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Data, Analysis & Documentation Federal Employment Reports

Employment and Trends - March 2010

TABLE 22 -- SEPARATIONS BY TYPE, BRANCH, AND SELECTED AGENCY, ALL AREAS, DECEMBER 2009 AND MARCH 2010
TOTALTRANSFERSQUITSOTHER SEPARATIONSSEPARATIONS EXCLUDING TRANSFERSSEPARATIONS CALENDAR YEAR 2010 TO DATESEPARATIONS FISCAL YEAR 2010 TO DATE
AGENCYNUMBER*RATENUMBER*RATENUMBER*RATENUMBER*RATENUMBER*RATENUMBER*RATENUMBER*RATE
TOTAL, ALL AGENCIES ... ... 243,408 8.52
MARCH 2010 109,707 ** 3.84 4,607 ** 0.16 39,919 ** 1.40 65,181 ** 2.28 105,100 ** 3.68      
     DECEMBER 2009 133,701 9.67 5,845 0.42 40,500 2.93 87,356 6.32 127,856 9.25      
LEGISLATIVE BRANCH ... ... 637 5.02
MARCH 2010 317 ** 2.50 3 ** 0.02 24 ** 0.19 290 ** 2.28 314 ** 2.47      
     DECEMBER 2009 320 5.04 4 0.06 24 0.38 292 4.60 316 4.98      
GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTABILITY OFFICE ... ... 108 3.38
MARCH 2010 54 * 1.69 ... * ... ... * ... 54 * 1.69 54 * 1.69      
     DECEMBER 2009 54 3.38 ... ... ... ... 54 3.38 54 3.38      
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE ... ... 72 3.03
MARCH 2010 36 * 1.51 ... * ... 6 * 0.25 30 * 1.26 36 * 1.51      
     DECEMBER 2009 36 3.03 ... ... 6 0.50 30 2.52 36 3.03      
LIBRARY OF CONGRESS ... ... 198 5.11
MARCH 2010 99 * 2.56 ... * ... ... * ... 99 * 2.56 99 * 2.56      
     DECEMBER 2009 99 5.11 ... ... ... ... 99 5.11 99 5.11      
JUDICIAL BRANCH ... ... 20 0.06
MARCH 2010 10 * 0.03 3 * 0.01 ... * ... 7 * 0.02 7 * 0.02      
     DECEMBER 2009 10 0.06 3 0.02 ... ... 7 0.04 7 0.04      
EXECUTIVE BRANCH ... ... 242,751 8.53
MARCH 2010 109,380 ** 3.85 4,601 ** 0.16 39,895 ** 1.40 64,884 ** 2.28 104,779 ** 3.68      
     DECEMBER 2009 133,371 9.69 5,838 0.42 40,476 2.94 87,057 6.33 127,533 9.27      
EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT ... ... 127 7.02
MARCH 2010 88 * 4.87 43 * 2.38 33 * 1.83 12 * 0.66 45 * 2.49      
     DECEMBER 2009 39 4.35 24 2.68 12 1.34 3 0.33 15 1.67      
EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS ... ... 177,804 8.93
MARCH 2010 81,792 ** 4.11 4,203 ** 0.21 35,881 ** 1.80 41,708 ** 2.10 77,589 ** 3.90      
     DECEMBER 2009 96,012 10.14 5,500 0.58 36,476 3.85 54,036 5.71 90,512 9.56      
DEPARTMENT OF STATE ... ... 1,167 3.08
MARCH 2010 654 ** 1.72 28 ** 0.07 94 ** 0.25 532 ** 1.40 626 ** 1.65      
     DECEMBER 2009 513 2.72 26 0.14 49 0.26 438 2.32 487 2.58      
DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY ... ... 14,055 12.06
MARCH 2010 5,831 ** 5.00 21 ** 0.02 2,015 ** 1.73 3,795 ** 3.26 5,810 ** 4.99      
     DECEMBER 2009 8,224 15.01 15 0.03 665 1.21 7,544 13.77 8,209 14.98      
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE ... ... 50,877 6.78
MARCH 2010 26,633 3.55 1,713 0.23 3,650 0.49 21,270 2.84 24,920 3.32      
     DECEMBER 2009 24,244 6.48 2,578 0.69 4,022 1.08 17,644 4.72 21,666 5.79      
DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY ... ... 22,087 7.68
MARCH 2010 11,688 4.06 477 0.17 1,602 0.56 9,609 3.34 11,211 3.90      
     DECEMBER 2009 10,399 7.22 725 0.50 1,995 1.39 7,679 5.34 9,674 6.72      
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY ... ... 10,774 5.58
MARCH 2010 5,765 2.99 507 0.26 907 0.47 4,351 2.25 5,258 2.72      
     DECEMBER 2009 5,009 5.20 780 0.81 883 0.92 3,346 3.47 4,229 4.39      
DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE ... ... 12,451 7.53
MARCH 2010 6,102 3.69 533 0.32 463 0.28 5,106 3.09 5,569 3.37      
     DECEMBER 2009 6,349 7.74 923 1.12 528 0.64 4,898 5.97 5,426 6.61      
DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY ... ... 827 3.29
MARCH 2010 530 2.11 15 0.06 52 0.21 463 1.84 515 2.05      
     DECEMBER 2009 297 2.37 28 0.22 45 0.36 224 1.79 269 2.14      
OTHER DEFENSE ACTIVITIES (EXCLUDING DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY) ... ... 4,738 6.00
MARCH 2010 2,548 3.23 181 0.23 626 0.79 1,741 2.21 2,367 3.00      
     DECEMBER 2009 2,190 5.60 122 0.31 571 1.46 1,497 3.83 2,068 5.29      
DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE ... ... 2,543 2.20
MARCH 2010 1,456 1.26 149 0.13 375 0.32 932 0.81 1,307 1.13      
     DECEMBER 2009 1,087 1.88 181 0.31 263 0.45 643 1.11 906 1.56      
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR ... ... 13,994 19.93
MARCH 2010 6,997 * 9.96 99 * 0.14 3,369 * 4.80 3,529 * 5.02 6,898 * 9.82      
     DECEMBER 2009 6,997 19.93 99 0.28 3,369 9.59 3,529 10.05 6,898 19.64      
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE ... ... 16,599 17.55
MARCH 2010 4,829 5.11 142 0.15 723 0.76 3,964 4.19 4,687 4.96      
     DECEMBER 2009 11,770 24.74 206 0.43 1,999 4.20 9,565 20.11 11,564 24.31      
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE ... ... 50,666 32.68
MARCH 2010 24,970 ** 16.10 20 ** 0.01 24,357 ** 15.71 593 ** 0.38 24,950 ** 16.09      
     DECEMBER 2009 25,696 73.90 12 0.03 24,819 71.38 865 2.49 25,684 73.87      
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR ... ... 750 4.37
MARCH 2010 467 2.72 68 0.40 103 0.60 296 1.73 399 2.33      
     DECEMBER 2009 283 3.30 78 0.91 77 0.90 128 1.49 205 2.39      
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES ... ... 1,949 2.83
MARCH 2010 1,058 1.53 70 0.10 247 0.36 741 1.07 988 1.43      
     DECEMBER 2009 891 2.59 101 0.29 266 0.77 524 1.53 790 2.30      
DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT ... ... 740 7.72
MARCH 2010 370 * 3.86 1 * 0.01 207 * 2.16 162 * 1.69 369 * 3.85      
     DECEMBER 2009 370 7.72 1 0.02 207 4.32 162 3.38 369 7.70      
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION ... ... 1,260 2.18
MARCH 2010 630 * 1.09 63 * 0.11 123 * 0.21 444 * 0.77 567 * 0.98      
     DECEMBER 2009 630 2.18 63 0.22 123 0.43 444 1.54 567 1.96      
DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY ... ... 462 2.86
MARCH 2010 231 * 1.43 25 * 0.15 57 * 0.35 149 * 0.92 206 * 1.28      
     DECEMBER 2009 231 2.86 25 0.31 57 0.71 149 1.85 206 2.55      
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION ... ... 157 3.78
MARCH 2010 112 2.70 12 0.29 17 0.41 83 2.00 100 2.41      
     DECEMBER 2009 45 2.17 16 0.77 12 0.58 17 0.82 29 1.40      
DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS ... ... 11,835 3.95
MARCH 2010 2,179 ** 0.73 117 ** 0.04 1 ** ... 2,061 ** 0.69 2,062 ** 0.69      
     DECEMBER 2009 9,656 6.50 424 0.29 5 ... 9,227 6.21 9,232 6.21      
DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY ... ... 10,750 6.07
MARCH 2010 5,375 * 3.03 1,675 * 0.95 543 * 0.31 3,157 * 1.78 3,700 * 2.09      
     DECEMBER 2009 5,375 6.07 1,675 1.89 543 0.61 3,157 3.56 3,700 4.18      
INDEPENDENT AGENCIES ... ... 64,820 7.61
MARCH 2010 27,500 ** 3.23 355 ** 0.04 3,981 ** 0.47 23,164 ** 2.72 27,145 ** 3.19      
     DECEMBER 2009 37,320 8.72 314 0.07 3,988 0.93 33,018 7.72 37,006 8.65      
FEDERAL RESERVE BOARD OF GOVERNORS ... ... 54 2.88
MARCH 2010 27 * 1.44 ... * ... 21 * 1.12 6 * 0.32 27 * 1.44      
     DECEMBER 2009 27 2.88 ... ... 21 2.24 6 0.64 27 2.88      
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY ... ... 593 3.22
