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Employment and Trends - December 2011

TABLE 16 -- TREND OF FEDERAL CIVILIAN ACCESSIONS AND SEPARATIONS BY BRANCH AND AREA TO DECEMBER 2011
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/                                          
DECEMBER 2010 93,227 ** 6.68 86,130 ** 6.38 13,339 ** 7.60 72,791 ** 6.20 7,097 ** 15.44 4,242 ** 46.46 2,855 ** 7.75
MARCH 2011 106,762 ** 3.82 99,845 ** 3.70 12,534 ** 3.57 87,311 ** 3.72 6,917 ** 7.51 3,967 ** 21.76 2,950 ** 3.99
JUNE 2011 105,076 * 3.75 101,233 * 3.73 11,024 * 3.15 90,209 * 3.82 3,843 * 4.15 522 * 2.86 3,321 * 4.47
SEPTEMBER 2011 88,760 * 3.18 83,818 * 3.10 13,075 * 3.70 70,743 * 3.01 4,942 * 5.33 760 * 4.15 4,182 * 5.63
DECEMBER 2011* 73,278 * 2.66 71,007 * 2.67 10,046 * 2.85 60,961 * 2.64 2,271 * 2.49 637 * 3.49 1,634 * 2.24
CALENDAR YEAR 2011 TOTAL TO DATE* 373,876 13.45 355,903 13.24 46,679 13.28 309,224 13.23 17,973 19.54 5,886 32.21 12,087 16.40
AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT* 2,780,626 2,688,634 351,457 2,337,177 91,993 18,271 73,722
FISCAL YEAR 2012 TOTAL TO DATE* 73,278 2.67 71,007 2.68 10,046 2.88 60,961 2.65 2,271 2.51 637 3.50 1,634 2.26
AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT* 2,742,019 2,651,561 348,240 2,303,321 90,458 18,220 72,238
NEW HIRES A/                                          
DECEMBER 2010 63,049 ** 4.52 59,165 ** 4.38 10,414 ** 5.93 48,751 ** 4.15 3,884 ** 8.45 1,744 ** 19.10 2,140 ** 5.81
MARCH 2011 74,102 ** 2.65 70,201 ** 2.60 10,061 ** 2.87 60,140 ** 2.56 3,901 ** 4.24 1,694 ** 9.29 2,207 ** 2.99
JUNE 2011 76,902 * 2.74 73,814 * 2.72 8,593 * 2.45 65,221 * 2.76 3,088 * 3.33 342 * 1.87 2,746 * 3.69
SEPTEMBER 2011 68,110 * 2.44 64,211 * 2.38 9,327 * 2.64 54,884 * 2.34 3,899 * 4.21 590 * 3.22 3,309 * 4.45
DECEMBER 2011* 53,991 * 1.96 52,381 * 1.97 7,423 * 2.11 44,958 * 1.94 1,610 * 1.76 502 * 2.75 1,108 * 1.52
CALENDAR YEAR 2011 TOTAL TO DATE* 273,105 9.82 260,607 9.69 35,404 10.07 225,203 9.64 12,498 13.59 3,128 17.12 9,370 12.71
AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT* 2,780,626 2,688,634 351,457 2,337,177 91,993 18,271 73,722
FISCAL YEAR 2012 TOTAL TO DATE* 53,991 1.97 52,381 1.98 7,423 2.13 44,958 1.95 1,610 1.78 502 2.76 1,108 1.53
AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT* 2,742,019 2,651,561 348,240 2,303,321 90,458 18,220 72,238
TOTAL, ALL AGENCIES A/                                          
TOTAL SEPARATIONS A/                                          
DECEMBER 2010 102,831 ** 7.37 98,419 ** 7.29 8,371 ** 4.77 90,048 ** 7.67 4,412 ** 9.60 2,641 ** 28.93 1,771 ** 4.81
MARCH 2011 100,297 ** 3.59 95,588 ** 3.54 10,460 ** 2.98 85,128 ** 3.62 4,709 ** 5.11 2,631 ** 14.43 2,078 ** 2.81
JUNE 2011 77,693 * 2.77 75,040 * 2.77 8,222 * 2.35 66,818 * 2.83 2,653 * 2.86 505 * 2.76 2,148 * 2.89
SEPTEMBER 2011 114,583 * 4.10 109,978 * 4.07 14,753 * 4.17 95,225 * 4.06 4,605 * 4.97 816 * 4.45 3,789 * 5.10
