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Data, Analysis & Documentation Federal Employment Reports

Employment and Trends - March 2009

TABLE 17 -- SUMMARY OF TURNOVER DATA
ALL AREASUNITED STATESWASHINGTON, DC-MD-VA-WV CORE BASED STATISTICAL AREAOVERSEAS
TURNOVER CATEGORIESMARCH 2009*FEBRUARY 2009**MARCH 2008*MARCH 2009*FEBRUARY 2009**MARCH 2008*MARCH 2009*FEBRUARY 2009**MARCH 2008*MARCH 2009*FEBRUARY 2009**MARCH 2008*
TOTAL ACCESSIONS A/                        
NUMBER 88,390 37,428 41,650 87,618 36,443 40,586 3,563 3,351 3,934 772 985 1,064
RATE 3.22 1.38 1.56 3.30 1.39 1.58 1.10 1.04 1.26 .88 1.12 1.22
TO THE COMPETITIVE SERVICE                        
NUMBER 16,371 18,041 18,886 16,220 17,909 18,721 1,585 1,594 1,941 151 132 165
RATE 1.20 1.34 1.43 1.21 1.35 1.44 .73 .73 .92 .59 .52 .66
TO THE EXCEPTED AND SENIOR EXECUTIVE SERVICES                        
NUMBER 72,019 19,387 22,764 71,398 18,534 21,865 1,978 1,757 1,993 621 853 899
RATE 5.22 1.43 1.70 5.42 1.43 1.71 1.86 1.65 1.94 1.00 1.37 1.44
TOTAL NEW HIRES                        
NUMBER 80,895 27,476 32,140 80,362 26,709 31,294 2,988 2,838 3,174 533 767 846
RATE 2.95 1.02 1.21 3.03 1.02 1.21 .92 .88 1.01 .61 .87 .97
TO THE COMPETITIVE SERVICE                        
NUMBER 10,327 9,586 10,865 10,233 9,506 10,750 1,110 1,141 1,299 94 80 115
RATE .76 .71 .82 .77 .72 .83 .51 .52 .62 .37 .31 .46
TO THE EXCEPTED AND SENIOR EXECUTIVE SERVICES                        
NUMBER 70,568 17,890 21,275 70,129 17,203 20,544 1,878 1,697 1,875 439 687 731
RATE 5.11 1.32 1.59 5.32 1.33 1.61 1.76 1.60 1.83 .70 1.10 1.17
RESTORATIONS AND RETURNS TO DUTY                        
NUMBER 6,332 8,877 7,944 6,125 8,691 7,750 192 161 211 207 186 194
RATE .23 .33 .30 .23 .33 .30 .06 .05 .07 .24 .21 .22
U.S. CITIZENS                        
NUMBER 87,930 37,034 41,274 87,384 36,329 40,429 3,501 3,292 3,826 546 705 845
RATE 3.25 1.38 1.57 3.30 1.39 1.57 1.09 1.03 1.23 .87 1.12 1.35
NON U.S. CITIZENS                        
NUMBER 460 394 376 234 114 157 62 59 108 226 280 219
RATE 1.40 1.22 1.19 3.16 1.55 2.27 1.95 1.86 3.61 .89 1.12 .89
TRANSFERS                        
NUMBER 1,163 1,075 1,566 1,131 1,043 1,542 383 352 549 32 32 24
RATE .04 .04 .06 .04 .04 .06 .12 .11 .18 .04 .04 .03
ACCESSIONS EXCLUDING TRANSFERS                        
NUMBER 87,227 36,353 40,084 86,487 35,400 39,044 3,180 2,999 3,385 740 953 1,040
RATE 3.18 1.34 1.51 3.26 1.35 1.52 .98 .93 1.08 .84 1.09 1.19
TOTAL SEPARATIONS A/                        
NUMBER 25,930 26,190 33,567 25,277 25,301 32,791 1,844 2,625 3,015 653 889 776
RATE .95 .97 1.26 .95 .97 1.27 .57 .81 .96 .74 1.01 .89
TRANSFERS                        
NUMBER 1,250 1,403 2,009 1,201 1,361 1,986 278 328 602 49 42 23
RATE .05 .05 .08 .05 .05 .08 .09 .10 .19 .06 .05 .03
QUITS                        
NUMBER 4,588 4,696 7,544 4,487 4,605 7,387 349 719 808 101 91 157
RATE .17 .17 .28 .17 .18 .29 .11 .22 .26 .11 .10 .18
OTHER SEPARATIONS                        
NUMBER 20,092 20,091 24,014 19,589 19,335 23,418 1,217 1,578 1,605 503 756 596
RATE .73 .74 .90 .74 .74 .91 .37 .49 .51 .57 .86 .68
U.S. CITIZENS                        
NUMBER 25,755 25,811 33,345 25,233 25,105 32,727 1,825 2,470 2,983 522 706 618
