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Employment and Trends - January 2009

TABLE 24 -- SEPARATIONS BY TYPE, BRANCH, AND SELECTED AGENCY, WASHINGTON, DC-MD-VA-WV CORE BASED STATISTICAL AREA, 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 6,021 1.86 12,619 3.93
     JANUARY 2009 6,021 * 1.86 371 * 0.11 2,253 * 0.70 3,397 * 1.05 5,650 * 1.74      
     DECEMBER 2008 1,867 0.59 281 0.09 510 0.16 1,076 0.34 1,586 0.50      
LEGISLATIVE BRANCH 87 0.77 353 3.14
     JANUARY 2009 87 * 0.77 ... * ... 7 * 0.06 80 * 0.71 87 * 0.77      
     DECEMBER 2008 88 0.78 1 0.01 7 0.06 80 0.71 87 0.77      
GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTABILITY OFFICE 8 0.35 39 1.72
     JANUARY 2009 8 * 0.35 ... * ... ... * ... 8 * 0.35 8 * 0.35      
     DECEMBER 2008 8 0.35 ... ... ... ... 8 0.35 8 0.35      
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE 11 0.50 44 2.01
     JANUARY 2009 11 * 0.50 ... * ... 2 * 0.09 9 * 0.41 11 * 0.50      
     DECEMBER 2008 11 0.50 ... ... 2 0.09 9 0.41 11 0.50      
LIBRARY OF CONGRESS 33 0.86 132 3.45
     JANUARY 2009 33 * 0.86 ... * ... ... * ... 33 * 0.86 33 * 0.86      
     DECEMBER 2008 33 0.86 ... ... ... ... 33 0.86 33 0.86      
JUDICIAL BRANCH ... ... ... ...
     JANUARY 2009 ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... ... * ...      
     DECEMBER 2008 ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...      
EXECUTIVE BRANCH 5,934 1.90 12,266 3.96
     JANUARY 2009 5,934 * 1.90 371 * 0.12 2,246 * 0.72 3,317 * 1.06 5,563 * 1.78      
     DECEMBER 2008 1,779 0.58 280 0.09 503 0.16 996 0.32 1,499 0.49      
EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT 492 30.20 539 32.45
     JANUARY 2009 492 * 30.21 26 * 1.60 441 * 27.08 25 * 1.54 466 * 28.62      
     DECEMBER 2008 17 1.00 5 0.30 11 0.65 1 0.06 12 0.71      
EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS 4,094 1.64 9,036 3.68
     JANUARY 2009 4,094 * 1.64 302 * 0.12 1,480 * 0.59 2,312 * 0.93 3,792 * 1.52      
     DECEMBER 2008 1,387 0.57 243 0.10 368 0.15 776 0.32 1,144 0.47      
DEPARTMENT OF STATE 397 3.33 681 5.71
     JANUARY 2009 397 3.33 14 0.12 228 1.91 155 1.30 383 3.21      
     DECEMBER 2008 91 0.76 12 0.10 28 0.23 51 0.42 79 0.66      
DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY 77 0.52 341 2.43
     JANUARY 2009 77 * 0.52 9 * 0.06 22 * 0.15 46 * 0.31 68 * 0.46      
     DECEMBER 2008 77 0.58 9 0.07 22 0.17 46 0.35 68 0.51      
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE 780 1.14 2,363 3.46
     JANUARY 2009 780 1.14 88 0.13 165 0.24 527 0.77 692 1.01      
     DECEMBER 2008 439 0.64 83 0.12 103 0.15 253 0.37 356 0.52      
DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY 164 0.80 530 2.60
     JANUARY 2009 164 0.80 17 0.08 17 0.08 130 0.63 147 0.71      
     DECEMBER 2008 112 0.55 27 0.13 27 0.13 58 0.28 85 0.42      
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY 374 1.50 1,138 4.58
     JANUARY 2009 374 1.50 45 0.18 61 0.24 268 1.08 329 1.32      
     DECEMBER 2008 168 0.68 35 0.14 48 0.19 85 0.34 133 0.53      
DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE 27 0.46 111 1.90
     JANUARY 2009 27 0.46 ... ... 6 0.10 21 0.36 27 0.46      
     DECEMBER 2008 21 0.36 1 0.02 4 0.07 16 0.27 20 0.34      
DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY 24 1.17 41 2.01