DECEMBER 2011* 90,835 * 3.30 88,814 * 3.33 9,457 * 2.68 79,357 * 3.43 2,021 * 2.21 636 * 3.48 1,385 * 1.89
CALENDAR YEAR 2011 TOTAL TO DATE* 383,408 13.79 369,420 13.74 42,892 12.20 326,528 13.97 13,988 15.21 4,588 25.11 9,400 12.75
AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT* 2,780,626 2,688,634 351,457 2,337,177 91,993 18,271 73,722
FISCAL YEAR 2012 TOTAL TO DATE* 90,835 3.31 88,814 3.35 9,457 2.72 79,357 3.45 2,021 2.23 636 3.49 1,385 1.92
AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT* 2,742,019 2,651,561 348,240 2,303,321 90,458 18,220 72,238
QUITS A/                                          
DECEMBER 2010 19,852 ** 1.42 19,417 ** 1.44 1,896 ** 1.08 17,521 ** 1.49 435 ** .95 72 ** .79 363 ** .99
MARCH 2011 16,146 ** .58 15,601 ** .58 2,082 ** .59 13,519 ** .58 545 ** .59 69 ** .38 476 ** .64
JUNE 2011 16,562 * .59 16,019 * .59 2,055 * .59 13,964 * .59 543 * .59 70 * .38 473 * .64
SEPTEMBER 2011 26,097 * .93 25,342 * .94 3,720 * 1.05 21,622 * .92 755 * .81 103 * .56 652 * .88
DECEMBER 2011* 16,890 * .61 16,475 * .62 2,369 * .67 14,106 * .61 415 * .45 59 * .32 356 * .49
CALENDAR YEAR 2011 TOTAL TO DATE* 75,695 2.72 73,437 2.73 10,226 2.91 63,211 2.70 2,258 2.45 301 1.65 1,957 2.65
AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT* 2,780,626 2,688,634 351,457 2,337,177 91,993 18,271 73,722
FISCAL YEAR 2012 TOTAL TO DATE* 16,890 .62 16,475 .62 2,369 .68 14,106 .61 415 .46 59 .32 356 .49
AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT* 2,742,019 2,651,561 348,240 2,303,321 90,458 18,220 72,238
EXECUTIVE BRANCH                                          
TOTAL ACCESSIONS                                          
DECEMBER 2010 92,954 ** 6.69 85,857 ** 6.39 13,081 ** 7.71 72,776 ** 6.20 7,097 ** 15.44 4,242 ** 46.46 2,855 ** 7.75
MARCH 2011 106,492 ** 3.83 99,575 ** 3.70 12,279 ** 3.62 87,296 ** 3.72 6,917 ** 7.51 3,967 ** 21.76 2,950 ** 4.00
JUNE 2011 104,804 * 3.75 100,961 * 3.74 10,767 * 3.18 90,194 * 3.82 3,843 * 4.15 522 * 2.86 3,321 * 4.47
SEPTEMBER 2011 88,448 * 3.18 83,506 * 3.11 12,779 * 3.74 70,727 * 3.01 4,942 * 5.33 760 * 4.15 4,182 * 5.63
DECEMBER 2011* 73,076 * 2.66 70,805 * 2.67 9,859 * 2.89 60,946 * 2.64 2,271 * 2.49 637 * 3.49 1,634 * 2.24
CALENDAR YEAR 2011 TOTAL TO DATE* 372,820 13.47 354,847 13.26 45,684 13.45 309,163 13.23 17,973 19.54 5,886 32.21 12,087 16.40
AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT* 2,767,824 2,675,837 339,773 2,336,065 91,987 18,271 73,716
FISCAL YEAR 2012 TOTAL TO DATE* 73,076 2.68 70,805 2.68 9,859 2.93 60,946 2.65 2,271 2.51 637 3.50 1,634 2.26
AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT* 2,729,305 2,638,853 336,645 2,302,208 90,452 18,220 72,232
NEW HIRES                                          
DECEMBER 2010 62,790 ** 4.52 58,906 ** 4.38 10,170 ** 5.99 48,736 ** 4.15 3,884 ** 8.45 1,744 ** 19.10 2,140 ** 5.81
MARCH 2011 73,857 ** 2.66 69,956 ** 2.60 9,831 ** 2.90 60,125 ** 2.56 3,901 ** 4.24 1,694 ** 9.29 2,207 ** 2.99
