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Employment and Trends - May 2009

TABLE 2 -- COMPARISON OF TOTAL CIVILIAN EMPLOYMENT OF THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT BY BRANCH, AGENCY, AND AREA AS OF APRIL 2009 AND MAY 2009
TOTAL, ALL AREASUNITED STATESWASHINGTON, DC-MD-VA-WV CORE BASED STATISTICAL AREA
AGENCYMAY 2009*APRIL 2009CHANGEMAY 2009*APRIL 2009CHANGEMAY 2009*APRIL 2009CHANGE
TOTAL, ALL AGENCIES A/ 2,859,724 * 2,914,016 * -54,292 2,770,775 * 2,825,426 * -54,651 348,826 * 350,076 * -1,250
LEGISLATIVE BRANCH 29,929 * 29,926 * +3 29,923 * 29,920 * +3 28,809 * 28,806 * +3
CONGRESS 17,530 * 17,530 * ... 17,530 * 17,530 * ... 17,530 * 17,530 * ...
U.S. SENATE 6,820 * 6,820 * ... 6,820 * 6,820 * ... 6,820 * 6,820 * ...
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES SUMMARY 10,710 * 10,710 * ... 10,710 * 10,710 * ... 10,710 * 10,710 * ...
COMMISSION ON SECURITY AND COOPERATION IN EUROPE 15 * 15 * ... 15 * 15 * ... 15 * 15 * ...
ARCHITECT OF THE CAPITOL 2,212 * 2,212 * ... 2,212 * 2,212 * ... 2,212 * 2,212 * ...
BOTANIC GARDEN 57 * 57 * ... 57 * 57 * ... 57 * 57 * ...
U.S. COMMISSION ON INTERNATIONAL RELIGIOUS FREEDOM 18 18 ... 18 18 ... 18 18 ...
CONGRESSIONAL BUDGET OFFICE 238 * 238 * ... 238 * 238 * ... 238 * 238 * ...
GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTABILITY OFFICE 3,191 * 3,191 * ... 3,191 * 3,191 * ... 2,308 * 2,308 * ...
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE 2,378 * 2,378 * ... 2,378 * 2,378 * ... 2,188 * 2,188 * ...
JOHN C. STENNIS CENTER FOR PUBLIC DEVELOPMENT 6 * 6 ... 6 * 6 ... 1 * 1 ...
LIBRARY OF CONGRESS 3,871 * 3,871 * ... 3,865 * 3,865 * ... 3,831 * 3,831 * ...
MEDICARE PAYMENT ADVISORY COMMISSION 32 32 ... 32 32 ... 32 32 ...
OFFICE OF COMPLIANCE 23 * 23 * ... 23 * 23 * ... 23 * 23 * ...
UNITED STATES-CHINA ECONOMIC AND SECURITY REVIEW COMMISSION 25 22 +3 25 22 +3 23 20 +3
U.S. COURT OF VETERANS APPEALS 110 * 110 * ... 110 * 110 * ... 110 * 110 * ...
U.S. TAX COURT 223 * 223 * ... 223 * 223 * ... 223 * 223 * ...
JUDICIAL BRANCH 33,754 * 33,754 * ... 33,385 * 33,385 * ... 2,815 * 2,815 * ...
U.S. SUPREME COURT 483 * 483 * ... 483 * 483 * ... 483 * 483 * ...
U.S. COURTS 33,271 * 33,271 * ... 32,902 * 32,902 * ... 2,332 * 2,332 * ...
EXECUTIVE BRANCH 2,796,041 * 2,850,336 * -54,295 2,707,467 * 2,762,121 * -54,654 317,202 * 318,455 * -1,253
EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT 1,751 1,733 +18 1,738 1,720 +18 1,738 1,720 +18
WHITE HOUSE OFFICE 438 429 +9 438 429 +9 438 429 +9
OFFICE OF THE VICE PRESIDENT 20 20 ... 20 20 ... 20 20 ...
OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET 510 504 +6 510 504 +6 510 504 +6
OFFICE OF ADMINISTRATION 232 236 -4 232 236 -4 232 236 -4
COUNCIL OF ECONOMIC ADVISERS 23 23 ... 23 23 ... 23 23 ...
COUNCIL ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY/OFFICE OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY 22 19 +3 22 19 +3 22 19 +3
OFFICE OF POLICY DEVELOPMENT 26 25 +1 26 25 +1 26 25 +1
EXECUTIVE RESIDENCE AT THE WHITE HOUSE 88 88 ... 88 88 ... 88 88 ...
NATIONAL SECURITY COUNCIL 56 54 +2 56 54 +2 56 54 +2
OFFICE OF NATIONAL DRUG CONTROL POLICY 81 82 -1 81 82 -1 81 82 -1
OFFICE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY POLICY 26 24 +2 26 24 +2 26 24 +2
OFFICE OF THE U.S. TRADE REPRESENTATIVE 229 229 ... 216 216 ... 216 216 ...
EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS 1,914,443 1,965,728 -51,285 1,831,842 1,883,505 -51,663 254,248 255,427 -1,179
DEPARTMENT OF STATE 36,821 36,643 +178 14,860 14,795 +65 12,080 11,992 +88
DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY 116,647 121,335 -4,688 115,940 120,618 -4,678 14,887 14,801 +86
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE 718,802 711,079 +7,723 671,007 663,473 +7,534 70,650 69,530 +1,120
DEFENSE, MILITARY FUNCTION TOTAL 694,737 688,199 +6,538 646,997 640,651 +6,346 69,918 68,805 +1,113
DEFENSE, CIVIL FUNCTION TOTAL 24,065 * 22,880 * +1,185 24,010 * 22,822 * +1,188 732 * 725 * +7
DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY 274,314 270,376 +3,938 253,935 250,092 +3,843 21,228 20,976 +252
DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY, MILITARY FUNCTION TOTAL 250,250 247,497 +2,753 229,926 227,271 +2,655 20,497 20,252 +245
DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY, CIVIL FUNCTION TOTAL 24,064 22,879 +1,185 24,009 22,821 +1,188 731 724 +7
CORP OF ENGINEERS 23,994 22,808 +1,186 23,939 22,750 +1,189 661 654 +7
CEMETERIAL EXPENSES 70 71 -1 70 71 -1 70 70 ...
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY 186,194 184,763 +1,431 178,924 177,538 +1,386 25,672 25,225 +447
DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE 158,310 156,787 +1,523 152,363 150,821 +1,542 6,015 5,937 +78
DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY 23,849 23,500 +349 23,253 22,917 +336 2,128 2,092 +36
OTHER DEFENSE ACTIVITIES (EXCLUDING DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY) 76,135 75,653 +482 62,532 62,105 +427 15,607 15,300 +307
DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 111,458 111,134 +324 109,439 109,121 +318 24,070 24,036 +34
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR 74,362 69,243 +5,119 74,005 68,898 +5,107 7,553 7,362 +191
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE 100,125 93,602 +6,523 99,236 92,713 +6,523 10,661 10,580 +81
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE 118,429 187,807 -69,378 118,035 187,417 -69,382 24,627 28,013 -3,386
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR 16,192 16,109 +83 16,155 16,072 +83 5,741 5,692 +49
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 65,680 65,370 +310 65,369 65,052 +317 30,302 30,116 +186
DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT 9,630 9,621 +9 9,556 9,547 +9 3,363 3,354 +9
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION 56,335 56,188 +147 56,003 55,859 +144 9,251 9,228 +23
DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY 15,621 15,533 +88 15,601 15,514 +87 5,331 5,287 +44
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION 4,053 4,060 -7 4,044 4,051 -7 2,964 2,967 -3
DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS 290,908 290,079 +829 286,929 286,113 +816 8,275 8,258 +17
DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY 179,380 177,925 +1,455 175,663 174,262 +1,401 24,493 24,211 +282
INDEPENDENT AGENCIES 879,847 * 882,875 * -3,028 873,887 * 876,896 * -3,009 61,216 * 61,308 * -92
ADVISORY COUNCIL ON HISTORIC PRESERVATION 42 42 ... 42 42 ... 39 40 -1
AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION 27 29 -2 27 29 -2 27 29 -2
AMERICAN BATTLE MONUMENTS COMMISSION 409 * 409 ... 21 * 21 ... 21 * 21 ...
