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Data, Analysis & Documentation Federal Employment Reports

Employment and Trends - December 2011

TABLE 18 -- ACCESSIONS BY TYPE, BRANCH, AND SELECTED AGENCY, ALL AREAS, SEPTEMBER 2011 AND DECEMBER 2011
TOTALTRANSFERSNEW HIRESRESTORATIONS, RETURNS TO DUTYACCESSIONS EXCLUDING TRANSFERSACCESSIONS CALENDAR YEAR 2011 TO DATEACCESSIONS FISCAL YEAR 2012 TO DATE
AGENCYNUMBER*RATENUMBER*RATENUMBER*RATENUMBER*RATENUMBER*RATENUMBER*RATENUMBER*RATE
TOTAL, ALL AGENCIES 373,876 13.45 73,278 2.67
DECEMBER 2011 73,278 * 2.66 4,174 * 0.15 53,991 * 1.96 15,113 * 0.55 69,104 * 2.51      
SEPTEMBER 2011 88,760 * 3.18 5,043 * 0.18 68,110 * 2.44 15,607 * 0.56 83,717 * 3.00      
LEGISLATIVE BRANCH 945 7.38 156 1.23
DECEMBER 2011 156 * 1.22 ... * ... 140 * 1.10 16 * 0.13 156 * 1.22      
SEPTEMBER 2011 266 * 2.07 2 * 0.02 252 * 1.96 12 * 0.09 264 * 2.06      
GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTABILITY OFFICE 108 3.38 27 0.85
DECEMBER 2011 27 * 0.85 ... * ... 27 * 0.85 ... * ... 27 * 0.85      
SEPTEMBER 2011 27 * 0.85 ... * ... 27 * 0.85 ... * ... 27 * 0.85      
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE 72 3.03 18 0.76
DECEMBER 2011 18 * 0.76 ... * ... 12 * 0.50 6 * 0.25 18 * 0.76      
SEPTEMBER 2011 18 * 0.76 ... * ... 12 * 0.50 6 * 0.25 18 * 0.76      
LIBRARY OF CONGRESS 276 7.13 69 1.78
DECEMBER 2011 69 * 1.78 ... * ... 63 * 1.63 6 * 0.15 69 * 1.78      
SEPTEMBER 2011 69 * 1.78 ... * ... 63 * 1.63 6 * 0.15 69 * 1.78      
JUDICIAL BRANCH 111 0.33 46 0.14
DECEMBER 2011 46 * 0.14 46 * 0.14 ... * ... ... * ... ... * ...      
SEPTEMBER 2011 46 * 0.14 1 * ... 45 * 0.13 ... * ... 45 * 0.13      
EXECUTIVE BRANCH 372,820 13.47 73,076 2.68
DECEMBER 2011 73,076 * 2.66 4,128 * 0.15 53,851 * 1.96 15,097 * 0.55 68,948 * 2.51      
SEPTEMBER 2011 88,448 * 3.18 5,040 * 0.18 67,813 * 2.44 15,595 * 0.56 83,408 * 3.00      
EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT 421 22.24 83 4.43
DECEMBER 2011 83 * 4.37 6 * 0.32 77 * 4.06 ... * ... 77 * 4.06      
SEPTEMBER 2011 130 * 6.85 7 * 0.37 123 * 6.48 ... * ... 123 * 6.48      
EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS 295,426 15.13 47,704 2.48
DECEMBER 2011 47,704 * 2.46 3,846 * 0.20 29,303 * 1.51 14,555 * 0.75 43,858 * 2.26      
SEPTEMBER 2011 65,778 * 3.34 4,723 * 0.24 46,053 * 2.34 15,002 * 0.76 61,055 * 3.10      
DEPARTMENT OF STATE 4,276 10.64 856 2.11
DECEMBER 2011 856 2.11 28 0.07 545 1.34 283 0.70 828 2.04      
SEPTEMBER 2011 1,264 3.15 23 0.06 959 2.39 282 0.70 1,241 3.09      
DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY 47,684 41.27 5,724 5.32
DECEMBER 2011 5,724 * 5.32 731 * 0.68 707 * 0.66 4,286 * 3.98 4,993 * 4.64      
SEPTEMBER 2011 5,724 4.95 731 0.63 707 0.61 4,286 3.71 4,993 4.32      
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE 116,317 14.95 20,160 2.63
DECEMBER 2011 20,160 2.62 1,445 0.19 11,482 1.49 7,233 0.94 18,715 2.43      
SEPTEMBER 2011 34,781 4.45 2,792 0.36 23,608 3.02 8,381 1.07 31,989 4.09      
DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY 41,173 14.09 6,364 2.22
DECEMBER 2011 6,364 2.22 277 0.10 3,486 1.21 2,601 0.91 6,087 2.12      
SEPTEMBER 2011 13,114 4.48 2,028 0.69 7,909 2.70 3,177 1.08 11,086 3.78      
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY 27,414 13.64 5,094 2.55
DECEMBER 2011 5,094 2.54 239 0.12 3,313 1.65 1,542 0.77 4,855 2.42      
SEPTEMBER 2011 9,880 4.89 394 0.20 7,766 3.84 1,720 0.85 9,486 4.70      
DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE 29,326 16.46 4,183 2.39
DECEMBER 2011 4,183 2.37 186 0.11 2,587 1.46 1,410 0.80 3,997 2.26      
