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Data, Analysis & Documentation Federal Employment Reports

Employment and Trends - March 2009

TABLE 1 -- FEDERAL CIVILIAN PERSONNEL SUMMARY
MARCH 2009FEBRUARY 2009CHANGE FROMAVERAGE EMPLOYMENT TO DATE
EMPLOYMENT CATEGORIESTOTAL*PERCENTTOTAL**PERCENTFEBRUARY 2008MARCH 2008CALENDAR YEAR 2009*CHANGE FROM CALENDAR YEARFISCAL YEAR 2009*CHANGE FROM FISCAL YEAR 2008
                   
TOTAL CIVILIAN EMPLOYMENT A/ 2,818,473 100.00 2,766,354 100.00 +52,119 +98,318 2,777,935 +67,888 2,762,453 +53,276
                   
FULL-TIME 2,527,211 89.67 2,521,243 91.14 +5,968 +53,272 2,519,139 +53,750 2,512,830 +52,129
WITH PERMANENT APPOINTMENTS 2,388,214 84.73 2,382,092 86.11 +6,122 +46,729 2,380,070 +47,137 2,371,564 +43,400
WITH TEMPORARY AND                    
INDEFINITE APPOINTMENTS 138,997 4.93 139,151 5.03 -154 +6,543 139,070 +6,613 141,266 +8,729
PART-TIME (REGULARLY SCHEDULED) 132,306 4.69 132,523 4.79 -217 -4,589 131,857 -4,706 131,856 -6,517
INTERMITTENT 158,956 5.64 112,588 4.07 +46,368 +49,635 126,939 +18,844 117,768 +7,664
                   
U.S. CITIZENS 2,784,679 98.80 2,733,451 98.81 +51,228 +96,726 2,744,739 +66,602 2,729,458 +52,175
NON U.S. CITIZENS 33,794 1.20 32,903 1.19 +891 +1,592 33,196 +1,286 32,995 +1,101
                   
UNITED STATES, TOTAL 2,730,162 96.87 2,678,162 96.81 +52,000 +97,884 2,689,714 +67,142 2,674,138 +52,329
WASHINGTON, D.C.,                    
METROPOLITAN AREA 345,501 12.26 344,470 12.45 +1,031 +11,549 344,475 +11,127 342,445 +8,862
OUTSIDE WASHINGTON, D.C.                    
METROPOLITAN AREA 2,384,661 84.61 2,333,692 84.36 +50,969 +86,335 2,345,239 +56,015 2,331,693 +43,467
                   
OVERSEAS, TOTAL 88,311 3.13 88,192 3.19 +119 +434 88,221 +746 88,315 +947
U.S. CITIZENS 62,528 2.22 63,172 2.28 -644 -640 62,949 -27 63,191 +391
NON U.S. CITIZENS 25,783 .91 25,020 .90 +763 +1,074 25,272 +773 25,124 +555
                   
TERRITORIES 18,242 .65 18,257 .66 -15 +266 18,309 +369 18,532 +534
U.S. CITIZENS 17,561 .62 18,239 .66 -678 -398 18,070 +147 18,405 +424
NON U.S. CITIZENS 681 .02 18 ... +663 +664 239 +222 127 +110
                   
FOREIGN COUNTRIES 70,069 2.49 69,935 2.53 +134 +168 69,912 +377 69,783 +412
U.S. CITIZENS 44,967 1.60 44,933 1.62 +34 -242 44,879 -174 44,786 -33
NON U.S. CITIZENS 25,102 .89 25,002 .90 +100 +410 25,033 +551 24,997 +445
                   
EXECUTIVE BRANCH, TOTAL 2,754,789 97.74 2,702,677 97.70 +52,112 +98,003 2,714,252 +67,495 2,698,792 +52,899
                   
FULL-TIME, TOTAL 2,465,471 87.48 2,459,507 88.91 +5,964 +52,952 2,457,394 +53,332 2,451,100 +51,705
TYPE OF POSITION OCCUPIED:                    
IN PERMANENT POSITIONS 2,385,763 84.65 2,380,155 86.04 +5,608 +49,815 2,380,995 +50,166 2,375,763 +46,098
IN TEMPORARY POSITIONS 79,708 2.83 79,352 2.87 +356 +3,137 76,400 +3,168 75,337 +5,607
TYPE OF APPOINTMENT:                    
WITH PERMANENT APPOINTMENTS 2,344,826 83.19 2,338,705 84.54 +6,121 +46,598 2,336,695 +46,917 2,328,198 +43,095
WITH TEMPORARY AND                    
INDEFINITE APPOINTMENTS 120,645 4.28 120,802 4.37 -157 +6,354 120,699 +6,415 122,903 +8,611
                   
PART-TIME (REGULARLY SCHEDULED)                    
TOTAL 130,586 4.63 130,803 4.73 -217 -4,573 130,139 -4,681 130,140 -6,485
WITH PERMANENT APPOINTMENTS 107,080 3.80 108,698 3.93 -1,618 -5,511 107,964 -4,911 107,916 -6,982
WITH TEMPORARY AND                    
INDEFINITE APPOINTMENTS 23,506 .83 22,105 .80 +1,401 +938 22,175 +231 22,224 +497
                   
INTERMITTENT, TOTAL 158,732 5.63 112,367 4.06 +46,365 +49,624 126,719 +18,843 117,551 +7,678
                   
COMPETITIVE SERVICE, TOTAL 1,362,960 48.36 1,354,570 48.97 +8,390 +39,828 1,352,084 +35,142 1,341,916 +27,824
PERMANENT APPOINTMENTS 1,324,665 47.00 1,317,163 47.61 +7,502 +38,551 1,314,896 +34,283 1,304,036 +26,015
TEMPORARY AND INDEFINITE                    
APPOINTMENTS 38,295 1.36 37,407 1.35 +888 +1,277 37,188 +859 37,880 +1,809
                   
EXCEPTED AND SENIOR EXECUTIVE                    
SERVICES, TOTAL 1,391,829 49.38 1,348,107 48.73 +43,722 +58,175 1,362,169 +32,354 1,356,876 +25,075
PERMANENT APPOINTMENTS 1,135,194 40.28 1,136,941 41.10 -1,747 +2,328 1,136,831 +6,829 1,139,623 +9,487
TEMPORARY AND INDEFINITE                    
APPOINTMENTS 256,635 9.11 211,166 7.63 +45,469 +55,847 225,338 +25,525 217,253 +15,588
                   
LEGISLATIVE BRANCH, TOTAL 29,930 1.06 29,923 1.08 +7 +313 29,929 +314 29,908 +220
                   
FULL-TIME 29,492 1.05 29,488 1.07 +4 +319 29,497 +329 29,482 +248
PART-TIME (REGULARLY SCHEDULED) 311 .01 311 .01 +0 -17 309 -17 307 -15
INTERMITTENT 127 ... 124 ... +3 +11 123 +1 120 -12
                   
JUDICIAL BRANCH, TOTAL 33,754 1.20 33,754 1.22 +0 +2 33,754 +79 33,754 +158
                   
FULL-TIME 32,248 1.14 32,248 1.17 +0 +1 32,248 +88 32,248 +176
PART-TIME (REGULARLY SCHEDULED) 1,409 .05 1,409 .05 +0 +1 1,409 -8 1,409 -17
INTERMITTENT 97 ... 97 ... +0 +0 97 -1 97 -1

*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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