APPALACHIAN REGIONAL COMMISSION 10 10 ... 10 10 ... 10 10 ...
ARCHITECTURAL AND TRANSPORTATION BARRIERS COMPLIANCE BOARD 31 31 ... 31 31 ... 31 31 ...
ARMED FORCES RETIREMENT HOME 268 268 ... 268 268 ... 267 267 ...
ARCTIC RESEARCH COMMISSION 5 6 -1 5 6 -1 3 3 ...
BARRY GOLDWATER SCHOLARSHIP AND EXCELLENCE IN EDUCATION FOUNDATION 2 2 ... 2 2 ... 2 2 ...
FEDERAL RESERVE BOARD OF GOVERNORS 1,873 * 1,873 * ... 1,873 * 1,873 * ... 1,873 * 1,873 * ...
CHEMICAL SAFETY AND HAZARD INVESTIGATION BOARD 37 36 +1 37 36 +1 34 34 ...
CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS FELLOWSHIP FOUNDATION 2 * 2 ... 2 * 2 ... ... * ... ...
COMMISSION OF FINE ARTS 10 10 ... 10 10 ... 10 10 ...
COMMISSION ON CIVIL RIGHTS 41 42 -1 41 42 -1 32 32 ...
COMMITTEE FOR PURCHASE FROM PEOPLE WHO ARE BLIND OR SEVERELY DISABLED 27 25 +2 27 25 +2 24 22 +2
COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION 477 * 477 * ... 477 * 477 * ... 298 * 298 * ...
CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY COMMISSION 437 * 437 ... 437 * 437 ... 332 * 332 ...
CORPORATION FOR NATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE 574 * 574 * ... 571 * 571 * ... 311 * 311 * ...
COURT SERVICES AND OFFENDER SUPERVISION AGENCY FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 351 1,183 -832 351 1,183 -832 350 1,182 -832
DEFENSE NUCLEAR FACILITIES SAFETY BOARD 98 * 98 ... 98 * 98 ... 88 * 88 ...
DELTA REGIONAL AUTHORITY 5 * 5 * ... 5 * 5 * ... 1 * 1 * ...
ELECTION ASSISTANCE COMMISSION 49 46 +3 49 46 +3 46 43 +3
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY 18,387 18,128 +259 18,326 18,066 +260 5,394 4,800 +594
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION 2,202 2,183 +19 2,193 2,174 +19 476 473 +3
EXPORT-IMPORT BANK OF THE UNITED STATES 380 * 380 ... 380 * 380 ... 356 * 356 ...
FARM CREDIT ADMINISTRATION 261 259 +2 261 259 +2 151 149 +2
FARM CREDIT SYSTEM INSURANCE CORPORATION 10 10 ... 10 10 ... 10 10 ...
FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION 1,840 1,846 -6 1,838 1,844 -6 1,548 1,556 -8
FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION 5,276 * 5,276 * ... 5,262 * 5,262 * ... 1,557 * 1,557 * ...
FEDERAL ELECTION COMMISSION 363 * 363 ... 363 * 363 ... 363 * 363 ...
FEDERAL FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS EXAMINATION COUNCIL 9 9 ... 9 9 ... 7 7 ...
FEDERAL HOUSING FINANCE BOARD 137 * 137 * ... 137 * 137 * ... 109 * 109 * ...
FEDERAL LABOR RELATIONS AUTHORITY 114 113 +1 114 113 +1 61 61 ...
FEDERAL MARITIME COMMISSION 119 * 119 * ... 119 * 119 * ... 111 * 111 * ...
