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Employment and Trends - January 2009

TABLE 22 -- SEPARATIONS BY TYPE, BRANCH, AND SELECTED AGENCY, ALL AREAS, DECEMBER 2008 AND JANUARY 2009
TOTALTRANSFERSQUITSOTHER SEPARATIONSSEPARATIONS EXCLUDING TRANSFERSSEPARATIONS CALENDAR YEAR 2009 TO DATESEPARATIONS FISCAL YEAR 2009 TO DATE
AGENCYNUMBER*RATENUMBER*RATENUMBER*RATENUMBER*RATENUMBER*RATENUMBER*RATENUMBER*RATE
TOTAL, ALL AGENCIES 53,637 1.98 139,181 5.16
     JANUARY 2009 53,637 * 1.98 1,337 * 0.05 6,597 * 0.24 45,703 * 1.69 52,300 * 1.93      
     DECEMBER 2008 28,288 1.05 1,178 0.04 4,106 0.15 23,004 0.86 27,110 1.01      
LEGISLATIVE BRANCH 93 0.75 373 3.02
     JANUARY 2009 93 * 0.75 ... * ... 8 * 0.06 85 * 0.69 93 * 0.75      
     DECEMBER 2008 93 0.75 1 0.01 7 0.06 85 0.69 92 0.75      
GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTABILITY OFFICE 12 0.38 54 1.72
     JANUARY 2009 12 * 0.38 ... * ... ... * ... 12 * 0.38 12 * 0.38      
     DECEMBER 2008 12 0.38 ... ... ... ... 12 0.38 12 0.38      
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE 12 0.50 48 2.02
     JANUARY 2009 12 * 0.50 ... * ... 2 * 0.08 10 * 0.42 12 * 0.50      
     DECEMBER 2008 12 0.50 ... ... 2 0.08 10 0.42 12 0.50      
LIBRARY OF CONGRESS 33 0.85 132 3.41
     JANUARY 2009 33 * 0.85 ... * ... ... * ... 33 * 0.85 33 * 0.85      
     DECEMBER 2008 33 0.85 ... ... ... ... 33 0.85 33 0.85      
JUDICIAL BRANCH ... ... ... ...
     JANUARY 2009 ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... ... * ...      
     DECEMBER 2008 ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...      
EXECUTIVE BRANCH 53,544 1.99 138,808 5.17
     JANUARY 2009 53,544 * 1.99 1,337 * 0.05 6,589 * 0.24 45,618 * 1.69 52,207 * 1.94      
     DECEMBER 2008 28,195 1.05 1,177 0.04 4,099 0.15 22,919 0.86 27,018 1.01      
EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT 492 29.96 539 32.20
     JANUARY 2009 492 * 29.97 26 * 1.58 441 * 26.87 25 * 1.52 466 * 28.39      
     DECEMBER 2008 17 1.00 5 0.29 11 0.64 1 0.06 12 0.70      
EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS 27,810 1.55 88,261 4.97
     JANUARY 2009 27,810 * 1.55 1,187 * 0.07 4,338 * 0.24 22,285 * 1.25 26,623 * 1.49      
     DECEMBER 2008 20,643 1.17 1,068 0.06 2,876 0.16 16,699 0.95 19,575 1.11      
DEPARTMENT OF STATE 560 1.54 1,194 3.28
     JANUARY 2009 560 1.54 18 0.05 238 0.65 304 0.84 542 1.49      
     DECEMBER 2008 207 0.57 14 0.04 31 0.09 162 0.44 193 0.53      
DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY 3,177 3.01 11,244 11.00
     JANUARY 2009 3,177 * 3.01 9 * 0.01 238 * 0.23 2,930 * 2.77 3,168 * 3.00      
     DECEMBER 2008 3,177 3.28 9 0.01 238 0.25 2,930 3.02 3,168 3.27      
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE 8,968 1.28 29,809 4.26
     JANUARY 2009 8,968 1.28 502 0.07 843 0.12 7,623 1.09 8,466 1.21      
     DECEMBER 2008 6,199 0.89 562 0.08 765 0.11 4,872 0.70 5,637 0.81      
DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY 3,128 1.18 11,182 4.23
     JANUARY 2009 3,128 1.18 128 0.05 128 0.05 2,872 1.08 3,000 1.13      
     DECEMBER 2008 2,642 1.00 172 0.06 172 0.06 2,298 0.87 2,470 0.93      
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY 2,294 1.25 7,548 4.14
     JANUARY 2009 2,294 1.25 161 0.09 337 0.18 1,796 0.98 2,133 1.17      
     DECEMBER 2008 1,365 0.75 157 0.09 257 0.14 951 0.52 1,208 0.66      
DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE 1,925 1.24 6,715 4.34
     JANUARY 2009 1,925 1.24 175 0.11 119 0.08 1,631 1.05 1,750 1.13      
