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Employment and Trends - September 2010

TABLE 16 -- TREND OF FEDERAL CIVILIAN ACCESSIONS AND SEPARATIONS BY BRANCH AND AREA TO SEPTEMBER 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/                                          
     SEPTEMBER 2009 131,111 * 9.41 127,182 * 9.43 15,056 * 8.97 112,126 * 9.49 3,929 * 8.85 646 * 7.02 3,283 * 9.32
     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
JUNE 2010 601,813 ** 19.33 597,580 ** 19.78 27,513 ** 7.77 570,067 ** 21.37 4,233 ** 4.64 391 ** 2.18 3,842 ** 5.23
SEPTEMBER 2010* 101,386 ** 3.34 96,751 ** 3.29 16,501 ** 4.67 80,250 ** 3.10 4,635 ** 5.09 771 ** 4.29 3,864 ** 5.29
CALENDAR YEAR 2010 TOTAL TO DATE* 991,581 32.99 980,183 33.63 64,858 18.43 915,325 35.72 11,398 12.52 1,657 9.23 9,741 13.33
AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT* 3,005,268 2,914,250 351,967 2,562,283 91,018 17,948 73,070
FISCAL YEAR 2010 TOTAL TO DATE* 1,113,643 37.81 1,098,557 38.49 76,516 21.95 1,022,041 40.79 15,086 16.63 3,013 16.67 12,073 16.62
AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT* 2,945,021 2,854,321 348,601 2,505,720 90,701 18,078 72,623
NEW HIRES A/                                          
     SEPTEMBER 2009 114,988 * 8.25 111,903 * 8.30 13,217 * 7.88 98,686 * 8.36 3,085 * 6.95 512 * 5.56 2,573 * 7.31
     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
JUNE 2010 582,893 ** 18.72 579,425 ** 19.17 24,829 ** 7.01 554,596 ** 20.79 3,468 ** 3.80 257 ** 1.44 3,211 ** 4.37
SEPTEMBER 2010* 84,516 ** 2.79 80,928 ** 2.75 14,374 ** 4.07 66,554 ** 2.57 3,588 ** 3.94 568 ** 3.16 3,020 ** 4.13
CALENDAR YEAR 2010 TOTAL TO DATE* 925,518 30.80 916,572 31.45 58,000 16.48 858,572 33.51 8,946 9.83 1,216 6.78 7,730 10.58
AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT* 3,005,268 2,914,250 351,967 2,562,283 91,018 17,948 73,070
FISCAL YEAR 2010 TOTAL TO DATE* 1,022,141 34.71 1,010,729 35.41 67,329 19.31 943,400 37.65 11,412 12.58 2,035 11.26 9,377 12.91
AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT* 2,945,021 2,854,321 348,601 2,505,720 90,701 18,078 72,623
TOTAL, ALL AGENCIES A/                                          
TOTAL SEPARATIONS A/                                          
     SEPTEMBER 2009 126,976 * 9.11 122,460 * 9.08 10,621 * 6.33 111,839 * 9.47 4,516 * 10.17 627 * 6.81 3,889 * 11.04
     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
JUNE 2010 347,520 ** 11.16 345,098 ** 11.42 7,615 ** 2.15 337,483 ** 12.65 2,422 ** 2.65 430 ** 2.40 1,992 ** 2.71
SEPTEMBER 2010* 544,276 ** 17.95 539,301 ** 18.33 12,103 ** 3.43 527,198 ** 20.37 4,975 ** 5.46 738 ** 4.11 4,237 ** 5.80
CALENDAR YEAR 2010 TOTAL TO DATE* 1,001,503 33.32 992,178 34.05 28,175 8.01 964,003 37.62 9,325 10.25 1,661 9.25 7,664 10.49
AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT* 3,005,268 2,914,250 351,967 2,562,283 91,018 17,948 73,070
FISCAL YEAR 2010 TOTAL TO DATE* 1,135,204 38.55 1,123,726 39.37 35,304 10.13 1,088,422 43.44 11,478 12.65 2,356 13.03 9,122 12.56
AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT* 2,945,021 2,854,321 348,601 2,505,720 90,701 18,078 72,623
QUITS A/                                          
     SEPTEMBER 2009 41,667 * 2.99 41,213 * 3.06 3,452 * 2.06 37,761 * 3.20 454 * 1.02 59 * .64 395 * 1.12
     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
JUNE 2010 284,790 ** 9.15 284,322 ** 9.41 1,916 ** .54 282,406 ** 10.59 468 ** .51 65 ** .36 403 ** .55
SEPTEMBER 2010* 469,547 ** 15.48 468,891 ** 15.94 4,276 ** 1.21 464,615 ** 17.95 656 ** .72 107 ** .60 549 ** .75
CALENDAR YEAR 2010 TOTAL TO DATE* 794,256 26.43 792,780 27.20 8,041 2.28 784,739 30.63 1,476 1.62 236 1.31 1,240 1.70
AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT* 3,005,268 2,914,250 351,967 2,562,283 91,018 17,948 73,070
FISCAL YEAR 2010 TOTAL TO DATE* 834,756 28.34 832,909 29.18 9,679 2.78 823,230 32.85 1,847 2.04 289 1.60 1,558 2.15
AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT* 2,945,021 2,854,321 348,601 2,505,720 90,701 18,078 72,623