FEDERAL MEDIATION AND CONCILIATION SERVICE 245 * 245 ... 245 * 245 ... 62 * 62 ...
FEDERAL MINE SAFETY AND HEALTH REVIEW COMMISSION 44 * 44 * ... 44 * 44 * ... 42 * 42 * ...
FEDERAL RETIREMENT THRIFT INVESTMENT BOARD 79 80 -1 79 80 -1 79 80 -1
FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION 1,131 * 1,131 * ... 1,131 * 1,131 * ... 976 * 976 * ...
GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION 12,115 12,044 +71 12,060 11,989 +71 4,172 4,134 +38
HARRY S. TRUMAN SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION 4 4 ... 4 4 ... 4 4 ...
U.S. HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL MUSEUM 190 191 -1 190 191 -1 187 188 -1
U.S. INTERAGENCY COUNCIL ON HOMELESSNESS 6 7 -1 6 7 -1 5 6 -1
INTER-AMERICAN FOUNDATION 43 42 +1 43 42 +1 43 42 +1
INTERNATIONAL BOUNDARY AND WATER COMMISSION: UNITED STATES AND MEXICO 255 * 255 * ... 255 * 255 * ... 1 * 1 * ...
INTERNATIONAL BOUNDARY COMMISSION: UNITED STATES AND CANADA 7 * 7 * ... 7 * 7 * ... 3 * 3 * ...
INTERNATIONAL JOINT COMMISSION: UNITED STATES AND CANADA 17 * 17 * ... 12 * 12 * ... 7 * 7 * ...
U.S. INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION 372 * 372 * ... 372 * 372 * ... 372 * 372 * ...
JAMES MADISON MEMORIAL FELLOWSHIP FOUNDATION 5 5 ... 5 5 ... 5 5 ...
JAPAN-UNITED STATES FRIENDSHIP COMMISSION 4 10 -6 4 10 -6 4 5 -1
MARINE MAMMAL COMMISSION 13 17 -4 13 15 -2 11 11 ...
MERIT SYSTEMS PROTECTION BOARD 218 219 -1 218 219 -1 130 131 -1
MILLENNIUM CHALLENGE CORPORATION 273 275 -2 241 243 -2 241 243 -2
MORRIS K. UDALL SCHOLARSHIP AND EXCELLENCE IN NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY FOUNDATION 36 36 ... 36 36 ... ... ... ...
NATIONAL ARCHIVES AND RECORDS ADMINISTRATION 3,342 3,304 +38 3,342 3,304 +38 1,385 1,363 +22
NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION 18,374 18,346 +28 18,361 18,333 +28 4,048 4,034 +14
NATIONAL CAPITAL PLANNING COMMISSION 47 * 47 * ... 47 * 47 * ... 47 * 47 * ...
NATIONAL COMMISSION ON LIBRARIES AND INFORMATION SCIENCE 3 * 3 * ... 3 * 3 * ... 3 * 3 * ...
NATIONAL COUNCIL ON DISABILITY 16 22 -6 16 22 -6 10 11 -1
NATIONAL CREDIT UNION ADMINISTRATION 980 * 980 ... 980 * 980 ... 218 * 218 ...
NATIONAL FOUNDATION ON THE ARTS AND THE HUMANITIES 388 * 387 * +1 388 * 387 * +1 387 * 386 * +1
NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS 167 * 167 * ... 167 * 167 * ... 167 * 167 * ...
NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE HUMANITIES 152 152 ... 152 152 ... 151 151 ...
INSTITUTE OF MUSEUM AND LIBRARY SERVICES 69 68 +1 69 68 +1 69 68 +1
NATIONAL LABOR RELATIONS BOARD 1,616 1,615 +1 1,596 1,595 +1 432 431 +1
NATIONAL MEDIATION BOARD 49 49 ... 49 49 ... 47 47 ...
NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION 1,456 1,416 +40 1,451 1,411 +40 1,447 1,407 +40
NATIONAL TRANSPORTATION SAFETY BOARD 391 393 -2 391 393 -2 304 305 -1
NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION 4,109 4,096 +13 4,107 4,094 +13 2,958 2,958 ...
