGENCIES A/ 2,748,978 * 2,764,455 * -15,477 2,660,818 * 2,675,966 * -15,148 343,455 * 345,326 * -1,871
LEGISLATIVE BRANCH 29,933 * 29,871 * +62 29,927 * 29,865 * +62 28,824 * 28,761 * +63
CONGRESS 17,586 * 17,531 * +55 17,586 * 17,531 * +55 17,586 * 17,531 * +55
U.S. SENATE 6,820 * 6,820 * ... 6,820 * 6,820 * ... 6,820 * 6,820 * ...
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES SUMMARY 10,766 * 10,711 * +55 10,766 * 10,711 * +55 10,766 * 10,711 * +55
COMMISSION ON SECURITY AND COOPERATION IN EUROPE 16 17 * -1 16 17 * -1 16 17 * -1
ARCHITECT OF THE CAPITOL 2,212 * 2,212 * ... 2,212 * 2,212 * ... 2,212 * 2,212 * ...
BOTANIC GARDEN 57 * 57 * ... 57 * 57 * ... 57 * 57 * ...
U.S. COMMISSION ON INTERNATIONAL RELIGIOUS FREEDOM 15 13 +2 15 13 +2 15 13 +2
CONGRESSIONAL BUDGET OFFICE 238 233 * +5 238 233 * +5 238 233 * +5
GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTABILITY OFFICE 3,129 * 3,129 * ... 3,129 * 3,129 * ... 2,257 * 2,257 * ...
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE 2,378 * 2,378 * ... 2,378 * 2,378 * ... 2,188 * 2,188 * ...
JOHN C. STENNIS CENTER FOR PUBLIC DEVELOPMENT 6 7 -1 6 7 -1 1 1 ...
LIBRARY OF CONGRESS 3,871 * 3,871 * ... 3,865 * 3,865 * ... 3,831 * 3,831 * ...
MEDICARE PAYMENT ADVISORY COMMISSION 31 31 ... 31 31 ... 31 31 ...
OFFICE OF COMPLIANCE 23 * 23 * ... 23 * 23 * ... 23 * 23 * ...
UNITED STATES-CHINA ECONOMIC AND SECURITY REVIEW COMMISSION 27 25 +2 27 25 +2 25 23 +2
U.S. COURT OF VETERANS APPEALS 110 * 110 * ... 110 * 110 * ... 110 * 110 * ...
U.S. TAX COURT 234 * 234 * ... 234 * 234 * ... 234 * 234 * ...
JUDICIAL BRANCH 33,754 * 33,754 * ... 33,385 * 33,385 * ... 2,815 * 2,815 * ...
U.S. SUPREME COURT 483 * 483 * ... 483 * 483 * ... 483 * 483 * ...
U.S. COURTS 33,271 * 33,271 * ... 32,902 * 32,902 * ... 2,332 * 2,332 * ...
EXECUTIVE BRANCH 2,685,291 * 2,700,830 * -15,539 2,597,506 * 2,612,716 * -15,210 311,816 * 313,750 * -1,934
EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT 1,576 * 1,707 -131 1,563 * 1,694 -131 1,563 * 1,694 -131
WHITE HOUSE OFFICE 325 399 -74 325 399 -74 325 399 -74
OFFICE OF THE VICE PRESIDENT 18 17 +1 18 17 +1 18 17 +1
OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET 482 487 -5 482 487 -5 482 487 -5
OFFICE OF ADMINISTRATION 238 238 ... 238 238 ... 238 238 ...
COUNCIL OF ECONOMIC ADVISERS 21 23 -2 21 23 -2 21 23 -2
COUNCIL ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY/OFFICE OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY 12 21 -9 12 21 -9 12 21 -9
OFFICE OF POLICY DEVELOPMENT 22 * 22 ... 22 * 22 ... 22 * 22 ...
EXECUTIVE RESIDENCE AT THE WHITE HOUSE 89 88 +1 89 88 +1 89 88 +1
NATIONAL SECURITY COUNCIL 53 57 -4 53 57 -4 53 57 -4
OFFICE OF NATIONAL DRUG CONTROL POLICY 81 95 -14 81 95 -14 81 95 -14
OFFICE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY POLICY 24 31 -7 24 31 -7 24 31 -7
OFFICE OF THE U.S. TRADE REPRESENTATIVE 211 229 -18 198 216 -18 198 216 -18
EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS 1,789,698 * 1,787,633 +2,065 1,707,950 * 1,705,704 +2,246 248,409 * 249,441 -1,032
DEPARTMENT OF STATE 36,359 36,422 -63 14,644 14,846 -202 11,840 12,038 -198
DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY 105,668 * 105,668 ... 104,937 * 104,937 ... 14,839 * 14,839 ...
