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Employment and Trends - December 2011

TABLE 17 -- SUMMARY OF TURNOVER DATA
ALL AREASUNITED STATESWASHINGTON, DC-MD-VA-WV CORE BASED STATISTICAL AREAOVERSEAS
TURNOVER CATEGORIESDECEMBER 2011*SEPTEMBER 2011*DECEMBER 2010**DECEMBER 2011*SEPTEMBER 2011*DECEMBER 2010**DECEMBER 2011*SEPTEMBER 2011*DECEMBER 2010**DECEMBER 2011*SEPTEMBER 2011*DECEMBER 2010**
TOTAL ACCESSIONS A/                        
NUMBER 73,278 88,760 93,227 71,007 83,818 86,130 10,046 13,075 13,339 2,271 4,942 7,097
RATE 2.66 3.18 3.34 2.67 3.10 3.19 2.85 3.70 3.82 2.49 5.33 7.78
TO THE COMPETITIVE SERVICE                        
NUMBER 28,531 35,018 45,738 27,913 34,027 43,517 4,545 6,280 6,127 618 991 2,221
RATE 1.90 2.30 3.12 1.90 2.28 3.03 1.91 2.65 2.62 2.12 3.41 7.87
TO THE EXCEPTED AND SENIOR EXECUTIVE SERVICES                        
NUMBER 44,747 53,742 47,489 43,094 49,791 42,613 5,501 6,795 7,212 1,653 3,951 4,876
RATE 3.56 4.23 3.58 3.61 4.12 3.37 4.80 5.81 6.23 2.66 6.21 7.74
TOTAL NEW HIRES                        
NUMBER 53,991 68,110 63,049 52,381 64,211 59,165 7,423 9,327 10,414 1,610 3,899 3,884
RATE 1.96 2.44 2.26 1.97 2.38 2.19 2.11 2.64 2.98 1.76 4.21 4.26
TO THE COMPETITIVE SERVICE                        
NUMBER 15,793 20,445 24,252 15,299 19,757 23,632 2,817 3,095 4,196 494 688 620
RATE 1.05 1.34 1.66 1.04 1.32 1.65 1.18 1.31 1.80 1.70 2.37 2.20
TO THE EXCEPTED AND SENIOR EXECUTIVE SERVICES                        
NUMBER 38,198 47,665 38,797 37,082 44,454 35,533 4,606 6,232 6,218 1,116 3,211 3,264
RATE 3.04 3.75 2.93 3.11 3.68 2.81 4.02 5.33 5.37 1.79 5.05 5.18
RESTORATIONS AND RETURNS TO DUTY                        
NUMBER 15,113 15,607 23,602 14,547 14,739 20,639 1,313 1,002 1,245 566 868 2,963
RATE .55 .56 .85 .55 .55 .76 .37 .28 .36 .62 .94 3.25
U.S. CITIZENS                        
NUMBER 72,400 87,402 92,310 70,693 83,377 85,752 9,902 12,789 13,098 1,707 4,025 6,558
RATE 2.66 3.17 3.35 2.66 3.10 3.19 2.83 3.65 3.79 2.65 6.11 10.14
NON U.S. CITIZENS                        
NUMBER 878 1,358 917 314 441 378 144 286 241 564 917 539
RATE 2.57 3.97 2.71 4.32 6.01 5.16 5.04 8.21 7.24 2.09 3.42 2.03
TRANSFERS                        
NUMBER 4,174 5,043 6,576 4,079 4,868 6,326 1,310 2,746 1,680 95 175 250
RATE .15 .18 .24 .15 .18 .23 .37 .78 .48 .10 .19 .27
ACCESSIONS EXCLUDING TRANSFERS                        
NUMBER 69,104 83,717 86,651 66,928 78,950 79,804 8,736 10,329 11,659 2,176 4,767 6,847
RATE 2.51 3.00 3.11 2.51 2.92 2.96 2.48 2.92 3.34 2.38 5.14 7.51