NUCLEAR WASTE TECHNICAL REVIEW BOARD 19 18 +1 19 18 +1 9 9 ...
OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH REVIEW COMMISSION 55 56 -1 55 56 -1 40 41 -1
OFFICE OF NAVAJO AND HOPI INDIAN RELOCATION 44 * 44 ... 44 * 44 ... ... * ... ...
OFFICE OF GOVERNMENT ETHICS 77 * 77 * ... 77 * 77 * ... 76 * 76 * ...
OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT 5,382 5,411 -29 5,362 5,391 -29 1,678 1,680 -2
OFFICE OF SPECIAL COUNSEL 103 105 * -2 103 105 * -2 79 82 * -3
OVERSEAS PRIVATE INVESTMENT CORPORATION 194 187 +7 194 187 +7 193 186 +7
PEACE CORPS 974 978 -4 629 631 -2 520 519 +1
PENSION BENEFIT GUARANTY CORPORATION 933 925 +8 933 925 +8 932 924 +8
POSTAL RATE COMMISSION 52 * 52 * ... 52 * 52 * ... 52 * 52 * ...
PRESIDIO TRUST 341 336 +5 341 336 +5 ... ... ...
RAILROAD RETIREMENT BOARD 952 952 ... 952 952 ... 4 4 ...
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION 3,718 3,708 +10 3,718 3,708 +10 2,212 2,211 +1
SELECTIVE SERVICE SYSTEM 136 135 +1 135 135 ... 52 49 +3
SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION 3,619 * 3,619 ... 3,594 * 3,594 ... 945 * 945 ...
SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION 4,951 * 4,929 * +22 4,927 * 4,905 * +22 4,557 * 4,536 * +21
NATIONAL GALLERY OF ART 809 * 809 * ... 809 * 809 * ... 809 * 809 * ...
SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION (EXCEPT UNITS ADMINISTERED UNDER SEPARATE BOARDS OF TRUSTEES) 4,054 4,030 +24 4,030 4,006 +24 3,660 3,637 +23
WOODROW WILSON INTERNATIONAL CENTER FOR SCHOLARS 44 45 -1 44 45 -1 44 45 -1
JOHN F. KENNEDY CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS 44 45 -1 44 45 -1 44 45 -1
SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION 65,277 64,866 +411 64,861 64,451 +410 1,676 1,674 +2
TENNESSEE VALLEY AUTHORITY 11,564 11,501 +63 11,564 11,501 +63 5 6 -1
TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT AGENCY 47 47 ... 47 47 ... 47 47 ...
BROADCASTING BOARD OF GOVERNORS 1,957 * 1,957 * ... 1,709 * 1,709 * ... 1,509 * 1,509 * ...
AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT 2,515 * 2,515 * ... 1,585 * 1,585 * ... 1,584 * 1,584 * ...
U.S. POSTAL SERVICE 697,194 700,330 -3,136 693,852 696,972 -3,120 13,473 13,470 +3
UTAH RECLAMATION MITIGATION AND CONSERVATION COMMISSION 13 11 +2 13 11 +2 ... ... ...
VALLES CALDERA TRUST 28 * 28 * ... 28 * 28 * ... ... * ... * ...
WHITE HOUSE COMMISSION ON THE NATIONAL MOMENT OF REMEMBRANCE 1 * 1 ... 1 * 1 ... 1 * 1 ...

*PRELIMINARY OR PREVIOUS MONTH'S EMPLOYMENT TOTALS (OR PORTIONS THEREOF) WERE USED FOR CURRENT MONTH, AS REPORT FOR CURRENT MONTH
WAS NOT RECEIVED BY INPUT CUTOFF DATE.
**REVISED.


A/ EXCLUDES CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY, NATIONAL SECURITY AGENCY, DEFENSE INTELLIGENCE AGENCY, AND
NATIONAL IMAGERY AND MAPPING AGENCY.

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