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE 700,722 701,100 -378 653,570 653,976 -406 68,628 68,726 -98
DEFENSE, MILITARY FUNCTION TOTAL 678,457 679,138 -681 631,361 632,066 -705 67,905 68,009 -104
DEFENSE, CIVIL FUNCTION TOTAL 22,265 21,962 +303 22,209 21,910 +299 723 717 +6
DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY 266,026 265,030 +996 246,090 245,161 +929 20,639 20,510 +129
DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY, MILITARY FUNCTION TOTAL 243,762 243,069 +693 223,882 223,252 +630 19,917 19,794 +123
DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY, CIVIL FUNCTION TOTAL 22,264 21,961 +303 22,208 21,909 +299 722 716 +6
CORP OF ENGINEERS 22,193 21,889 +304 22,137 21,837 +300 651 644 +7
CEMETERIAL EXPENSES 71 72 -1 71 72 -1 71 72 -1
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY 182,705 183,042 -337 175,544 175,921 -377 24,856 24,983 -127
DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE 154,323 154,924 -601 148,431 149,047 -616 5,859 5,865 -6
DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY 22,587 22,682 -95 22,003 22,097 -94 2,048 2,051 -3
OTHER DEFENSE ACTIVITIES (EXCLUDING DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY) 75,081 75,422 -341 61,502 61,750 -248 15,226 15,317 -91
DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 110,141 110,296 -155 108,149 108,291 -142 23,794 23,918 -124
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR 65,860 66,516 -656 65,514 66,169 -655 7,305 7,419 -114
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE 92,528 93,968 -1,440 91,645 93,070 -1,425 10,693 10,749 -56
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE 52,375 47,237 +5,138 52,008 46,872 +5,136 23,256 23,146 +110
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR 16,035 16,277 -242 16,000 16,240 -240 5,628 5,796 -168
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 64,620 64,133 +487 64,321 63,840 +481 29,943 29,981 -38
DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT 9,629 9,853 -224 9,556 9,780 -224 3,340 3,455 -115
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION 55,687 55,930 -243 55,359 55,606 -247 9,159 9,262 -103
DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY 15,318 15,412 -94 15,301 15,395 -94 5,192 5,270 -78
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION 4,045 4,186 -141 4,036 4,176 -140 2,949 3,056 -107
DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS 285,732 284,821 +911 281,789 280,868 +921 8,231 8,264 -33
DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY 174,979 175,814 -835 171,121 171,638 -517 23,612 23,522 +90
INDEPENDENT AGENCIES 894,017 * 911,490 * -17,473 887,993 * 905,318 * -17,325 61,844 * 62,615 * -771
ADVISORY COUNCIL ON HISTORIC PRESERVATION 43 45 -2 43 45 -2 40 43 -3
AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION 28 28 ... 28 28 ... 28 28 ...
AMERICAN BATTLE MONUMENTS COMMISSION 409 404 * +5 21 18 * +3 21 18 * +3
APPALACHIAN REGIONAL COMMISSION 10 11 -1 10 11 -1 10 11 -1
ARCHITECTURAL AND TRANSPORTATION BARRIERS COMPLIANCE BOARD 27 27 ... 27 27 ... 27 27 ...
ARMED FORCES RETIREMENT HOME 274 279 -5 274 279 -5 273 278 -5
ARCTIC RESEARCH COMMISSION 7 5 +2 7 5 +2 3 3 ...
BARRY GOLDWATER SCHOLARSHIP AND EXCELLENCE IN EDUCATION FOUNDATION 2 2 ... 2 2 ... 2 2 ...
FEDERAL RESERVE BOARD OF GOVERNORS 1,873 * 1,873 * ... 1,873 * 1,873 * ... 1,873 * 1,873 * ...
CHEMICAL SAFETY AND HAZARD INVESTIGATION BOARD 37 37 ... 37 37 ... 35 36 -1
CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS FELLOWSHIP FOUNDATION 2 3 -1 2 3 -1 ... ... ...
COMMISSION OF FINE ARTS 10 10 ... 10 10 ... 10 10 ...
COMMISSION ON CIVIL RIGHTS 44 45 -1 44 45 -1 32 33 -1
COMMITTEE FOR PURCHASE FROM PEOPLE WHO ARE BLIND OR SEVERELY DISABLED 29 29 ... 29 29 ... 26 27 -1
COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION 477 * 477 * ... 477 * 477 * ... 298 * 298 * ...
CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY COMMISSION 436 436 ... 436 436 ... 328 327 +1
CORPORATION FOR NATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE 574 * 574 * ... 571 * 571 * ... 311 * 311 * ...
COURT SERVICES AND OFFENDER SUPERVISION AGENCY FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 1,151 * 1,151 * ... 1,151 * 1,151 * ... 1,150 * 1,150 * ...
