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Employment and Trends - December 2010

TABLE 22 -- SEPARATIONS BY TYPE, BRANCH, AND SELECTED AGENCY, ALL AREAS, SEPTEMBER 2010 AND DECEMBER 2010
TOTALTRANSFERSQUITSOTHER SEPARATIONSSEPARATIONS EXCLUDING TRANSFERSSEPARATIONS CALENDAR YEAR 2010 TO DATESEPARATIONS FISCAL YEAR 2011 TO DATE
AGENCYNUMBER*RATENUMBER*RATENUMBER*RATENUMBER*RATENUMBER*RATENUMBER*RATENUMBER*RATE
TOTAL, ALL AGENCIES 1,104,332 37.41 102,829 3.68
DECEMBER 2010 102,829 ** 3.68 7,214 ** 0.26 19,850 ** 0.71 75,765 ** 2.71 95,615 ** 3.43      
SEPTEMBER 2010 544,276 17.95 3,816 0.13 469,547 15.48 70,913 2.34 540,460 17.82      
LEGISLATIVE BRANCH 1,295 10.17 325 2.53
DECEMBER 2010 325 ** 2.55 3 ** 0.02 55 ** 0.43 267 ** 2.09 322 ** 2.52      
SEPTEMBER 2010 327 2.58 4 0.03 28 0.22 295 2.32 323 2.55      
GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTABILITY OFFICE 216 6.77 54 1.69
DECEMBER 2010 54 * 1.69 ... * ... ... * ... 54 * 1.69 54 * 1.69      
SEPTEMBER 2010 54 1.69 ... ... ... ... 54 1.69 54 1.69      
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE 144 6.06 36 1.51
DECEMBER 2010 36 * 1.51 ... * ... 6 * 0.25 30 * 1.26 36 * 1.51      
SEPTEMBER 2010 36 1.51 ... ... 6 0.25 30 1.26 36 1.51      
LIBRARY OF CONGRESS 396 10.23 99 2.56
DECEMBER 2010 99 * 2.56 ... * ... ... * ... 99 * 2.56 99 * 2.56      
SEPTEMBER 2010 99 2.56 ... ... ... ... 99 2.56 99 2.56      
JUDICIAL BRANCH 43 0.13 13 0.04
DECEMBER 2010 13 * 0.04 4 * 0.01 4 * 0.01 5 * 0.01 9 * 0.03      
SEPTEMBER 2010 10 0.03 3 0.01 ... ... 7 0.02 7 0.02      
EXECUTIVE BRANCH 1,102,994 37.53 102,491 3.69
DECEMBER 2010 102,491 ** 3.69 7,207 ** 0.26 19,791 ** 0.71 75,493 ** 2.72 95,284 ** 3.43      
SEPTEMBER 2010 543,939 18.01 3,809 0.13 469,519 15.55 70,611 2.34 540,130 17.88      
EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT 446 23.55 80 4.29
DECEMBER 2010 80 * 4.18 43 * 2.24 29 * 1.51 8 * 0.42 37 * 1.93      
SEPTEMBER 2010 175 9.00 64 3.29 83 4.27 28 1.44 111 5.71      
EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS 1,014,775 48.42 82,712 4.27
DECEMBER 2010 82,712 * 4.27 6,810 * 0.35 15,823 * 0.82 60,079 * 3.10 75,902 * 3.92      
SEPTEMBER 2010 521,427 23.92 3,368 0.15 463,782 21.28 54,277 2.49 518,059 23.77      
DEPARTMENT OF STATE 2,749 7.08 559 1.42
DECEMBER 2010 559 1.43 39 0.10 53 0.14 467 1.19 520 1.33      
SEPTEMBER 2010 951 2.44 56 0.14 180 0.46 715 1.84 895 2.30      
DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY 28,335 24.46 7,878 6.97
DECEMBER 2010 7,878 7.06 18 0.02 789 0.71 7,071 6.34 7,860 7.05      
SEPTEMBER 2010 3,946 3.48 5 ... 278 0.25 3,663 3.23 3,941 3.47      
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE 114,935 14.95 26,382 3.39
DECEMBER 2010 26,382 3.40 5,462 0.70 3,928 0.51 16,992 2.19 20,920 2.70      
SEPTEMBER 2010 38,138 4.94 2,028 0.26 6,911 0.90 29,199 3.78 36,110 4.68      
DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY 48,246 16.47 11,599 3.93
DECEMBER 2010 11,599 3.94 2,341 0.79 1,972 0.67 7,286 2.47 9,258 3.14      
SEPTEMBER 2010 16,518 5.61 721 0.24 3,421 1.16 12,376 4.20 15,797 5.36      
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY 25,712 13.02 5,641 2.82
DECEMBER 2010 5,641 2.83 1,442 0.72 876 0.44 3,323 1.66 4,199 2.10      
SEPTEMBER 2010 7,550 3.81 565 0.29 1,815 0.92 5,170 2.61 6,985 3.53      
DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE 27,068 15.78 6,365 3.64
DECEMBER 2010 6,365 3.66 1,579 0.91 414 0.24 4,372 2.52 4,786 2.76      
SEPTEMBER 2010 9,159 5.32 604 0.35 577 0.34 7,978 4.63 8,555 4.97      
DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY 1,911 7.58 321 1.27
DECEMBER 2010 321 1.27 10 0.04 53 0.21 258 1.02 311 1.23      
SEPTEMBER 2010 530 2.11 15 0.06 52 0.21 463 1.84 515 2.05      
OTHER DEFENSE ACTIVITIES (EXCLUDING DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY) 11,998 14.72 2,456 2.95
DECEMBER 2010 2,456 2.98 90 0.11 613 0.74 1,753 2.12 2,366 2.87      
SEPTEMBER 2010 4,381 5.37 123 0.15 1,046 1.28 3,212 3.94 4,258 5.22      
DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 8,389 7.16 3,998 3.36
DECEMBER 2010 3,998 3.37 160 0.14 320 0.27 3,518 2.97 3,838 3.24      
SEPTEMBER 2010 1,768 1.51 220 0.19 666 0.57 882 0.75 1,548 1.32      
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR 29,085 41.32 8,094 11.42
DECEMBER 2010 8,094 11.47 121 0.17 3,775 5.35 4,198 5.95 7,973 11.30      
SEPTEMBER 2010 6,997 9.96 99 0.14 3,369 4.80 3,529 5.02 6,898 9.82      
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE 28,010 27.54 12,156 12.59
DECEMBER 2010 12,156 11.95 156 0.15 1,456 1.43 10,544 10.37 12,000 11.80      
SEPTEMBER 2010 8,180 7.57 149 0.14 4,319 4.00 3,712 3.43 8,031 7.43      
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE 753,313 340.31 9,352 20.54
DECEMBER 2010 9,352 18.27 50 0.10 4,030 7.87 5,272 10.30 9,302 18.17      
SEPTEMBER 2010 447,969 49.48 37 0.01 444,930 48.47 3,002 1.00 447,932 49.47      
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR 2,033 11.72 388 2.21
DECEMBER 2010 388 2.21 42 0.24 79 0.45 267 1.52 346 1.97      
SEPTEMBER 2010 711 4.09 110 0.63 325 1.87 276 1.59 601 3.46      
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 6,416 9.16 1,626 2.30
DECEMBER 2010 1,626 2.32 62 0.09 500 0.71 1,064 1.51 1,564 2.23      
SEPTEMBER 2010 2,730 3.89 125 0.18 1,217 1.73 1,388 1.98 2,605 3.71      
DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT 1,459 15.13 349 3.56
DECEMBER 2010 349 3.60 1 0.01 147 1.52 201 2.07 348 3.59      
SEPTEMBER 2010 370 3.86 1 0.01 207 2.16 162 1.69 369 3.85      
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION 3,390 5.85 725 1.25
DECEMBER 2010 725 1.25 67 0.12 120 0.21 538 0.93 658 1.13      
SEPTEMBER 2010 1,266 2.19 85 0.15 368 0.64 813 1.40 1,181 2.04      
DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY 924 5.72 231 1.43
DECEMBER 2010 231 * 1.43 25 * 0.15 57 * 0.35 149 * 0.92 206 * 1.28      
SEPTEMBER 2010 231 1.43 25 0.15 57 0.35 149 0.92 206 1.28      
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION 516 11.94 164 3.68
DECEMBER 2010 164 * 3.68 15 * 0.34 78 * 1.75 71 * 1.59 149 * 3.35      
SEPTEMBER 2010 164 3.78 15 0.35 78 1.80 71 1.64 149 3.43      
DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS 16,369 5.35 7,238 2.31
DECEMBER 2010 7,238 2.34 373 0.12 3 ... 6,862 2.22 6,865 2.22      
SEPTEMBER 2010 3,476 1.14 130 0.04 2 ... 3,344 1.10 3,346 1.10      
DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY 18,852 10.46 3,572 1.95
DECEMBER 2010 3,572 1.95 219 0.12 488 0.27 2,865 1.56 3,353 1.83      
SEPTEMBER 2010 4,530 2.51 283 0.16 875 0.49 3,372 1.87 4,247 2.36      
INDEPENDENT AGENCIES 87,773 10.43 19,699 2.34
DECEMBER 2010 19,699 ** 2.35 354 ** 0.04 3,939 ** 0.47 15,406 ** 1.84 19,345 ** 2.31      
SEPTEMBER 2010 22,337 2.66 377 0.04 5,654 0.67 16,306 1.94 21,960 2.62      
FEDERAL RESERVE BOARD OF GOVERNORS 108 5.77 27 1.44
DECEMBER 2010 27 * 1.44 ... * ... 21 * 1.12 6 * 0.32 27 * 1.44      
SEPTEMBER 2010 27 1.44 ... ... 21 1.12 6 0.32 27 1.44      
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY 1,906 10.22 632 3.37
