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Employment and Trends - March 2010

TABLE 29 -- ACCESSIONS AND SEPARATIONS BY BRANCH, SELECTED AGENCY, AND CITIZENSHIP, ALL AREAS, DECEMBER 2009 AND MARCH 2010
ACCESSIONS  SEPARATIONS 
TOTALU.S. CITIZENSNON U.S. CITIZENSTOTALU.S. CITIZENSNON U.S. CITIZENS
AGENCYNUMBER*RATENUMBER*RATENUMBER*RATENUMBER*RATENUMBER*RATENUMBER*RATE
TOTAL, ALL AGENCIES                                    
MARCH 2010 288,382 ** 10.09 286,777 ** 10.16 1,605 ** 4.78 109,707 ** 3.84 106,823 ** 3.78 2,884 ** 8.59
     DECEMBER 2009 122,062 ** 4.40 121,081 ** 4.42 981 ** 2.95 133,701 ** 4.82 133,040 ** 4.85 661 ** 1.99
LEGISLATIVE BRANCH                                    
MARCH 2010 153 ** 1.21 153 ** 1.21 ... ** ... 317 ** 2.50 317 ** 2.51 ... ** ...
     DECEMBER 2009 153 * 1.20 153 * 1.21 ... * ... 320 * 2.52 320 * 2.53 ... * ...
GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTABILITY OFFICE                                    
MARCH 2010 27 * 0.85 27 * 0.85 ... * ... 54 * 1.69 54 * 1.69 ... * ...
     DECEMBER 2009 27 * 0.85 27 * 0.85 ... * ... 54 * 1.69 54 * 1.69 ... * ...
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE                                    
MARCH 2010 18 * 0.76 18 * 0.76 ... * ... 36 * 1.51 36 * 1.51 ... * ...
     DECEMBER 2009 18 * 0.76 18 * 0.76 ... * ... 36 * 1.51 36 * 1.51 ... * ...
LIBRARY OF CONGRESS                                    
MARCH 2010 69 * 1.78 69 * 1.80 ... * ... 99 * 2.56 99 * 2.58 ... * ...
     DECEMBER 2009 69 * 1.78 69 * 1.80 ... * ... 99 * 2.56 99 * 2.58 ... * ...
JUDICIAL BRANCH                                    
MARCH 2010 ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
     DECEMBER 2009 ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
EXECUTIVE BRANCH                                    
MARCH 2010 288,222 ** 10.13 286,617 ** 10.20 1,605 ** 4.79 109,380 ** 3.85 106,496 ** 3.79 2,884 ** 8.60
     DECEMBER 2009 121,902 ** 4.41 120,921 ** 4.43 981 ** 2.95 133,371 ** 4.83 132,710 ** 4.86 661 ** 1.99
EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT                                    
MARCH 2010 105 * 5.81 105 * 5.81 ... * ... 88 * 4.87 88 * 4.87 ... * ...
     DECEMBER 2009 65 3.65 65 3.65 ... ... 39 2.19 39 2.19 ... ...
EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS                                    
MARCH 2010 271,920 ** 13.66 270,330 ** 13.80 1,590 ** 4.95 81,792 ** 4.11 78,920 ** 4.03 2,872 ** 8.95
     DECEMBER 2009 97,807 ** 5.15 96,846 ** 5.18 961 ** 3.02 96,012 ** 5.05 95,387 ** 5.11 625 ** 1.96
DEPARTMENT OF STATE                                    
MARCH 2010 892 ** 2.35 382 ** 1.57 510 ** 3.76 654 ** 1.72 238 ** 0.98 416 ** 3.07
     DECEMBER 2009 843 ** 2.24 364 ** 1.51 479 ** 3.56 513 ** 1.36 216 ** 0.89 297 ** 2.21
DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY                                    
MARCH 2010 20,294 ** 17.41 20,294 ** 17.42 ... ** ... 5,831 ** 5.00 5,829 ** 5.00 2 ** 5.88
     DECEMBER 2009 8,763 ** 8.01 8,763 ** 8.04 ... ** ... 8,224 ** 7.52 8,224 ** 7.54 ... ** ...
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE                                    
MARCH 2010 28,732 3.83 28,512 3.87 220 1.71 26,633 3.55 26,288 3.57 345 2.68
     DECEMBER 2009 37,405 5.04 37,276 5.11 129 1.00 24,244 3.27 24,160 3.31 84 0.65
DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY                                    
MARCH 2010 9,327 3.24 9,301 3.32 26 0.34 11,688 4.06 11,674 4.17 14 0.18
     DECEMBER 2009 15,301 5.37 15,282 5.51 19 0.25 10,399 3.65 10,390 3.75 9 0.12
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY                                    
MARCH 2010 5,904 3.06 5,711 2.99 193 8.28 5,765 2.99 5,559 2.91 206 8.83
     DECEMBER 2009 6,230 3.25 6,124 3.23 106 4.50 5,009 2.61 4,935 2.60 74 3.14
DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE                                    
MARCH 2010 8,302 5.02 8,302 5.08 ... ... 6,102 3.69 6,102 3.74 ... ...