DEFENSE NUCLEAR FACILITIES SAFETY BOARD 97 94 +3 97 94 +3 85 84 +1
DELTA REGIONAL AUTHORITY 5 * 5 * ... 5 * 5 * ... 1 * 1 * ...
ELECTION ASSISTANCE COMMISSION 47 45 +2 47 45 +2 42 40 +2
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY 18,092 18,163 -71 18,032 18,103 -71 5,226 5,292 -66
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION 2,187 2,192 -5 2,178 2,183 -5 472 479 -7
EXPORT-IMPORT BANK OF THE UNITED STATES 367 368 -1 367 368 -1 343 344 -1
FARM CREDIT ADMINISTRATION 259 263 -4 259 263 -4 149 151 -2
FARM CREDIT SYSTEM INSURANCE CORPORATION 10 10 ... 10 10 ... 10 10 ...
FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION 1,858 1,862 -4 1,855 1,860 -5 1,564 1,577 -13
FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION 5,218 5,100 * +118 5,203 5,085 * +118 1,563 1,556 * +7
FEDERAL ELECTION COMMISSION 362 362 ... 362 362 ... 362 362 ...
FEDERAL FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS EXAMINATION COUNCIL 7 7 ... 7 7 ... 6 6 ...
FEDERAL HOUSING FINANCE BOARD 137 * 137 ... 137 * 137 ... 109 * 109 ...
FEDERAL LABOR RELATIONS AUTHORITY 121 121 ... 121 121 ... 68 66 +2
FEDERAL MARITIME COMMISSION 117 118 -1 117 118 -1 109 109 ...
FEDERAL MEDIATION AND CONCILIATION SERVICE 244 250 * -6 244 250 * -6 61 61 * ...
FEDERAL MINE SAFETY AND HEALTH REVIEW COMMISSION 44 * 44 * ... 44 * 44 * ... 42 * 42 * ...
FEDERAL RETIREMENT THRIFT INVESTMENT BOARD 79 79 ... 79 79 ... 79 79 ...
FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION 1,131 * 1,131 * ... 1,131 * 1,131 * ... 976 * 976 * ...
GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION 11,938 12,060 -122 11,886 12,007 -121 4,088 4,144 -56
HARRY S. TRUMAN SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION 4 4 ... 4 4 ... 4 4 ...
U.S. HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL MUSEUM 190 * 190 ... 190 * 190 ... 187 * 187 ...
U.S. INTERAGENCY COUNCIL ON HOMELESSNESS 6 6 ... 6 6 ... 5 5 ...
INTER-AMERICAN FOUNDATION 40 41 -1 40 41 -1 40 41 -1
INTERNATIONAL BOUNDARY AND WATER COMMISSION: UNITED STATES AND MEXICO 253 * 253 ... 253 * 253 ... 1 * 1 ...
INTERNATIONAL BOUNDARY COMMISSION: UNITED STATES AND CANADA 7 * 7 * ... 7 * 7 * ... 3 * 3 * ...
INTERNATIONAL JOINT COMMISSION: UNITED STATES AND CANADA 18 18 ... 13 13 ... 8 8 ...
U.S. INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION 372 * 372 * ... 372 * 372 * ... 372 * 372 * ...
JAMES MADISON MEMORIAL FELLOWSHIP FOUNDATION 6 6 ... 6 6 ... 6 6 ...
JAPAN-UNITED STATES FRIENDSHIP COMMISSION 4 5 -1 4 5 -1 4 4 ...
MARINE MAMMAL COMMISSION 17 18 -1 16 16 ... 12 12 ...
MERIT SYSTEMS PROTECTION BOARD 218 * 218 ... 218 * 218 ... 131 * 131 ...
MILLENNIUM CHALLENGE CORPORATION 282 295 -13 250 263 -13 250 263 -13
MORRIS K. UDALL SCHOLARSHIP AND EXCELLENCE IN NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY FOUNDATION 36 36 ... 36 36 ... ... ... ...
NATIONAL ARCHIVES AND RECORDS ADMINISTRATION 3,187 3,241 -54 3,187 3,241 -54 1,339 1,352 -13
NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION 18,354 18,437 -83 18,343 18,424 -81 3,996 4,029 -33
NATIONAL CAPITAL PLANNING COMMISSION 47 * 47 * ... 47 * 47 * ... 47 * 47 * ...
NATIONAL COMMISSION ON LIBRARIES AND INFORMATION SCIENCE 3 * 3 * ... 3 * 3 * ... 3 * 3 * ...
NATIONAL COUNCIL ON DISABILITY 22 15 +7 22 15 +7 10 10 ...
