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Employment and Trends - March 2010

TABLE 16 -- TREND OF FEDERAL CIVILIAN ACCESSIONS AND SEPARATIONS BY BRANCH AND AREA TO MARCH 2010
ALL AREASU.S. TOTALWASHINGTON, DC-MD-VA-WV CORE BASED STATISTICAL AREAOUTSIDE WASHINGTON, DC-MD-VA-WV CORE BASED STATISTICAL AREAOVERSEAS TOTALU.S. TERRITORIESFOREIGN COUNTRIES
QUARTER AND YEARNUMBERRATENUMBERRATENUMBERRATENUMBERRATENUMBERRATENUMBERRATENUMBERRATE
TOTAL, ALL AGENCIES A/                                          
TOTAL ACCESSIONS A/                                          
     MARCH 2009 162,099 ** 11.72 159,279 ** 11.89 11,067 ** 6.81 148,212 ** 12.59 2,820 ** 6.41 584 ** 6.53 2,236 ** 6.38
     JUNE 2009 212,755 * 7.68 209,006 * 7.80 18,640 * 5.67 190,366 * 8.09 3,749 * 4.23 547 * 3.05 3,202 * 4.52
     SEPTEMBER 2009 131,111 * 4.72 127,182 * 4.73 15,056 * 4.51 112,126 * 4.76 3,929 * 4.41 646 * 3.55 3,283 * 4.63
     DECEMBER 2009 122,062 ** 4.40 118,374 ** 4.41 11,658 ** 3.46 106,716 ** 4.54 3,688 ** 4.13 1,356 ** 7.35 2,332 ** 3.29
MARCH 2010* 288,382 ** 10.09 285,852 ** 10.33 20,844 ** 6.06 265,008 ** 10.94 2,530 ** 2.80 495 ** 2.72 2,035 ** 2.82
CALENDAR YEAR 2010 TOTAL TO DATE* 288,382 9.77 285,852 10.00 20,844 5.96 265,008 10.56 2,530 2.78 495 2.76 2,035 2.79
AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT* 2,950,252 2,859,333 349,509 2,509,824 90,919 17,930 72,989
FISCAL YEAR 2010 TOTAL TO DATE* 410,444 14.36 404,226 14.61 32,502 9.45 371,724 15.34 6,218 6.88 1,851 10.17 4,367 6.05
AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT* 2,857,267 2,766,933 344,006 2,422,927 90,334 18,199 72,135
NEW HIRES A/                                          
     MARCH 2009 138,165 ** 9.99 136,061 ** 10.16 9,198 ** 5.66 126,863 ** 10.78 2,104 ** 4.78 460 ** 5.15 1,644 ** 4.69
     JUNE 2009 194,872 * 7.04 191,711 * 7.15 16,445 * 5.00 175,266 * 7.45 3,161 * 3.56 449 * 2.51 2,712 * 3.83
     SEPTEMBER 2009 114,988 * 4.14 111,903 * 4.16 13,217 * 3.96 98,686 * 4.19 3,085 * 3.46 512 * 2.82 2,573 * 3.62
     DECEMBER 2009 96,623 ** 3.48 94,157 ** 3.51 9,329 ** 2.77 84,828 ** 3.61 2,466 ** 2.76 819 ** 4.44 1,647 ** 2.32
MARCH 2010* 258,109 ** 9.03 256,219 ** 9.26 18,797 ** 5.46 237,422 ** 9.80 1,890 ** 2.09 391 ** 2.15 1,499 ** 2.08
CALENDAR YEAR 2010 TOTAL TO DATE* 258,109 8.75 256,219 8.96 18,797 5.38 237,422 9.46 1,890 2.08 391 2.18 1,499 2.05
AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT* 2,950,252 2,859,333 349,509 2,509,824 90,919 17,930 72,989
FISCAL YEAR 2010 TOTAL TO DATE* 354,732 12.42 350,376 12.66 28,126 8.18 322,250 13.30 4,356 4.82 1,210 6.65 3,146 4.36
AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT* 2,857,267 2,766,933 344,006 2,422,927 90,334 18,199 72,135
TOTAL, ALL AGENCIES A/                                          
TOTAL SEPARATIONS A/                                          
     MARCH 2009 105,757 ** 7.64 103,100 ** 7.70 10,490 ** 6.45 92,610 ** 7.87 2,657 ** 6.04 883 ** 9.88 1,774 ** 5.06
     JUNE 2009 196,599 * 7.10 194,142 * 7.24 6,140 * 1.87 188,002 * 7.99 2,457 * 2.77 531 * 2.96 1,926 * 2.72
     SEPTEMBER 2009 126,976 * 4.57 122,460 * 4.55 10,621 * 3.18 111,839 * 4.75 4,516 * 5.06 627 * 3.45 3,889 * 5.48
     DECEMBER 2009 133,701 ** 4.82 131,548 ** 4.90 7,129 ** 2.12 124,419 ** 5.30 2,153 ** 2.41 695 ** 3.77 1,458 ** 2.06