EXECUTIVE BRANCH                                          
TOTAL ACCESSIONS                                          
     SEPTEMBER 2009 130,953 * 9.44 127,024 * 9.46 14,916 * 9.21 112,108 * 9.50 3,929 * 8.85 646 * 7.02 3,283 * 9.32
     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
JUNE 2010 601,647 ** 19.40 597,414 ** 19.85 27,362 ** 7.98 570,052 ** 21.38 4,233 ** 4.64 391 ** 2.18 3,842 ** 5.23
SEPTEMBER 2010* 101,222 ** 3.35 96,587 ** 3.30 16,352 ** 4.79 80,235 ** 3.10 4,635 ** 5.09 771 ** 4.29 3,864 ** 5.29
CALENDAR YEAR 2010 TOTAL TO DATE* 991,091 33.12 979,693 33.76 64,413 18.92 915,280 35.74 11,398 12.52 1,657 9.23 9,741 13.33
AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT* 2,992,576 2,901,564 340,393 2,561,171 91,012 17,948 73,064
FISCAL YEAR 2010 TOTAL TO DATE* 1,112,993 37.96 1,097,907 38.64 75,929 22.53 1,021,978 40.80 15,086 16.63 3,013 16.67 12,073 16.63
AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT* 2,932,330 2,841,635 337,027 2,504,608 90,695 18,078 72,617
NEW HIRES                                          
     SEPTEMBER 2009 114,842 * 8.28 111,757 * 8.32 13,089 * 8.08 98,668 * 8.36 3,085 * 6.95 512 * 5.56 2,573 * 7.31
     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
JUNE 2010 582,739 ** 18.80 579,271 ** 19.25 24,690 ** 7.20 554,581 ** 20.80 3,468 ** 3.80 257 ** 1.44 3,211 ** 4.37
SEPTEMBER 2010* 84,364 ** 2.79 80,776 ** 2.76 14,237 ** 4.17 66,539 ** 2.57 3,588 ** 3.94 568 ** 3.16 3,020 ** 4.13
CALENDAR YEAR 2010 TOTAL TO DATE* 925,064 30.91 916,118 31.57 57,591 16.92 858,527 33.52 8,946 9.83 1,216 6.78 7,730 10.58
AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT* 2,992,576 2,901,564 340,393 2,561,171 91,012 17,948 73,064
FISCAL YEAR 2010 TOTAL TO DATE* 1,021,539 34.84 1,010,127 35.55 66,790 19.82 943,337 37.66 11,412 12.58 2,035 11.26 9,377 12.91
AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT* 2,932,330 2,841,635 337,027 2,504,608 90,695 18,078 72,617
EXECUTIVE BRANCH                                          
TOTAL SEPARATIONS                                          
     SEPTEMBER 2009 126,652 * 9.13 122,136 * 9.10 10,309 * 6.36 111,827 * 9.47 4,516 * 10.17 627 * 6.81 3,889 * 11.05
     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
JUNE 2010 347,184 ** 11.20 344,762 ** 11.46 7,292 ** 2.13 337,470 ** 12.66 2,422 ** 2.65 430 ** 2.40 1,992 ** 2.71
SEPTEMBER 2010* 543,939 ** 18.01 538,964 ** 18.40 11,779 ** 3.45 527,185 ** 20.38 4,975 ** 5.46 738 ** 4.11 4,237 ** 5.80
CALENDAR YEAR 2010 TOTAL TO DATE* 1,000,503 33.43 991,178 34.16 27,213 7.99 963,965 37.64 9,325 10.25 1,661 9.25 7,664 10.49
AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT* 2,992,576 2,901,564 340,393 2,561,171 91,012 17,948 73,064
FISCAL YEAR 2010 TOTAL TO DATE* 1,133,874 38.67 1,122,396 39.50 34,024 10.10 1,088,372 43.45 11,478 12.66 2,356 13.03 9,122 12.56
AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT* 2,932,330 2,841,635 337,027 2,504,608 90,695 18,078 72,617
QUITS                                          
     SEPTEMBER 2009 41,641 * 3.00 41,187 * 3.07 3,426 * 2.11 37,761 * 3.20 454 * 1.02 59 * .64 395 * 1.12
     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
JUNE 2010 284,760 ** 9.18 284,292 ** 9.45 1,887 ** .55 282,405 ** 10.59 468 ** .51 65 ** .36 403 ** .55
SEPTEMBER 2010* 469,519 ** 15.55 468,863 ** 16.01 4,249 ** 1.24 464,614 ** 17.96 656 ** .72 107 ** .60 549 ** .75
CALENDAR YEAR 2010 TOTAL TO DATE* 794,174 26.54 792,698 27.32 7,961 2.34 784,737 30.64 1,476 1.62 236 1.31 1,240 1.70
AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT* 2,992,576 2,901,564 340,393 2,561,171 91,012 17,948 73,064
FISCAL YEAR 2010 TOTAL TO DATE* 834,650 28.46 832,803 29.31 9,575 2.84 823,228 32.87 1,847 2.04 289 1.60 1,558 2.15
AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT* 2,932,330 2,841,635 337,027 2,504,608 90,695 18,078 72,617

*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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