     DECEMBER 2008 1,370 0.88 195 0.13 130 0.08 1,045 0.67 1,175 0.76      
DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY 229 1.01 500 2.21
     JANUARY 2009 229 1.01 3 0.01 9 0.04 217 0.96 226 1.00      
     DECEMBER 2008 51 0.23 3 0.01 10 0.04 38 0.17 48 0.21      
OTHER DEFENSE ACTIVITIES (EXCLUDING DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY) 1,392 1.85 3,864 5.15
     JANUARY 2009 1,392 1.85 35 0.05 250 0.33 1,107 1.47 1,357 1.80      
     DECEMBER 2008 771 1.02 35 0.05 196 0.26 540 0.72 736 0.98      
DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 896 0.81 1,909 1.73
     JANUARY 2009 896 0.81 56 0.05 262 0.24 578 0.52 840 0.76      
     DECEMBER 2008 271 0.25 51 0.05 82 0.07 138 0.13 220 0.20      
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR 2,166 3.27 7,242 10.75
     JANUARY 2009 2,166 3.27 34 0.05 387 0.58 1,745 2.64 2,132 3.22      
     DECEMBER 2008 1,288 1.92 16 0.02 250 0.37 1,022 1.52 1,272 1.90      
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE 3,247 3.48 13,756 14.84
     JANUARY 2009 3,247 3.48 43 0.05 392 0.42 2,812 3.02 3,204 3.44      
     DECEMBER 2008 5,232 5.93 36 0.04 828 0.94 4,368 4.95 5,196 5.89      
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE 1,188 2.39 2,201 4.85
     JANUARY 2009 1,188 2.39 8 0.02 826 1.66 354 0.71 1,180 2.37      
     DECEMBER 2008 403 0.93 8 0.02 287 0.66 108 0.25 395 0.91      
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR 384 2.38 696 4.30
     JANUARY 2009 384 2.38 37 0.23 142 0.88 205 1.27 347 2.15      
     DECEMBER 2008 68 0.42 18 0.11 16 0.10 34 0.21 50 0.31      
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 799 1.24 1,897 2.96
     JANUARY 2009 799 1.24 19 0.03 150 0.23 630 0.98 780 1.21      
     DECEMBER 2008 229 0.36 12 0.02 52 0.08 165 0.26 217 0.34      
DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT 237 2.43 392 4.12
     JANUARY 2009 237 2.43 13 0.13 78 0.80 146 1.50 224 2.30      
     DECEMBER 2008 25 0.27 1 0.01 9 0.10 15 0.16 24 0.26      
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION 720 1.29 1,288 2.31
     JANUARY 2009 720 1.29 28 0.05 120 0.22 572 1.02 692 1.24      
     DECEMBER 2008 156 0.28 12 0.02 38 0.07 106 0.19 144 0.26      
DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY 324 2.11 520 3.40
     JANUARY 2009 324 2.11 13 0.08 146 0.95 165 1.07 311 2.02      
     DECEMBER 2008 51 0.33 13 0.08 15 0.10 23 0.15 38 0.25      
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION 91 2.21 141 3.40
     JANUARY 2009 91 2.21 3 0.07 46 1.12 42 1.02 88 2.14      
     DECEMBER 2008 8 0.19 2 0.05 1 0.02 5 0.12 6 0.14      
DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS 3,044 1.07 9,436 3.32
     JANUARY 2009 3,044 1.07 141 0.05 2 ... 2,901 1.02 2,903 1.02      
     DECEMBER 2008 2,154 0.76 97 0.03 1 ... 2,056 0.72 2,057 0.72      
DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY 2,009 1.15 6,536 3.73
     JANUARY 2009 2,009 1.15 263 0.15 468 0.27 1,278 0.73 1,746 1.00      
     DECEMBER 2008 1,175 0.67 217 0.12 263 0.15 695 0.40 958 0.55      
INDEPENDENT AGENCIES 25,242 2.80 50,008 5.53
     JANUARY 2009 25,242 * 2.80 124 * 0.01 1,810 * 0.20 23,308 * 2.58 25,118 * 2.78      
     DECEMBER 2008 7,535 0.83 104 0.01 1,212 0.13 6,219 0.68 7,431 0.82      
FEDERAL RESERVE BOARD OF GOVERNORS 9 0.48 36 1.92
     JANUARY 2009 9 * 0.48 ... * ... 7 * 0.37 2 * 0.11 9 * 0.48      
     DECEMBER 2008 9 0.48 ... ... 7 0.37 2 0.11 9 0.48      
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY 307 1.69 520 2.86
     JANUARY 2009 307 1.69 5 0.03 86 0.47 216 1.19 302 1.67      