     DECEMBER 2009 10,340 6.34 10,340 6.42 ... ... 6,349 3.89 6,349 3.94 ... ...
DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY                                    
MARCH 2010 1,023 4.07 1,023 4.07 ... ... 530 2.11 530 2.11 ... ...
     DECEMBER 2009 1,045 4.18 1,045 4.18 ... ... 297 1.19 297 1.19 ... ...
OTHER DEFENSE ACTIVITIES (EXCLUDING DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY)                                    
MARCH 2010 4,176 5.29 4,175 5.34 1 0.13 2,548 3.23 2,423 3.10 125 16.05
     DECEMBER 2009 4,489 5.79 4,485 5.85 4 0.51 2,190 2.83 2,189 2.85 1 0.13
DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE                                    
MARCH 2010 2,205 1.91 2,205 1.91 ... ... 1,456 1.26 1,456 1.26 ... ...
     DECEMBER 2009 2,273 ** 1.98 2,273 ** 1.98 ... ** ... 1,087 ** 0.95 1,086 ** 0.95 1 ** 7.14
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR                                    
MARCH 2010 2,707 * 3.85 2,707 * 3.85 ... * ... 6,997 * 9.96 6,997 * 9.96 ... * ...
     DECEMBER 2009 2,707 3.72 2,707 3.72 ... ... 6,997 9.61 6,997 9.61 ... ...
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE                                    
MARCH 2010 5,861 6.20 5,848 6.19 13 10.28 4,829 5.11 4,824 5.11 5 3.95
     DECEMBER 2009 2,756 2.76 2,751 2.76 5 3.79 11,770 11.79 11,747 11.79 23 17.42
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE                                    
MARCH 2010 198,430 ** 127.98 197,669 ** 128.12 761 ** 100.40 24,970 ** 16.10 24,970 ** 16.18 ... ** ...
     DECEMBER 2009 18,408 24.59 18,349 24.60 59 22.43 25,696 34.33 25,661 34.40 35 13.31
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR                                    
MARCH 2010 441 2.57 441 2.57 ... ... 467 2.72 467 2.72 ... ...
     DECEMBER 2009 563 3.31 563 3.31 ... ... 283 1.66 283 1.66 ... ...
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES                                    
MARCH 2010 1,997 2.90 1,921 2.89 76 3.14 1,058 1.53 1,002 1.51 56 2.32
     DECEMBER 2009 1,834 2.70 1,752 2.67 82 3.45 891 1.31 848 1.29 43 1.81
DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT                                    
MARCH 2010 424 * 4.42 424 * 4.43 ... * ... 370 * 3.86 370 * 3.86 ... * ...
     DECEMBER 2009 424 * 4.42 424 * 4.43 ... * ... 370 * 3.86 370 * 3.86 ... * ...
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION                                    
MARCH 2010 1,261 * 2.18 1,261 * 2.18 ... * ... 630 * 1.09 629 * 1.09 1 * 20.00
     DECEMBER 2009 1,261 2.19 1,261 2.19 ... ... 630 1.09 629 1.09 1 18.18
DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY                                    
MARCH 2010 640 * 3.96 640 * 3.97 ... * ... 231 * 1.43 231 * 1.43 ... * ...
     DECEMBER 2009 640 * 3.96 640 * 3.97 ... * ... 231 * 1.43 231 * 1.43 ... * ...
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION                                    
MARCH 2010 105 2.53 105 2.53 ... ... 112 2.70 112 2.70 ... ...
     DECEMBER 2009 109 2.64 109 2.64 ... ... 45 1.09 45 1.09 ... ...
DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS                                    
MARCH 2010 2,838 ** 0.95 2,828 ** 0.95 10 ** 0.43 2,179 ** 0.73 134 ** 0.05 2,045 ** 88.80
     DECEMBER 2009 14,728 * 4.95 14,521 * 4.92 207 * 8.95 9,656 * 3.25 9,517 * 3.23 139 * 6.01
DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY                                    
MARCH 2010 5,093 * 2.88 5,093 * 2.88 ... * ... 5,375 * 3.03 5,373 * 3.03 2 * 16.67
     DECEMBER 2009 5,093 ** 2.85 5,093 ** 2.85 ... ** ... 5,375 ** 3.01 5,373 ** 3.01 2 ** 14.81
INDEPENDENT AGENCIES                                    
MARCH 2010 16,197 ** 1.90 16,182 ** 1.90 15 ** 1.05 27,500 ** 3.23 27,488 ** 3.23 12 ** 0.84
     DECEMBER 2009 24,030 ** 2.79 24,010 ** 2.79 20 ** 1.43 37,320 ** 4.33 37,284 ** 4.34 36 ** 2.58
FEDERAL RESERVE BOARD OF GOVERNORS                                    
MARCH 2010 6 * 0.32 6 * 0.33 ... * ... 27 * 1.44 27 * 1.50 ... * ...