MARCH 2010* 109,707 ** 3.84 107,779 ** 3.90 8,457 ** 2.46 99,322 ** 4.10 1,928 ** 2.13 493 ** 2.71 1,435 ** 1.99
CALENDAR YEAR 2010 TOTAL TO DATE* 109,707 3.72 107,779 3.77 8,457 2.42 99,322 3.96 1,928 2.12 493 2.75 1,435 1.97
AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT* 2,950,252 2,859,333 349,509 2,509,824 90,919 17,930 72,989
FISCAL YEAR 2010 TOTAL TO DATE* 243,408 8.52 239,327 8.65 15,586 4.53 223,741 9.23 4,081 4.52 1,188 6.53 2,893 4.01
AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT* 2,857,267 2,766,933 344,006 2,422,927 90,334 18,199 72,135
QUITS A/                                          
     MARCH 2009 15,881 ** 1.15 15,556 ** 1.16 3,321 ** 2.04 12,235 ** 1.04 325 ** .74 58 ** .65 267 ** .76
     JUNE 2009 129,912 * 4.69 129,561 * 4.83 1,427 * .43 128,134 * 5.45 351 * .40 74 * .41 277 * .39
     SEPTEMBER 2009 41,667 * 1.50 41,213 * 1.53 3,452 * 1.03 37,761 * 1.60 454 * .51 59 * .32 395 * .56
     DECEMBER 2009 40,500 ** 1.46 40,129 ** 1.49 1,638 ** .49 38,491 ** 1.64 371 ** .42 53 ** .29 318 ** .45
MARCH 2010* 39,919 ** 1.40 39,567 ** 1.43 1,849 ** .54 37,718 ** 1.56 352 ** .39 64 ** .35 288 ** .40
CALENDAR YEAR 2010 TOTAL TO DATE* 39,919 1.35 39,567 1.38 1,849 .53 37,718 1.50 352 .39 64 .36 288 .39
AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT* 2,950,252 2,859,333 349,509 2,509,824 90,919 17,930 72,989
FISCAL YEAR 2010 TOTAL TO DATE* 80,419 2.81 79,696 2.88 3,487 1.01 76,209 3.15 723 .80 117 .64 606 .84
AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT* 2,857,267 2,766,933 344,006 2,422,927 90,334 18,199 72,135
EXECUTIVE BRANCH                                          
TOTAL ACCESSIONS                                          
     MARCH 2009 161,944 ** 11.76 159,124 ** 11.93 10,924 ** 6.96 148,200 ** 12.60 2,820 ** 6.41 584 ** 6.53 2,236 ** 6.38
     JUNE 2009 212,596 * 7.71 208,847 * 7.83 18,496 * 5.83 190,351 * 8.10 3,749 * 4.23 547 * 3.05 3,202 * 4.52
     SEPTEMBER 2009 130,953 * 4.73 127,024 * 4.74 14,916 * 4.63 112,108 * 4.76 3,929 * 4.41 646 * 3.55 3,283 * 4.63
     DECEMBER 2009 121,902 ** 4.41 118,214 ** 4.42 11,516 ** 3.54 106,698 ** 4.54 3,688 ** 4.13 1,356 ** 7.35 2,332 ** 3.29
MARCH 2010* 288,222 ** 10.13 285,692 ** 10.37 20,699 ** 6.23 264,993 ** 10.94 2,530 ** 2.80 495 ** 2.72 2,035 ** 2.82
CALENDAR YEAR 2010 TOTAL TO DATE* 288,222 9.81 285,692 10.04 20,699 6.13 264,993 10.56 2,530 2.78 495 2.76 2,035 2.79
AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT* 2,937,559 2,846,646 337,934 2,508,712 90,913 17,930 72,983
FISCAL YEAR 2010 TOTAL TO DATE* 410,124 14.42 403,906 14.66 32,215 9.69 371,691 15.35 6,218 6.88 1,851 10.17 4,367 6.05
AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT* 2,844,574 2,754,246 332,431 2,421,815 90,328 18,199 72,129
NEW HIRES                                          
     MARCH 2009 138,023 ** 10.02 135,919 ** 10.19 9,068 ** 5.78 126,851 ** 10.78 2,104 ** 4.79 460 ** 5.15 1,644 ** 4.69
     JUNE 2009 194,725 * 7.06 191,564 * 7.18 16,313 * 5.14 175,251 * 7.45 3,161 * 3.56 449 * 2.51 2,712 * 3.83
     SEPTEMBER 2009 114,842 * 4.15 111,757 * 4.17 13,089 * 4.06 98,668 * 4.19 3,085 * 3.46 512 * 2.82 2,573 * 3.63
     DECEMBER 2009 96,475 ** 3.49 94,009 ** 3.52 9,199 ** 2.83 84,810 ** 3.61 2,466 ** 2.76 819 ** 4.44 1,647 ** 2.32
MARCH 2010* 257,961 ** 9.07 256,071 ** 9.30 18,664 ** 5.61 237,407 ** 9.80 1,890 ** 2.09 391 ** 2.15 1,499 ** 2.08