TOTAL SEPARATIONS A/                        
NUMBER 90,835 114,583 102,831 88,814 109,978 98,419 9,457 14,753 8,371 2,021 4,605 4,412
RATE 3.30 4.10 3.68 3.33 4.07 3.65 2.68 4.17 2.40 2.21 4.97 4.84
TRANSFERS                        
NUMBER 4,799 7,161 7,214 4,663 6,970 6,922 1,279 4,005 1,073 136 191 292
RATE .17 .26 .26 .18 .26 .26 .36 1.13 .31 .15 .21 .32
QUITS                        
NUMBER 16,890 26,097 19,852 16,475 25,342 19,417 2,369 3,720 1,896 415 755 435
RATE .61 .93 .71 .62 .94 .72 .67 1.05 .54 .45 .81 .48
OTHER SEPARATIONS                        
NUMBER 69,146 81,325 75,765 67,676 77,666 72,080 5,809 7,028 5,402 1,470 3,659 3,685
RATE 2.51 2.91 2.71 2.54 2.88 2.67 1.65 1.99 1.55 1.61 3.95 4.04
U.S. CITIZENS                        
NUMBER 90,059 113,474 96,981 88,416 109,524 92,989 9,306 14,514 7,839 1,643 3,950 3,992
RATE 3.31 4.11 3.52 3.33 4.07 3.45 2.66 4.14 2.27 2.55 6.00 6.17
NON U.S. CITIZENS                        
NUMBER 776 1,109 5,850 398 454 5,430 151 239 532 378 655 420
RATE 2.27 3.25 17.30 5.48 6.18 74.17 5.29 6.86 15.99 1.40 2.44 1.59
SEPARATIONS EXCLUDING TRANSFERS                        
NUMBER 86,036 107,422 95,617 84,151 103,008 91,497 8,178 10,748 7,298 1,885 4,414 4,120
RATE 3.12 3.85 3.43 3.16 3.81 3.39 2.32 3.04 2.09 2.06 4.76 4.52
LEGISLATIVE BRANCH ACCESSIONS B/                        
NUMBER 156 266 257 156 266 257 141 250 242 ... ... ...
RATE 1.22 2.07 2.01 1.22 2.07 2.01 1.21 2.13 2.08 ... ... ...
TO THE COMPETITIVE SERVICE                        
NUMBER 18 18 19 18 18 19 12 12 13 ... ... ...
RATE .78 .76 .78 .78 .76 .78 .56 .55 .58 ... ... ...
TO THE EXCEPTED AND SENIOR EXECUTIVE SERVICES                        
NUMBER 138 248 238 138 248 238 129 238 229 ... ... ...
RATE 1.32 2.37 2.30 1.32 2.37 2.30 1.36 2.50 2.43 ... ... ...
TOTAL NEW HIRES                        
NUMBER 140 252 243 140 252 243 125 236 228 ... ... ...
RATE 1.10 1.96 1.90 1.10 1.97 1.90 1.07 2.02 1.96 ... ... ...
TO THE COMPETITIVE SERVICE                        
NUMBER 12 12 12 12 12 12 6 6 6 ... ... ...
RATE .52 .51 .49 .52 .51 .49 .28 .28 .27 ... ... ...
TO THE EXCEPTED AND SENIOR EXECUTIVE SERVICES                        
NUMBER 128 240 231 128 240 231 119 230 222 ... ... ...
RATE 1.23 2.29 2.23 1.23 2.30 2.23 1.25 2.41 2.36 ... ... ...
RESTORATIONS AND RETURNS TO DUTY                        
NUMBER 16 12 13 16 12 13 16 12 13 ... ... ...
RATE .13 .09 .10 .13 .09 .10 .14 .10 .11 ... ... ...
U.S. CITIZENS                        
NUMBER 156 266 257 156 266 257 141 250 242 ... ... ...
