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Data, Analysis & Documentation Federal Employment Reports

Employment and Trends - May 2009

TABLE 1 -- FEDERAL CIVILIAN PERSONNEL SUMMARY
MAY 2009APRIL 2009CHANGE FROMAVERAGE EMPLOYMENT TO DATE
EMPLOYMENT CATEGORIESTOTAL*PERCENTTOTAL*PERCENTAPRIL 2008MAY 2008CALENDAR YEAR 2009*CHANGE FROM CALENDAR YEARFISCAL YEAR 2009*CHANGE FROM FISCAL YEAR 2008
                   
TOTAL CIVILIAN EMPLOYMENT A/ 2,859,724 100.00 2,914,016 100.00 -54,292 +120,912 2,821,509 +102,743 2,793,558 +78,714
                   
FULL-TIME 2,556,994 89.41 2,538,341 87.11 +18,653 +61,894 2,530,551 +56,540 2,521,539 +54,278
WITH PERMANENT APPOINTMENTS 2,398,448 83.87 2,395,264 82.20 +3,184 +49,442 2,386,784 +48,498 2,377,887 +45,185
WITH TEMPORARY AND                    
INDEFINITE APPOINTMENTS 158,546 5.54 143,077 4.91 +15,469 +12,452 143,766 +8,041 143,652 +9,093
PART-TIME (REGULARLY SCHEDULED) 130,205 4.55 132,968 4.56 -2,763 -5,178 131,749 -4,712 131,788 -6,068
INTERMITTENT 172,525 6.03 242,707 8.33 -70,182 +64,196 159,210 +50,915 140,230 +30,504
                   
U.S. CITIZENS 2,826,387 98.83 2,881,022 98.87 -54,635 +119,959 2,788,325 +101,651 2,760,520 +77,688
NON U.S. CITIZENS 33,337 1.17 32,994 1.13 +343 +953 33,184 +1,092 33,038 +1,026
                   
UNITED STATES, TOTAL 2,770,775 96.89 2,825,426 96.96 -54,651 +119,785 2,733,069 +101,965 2,705,129 +77,797
WASHINGTON, D.C.,                    
METROPOLITAN AREA 348,826 12.20 350,076 12.01 -1,250 +12,966 346,466 +12,498 344,197 +10,285
OUTSIDE WASHINGTON, D.C.                    
METROPOLITAN AREA 2,421,949 84.69 2,475,350 84.95 -53,401 +106,819 2,386,603 +89,468 2,360,932 +67,512
                   
OVERSEAS, TOTAL 88,949 3.11 88,590 3.04 +359 +1,127 88,440 +778 88,429 +917
U.S. CITIZENS 63,649 2.23 63,421 2.18 +228 +305 63,184 +85 63,277 +356
NON U.S. CITIZENS 25,300 .88 25,169 .86 +131 +822 25,257 +694 25,152 +561
                   
TERRITORIES 18,333 .64 18,288 .63 +45 +285 18,309 +332 18,477 +471
U.S. CITIZENS 18,316 .64 18,271 .63 +45 +286 18,159 +199 18,377 +388
NON U.S. CITIZENS 17 ... 17 ... +0 -1 150 +133 100 +83
                   
FOREIGN COUNTRIES 70,616 2.47 70,302 2.41 +314 +842 70,131 +446 69,952 +446
U.S. CITIZENS 45,333 1.59 45,150 1.55 +183 +19 45,024 -115 44,900 -31
NON U.S. CITIZENS 25,283 .88 25,152 .86 +131 +823 25,107 +561 25,052 +478
                   
EXECUTIVE BRANCH, TOTAL 2,796,041 97.77 2,850,336 97.81 -54,295 +120,982 2,757,827 +102,455 2,729,891 +78,398
                   
FULL-TIME, TOTAL 2,495,253 87.26 2,476,600 84.99 +18,653 +61,951 2,468,807 +56,233 2,459,807 +53,926
TYPE OF POSITION OCCUPIED:                    
IN PERMANENT POSITIONS 2,402,234 84.00 2,391,674 82.07 +10,560 +54,402 2,387,378 +52,063 2,381,061 +48,301
IN TEMPORARY POSITIONS 93,019 3.25 84,926 2.91 +8,093 +7,549 81,429 +4,171 78,746 +5,624
TYPE OF APPOINTMENT:                    
WITH PERMANENT APPOINTMENTS 2,355,059 82.35 2,351,875 80.71 +3,184 +49,339 2,343,404 +48,318 2,334,515 +44,926
WITH TEMPORARY AND                    
INDEFINITE APPOINTMENTS 140,194 4.90 124,725 4.28 +15,469 +12,612 125,403 +7,915 125,292 +9,000
                   
PART-TIME (REGULARLY SCHEDULED)                    
TOTAL 128,485 4.49 131,248 4.50 -2,763 -5,161 130,030 -4,691 130,072 -6,040
WITH PERMANENT APPOINTMENTS 106,420 3.72 107,124 3.68 -704 -5,636 107,487 -5,226 107,630 -6,661
WITH TEMPORARY AND                    
INDEFINITE APPOINTMENTS 22,065 .77 24,124 .83 -2,059 +475 22,543 +535 22,442 +621
                   
INTERMITTENT, TOTAL 172,303 6.03 242,488 8.32 -70,185 +64,192 158,990 +50,913 140,012 +30,512
                   
COMPETITIVE SERVICE, TOTAL 1,379,625 48.24 1,372,423 47.10 +7,202 +46,699 1,361,660 +39,357 1,350,443 +32,288
PERMANENT APPOINTMENTS 1,331,836 46.57 1,330,466 45.66 +1,370 +40,911 1,321,398 +37,100 1,310,815 +29,843
TEMPORARY AND INDEFINITE                    
APPOINTMENTS 47,789 1.67 41,957 1.44 +5,832 +5,788 40,262 +2,257 39,628 +2,445
                   
EXCEPTED AND SENIOR EXECUTIVE                    
SERVICES, TOTAL 1,416,416 49.53 1,477,913 50.72 -61,497 +74,283 1,396,167 +63,098 1,379,448 +46,110
PERMANENT APPOINTMENTS 1,137,661 39.78 1,136,320 38.99 +1,341 +2,915 1,136,895 +5,398 1,138,965 +7,928
TEMPORARY AND INDEFINITE                    
APPOINTMENTS 278,755 9.75 341,593 11.72 -62,838 +71,368 259,272 +57,700 240,483 +38,182
                   
LEGISLATIVE BRANCH, TOTAL 29,929 1.05 29,926 1.03 +3 -53 29,928 +243 29,913 +199
                   
FULL-TIME 29,493 1.03 29,493 1.01 +0 -40 29,495 +256 29,485 +223
PART-TIME (REGULARLY SCHEDULED) 311 .01 311 .01 +0 -17 310 -16 308 -15
INTERMITTENT 125 ... 122 ... +3 +4 123 +3 121 -8
                   
JUDICIAL BRANCH, TOTAL 33,754 1.18 33,754 1.16 +0 -17 33,754 +45 33,754 +116
                   
FULL-TIME 32,248 1.13 32,248 1.11 +0 -17 32,248 +50 32,248 +130
PART-TIME (REGULARLY SCHEDULED) 1,409 .05 1,409 .05 +0 +0 1,409 -5 1,409 -13
INTERMITTENT 97 ... 97 ... +0 +0 97 +0 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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