     JANUARY 2009 24 1.17 3 0.15 2 0.10 19 0.93 21 1.02      
     DECEMBER 2008 5 0.25 2 0.10 ... ... 3 0.15 3 0.15      
OTHER DEFENSE ACTIVITIES (EXCLUDING DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY) 191 1.25 543 3.56
     JANUARY 2009 191 1.25 23 0.15 79 0.52 89 0.58 168 1.10      
     DECEMBER 2008 133 0.87 18 0.12 24 0.16 91 0.60 115 0.75      
DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 293 1.23 557 2.34
     JANUARY 2009 293 1.23 25 0.10 134 0.56 134 0.56 268 1.12      
     DECEMBER 2008 76 0.32 27 0.11 24 0.10 25 0.10 49 0.21      
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR 192 2.61 332 4.50
     JANUARY 2009 192 2.61 8 0.11 74 1.01 110 1.49 184 2.50      
     DECEMBER 2008 33 0.45 5 0.07 8 0.11 20 0.27 28 0.38      
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE 249 2.32 566 5.65
     JANUARY 2009 249 2.32 15 0.14 67 0.62 167 1.56 234 2.18      
     DECEMBER 2008 108 1.16 21 0.23 29 0.31 58 0.62 87 0.93      
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE 368 1.59 755 3.39
     JANUARY 2009 368 1.59 6 0.03 176 0.76 186 0.80 362 1.56      
     DECEMBER 2008 106 0.49 8 0.04 53 0.25 45 0.21 98 0.46      
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR 209 3.66 341 5.92
     JANUARY 2009 209 3.66 23 0.40 118 2.07 68 1.19 186 3.26      
     DECEMBER 2008 32 0.55 7 0.12 10 0.17 15 0.26 25 0.43      
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 387 1.29 709 2.38
     JANUARY 2009 387 1.29 6 0.02 66 0.22 315 1.05 381 1.27      
     DECEMBER 2008 67 0.22 7 0.02 23 0.08 37 0.12 60 0.20      
DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT 129 3.80 218 6.56
     JANUARY 2009 129 3.80 13 0.38 67 1.97 49 1.44 116 3.41      
     DECEMBER 2008 16 0.49 1 0.03 5 0.15 10 0.31 15 0.46      
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION 175 1.90 291 3.16
     JANUARY 2009 175 1.90 6 0.07 76 0.83 93 1.01 169 1.83      
     DECEMBER 2008 30 0.32 6 0.06 12 0.13 12 0.13 24 0.26      
DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY 189 3.61 273 5.25
     JANUARY 2009 189 3.61 5 0.10 98 1.87 86 1.64 184 3.52      
     DECEMBER 2008 21 0.40 5 0.10 8 0.15 8 0.15 16 0.31      
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION 73 2.43 116 3.84
     JANUARY 2009 73 2.43 2 0.07 44 1.47 27 0.90 71 2.36      
     DECEMBER 2008 8 0.26 2 0.07 1 0.03 5 0.16 6 0.20      
DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS 125 1.52 333 4.05
     JANUARY 2009 125 1.52 20 0.24 ... ... 105 1.27 105 1.27      
     DECEMBER 2008 89 1.08 11 0.13 ... ... 78 0.95 78 0.95      
DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY 451 1.91 1,160 4.95
     JANUARY 2009 451 1.91 62 0.26 145 0.62 244 1.04 389 1.65      
     DECEMBER 2008 194 0.83 39 0.17 42 0.18 113 0.48 155 0.66      
INDEPENDENT AGENCIES 1,348 2.17 2,691 4.33
     JANUARY 2009 1,348 * 2.17 43 * 0.07 325 * 0.52 980 * 1.57 1,305 * 2.10      
     DECEMBER 2008 375 0.60 32 0.05 124 0.20 219 0.35 343 0.55      
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 119 2.26 194 3.67
     JANUARY 2009 119 2.26 2 0.04 61 1.16 56 1.06 117 2.22      
     DECEMBER 2008 14 0.26 ... ... ... ... 14 0.26 14 0.26      
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION 7 1.47 13 2.71
     JANUARY 2009 7 1.47 ... ... 3 0.63 4 0.84 7 1.47      