MARCH 2010 342 1.86 7 0.04 45 0.24 290 1.57 335 1.82      
     DECEMBER 2009 251 2.72 6 0.07 37 0.40 208 2.25 245 2.65      
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION ... ... 89 3.72
MARCH 2010 57 2.38 15 0.63 13 0.54 29 1.21 42 1.76      
     DECEMBER 2009 32 2.68 5 0.42 10 0.84 17 1.42 27 2.26      
FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION ... ... 54 2.88
MARCH 2010 39 2.08 ... ... 9 0.48 30 1.60 39 2.08      
     DECEMBER 2009 15 1.59 ... ... 5 0.53 10 1.06 15 1.59      
FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION ... ... 636 9.88
MARCH 2010 318 * 4.94 ... * ... 166 * 2.58 152 * 2.36 318 * 4.94      
     DECEMBER 2009 318 9.88 ... ... 166 5.16 152 4.72 318 9.88      
GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION ... ... 316 2.49
MARCH 2010 158 * 1.25 58 * 0.46 22 * 0.17 78 * 0.62 100 * 0.79      
     DECEMBER 2009 158 2.49 58 0.91 22 0.35 78 1.23 100 1.58      
NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION ... ... 352 1.90
MARCH 2010 176 * 0.95 19 * 0.10 49 * 0.26 108 * 0.58 157 * 0.85      
     DECEMBER 2009 176 1.90 19 0.20 49 0.53 108 1.17 157 1.69      
NATIONAL ARCHIVES AND RECORDS ADMINISTRATION ... ... 306 8.78
MARCH 2010 196 5.63 21 0.60 60 1.72 115 3.30 175 5.02      
     DECEMBER 2009 110 6.36 4 0.23 55 3.18 51 2.95 106 6.13      
NATIONAL LABOR RELATIONS BOARD ... ... 79 4.80
MARCH 2010 42 2.55 6 0.36 2 0.12 34 2.06 36 2.19      
     DECEMBER 2009 37 4.50 5 0.61 9 1.09 23 2.80 32 3.89      
NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION ... ... 140 3.38
MARCH 2010 90 2.18 11 0.27 19 0.46 60 1.45 79 1.91      
     DECEMBER 2009 50 2.42 7 0.34 5 0.24 38 1.84 43 2.08      
OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT ... ... 260 5.00
MARCH 2010 172 3.31 20 0.39 63 1.21 89 1.71 152 2.93      
     DECEMBER 2009 88 3.59 12 0.49 36 1.47 40 1.63 76 3.10      
RAILROAD RETIREMENT BOARD ... ... 31 3.21
MARCH 2010 22 2.28 1 0.10 1 0.10 20 2.07 21 2.17      
     DECEMBER 2009 9 1.86 ... ... ... ... 9 1.86 9 1.86      
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION ... ... 83 2.21
MARCH 2010 46 1.23 5 0.13 19 0.51 22 0.59 41 1.09      
     DECEMBER 2009 37 1.97 6 0.32 17 0.91 14 0.75 31 1.65      
SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION ... ... 438 12.78
MARCH 2010 225 6.57 ... ... 32 0.93 193 5.63 225 6.57      
     DECEMBER 2009 213 12.13 ... ... 24 1.37 189 10.76 213 12.13      
SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION ... ... 354 7.17
MARCH 2010 241 * 4.88 1 * 0.02 31 * 0.63 209 * 4.23 240 * 4.86      
     DECEMBER 2009 113 4.53 1 0.04 34 1.36 78 3.13 112 4.49      
SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION ... ... 2,416 3.60
MARCH 2010 1,348 2.01 55 0.08 215 0.32 1,078 1.60 1,293 1.92      
     DECEMBER 2009 1,068 3.17 35 0.10 192 0.57 841 2.49 1,033 3.06      
BROADCASTING BOARD OF GOVERNORS ... ... 67 3.43
MARCH 2010 21 ** 1.08 2 ** 0.10 1 ** 0.05 18 ** 0.92 19 ** 0.97      
     DECEMBER 2009 46 4.71 3 0.31 3 0.31 40 4.10 43 4.41      
AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT ... ... 246 9.78
MARCH 2010 123 * 4.89 ... * ... 18 * 0.72 105 * 4.17 123 * 4.89      
     DECEMBER 2009 123 9.78 ... ... 18 1.43 105 8.35 123 9.78      
U.S. POSTAL SERVICE ... ... 56,732 8.56
MARCH 2010 23,077 3.48 96 0.01 2,931 0.44 20,050 3.03 22,981 3.47      
     DECEMBER 2009 33,655 10.09 121 0.04 3,011 0.90 30,523 9.15 33,534 10.05      

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

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