RATE .95 .97 1.27 .95 .96 1.27 .57 .77 .96 .84 1.12 .99
NON U.S. CITIZENS                        
NUMBER 175 379 222 44 196 64 19 155 32 131 183 158
RATE .53 1.17 .71 .59 2.67 .93 .60 4.89 1.07 .52 .73 .64
SEPARATIONS EXCLUDING TRANSFERS                        
NUMBER 24,680 24,787 31,558 24,076 23,940 30,805 1,566 2,297 2,413 604 847 753
RATE .90 .92 1.19 .91 .91 1.20 .48 .71 .77 .69 .96 .86
LEGISLATIVE BRANCH ACCESSIONS B/                        
NUMBER 51 49 61 51 49 61 46 44 49 ... ... ...
RATE .41 .40 .50 .41 .40 .50 .41 .39 .44 ... ... ...
TO THE COMPETITIVE SERVICE                        
NUMBER 6 6 25 6 6 25 4 4 15 ... ... ...
RATE .25 .25 1.06 .25 .25 1.06 .18 .18 .68 ... ... ...
TO THE EXCEPTED AND SENIOR EXECUTIVE SERVICES                        
NUMBER 45 43 36 45 43 36 42 40 34 ... ... ...
RATE .45 .43 .37 .45 .43 .37 .46 .44 .38 ... ... ...
TOTAL NEW HIRES                        
NUMBER 47 45 57 47 45 57 42 40 46 ... ... ...
RATE .38 .36 .47 .38 .36 .47 .37 .36 .41 ... ... ...
TO THE COMPETITIVE SERVICE                        
NUMBER 4 4 23 4 4 23 2 2 13 ... ... ...
RATE .17 .16 .97 .17 .16 .97 .09 .09 .59 ... ... ...
TO THE EXCEPTED AND SENIOR EXECUTIVE SERVICES                        
NUMBER 43 41 34 43 41 34 40 38 33 ... ... ...
RATE .43 .41 .35 .43 .41 .35 .44 .42 .37 ... ... ...
RESTORATIONS AND RETURNS TO DUTY                        
NUMBER 4 4 3 4 4 3 4 4 2 ... ... ...
RATE .03 .03 .02 .03 .03 .02 .04 .04 .02 ... ... ...
U.S. CITIZENS                        
NUMBER 51 49 60 51 49 60 46 44 48 ... ... ...
RATE .41 .40 .49 .41 .40 .49 .41 .39 .43 ... ... ...
NON U.S. CITIZENS                        
NUMBER ... ... 1 ... ... 1 ... ... 1 ... ... ...
RATE ... ... 1.42 ... ... 1.42 ... ... 1.42 ... ... ...
TRANSFERS                        
NUMBER ... ... 1 ... ... 1 ... ... 1 ... ... ...
RATE ... ... .01 ... ... .01 ... ... .01 ... ... ...
ACCESSIONS EXCLUDING TRANSFERS                        
NUMBER 51 49 60 51 49 60 46 44 48 ... ... ...
RATE .41 .40 .49 .41 .40 .49 .41 .39 .43 ... ... ...
LEGISLATIVE BRANCH SEPARATIONS B/                        
NUMBER 99 100 101 99 100 101 94 95 99 ... ... ...
RATE .80 .81 .83 .80 .81 .83 .83 .84 .89 ... ... ...
TRANSFERS                        
NUMBER 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 ... ... ...
RATE .01 .01 .01 .01 .01 .01 .01 .01 .01 ... ... ...
QUITS                        
NUMBER 4 5 9 4 5 9 3 4 8 ... ... ...
RATE .03 .04 .07 .03 .04 .07 .03 .04 .07 ... ... ...
OTHER SEPARATIONS                        
NUMBER 94 94 91 94 94 91 90 90 90 ... ... ...
RATE .76 .76 .75 .76 .76 .75 .80 .80 .81 ... ... ...
U.S. CITIZENS                        
NUMBER 99 100 101 99 100 101 94 95 99 ... ... ...
RATE .80 .81 .83 .80 .81 .83 .84 .85 .89 ... ... ...
NON U.S. CITIZENS                        
NUMBER ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
RATE ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
SEPARATIONS EXCLUDING TRANSFERS                        
NUMBER 98 99 100 98 99 100 93 94 98 ... ... ...
RATE .79 .80 .82 .79 .80 .82 .82 .84 .88 ... ... ...
EXECUTIVE BRANCH ACCESSIONS                        
NUMBER 88,339 37,379 41,589 87,567 36,394 40,525 3,517 3,307 3,885 772 985 1,064
RATE 3.24 1.39 1.57 3.32 1.40 1.58 1.12 1.06 1.29 .88 1.12 1.22