RATE 1.23 2.08 2.02 1.23 2.08 2.02 1.22 2.15 2.09 ... ... ...
NON U.S. CITIZENS                        
NUMBER ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
RATE ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
TRANSFERS                        
NUMBER ... 2 1 ... 2 1 ... 2 1 ... ... ...
RATE ... .02 .01 ... .02 .01 ... .02 .01 ... ... ...
ACCESSIONS EXCLUDING TRANSFERS                        
NUMBER 156 264 256 156 264 256 141 248 241 ... ... ...
RATE 1.22 2.06 2.01 1.22 2.06 2.01 1.21 2.12 2.07 ... ... ...
LEGISLATIVE BRANCH SEPARATIONS B/                        
NUMBER 433 328 325 433 328 325 421 316 312 ... ... ...
RATE 3.39 2.56 2.55 3.39 2.56 2.55 3.61 2.70 2.68 ... ... ...
TRANSFERS                        
NUMBER 3 2 3 3 2 3 3 2 3 ... ... ...
RATE .02 .02 .02 .02 .02 .02 .03 .02 .03 ... ... ...
QUITS                        
NUMBER 114 57 55 114 57 55 114 57 54 ... ... ...
RATE .89 .44 .43 .89 .44 .43 .98 .49 .46 ... ... ...
OTHER SEPARATIONS                        
NUMBER 316 269 267 316 269 267 304 257 255 ... ... ...
RATE 2.47 2.10 2.09 2.48 2.10 2.09 2.61 2.19 2.19 ... ... ...
U.S. CITIZENS                        
NUMBER 431 328 325 431 328 325 419 316 312 ... ... ...
RATE 3.39 2.57 2.56 3.39 2.57 2.56 3.61 2.71 2.69 ... ... ...
NON U.S. CITIZENS                        
NUMBER 2 ... ... 2 ... ... 2 ... ... ... ... ...
RATE 3.45 ... ... 3.45 ... ... 3.45 ... ... ... ... ...
SEPARATIONS EXCLUDING TRANSFERS                        
NUMBER 430 326 322 430 326 322 418 314 309 ... ... ...
RATE 3.37 2.54 2.52 3.37 2.54 2.52 3.59 2.68 2.65 ... ... ...
EXECUTIVE BRANCH ACCESSIONS                        
NUMBER 73,076 88,448 92,954 70,805 83,506 85,857 9,859 12,779 13,081 2,271 4,942 7,097
RATE 2.66 3.18 3.35 2.67 3.11 3.20 2.89 3.74 3.87 2.49 5.33 7.78
TO THE COMPETITIVE SERVICE                        
NUMBER 28,513 35,000 45,719 27,895 34,009 43,498 4,533 6,268 6,114 618 991 2,221
RATE 1.90 2.30 3.13 1.90 2.28 3.03 1.92 2.67 2.64 2.12 3.41 7.87
TO THE EXCEPTED AND SENIOR EXECUTIVE SERVICES                        
NUMBER 44,563 53,448 47,235 42,910 49,497 42,359 5,326 6,511 6,967 1,653 3,951 4,876
RATE 3.58 4.24 3.59 3.63 4.13 3.38 5.07 6.07 6.55 2.66 6.21 7.74
TOTAL NEW HIRES                        
NUMBER 53,851 67,813 62,790 52,241 63,914 58,906 7,298 9,046 10,170 1,610 3,899 3,884
RATE 1.96 2.44 2.26 1.97 2.38 2.19 2.14 2.65 3.01 1.76 4.21 4.26
TO THE COMPETITIVE SERVICE                        
NUMBER 15,781 20,433 24,240 15,287 19,745 23,620 2,811 3,089 4,190 494 688 620
RATE 1.05 1.34 1.66 1.04 1.32 1.65 1.19 1.32 1.81 1.70 2.37 2.20