NATIONAL CREDIT UNION ADMINISTRATION 938 949 -11 938 949 -11 221 220 +1
NATIONAL FOUNDATION ON THE ARTS AND THE HUMANITIES 397 * 399 * -2 397 * 399 * -2 396 * 398 * -2
NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS 167 * 167 * ... 167 * 167 * ... 167 * 167 * ...
NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE HUMANITIES 157 160 -3 157 160 -3 156 159 -3
INSTITUTE OF MUSEUM AND LIBRARY SERVICES 73 72 +1 73 72 +1 73 72 +1
NATIONAL LABOR RELATIONS BOARD 1,636 * 1,636 ... 1,616 * 1,616 ... 442 * 442 ...
NATIONAL MEDIATION BOARD 47 49 -2 47 49 -2 45 47 -2
NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION 1,398 1,424 -26 1,392 1,419 -27 1,388 1,416 -28
NATIONAL TRANSPORTATION SAFETY BOARD 398 402 -4 398 402 -4 307 311 -4
NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION 4,084 4,120 -36 4,082 4,119 -37 2,952 2,980 -28
NUCLEAR WASTE TECHNICAL REVIEW BOARD 21 21 ... 21 21 ... 9 10 -1
OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH REVIEW COMMISSION 55 * 55 ... 55 * 55 ... 41 * 41 ...
OFFICE OF NAVAJO AND HOPI INDIAN RELOCATION 42 44 -2 42 44 -2 ... ... ...
OFFICE OF GOVERNMENT ETHICS 77 * 77 * ... 77 * 77 * ... 76 * 76 * ...
OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT 5,416 5,426 -10 5,396 5,407 -11 1,660 1,672 -12
OFFICE OF SPECIAL COUNSEL 107 119 * -12 107 119 * -12 84 95 * -11
OVERSEAS PRIVATE INVESTMENT CORPORATION 204 * 204 * ... 204 * 204 * ... 203 * 203 * ...
PEACE CORPS 947 971 -24 607 624 -17 498 511 -13
PENSION BENEFIT GUARANTY CORPORATION 905 912 -7 905 912 -7 904 911 -7
POSTAL RATE COMMISSION 52 * 52 * ... 52 * 52 * ... 52 * 52 * ...
PRESIDIO TRUST 330 330 ... 330 330 ... ... ... ...
RAILROAD RETIREMENT BOARD 957 963 -6 957 963 -6 5 5 ...
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION 3,673 3,674 -1 3,673 3,674 -1 2,190 2,191 -1
SELECTIVE SERVICE SYSTEM 140 139 +1 140 139 +1 52 54 -2
SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION 4,114 5,018 * -904 4,072 4,917 * -845 920 957 * -37
SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION 4,966 * 4,976 * -10 4,942 * 4,952 * -10 4,568 * 4,574 * -6
NATIONAL GALLERY OF ART 809 * 809 * ... 809 * 809 * ... 809 * 809 * ...
SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION (EXCEPT UNITS ADMINISTERED UNDER SEPARATE BOARDS OF TRUSTEES) 4,066 4,076 -10 4,042 4,052 -10 3,668 3,674 -6
WOODROW WILSON INTERNATIONAL CENTER FOR SCHOLARS 44 44 ... 44 44 ... 44 44 ...
JOHN F. KENNEDY CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS 47 47 ... 47 47 ... 47 47 ...
SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION 63,031 63,745 -714 62,625 63,333 -708 1,644 1,665 -21
TENNESSEE VALLEY AUTHORITY 11,330 11,400 -70 11,330 11,400 -70 5 5 ...
TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT AGENCY 45 46 -1 45 46 -1 45 46 -1
BROADCASTING BOARD OF GOVERNORS 1,957 * 1,957 ... 1,709 * 1,709 ... 1,509 * 1,509 ...
AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT 2,515 * 2,515 * ... 1,585 * 1,585 * ... 1,584 * 1,584 * ...
U.S. POSTAL SERVICE 713,376 728,768 -15,392 709,969 725,283 -15,314 13,803 14,198 -395
UTAH RECLAMATION MITIGATION AND CONSERVATION COMMISSION 11 10 +1 11 10 +1 ... ... ...
VALLES CALDERA TRUST 28 29 -1 28 29 -1 ... ... ...
WHITE HOUSE COMMISSION ON THE NATIONAL MOMENT OF REMEMBRANCE 1 * 1 * ... 1 * 1 * ... 1 * 1 * ...

*PRELIMINARY OR PREVIOUS MONTH'S EMPLOYMENT TOTALS (OR PORTIONS THEREOF) WERE USED FOR CURRENT MONTH, AS REPORT FOR CURRENT MONTH
WAS NOT RECEIVED BY INPUT CUTOFF DATE.
**REVISED.


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

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