     DECEMBER 2009 6 * 0.32 6 * 0.33 ... * ... 27 * 1.44 27 * 1.50 ... * ...
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY                                    
MARCH 2010 262 1.42 259 1.43 3 1.20 342 1.86 336 1.85 6 2.39
     DECEMBER 2009 266 1.44 260 1.43 6 2.36 251 1.36 239 1.32 12 4.72
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION                                    
MARCH 2010 76 3.18 76 3.18 ... ... 57 2.38 57 2.38 ... ...
     DECEMBER 2009 76 3.21 76 3.21 ... ... 32 1.35 32 1.35 ... ...
FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION                                    
MARCH 2010 10 0.53 10 0.53 ... ... 39 2.08 39 2.08 ... ...
     DECEMBER 2009 29 1.54 29 1.54 ... ... 15 0.80 15 0.80 ... ...
FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION                                    
MARCH 2010 680 * 10.57 678 * 10.54 2 * 33.33 318 * 4.94 318 * 4.95 ... * ...
     DECEMBER 2009 680 * 10.57 678 * 10.54 2 * 33.33 318 * 4.94 318 * 4.95 ... * ...
GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION                                    
MARCH 2010 333 * 2.63 333 * 2.63 ... * ... 158 * 1.25 158 * 1.25 ... * ...
     DECEMBER 2009 333 2.64 333 2.64 ... ... 158 1.25 158 1.25 ... ...
NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION                                    
MARCH 2010 213 * 1.15 213 * 1.15 ... * ... 176 * 0.95 176 * 0.95 ... * ...
     DECEMBER 2009 213 1.15 213 1.15 ... ... 176 0.95 176 0.95 ... ...
NATIONAL ARCHIVES AND RECORDS ADMINISTRATION                                    
MARCH 2010 261 7.49 261 7.49 ... ... 196 5.63 196 5.63 ... ...
     DECEMBER 2009 208 6.08 208 6.08 ... ... 110 3.21 110 3.21 ... ...
NATIONAL LABOR RELATIONS BOARD                                    
MARCH 2010 35 2.13 35 2.13 ... ... 42 2.55 42 2.55 ... ...
     DECEMBER 2009 61 * 3.71 61 * 3.71 ... * ... 37 * 2.25 37 * 2.25 ... * ...
NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION                                    
MARCH 2010 90 2.18 90 2.18 ... ... 90 2.18 90 2.18 ... ...
     DECEMBER 2009 60 1.44 60 1.44 ... ... 50 1.20 50 1.20 ... ...
OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT                                    
MARCH 2010 168 3.23 168 3.24 ... ... 172 3.31 172 3.31 ... ...
     DECEMBER 2009 205 3.96 205 3.97 ... ... 88 1.70 88 1.70 ... ...
RAILROAD RETIREMENT BOARD                                    
MARCH 2010 24 2.48 24 2.48 ... ... 22 2.28 22 2.28 ... ...
     DECEMBER 2009 8 0.83 8 0.83 ... ... 9 0.93 9 0.93 ... ...
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION                                    
MARCH 2010 50 1.33 50 1.33 ... ... 46 1.23 46 1.23 ... ...
     DECEMBER 2009 62 1.66 62 1.66 ... ... 37 0.99 37 0.99 ... ...
SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION                                    
MARCH 2010 77 2.25 77 2.25 ... ... 225 6.57 225 6.58 ... ...
     DECEMBER 2009 175 4.94 175 4.95 ... ... 213 6.01 212 5.99 1 14.29
SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION                                    
MARCH 2010 132 * 2.67 132 * 2.68 ... * ... 241 * 4.88 241 * 4.89 ... * ...
     DECEMBER 2009 134 * 2.69 134 * 2.70 ... * ... 113 * 2.27 112 * 2.26 1 * 6.45
SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION                                    
MARCH 2010 801 1.19 801 1.19 ... ... 1,348 2.01 1,348 2.01 ... ...
     DECEMBER 2009 1,092 1.62 1,092 1.62 ... ... 1,068 1.58 1,067 1.58 1 6.45
BROADCASTING BOARD OF GOVERNORS                                    
MARCH 2010 20 ** 1.02 17 ** 1.08 3 ** 0.79 21 ** 1.08 18 ** 1.14 3 ** 0.79
     DECEMBER 2009 29 ** 1.48 22 ** 1.40 7 ** 1.81 46 ** 2.35 28 ** 1.79 18 ** 4.66
AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT                                    
MARCH 2010 222 * 8.83 222 * 9.16 ... * ... 123 * 4.89 123 * 5.08 ... * ...
     DECEMBER 2009 222 * 8.83 222 * 9.16 ... * ... 123 * 4.89 123 * 5.08 ... * ...
U.S. POSTAL SERVICE                                    
MARCH 2010 11,659 1.76 11,659 1.76 ... ... 23,077 3.48 23,077 3.48 ... ...
     DECEMBER 2009 19,503 2.90 19,503 2.90 ... ... 33,655 5.00 33,655 5.00 ... ...

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

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