TO THE EXCEPTED AND SENIOR EXECUTIVE SERVICES                        
NUMBER 38,070 47,380 38,550 36,954 44,169 35,286 4,487 5,957 5,980 1,116 3,211 3,264
RATE 3.06 3.76 2.93 3.12 3.69 2.82 4.27 5.55 5.62 1.79 5.05 5.18
RESTORATIONS AND RETURNS TO DUTY                        
NUMBER 15,097 15,595 23,589 14,531 14,727 20,626 1,297 990 1,232 566 868 2,963
RATE .55 .56 .85 .55 .55 .77 .38 .29 .36 .62 .94 3.25
U.S. CITIZENS                        
NUMBER 72,198 87,090 92,037 70,491 83,065 85,479 9,715 12,493 12,840 1,707 4,025 6,558
RATE 2.67 3.17 3.35 2.67 3.10 3.19 2.87 3.69 3.84 2.65 6.11 10.14
NON U.S. CITIZENS                        
NUMBER 878 1,358 917 314 441 378 144 286 241 564 917 539
RATE 2.57 3.98 2.72 4.36 6.06 5.21 5.15 8.35 7.37 2.09 3.42 2.03
TRANSFERS                        
NUMBER 4,128 5,040 6,575 4,033 4,865 6,325 1,264 2,743 1,679 95 175 250
RATE .15 .18 .24 .15 .18 .24 .37 .80 .50 .10 .19 .27
ACCESSIONS EXCLUDING TRANSFERS                        
NUMBER 68,948 83,408 86,379 66,772 78,641 79,532 8,595 10,036 11,402 2,176 4,767 6,847
RATE 2.51 3.00 3.11 2.52 2.93 2.96 2.52 2.93 3.38 2.38 5.15 7.51
EXECUTIVE BRANCH SEPARATIONS                        
NUMBER 90,351 114,204 102,493 88,330 109,599 98,081 8,985 14,386 8,046 2,021 4,605 4,412
RATE 3.29 4.11 3.69 3.33 4.08 3.65 2.64 4.21 2.38 2.21 4.97 4.84
TRANSFERS                        
NUMBER 4,793 7,156 7,207 4,657 6,965 6,915 1,273 4,000 1,066 136 191 292
RATE .17 .26 .26 .18 .26 .26 .37 1.17 .32 .15 .21 .32
QUITS                        
NUMBER 16,772 26,036 19,793 16,357 25,281 19,358 2,251 3,659 1,838 415 755 435
RATE .61 .94 .71 .62 .94 .72 .66 1.07 .54 .45 .81 .48
OTHER SEPARATIONS                        
NUMBER 68,786 81,012 75,493 67,316 77,353 71,808 5,461 6,727 5,142 1,470 3,659 3,685
RATE 2.51 2.91 2.72 2.54 2.88 2.67 1.60 1.97 1.52 1.61 3.95 4.04
U.S. CITIZENS                        
NUMBER 89,577 113,095 96,643 87,934 109,145 92,651 8,836 14,147 7,514 1,643 3,950 3,992
RATE 3.31 4.12 3.52 3.33 4.07 3.46 2.61 4.18 2.25 2.55 6.00 6.17
NON U.S. CITIZENS                        
NUMBER 774 1,109 5,850 396 454 5,430 149 239 532 378 655 420
RATE 2.27 3.25 17.33 5.50 6.23 74.77 5.33 6.98 16.28 1.40 2.44 1.59
SEPARATIONS EXCLUDING TRANSFERS                        
NUMBER 85,558 107,048 95,286 83,673 102,634 91,166 7,712 10,386 6,980 1,885 4,414 4,120
RATE 3.12 3.85 3.43 3.16 3.82 3.39 2.26 3.04 2.07 2.06 4.76 4.52

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

A/ EXCLUDES CONGRESS AND THE JUDICIAL BRANCH FOR WHICH TURNOVER DATA IS NOT REPORTED.

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