JUNE 2011 76,642 * 2.74 73,554 * 2.72 8,348 * 2.47 65,206 * 2.76 3,088 * 3.33 342 * 1.87 2,746 * 3.69
SEPTEMBER 2011 67,813 * 2.44 63,914 * 2.38 9,046 * 2.65 54,868 * 2.34 3,899 * 4.21 590 * 3.22 3,309 * 4.45
DECEMBER 2011* 53,851 * 1.96 52,241 * 1.97 7,298 * 2.14 44,943 * 1.95 1,610 * 1.76 502 * 2.75 1,108 * 1.52
CALENDAR YEAR 2011 TOTAL TO DATE* 272,163 9.83 259,665 9.70 34,523 10.16 225,142 9.64 12,498 13.59 3,128 17.12 9,370 12.71
AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT* 2,767,824 2,675,837 339,773 2,336,065 91,987 18,271 73,716
FISCAL YEAR 2012 TOTAL TO DATE* 53,851 1.97 52,241 1.98 7,298 2.17 44,943 1.95 1,610 1.78 502 2.76 1,108 1.53
AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT* 2,729,305 2,638,853 336,645 2,302,208 90,452 18,220 72,232
EXECUTIVE BRANCH                                          
TOTAL SEPARATIONS                                          
DECEMBER 2010 102,493 ** 7.38 98,081 ** 7.30 8,046 ** 4.74 90,035 ** 7.67 4,412 ** 9.60 2,641 ** 28.93 1,771 ** 4.81
MARCH 2011 99,967 ** 3.60 95,258 ** 3.54 10,143 ** 2.99 85,115 ** 3.62 4,709 ** 5.11 2,631 ** 14.43 2,078 ** 2.81
JUNE 2011 77,362 * 2.77 74,709 * 2.77 7,903 * 2.33 66,806 * 2.83 2,653 * 2.86 505 * 2.76 2,148 * 2.89
SEPTEMBER 2011 114,204 * 4.11 109,599 * 4.08 14,386 * 4.21 95,213 * 4.06 4,605 * 4.97 816 * 4.45 3,789 * 5.10
DECEMBER 2011* 90,351 * 3.29 88,330 * 3.33 8,985 * 2.64 79,345 * 3.43 2,021 * 2.21 636 * 3.48 1,385 * 1.90
CALENDAR YEAR 2011 TOTAL TO DATE* 381,884 13.80 367,896 13.75 41,417 12.19 326,479 13.98 13,988 15.21 4,588 25.11 9,400 12.75
AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT* 2,767,824 2,675,837 339,773 2,336,065 91,987 18,271 73,716
FISCAL YEAR 2012 TOTAL TO DATE* 90,351 3.31 88,330 3.35 8,985 2.67 79,345 3.45 2,021 2.23 636 3.49 1,385 1.92
AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT* 2,729,305 2,638,853 336,645 2,302,208 90,452 18,220 72,232
QUITS                                          
DECEMBER 2010 19,793 ** 1.42 19,358 ** 1.44 1,838 ** 1.08 17,520 ** 1.49 435 ** .95 72 ** .79 363 ** .99
MARCH 2011 16,089 ** .58 15,544 ** .58 2,026 ** .60 13,518 ** .58 545 ** .59 69 ** .38 476 ** .64
JUNE 2011 16,507 * .59 15,964 * .59 2,000 * .59 13,964 * .59 543 * .59 70 * .38 473 * .64
SEPTEMBER 2011 26,036 * .94 25,281 * .94 3,659 * 1.07 21,622 * .92 755 * .81 103 * .56 652 * .88
DECEMBER 2011* 16,772 * .61 16,357 * .62 2,251 * .66 14,106 * .61 415 * .45 59 * .32 356 * .49
CALENDAR YEAR 2011 TOTAL TO DATE* 75,404 2.72 73,146 2.73 9,936 2.92 63,210 2.71 2,258 2.45 301 1.65 1,957 2.65
AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT* 2,767,824 2,675,837 339,773 2,336,065 91,987 18,271 73,716
FISCAL YEAR 2012 TOTAL TO DATE* 16,772 .61 16,357 .62 2,251 .67 14,106 .61 415 .46 59 .32 356 .49
AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT* 2,729,305 2,638,853 336,645 2,302,208 90,452 18,220 72,232

*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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