     DECEMBER 2008 1 0.21 ... ... 1 0.21 ... ... 1 0.21      
FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION 29 1.85 39 2.51
     JANUARY 2009 29 1.85 ... ... 13 0.83 16 1.02 29 1.85      
     DECEMBER 2008 4 0.26 ... ... 1 0.06 3 0.19 4 0.26      
FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION 23 1.47 43 2.76
     JANUARY 2009 23 1.47 ... ... 6 0.38 17 1.09 23 1.47      
     DECEMBER 2008 4 0.26 ... ... 2 0.13 2 0.13 4 0.26      
GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION 82 1.99 139 3.37
     JANUARY 2009 82 1.99 9 0.22 27 0.66 46 1.12 73 1.77      
     DECEMBER 2008 15 0.36 5 0.12 3 0.07 7 0.17 10 0.24      
NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION 78 1.94 108 2.69
     JANUARY 2009 78 1.94 1 0.02 21 0.52 56 1.40 77 1.92      
     DECEMBER 2008 7 0.17 ... ... 5 0.12 2 0.05 7 0.17      
NATIONAL ARCHIVES AND RECORDS ADMINISTRATION ... ... 29 2.16
     JANUARY 2009 ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...      
     DECEMBER 2008 14 1.04 1 0.07 10 0.74 3 0.22 13 0.97      
NATIONAL LABOR RELATIONS BOARD 1 0.23 5 1.13
     JANUARY 2009 1 * 0.23 ... * ... 1 * 0.23 ... * ... 1 * 0.23      
     DECEMBER 2008 1 0.23 ... ... 1 0.23 ... ... 1 0.23      
NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION 40 1.35 79 2.67
     JANUARY 2009 40 1.35 3 0.10 6 0.20 31 1.05 37 1.25      
     DECEMBER 2008 7 0.24 1 0.03 1 0.03 5 0.17 6 0.20      
OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT ... ... 53 3.17
     JANUARY 2009 ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...      
     DECEMBER 2008 6 0.36 1 0.06 2 0.12 3 0.18 5 0.30      
RAILROAD RETIREMENT BOARD ... ... ... ...
     JANUARY 2009 ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...      
     DECEMBER 2008 ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...      
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION 16 0.73 26 1.19
     JANUARY 2009 16 0.73 2 0.09 9 0.41 5 0.23 14 0.64      
     DECEMBER 2008 2 0.09 1 0.05 ... ... 1 0.05 1 0.05      
SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION 56 5.96 83 8.78
     JANUARY 2009 56 5.97 ... ... 39 4.16 17 1.81 56 5.97      
     DECEMBER 2008 4 0.42 ... ... 1 0.10 3 0.31 4 0.42      
SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION 54 1.18 166 3.72
     JANUARY 2009 54 * 1.18 ... * ... 10 * 0.22 44 * 0.96 54 * 1.18      
     DECEMBER 2008 32 0.73 ... ... 12 0.28 20 0.46 32 0.73      
SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION 25 1.51 67 4.04
     JANUARY 2009 25 1.51 ... ... 3 0.18 22 1.33 25 1.51      
     DECEMBER 2008 6 0.36 1 0.06 1 0.06 4 0.24 5 0.30      
BROADCASTING BOARD OF GOVERNORS 6 0.40 31 2.05
     JANUARY 2009 6 * 0.40 ... * ... 1 * 0.07 5 * 0.33 6 * 0.40      
     DECEMBER 2008 6 0.40 ... ... 1 0.07 5 0.33 6 0.40      
AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT 29 1.83 116 7.32
     JANUARY 2009 29 * 1.83 ... * ... 4 * 0.25 25 * 1.58 29 * 1.83      
     DECEMBER 2008 29 1.83 ... ... 4 0.25 25 1.58 29 1.83      
U.S. POSTAL SERVICE 555 3.96 844 6.03
     JANUARY 2009 555 3.96 6 0.04 28 0.20 521 3.72 549 3.92      
     DECEMBER 2008 92 0.65 14 0.10 19 0.13 59 0.42 78 0.55      

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

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