SEPTEMBER 2011 6,677 3.71 265 0.15 4,692 2.61 1,720 0.96 6,412 3.56      
DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY 4,539 17.87 1,032 4.07
DECEMBER 2011 1,032 4.06 8 0.03 278 1.09 746 2.93 1,024 4.02      
SEPTEMBER 2011 913 3.58 8 0.03 441 1.73 464 1.82 905 3.55      
OTHER DEFENSE ACTIVITIES (EXCLUDING DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY) 13,865 17.03 3,487 4.37
DECEMBER 2011 3,487 4.33 735 0.91 1,818 2.26 934 1.16 2,752 3.42      
SEPTEMBER 2011 4,197 5.14 97 0.12 2,800 3.43 1,300 1.59 4,100 5.02      
DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 6,278 5.33 2,440 2.08
DECEMBER 2011 2,440 2.08 47 0.04 2,393 2.04 ... ... 2,393 2.04      
SEPTEMBER 2011 1,274 1.08 21 0.02 1,253 1.06 ... ... 1,253 1.06      
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR 22,477 30.40 2,632 3.82
DECEMBER 2011 2,632 3.61 164 0.22 1,629 2.23 839 1.15 2,468 3.38      
SEPTEMBER 2011 4,396 5.61 179 0.23 3,591 4.58 626 0.80 4,217 5.38      
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE 25,410 25.63 2,104 2.29
DECEMBER 2011 2,104 2.15 248 0.25 1,483 1.52 373 0.38 1,856 1.90      
SEPTEMBER 2011 3,852 3.66 230 0.22 3,347 3.18 275 0.26 3,622 3.44      
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE 9,280 20.29 286 0.64
DECEMBER 2011 286 0.64 21 0.05 243 0.54 22 0.05 265 0.59      
SEPTEMBER 2011 1,638 * 3.65 83 * 0.19 1,370 * 3.06 185 * 0.41 1,555 * 3.47      
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR 1,643 9.55 572 3.30
DECEMBER 2011 572 3.31 83 0.48 467 2.70 22 0.13 489 2.83      
SEPTEMBER 2011 655 3.82 77 0.45 563 3.28 15 0.09 578 3.37      
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 15,667 21.95 3,314 4.66
DECEMBER 2011 3,314 4.64 199 0.28 2,906 4.07 209 0.29 3,115 4.37      
SEPTEMBER 2011 4,705 6.56 188 0.26 4,318 6.02 199 0.28 4,517 6.30      
DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT 797 8.34 30 0.31
DECEMBER 2011 30 0.32 1 0.01 18 0.19 11 0.12 29 0.31      
SEPTEMBER 2011 395 4.18 33 0.35 354 3.75 8 0.08 362 3.83      
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION 3,910 6.78 972 1.69
DECEMBER 2011 972 1.69 27 0.05 793 1.38 152 0.26 945 1.64      
SEPTEMBER 2011 1,086 1.88 30 0.05 922 1.60 134 0.23 1,056 1.83      
DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY 1,913 11.90 268 1.69
DECEMBER 2011 268 1.67 41 0.26 162 1.01 65 0.41 227 1.42      
SEPTEMBER 2011 365 2.26 53 0.33 270 1.67 42 0.26 312 1.93      
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION 550 12.21 143 3.18
DECEMBER 2011 143 * 3.18 10 * 0.22 122 * 2.71 11 * 0.24 133 * 2.95      
SEPTEMBER 2011 143 3.17 10 0.22 122 2.71 11 0.24 133 2.95      
DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS 20,837 6.62 3,185 1.00
DECEMBER 2011 3,185 1.01 126 0.04 2,662 0.84 397 0.13 3,059 0.97      
SEPTEMBER 2011 3,340 * 1.06 115 * 0.04 2,811 * 0.89 414 * 0.13 3,225 * 1.03      
DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY 18,387 9.68 5,018 2.61
DECEMBER 2011 5,018 2.60 675 0.35 3,691 1.91 652 0.34 4,343 2.25      
SEPTEMBER 2011 2,160 1.12 158 0.08 1,858 0.97 144 0.07 2,002 1.04      
INDEPENDENT AGENCIES 76,973 9.46 25,289 3.14
DECEMBER 2011 25,289 * 3.14 276 * 0.03 24,471 * 3.04 542 * 0.07 25,013 * 3.11      
SEPTEMBER 2011 22,540 * 2.78 310 * 0.04 21,637 * 2.67 593 * 0.07 22,230 * 2.74      
FEDERAL RESERVE BOARD OF GOVERNORS 24 1.28 6 0.32
DECEMBER 2011 6 * 0.32 ... * ... 6 * 0.32 ... * ... 6 * 0.32      
SEPTEMBER 2011 6 * 0.32 ... * ... 6 * 0.32 ... * ... 6 * 0.32      
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY 1,773 9.46 242 1.30