     DECEMBER 2008 48 0.26 ... ... 19 0.10 29 0.16 48 0.26      
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION 27 1.23 50 2.28
     JANUARY 2009 27 1.23 2 0.09 4 0.18 21 0.96 25 1.14      
     DECEMBER 2008 7 0.32 ... ... 4 0.18 3 0.14 7 0.32      
FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION 34 1.83 49 2.67
     JANUARY 2009 34 1.83 ... ... 13 0.70 21 1.13 34 1.83      
     DECEMBER 2008 5 0.27 ... ... 2 0.11 3 0.16 5 0.27      
FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION 61 1.18 115 2.25
     JANUARY 2009 61 1.18 ... ... 15 0.29 46 0.89 61 1.18      
     DECEMBER 2008 15 0.29 ... ... 8 0.16 7 0.14 15 0.29      
GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION 236 1.97 397 3.31
     JANUARY 2009 236 1.97 17 0.14 46 0.38 173 1.44 219 1.83      
     DECEMBER 2008 44 0.37 14 0.12 9 0.07 21 0.17 30 0.25      
NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION 261 1.42 443 2.40
     JANUARY 2009 261 1.42 8 0.04 39 0.21 214 1.16 253 1.38      
     DECEMBER 2008 47 0.25 2 0.01 12 0.07 33 0.18 45 0.24      
NATIONAL ARCHIVES AND RECORDS ADMINISTRATION ... ... 78 2.44
     JANUARY 2009 ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...      
     DECEMBER 2008 31 0.96 2 0.06 21 0.65 8 0.25 29 0.90      
NATIONAL LABOR RELATIONS BOARD 2 0.12 13 0.79
     JANUARY 2009 2 * 0.12 ... * ... 1 * 0.06 1 * 0.06 2 * 0.12      
     DECEMBER 2008 2 0.12 ... ... 1 0.06 1 0.06 2 0.12      
NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION 58 1.41 114 2.79
     JANUARY 2009 58 1.41 4 0.10 7 0.17 47 1.15 54 1.32      
     DECEMBER 2008 11 0.27 1 0.02 2 0.05 8 0.19 10 0.24      
OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT ... ... 136 2.50
     JANUARY 2009 ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...      
     DECEMBER 2008 34 0.63 5 0.09 13 0.24 16 0.29 29 0.53      
RAILROAD RETIREMENT BOARD ... ... 6 0.62
     JANUARY 2009 ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...      
     DECEMBER 2008 1 0.10 ... ... ... ... 1 0.10 1 0.10      
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION 22 0.60 51 1.39
     JANUARY 2009 22 0.60 2 0.05 12 0.33 8 0.22 20 0.54      
     DECEMBER 2008 8 0.22 1 0.03 5 0.14 2 0.05 7 0.19      
SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION 496 10.86 891 18.50
     JANUARY 2009 496 10.86 ... ... 63 1.38 433 9.48 496 10.86      
     DECEMBER 2008 125 2.49 ... ... 19 0.38 106 2.11 125 2.49      
SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION 59 1.19 179 3.68
     JANUARY 2009 59 * 1.19 ... * ... 11 * 0.22 48 * 0.97 59 * 1.19      
     DECEMBER 2008 36 0.76 ... ... 13 0.27 23 0.48 36 0.76      
SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION 857 1.35 2,160 3.39
     JANUARY 2009 857 1.35 17 0.03 64 0.10 776 1.22 840 1.33      
     DECEMBER 2008 137 0.21 16 0.03 28 0.04 93 0.15 121 0.19      
BROADCASTING BOARD OF GOVERNORS 6 0.31 36 1.83
     JANUARY 2009 6 * 0.31 ... * ... 1 * 0.05 5 * 0.26 6 * 0.31      
     DECEMBER 2008 6 0.31 ... ... 1 0.05 5 0.26 6 0.31      
AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT 41 1.63 164 6.52
     JANUARY 2009 41 * 1.63 ... * ... 6 * 0.24 35 * 1.39 41 * 1.63      
     DECEMBER 2008 41 1.63 ... ... 6 0.24 35 1.39 41 1.63      
U.S. POSTAL SERVICE 22,332 3.10 43,173 5.98
     JANUARY 2009 22,332 3.10 46 0.01 1,315 0.18 20,971 2.91 22,286 3.09      
     DECEMBER 2008 6,520 0.90 53 0.01 951 0.13 5,516 0.76 6,467 0.89      

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

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