DECEMBER 2010 632 * 3.37 6 * 0.03 192 * 1.02 434 * 2.32 626 * 3.34      
SEPTEMBER 2010 632 3.37 6 0.03 192 1.02 434 2.32 626 3.34      
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION 158 6.36 29 1.13
DECEMBER 2010 29 1.13 6 0.23 8 0.31 15 0.59 23 0.90      
SEPTEMBER 2010 45 1.81 15 0.60 11 0.44 19 0.77 30 1.21      
FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION 169 9.16 28 1.53
DECEMBER 2010 28 1.53 ... ... 8 0.44 20 1.09 28 1.53      
SEPTEMBER 2010 52 2.82 ... ... 27 1.47 25 1.36 52 2.82      
FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION 1,121 16.19 167 1.99
DECEMBER 2010 167 2.25 ... ... 96 1.29 71 0.96 167 2.25      
SEPTEMBER 2010 318 4.94 ... ... 166 2.58 152 2.36 318 4.94      
GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION 701 5.48 181 1.41
DECEMBER 2010 181 * 1.41 43 * 0.34 28 * 0.22 110 * 0.86 138 * 1.08      
SEPTEMBER 2010 181 1.41 43 0.34 28 0.22 110 0.86 138 1.08      
NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION 1,336 7.17 470 2.52
DECEMBER 2010 470 * 2.52 21 * 0.11 71 * 0.38 378 * 2.03 449 * 2.41      
SEPTEMBER 2010 470 2.52 21 0.11 71 0.38 378 2.02 449 2.40      
NATIONAL ARCHIVES AND RECORDS ADMINISTRATION 738 20.80 124 3.47
DECEMBER 2010 124 3.49 17 0.48 67 1.89 40 1.13 107 3.02      
SEPTEMBER 2010 232 6.52 10 0.28 98 2.76 124 3.49 222 6.24      
NATIONAL LABOR RELATIONS BOARD 161 9.49 21 1.22
DECEMBER 2010 21 1.22 3 0.17 7 0.41 11 0.64 18 1.05      
SEPTEMBER 2010 75 4.39 3 0.18 17 0.99 55 3.22 72 4.21      
NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION 360 8.59 55 1.32
DECEMBER 2010 55 1.31 5 0.12 13 0.31 37 0.88 50 1.19      
SEPTEMBER 2010 154 3.64 11 0.26 58 1.37 85 2.01 143 3.38      
OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT 404 7.07 41 0.70
DECEMBER 2010 41 * 0.70 5 * 0.08 15 * 0.25 21 * 0.36 36 * 0.61      
SEPTEMBER 2010 41 0.71 5 0.09 15 0.26 21 0.37 36 0.63      
RAILROAD RETIREMENT BOARD 62 6.35 10 1.01
DECEMBER 2010 10 1.02 1 0.10 1 0.10 8 0.81 9 0.91      
SEPTEMBER 2010 20 2.05 5 0.51 1 0.10 14 1.43 15 1.53      
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION 429 10.98 83 2.08
DECEMBER 2010 83 2.10 8 0.20 15 0.38 60 1.52 75 1.90      
SEPTEMBER 2010 254 6.43 8 0.20 72 1.82 174 4.41 246 6.23      
SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION 1,396 37.85 473 11.72
DECEMBER 2010 473 * 11.72 ... * ... 116 * 2.87 357 * 8.84 473 * 11.72      
SEPTEMBER 2010 473 12.83 ... ... 116 3.15 357 9.68 473 12.83      
SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION 804 16.28 104 2.08
DECEMBER 2010 104 * 2.09 ... * ... 27 * 0.54 77 * 1.54 104 * 2.09      
SEPTEMBER 2010 219 4.43 1 0.02 95 1.92 123 2.49 218 4.41      
SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION 6,328 9.24 1,011 1.44
DECEMBER 2010 1,011 1.44 67 0.10 206 0.29 738 1.05 944 1.35      
SEPTEMBER 2010 2,621 3.83 72 0.11 1,380 2.02 1,169 1.71 2,549 3.73      
BROADCASTING BOARD OF GOVERNORS 115 5.91 21 1.08
DECEMBER 2010 21 1.08 1 0.05 7 0.36 13 0.67 20 1.03      
SEPTEMBER 2010 21 1.08 2 0.10 1 0.05 18 0.93 19 0.98      
AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT 492 19.56 123 4.89
DECEMBER 2010 123 * 4.89 ... * ... 18 * 0.72 105 * 4.17 123 * 4.89      
SEPTEMBER 2010 123 4.89 ... ... 18 0.72 105 4.17 123 4.89      
U.S. POSTAL SERVICE 68,128 10.50 15,523 2.41
DECEMBER 2010 15,523 * 2.41 120 * 0.02 2,882 * 0.45 12,521 * 1.95 15,403 * 2.39      
SEPTEMBER 2010 15,523 2.40 120 0.02 2,882 0.45 12,521 1.94 15,403 2.38      

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

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