CALENDAR YEAR 2010 TOTAL TO DATE* 257,961 8.78 256,071 9.00 18,664 5.52 237,407 9.46 1,890 2.08 391 2.18 1,499 2.05
AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT* 2,937,559 2,846,646 337,934 2,508,712 90,913 17,930 72,983
FISCAL YEAR 2010 TOTAL TO DATE* 354,436 12.46 350,080 12.71 27,863 8.38 322,217 13.30 4,356 4.82 1,210 6.65 3,146 4.36
AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT* 2,844,574 2,754,246 332,431 2,421,815 90,328 18,199 72,129
EXECUTIVE BRANCH                                          
TOTAL SEPARATIONS                                          
     MARCH 2009 105,465 ** 7.66 102,808 ** 7.71 10,214 ** 6.51 92,594 ** 7.87 2,657 ** 6.04 883 ** 9.88 1,774 ** 5.06
     JUNE 2009 196,289 * 7.12 193,832 * 7.26 5,846 * 1.84 187,986 * 8.00 2,457 * 2.77 531 * 2.96 1,926 * 2.72
     SEPTEMBER 2009 126,652 * 4.58 122,136 * 4.56 10,309 * 3.20 111,827 * 4.75 4,516 * 5.07 627 * 3.45 3,889 * 5.48
     DECEMBER 2009 133,371 ** 4.83 131,218 ** 4.91 6,811 ** 2.09 124,407 ** 5.30 2,153 ** 2.41 695 ** 3.77 1,458 ** 2.06
MARCH 2010* 109,380 ** 3.85 107,452 ** 3.90 8,142 ** 2.45 99,310 ** 4.10 1,928 ** 2.13 493 ** 2.71 1,435 ** 1.99
CALENDAR YEAR 2010 TOTAL TO DATE* 109,380 3.72 107,452 3.77 8,142 2.41 99,310 3.96 1,928 2.12 493 2.75 1,435 1.97
AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT* 2,937,559 2,846,646 337,934 2,508,712 90,913 17,930 72,983
FISCAL YEAR 2010 TOTAL TO DATE* 242,751 8.53 238,670 8.67 14,953 4.50 223,717 9.24 4,081 4.52 1,188 6.53 2,893 4.01
AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT* 2,844,574 2,754,246 332,431 2,421,815 90,328 18,199 72,129
QUITS                                          
     MARCH 2009 15,864 ** 1.15 15,539 ** 1.17 3,307 ** 2.11 12,232 ** 1.04 325 ** .74 58 ** .65 267 ** .76
     JUNE 2009 129,899 * 4.71 129,548 * 4.85 1,417 * .45 128,131 * 5.45 351 * .40 74 * .41 277 * .39
     SEPTEMBER 2009 41,641 * 1.51 41,187 * 1.54 3,426 * 1.06 37,761 * 1.60 454 * .51 59 * .32 395 * .56
     DECEMBER 2009 40,476 ** 1.47 40,105 ** 1.50 1,614 ** .50 38,491 ** 1.64 371 ** .42 53 ** .29 318 ** .45
MARCH 2010* 39,895 ** 1.40 39,543 ** 1.44 1,825 ** .55 37,718 ** 1.56 352 ** .39 64 ** .35 288 ** .40
CALENDAR YEAR 2010 TOTAL TO DATE* 39,895 1.36 39,543 1.39 1,825 .54 37,718 1.50 352 .39 64 .36 288 .39
AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT* 2,937,559 2,846,646 337,934 2,508,712 90,913 17,930 72,983
FISCAL YEAR 2010 TOTAL TO DATE* 80,371 2.83 79,648 2.89 3,439 1.03 76,209 3.15 723 .80 117 .64 606 .84
AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT* 2,844,574 2,754,246 332,431 2,421,815 90,328 18,199 72,129

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

A/ EXCLUDES CONGRESS AND JUDICIAL BRANCH FOR WHICH TURNOVER DATA ARE NOT REPORTED. AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT IS ADJUSTED TO EXCLUDE CONGRESS
AND THE JUDICIAL BRANCH IN CALCULATING TURNOVER RATES. TURNOVER DATA REFLECT EMPLOYEES IN ALL WORK SCHEDULES (FULL-TIME,
PART-TIME, AND INTERMITTENT) AND ALL TENURES (PERMANENT AND TEMPORARY AND INDEFINITE APPOINTMENTS). IN THE U.S. POSTAL SERVICE,
TURNOVER DATA INCLUDE ALL CATEGORIES OF POSTAL EMPLOYMENT, BOTH CAREER AND NON-CAREER! NON-CAREER TYPES INCLUDE TEMPORARIES,
CASUALS, AND REPLACEMENTS FOR EMPLOYEES ON LEAVE.

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