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Employment and Trends - March 2010

TABLE 1 -- FEDERAL CIVILIAN PERSONNEL SUMMARY
MARCH 2010DECEMBER 2009CHANGE FROMAVERAGE EMPLOYMENT TO DATE
EMPLOYMENT CATEGORIESTOTAL*PERCENTTOTAL**PERCENTDECEMBER 2009MARCH 2009CALENDAR YEAR 2010*CHANGE FROM CALENDAR YEARFISCAL YEAR 2010*CHANGE FROM FISCAL YEAR 2009
          
TOTAL CIVILIAN EMPLOYMENT A/ 3,002,134 100.00 2,816,102 100.00 +186,032 +183,661 3,002,134 +183,661 2,909,118 +117,654
          
FULL-TIME 2,585,094 86.11 2,567,564 91.17 +17,530 +57,883 2,585,094 +57,883 2,576,329 +53,555
WITH PERMANENT APPOINTMENTS 2,424,564 80.76 2,413,157 85.69 +11,407 +36,350 2,424,564 +36,350 2,418,861 +36,221
WITH TEMPORARY AND                    
INDEFINITE APPOINTMENTS 160,530 5.35 154,407 5.48 +6,123 +21,533 160,530 +21,533 157,469 +17,334
PART-TIME (REGULARLY SCHEDULED) 130,318 4.34 128,558 4.57 +1,760 -1,988 130,318 -1,988 129,438 -2,452
INTERMITTENT 286,722 9.55 119,980 4.26 +166,742 +127,766 286,722 +127,766 203,351 +66,550
          
U.S. CITIZENS 2,967,595 98.85 2,782,388 98.80 +185,207 +182,916 2,967,595 +182,916 2,874,992 +116,690
NON U.S. CITIZENS 34,539 1.15 33,714 1.20 +825 +745 34,539 +745 34,127 +964
          
UNITED STATES, TOTAL 2,910,846 96.96 2,725,984 96.80 +184,862 +180,684 2,910,846 +180,684 2,818,415 +115,351
WASHINGTON, D.C.,                    
METROPOLITAN AREA 370,452 12.34 359,384 12.76 +11,068 +24,951 370,452 +24,951 364,918 +19,504
OUTSIDE WASHINGTON, D.C.                    
METROPOLITAN AREA 2,540,394 84.62 2,366,600 84.04 +173,794 +155,733 2,540,394 +155,733 2,453,497 +95,846
          
OVERSEAS, TOTAL 91,288 3.04 90,118 3.20 +1,170 +2,977 91,288 +2,977 90,703 +2,303
U.S. CITIZENS 65,181 2.17 64,287 2.28 +894 +2,653 65,181 +2,653 64,734 +1,696
NON U.S. CITIZENS 26,107 .87 25,831 .92 +276 +324 26,107 +324 25,969 +606
          
TERRITORIES 18,299 .61 18,837 .67 -538 +57 18,299 +57 18,568 -6
U.S. CITIZENS 18,276 .61 18,820 .67 -544 +715 18,276 +715 18,548 +323
NON U.S. CITIZENS 23 ... 17 ... +6 -658 23 -658 20 -329
          
FOREIGN COUNTRIES 72,989 2.43 71,281 2.53 +1,708 +2,920 72,989 +2,920 72,135 +2,308
U.S. CITIZENS 46,905 1.56 45,467 1.61 +1,438 +1,938 46,905 +1,938 46,186 +1,373
NON U.S. CITIZENS 26,084 .87 25,814 .92 +270 +982 26,084 +982 25,949 +935
          
EXECUTIVE BRANCH, TOTAL 2,937,559 97.85 2,751,589 97.71 +185,970 +182,770 2,937,559 +182,770 2,844,574 +116,764
          
FULL-TIME, TOTAL 2,522,421 84.02 2,504,950 88.95 +17,471 +56,950 2,522,421 +56,950 2,513,686 +52,632
TYPE OF POSITION OCCUPIED:                    
IN PERMANENT POSITIONS 2,431,340 80.99 2,422,959 86.04 +8,381 +45,577 2,431,340 +45,577 2,427,150 +41,607
IN TEMPORARY POSITIONS 91,081 3.03 81,991 2.91 +9,090 +11,373 91,081 +11,373 86,536 +11,024
TYPE OF APPOINTMENT:                    
WITH PERMANENT APPOINTMENTS 2,380,898 79.31 2,369,491 84.14 +11,407 +36,072 2,380,898 +36,072 2,375,195 +35,922
WITH TEMPORARY AND                    
INDEFINITE APPOINTMENTS 141,523 4.71 135,459 4.81 +6,064 +20,878 141,523 +20,878 138,491 +16,710
          
PART-TIME (REGULARLY SCHEDULED)                    
TOTAL 128,627 4.28 126,867 4.51 +1,760 -1,959 128,627 -1,959 127,747 -2,426
WITH PERMANENT APPOINTMENTS 104,570 3.48 103,651 3.68 +919 -2,510 104,570 -2,510 104,111 -3,228
WITH TEMPORARY AND                    
INDEFINITE APPOINTMENTS 24,057 .80 23,216 .82 +841 +551 24,057 +551 23,637 +803
          
INTERMITTENT, TOTAL 286,511 9.54 119,772 4.25 +166,739 +127,779 286,511 +127,779 203,142 +66,559
          
COMPETITIVE SERVICE, TOTAL 1,428,983 47.60 1,405,930 49.92 +23,053 +66,023 1,428,983 +66,023 1,417,457 +64,974
PERMANENT APPOINTMENTS 1,384,891 46.13 1,363,717 48.43 +21,174 +60,226 1,384,891 +60,226 1,374,304 +58,938
TEMPORARY AND INDEFINITE                    
APPOINTMENTS 44,092 1.47 42,213 1.50 +1,879 +5,797 44,092 +5,797 43,153 +6,036
          
EXCEPTED AND SENIOR EXECUTIVE                    
SERVICES, TOTAL 1,508,576 50.25 1,345,659 47.78 +162,917 +116,747 1,508,576 +116,747 1,427,118 +51,791
PERMANENT APPOINTMENTS 1,119,803 37.30 1,117,294 39.68 +2,509 -15,391 1,119,803 -15,391 1,118,549 -20,661
TEMPORARY AND INDEFINITE                    
APPOINTMENTS 388,773 12.95 228,365 8.11 +160,408 +132,138 388,773 +132,138 308,569 +72,452
          
LEGISLATIVE BRANCH, TOTAL 30,819 1.03 30,757 1.09 +62 +889 30,819 +889 30,788 +887
          
FULL-TIME 30,422 1.01 30,363 1.08 +59 +930 30,422 +930 30,393 +921
PART-TIME (REGULARLY SCHEDULED) 283 .01 283 .01 +0 -28 283 -28 283 -25
INTERMITTENT 114 ... 111 ... +3 -13 114 -13 113 -8
          
JUDICIAL BRANCH, TOTAL 33,756 1.12 33,756 1.20 +0 +2 33,756 +2 33,756 +2
          
FULL-TIME 32,251 1.07 32,251 1.15 +0 +3 32,251 +3 32,251 +3
PART-TIME (REGULARLY SCHEDULED) 1,408 .05 1,408 .05 +0 -1 1,408 -1 1,408 -1
INTERMITTENT 97 ... 97 ... +0 +0 97 +0 97 +0

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

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

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