TO THE COMPETITIVE SERVICE                        
NUMBER 16,365 18,035 18,861 16,214 17,903 18,696 1,581 1,590 1,926 151 132 165
RATE 1.20 1.34 1.43 1.22 1.36 1.44 .73 .74 .92 .59 .52 .66
TO THE EXCEPTED AND SENIOR EXECUTIVE SERVICES                        
NUMBER 71,974 19,344 22,728 71,353 18,491 21,829 1,936 1,717 1,959 621 853 899
RATE 5.25 1.44 1.71 5.46 1.44 1.72 1.99 1.77 2.09 1.00 1.37 1.44
TOTAL NEW HIRES                        
NUMBER 80,848 27,431 32,083 80,315 26,664 31,237 2,946 2,798 3,128 533 767 846
RATE 2.96 1.02 1.21 3.04 1.02 1.22 .94 .90 1.03 .61 .87 .97
TO THE COMPETITIVE SERVICE                        
NUMBER 10,323 9,582 10,842 10,229 9,502 10,727 1,108 1,139 1,286 94 80 115
RATE .76 .71 .82 .77 .72 .83 .51 .53 .62 .37 .31 .46
TO THE EXCEPTED AND SENIOR EXECUTIVE SERVICES                        
NUMBER 70,525 17,849 21,241 70,086 17,162 20,510 1,838 1,659 1,842 439 687 731
RATE 5.15 1.32 1.60 5.36 1.34 1.62 1.88 1.71 1.97 .70 1.10 1.17
RESTORATIONS AND RETURNS TO DUTY                        
NUMBER 6,328 8,873 7,941 6,121 8,687 7,747 188 157 209 207 186 194
RATE .23 .33 .30 .23 .33 .30 .06 .05 .07 .24 .21 .22
U.S. CITIZENS                        
NUMBER 87,879 36,985 41,214 87,333 36,280 40,369 3,455 3,248 3,778 546 705 845
RATE 3.26 1.39 1.57 3.32 1.40 1.58 1.11 1.05 1.26 .87 1.12 1.35
NON U.S. CITIZENS                        
NUMBER 460 394 375 234 114 156 62 59 107 226 280 219
RATE 1.41 1.22 1.19 3.19 1.57 2.28 2.00 1.90 3.66 .89 1.12 .89
TRANSFERS                        
NUMBER 1,163 1,075 1,565 1,131 1,043 1,541 383 352 548 32 32 24
RATE .04 .04 .06 .04 .04 .06 .12 .11 .18 .04 .04 .03
ACCESSIONS EXCLUDING TRANSFERS                        
NUMBER 87,176 36,304 40,024 86,436 35,351 38,984 3,134 2,955 3,337 740 953 1,040
RATE 3.19 1.35 1.51 3.27 1.36 1.52 1.00 .95 1.10 .84 1.09 1.19
EXECUTIVE BRANCH SEPARATIONS                        
NUMBER 25,831 26,090 33,466 25,178 25,201 32,690 1,750 2,530 2,916 653 889 776
RATE .95 .97 1.26 .95 .97 1.28 .56 .81 .96 .74 1.01 .89
TRANSFERS                        
NUMBER 1,249 1,402 2,008 1,200 1,360 1,985 277 327 601 49 42 23
RATE .05 .05 .08 .05 .05 .08 .09 .10 .20 .06 .05 .03
QUITS                        
NUMBER 4,584 4,691 7,535 4,483 4,600 7,378 346 715 800 101 91 157
RATE .17 .17 .28 .17 .18 .29 .11 .23 .26 .11 .10 .18
OTHER SEPARATIONS                        
NUMBER 19,998 19,997 23,923 19,495 19,241 23,327 1,127 1,488 1,515 503 756 596
RATE .73 .74 .90 .74 .74 .91 .36 .48 .50 .57 .86 .68
U.S. CITIZENS                        
NUMBER 25,656 25,711 33,244 25,134 25,005 32,626 1,731 2,375 2,884 522 706 618
RATE .95 .97 1.27 .95 .96 1.28 .56 .77 .96 .84 1.12 .99
NON U.S. CITIZENS                        
NUMBER 175 379 222 44 196 64 19 155 32 131 183 158
RATE .53 1.17 .71 .60 2.70 .93 .61 5.00 1.10 .52 .73 .64
SEPARATIONS EXCLUDING TRANSFERS                        
NUMBER 24,582 24,688 31,458 23,978 23,841 30,705 1,473 2,203 2,315 604 847 753
RATE .90 .92 1.19 .91 .91 1.20 .47 .71 .77 .69 .96 .86

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

A/ EXCLUDES CONGRESS AND THE JUDICIAL BRANCH FOR WHICH TURNOVER DATA IS NOT REPORTED.

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