DECEMBER 2011 242 1.30 37 0.20 176 0.94 29 0.16 205 1.10      
SEPTEMBER 2011 434 2.31 32 0.17 400 2.13 2 0.01 402 2.14      
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION 53 2.13 1 0.04
DECEMBER 2011 1 0.04 ... ... ... ... 1 0.04 1 0.04      
SEPTEMBER 2011 2 0.08 ... ... 1 0.04 1 0.04 2 0.08      
FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION 116 6.48 3 0.17
DECEMBER 2011 3 0.17 ... ... 3 0.17 ... ... 3 0.17      
SEPTEMBER 2011 41 2.28 3 0.17 37 2.06 1 0.06 38 2.12      
FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION 1,259 15.03 128 1.54
DECEMBER 2011 128 1.53 19 0.23 83 0.99 26 0.31 109 1.30      
SEPTEMBER 2011 377 * 4.49 24 * 0.29 339 * 4.04 14 * 0.17 353 * 4.20      
GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION 1,197 9.37 166 1.30
DECEMBER 2011 166 1.30 36 0.28 98 0.77 32 0.25 130 1.02      
SEPTEMBER 2011 225 1.76 49 0.38 131 1.03 45 0.35 176 1.38      
NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION 1,096 5.90 115 0.63
DECEMBER 2011 115 0.62 18 0.10 62 0.34 35 0.19 97 0.53      
SEPTEMBER 2011 227 1.22 14 0.07 110 0.59 103 0.55 213 1.14      
NATIONAL ARCHIVES AND RECORDS ADMINISTRATION 686 19.37 119 3.40
DECEMBER 2011 119 3.39 3 0.09 75 2.13 41 1.17 116 3.30      
SEPTEMBER 2011 159 4.47 8 0.23 129 3.63 22 0.62 151 4.25      
NATIONAL LABOR RELATIONS BOARD 180 10.50 20 1.20
DECEMBER 2011 20 1.18 3 0.18 11 0.65 6 0.35 17 1.00      
SEPTEMBER 2011 69 3.99 4 0.23 48 2.77 17 0.98 65 3.76      
NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION 196 4.78 19 0.48
DECEMBER 2011 19 0.47 ... ... 12 0.30 7 0.17 19 0.47      
SEPTEMBER 2011 63 1.53 ... ... 58 1.41 5 0.12 63 1.53      
OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT 751 12.44 110 1.96
DECEMBER 2011 110 1.86 16 0.27 65 1.10 29 0.49 94 1.59      
SEPTEMBER 2011 187 * 3.01 34 * 0.55 113 * 1.82 40 * 0.64 153 * 2.47      
RAILROAD RETIREMENT BOARD 37 3.83 7 0.73
DECEMBER 2011 7 * 0.73 1 * 0.10 5 * 0.52 1 * 0.10 6 * 0.63      
SEPTEMBER 2011 7 * 0.73 1 * 0.10 5 * 0.52 1 * 0.10 6 * 0.63      
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION 177 4.54 93 2.41
DECEMBER 2011 93 2.42 10 0.26 77 2.00 6 0.16 83 2.16      
SEPTEMBER 2011 39 1.00 6 0.15 26 0.67 7 0.18 33 0.85      
SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION 1,124 27.84 281 6.96
DECEMBER 2011 281 * 6.96 10 * 0.25 153 * 3.79 118 * 2.92 271 * 6.71      
SEPTEMBER 2011 281 * 6.96 10 * 0.25 153 * 3.79 118 * 2.92 271 * 6.71      
SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION 487 9.73 101 2.02
DECEMBER 2011 101 * 2.02 10 * 0.20 86 * 1.72 5 * 0.10 91 * 1.82      
SEPTEMBER 2011 114 * 2.28 13 * 0.26 93 * 1.86 8 * 0.16 101 * 2.02      
SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION 1,704 2.53 554 0.84
DECEMBER 2011 554 0.83 5 0.01 384 0.58 165 0.25 549 0.83      
SEPTEMBER 2011 605 0.90 5 0.01 440 0.65 160 0.24 600 0.89      
BROADCASTING BOARD OF GOVERNORS 99 5.11 21 1.09
DECEMBER 2011 21 * 1.09 5 * 0.26 16 * 0.83 ... * ... 16 * 0.83      
SEPTEMBER 2011 21 1.09 5 0.26 16 0.83 ... ... 16 0.83      
U.S. AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT 888 35.31 222 8.83
DECEMBER 2011 222 * 8.83 12 * 0.48 210 * 8.35 ... * ... 210 * 8.35      
SEPTEMBER 2011 222 * 8.83 12 * 0.48 210 * 8.35 ... * ... 210 * 8.35      
U.S. POSTAL SERVICE 61,903 9.99 22,284 3.64
DECEMBER 2011 22,284 3.65 12 ... 22,272 3.64 ... ... 22,272 3.64      
SEPTEMBER 2011 18,734 3.04 19 ... 18,715 3.03 ... ... 18,715 3.03      

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

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