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Data, Analysis & Documentation Federal Employment Reports

Employment and Trends - September 2009

TABLE 1 -- FEDERAL CIVILIAN PERSONNEL SUMMARY
SEPTEMBER 2009AUGUST 2009CHANGE FROMAVERAGE EMPLOYMENT TO DATE
EMPLOYMENT CATEGORIESTOTAL*PERCENTTOTAL*PERCENTAUGUST 2008SEPTEMBER 2008CALENDAR YEAR 2009*CHANGE FROM CALENDAR YEARFISCAL YEAR 2009*CHANGE FROM FISCAL YEAR 2008
                   
TOTAL CIVILIAN EMPLOYMENT A/ 2,838,491 100.00 2,814,217 100.00 +24,274 +80,619 2,822,888 +85,374 2,803,909 +73,696
                   
FULL-TIME 2,583,535 91.02 2,586,259 91.90 -2,724 +64,484 2,555,955 +60,161 2,543,596 +57,747
WITH PERMANENT APPOINTMENTS 2,417,116 85.15 2,409,447 85.62 +7,669 +50,734 2,396,609 +49,147 2,388,221 +46,775
WITH TEMPORARY AND                    
INDEFINITE APPOINTMENTS 166,419 5.86 176,812 6.28 -10,393 +13,750 159,346 +11,014 155,375 +10,972
PART-TIME (REGULARLY SCHEDULED) 130,043 4.58 126,470 4.49 +3,573 -2,005 129,922 -4,343 130,405 -5,339
INTERMITTENT 124,913 4.40 101,488 3.61 +23,425 +18,140 137,011 +29,555 129,907 +21,287
                   
U.S. CITIZENS 2,804,573 98.81 2,780,513 98.80 +24,060 +79,884 2,789,501 +84,305 2,770,670 +72,666
NON U.S. CITIZENS 33,918 1.19 33,704 1.20 +214 +735 33,387 +1,068 33,239 +1,030
                   
UNITED STATES, TOTAL 2,749,287 96.86 2,726,553 96.88 +22,734 +79,699 2,734,278 +84,521 2,715,349 +72,770
WASHINGTON, D.C.,                    
METROPOLITAN AREA 356,545 12.56 354,144 12.58 +2,401 +13,934 349,997 +12,456 347,602 +10,992
OUTSIDE WASHINGTON, D.C.                    
METROPOLITAN AREA 2,392,742 84.30 2,372,409 84.30 +20,333 +65,765 2,384,281 +72,065 2,367,748 +61,779
                   
OVERSEAS, TOTAL 89,204 3.14 87,664 3.12 +1,540 +920 88,609 +852 88,559 +926
U.S. CITIZENS 62,838 2.21 62,018 2.20 +820 -223 63,149 -20 63,220 +187
NON U.S. CITIZENS 26,366 .93 25,646 .91 +720 +1,143 25,460 +872 25,339 +738
                   
TERRITORIES 18,782 .66 18,194 .65 +588 +324 18,355 +270 18,455 +377
U.S. CITIZENS 18,148 .64 18,176 .65 -28 -295 18,195 +127 18,331 +270
NON U.S. CITIZENS 634 .02 18 ... +616 +619 160 +143 124 +107
                   
FOREIGN COUNTRIES 70,422 2.48 69,470 2.47 +952 +596 70,255 +583 70,104 +548
U.S. CITIZENS 44,690 1.57 43,842 1.56 +848 +72 44,954 -147 44,889 -83
NON U.S. CITIZENS 25,732 .91 25,628 .91 +104 +524 25,301 +730 25,216 +632
                   
EXECUTIVE BRANCH, TOTAL 2,773,878 97.72 2,750,531 97.74 +23,347 +80,053 2,759,100 +85,293 2,740,158 +73,545
                   
FULL-TIME, TOTAL 2,520,834 88.81 2,524,515 89.71 -3,681 +63,904 2,494,105 +60,072 2,481,780 +57,573
TYPE OF POSITION OCCUPIED:                    
IN PERMANENT POSITIONS 2,429,431 85.59 2,427,963 86.27 +1,468 +54,967 2,404,808 +54,076 2,396,239 +51,065
IN TEMPORARY POSITIONS 91,403 3.22 96,552 3.43 -5,149 +8,937 89,297 +5,996 85,541 +6,508
TYPE OF APPOINTMENT:                    
WITH PERMANENT APPOINTMENTS 2,373,452 83.62 2,366,058 84.08 +7,394 +50,382 2,353,194 +48,985 2,344,821 +46,557
WITH TEMPORARY AND                    
INDEFINITE APPOINTMENTS 147,382 5.19 158,457 5.63 -11,075 +13,522 140,911 +11,087 136,960 +11,017
                   
PART-TIME (REGULARLY SCHEDULED)                    
TOTAL 128,351 4.52 124,750 4.43 +3,601 -1,987 128,206 -4,329 128,690 -5,319
WITH PERMANENT APPOINTMENTS 105,270 3.71 104,223 3.70 +1,047 -2,778 106,331 -4,858 106,715 -5,907
WITH TEMPORARY AND                    
INDEFINITE APPOINTMENTS 23,081 .81 20,527 .73 +2,554 +791 21,875 +528 21,975 +588
                   
INTERMITTENT, TOTAL 124,693 4.39 101,266 3.60 +23,427 +18,136 136,789 +29,550 129,688 +21,291
                   
COMPETITIVE SERVICE, TOTAL 1,404,720 49.49 1,396,581 49.63 +8,139 +63,768 1,376,451 +46,910 1,365,275 +40,309
PERMANENT APPOINTMENTS 1,352,249 47.64 1,343,299 47.73 +8,950 +55,530 1,330,658 +42,659 1,321,288 +36,431
TEMPORARY AND INDEFINITE                    
APPOINTMENTS 52,471 1.85 53,282 1.89 -811 +8,238 45,793 +4,252 43,988 +3,879
                   
EXCEPTED AND SENIOR EXECUTIVE                    
SERVICES, TOTAL 1,369,158 48.24 1,353,950 48.11 +15,208 +16,285 1,382,649 +38,382 1,374,883 +33,236
PERMANENT APPOINTMENTS 1,134,874 39.98 1,134,047 40.30 +827 -7,673 1,136,350 +1,076 1,137,866 +3,843
TEMPORARY AND INDEFINITE                    
APPOINTMENTS 234,284 8.25 219,903 7.81 +14,381 +23,958 246,299 +37,306 237,016 +29,392
                   
LEGISLATIVE BRANCH, TOTAL 30,859 1.09 29,932 1.06 +927 +566 30,033 +63 29,997 +79
                   
FULL-TIME 30,453 1.07 29,496 1.05 +957 +580 29,602 +70 29,568 +93
PART-TIME (REGULARLY SCHEDULED) 283 .01 311 .01 -28 -18 307 -11 306 -12
INTERMITTENT 123 ... 125 ... -2 +4 124 +5 122 -3
                   
JUDICIAL BRANCH, TOTAL 33,754 1.19 33,754 1.20 +0 +0 33,754 +17 33,754 +72
                   
FULL-TIME 32,248 1.14 32,248 1.15 +0 +0 32,248 +19 32,248 +80
PART-TIME (REGULARLY SCHEDULED) 1,409 .05 1,409 .05 +0 +0 1,409 -2 1,409 -8
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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