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Data, Analysis & Documentation Federal Employment Reports

Employment and Trends - December 2011

TABLE 22 -- SEPARATIONS BY TYPE, BRANCH, AND SELECTED AGENCY, ALL AREAS, SEPTEMBER 2011 AND DECEMBER 2011
TOTALTRANSFERSQUITSOTHER SEPARATIONSSEPARATIONS EXCLUDING TRANSFERSSEPARATIONS CALENDAR YEAR 2011 TO DATESEPARATIONS FISCAL YEAR 2012 TO DATE
AGENCYNUMBER*RATENUMBER*RATENUMBER*RATENUMBER*RATENUMBER*RATENUMBER*RATENUMBER*RATE
TOTAL, ALL AGENCIES 383,408 13.79 90,835 3.31
DECEMBER 2011 90,835 * 3.30 4,799 * 0.17 16,890 * 0.61 69,146 * 2.51 86,036 * 3.12      
SEPTEMBER 2011 114,583 4.10 7,161 0.26 26,097 0.93 81,325 2.91 107,422 3.85      
LEGISLATIVE BRANCH 1,403 10.96 433 3.41
DECEMBER 2011 433 * 3.39 3 * 0.02 114 * 0.89 316 * 2.47 430 * 3.37      
SEPTEMBER 2011 328 2.56 2 0.02 57 0.44 269 2.10 326 2.54      
GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTABILITY OFFICE 216 6.77 54 1.69
DECEMBER 2011 54 * 1.69 ... * ... ... * ... 54 * 1.69 54 * 1.69      
SEPTEMBER 2011 54 1.69 ... ... ... ... 54 1.69 54 1.69      
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE 144 6.06 36 1.51
DECEMBER 2011 36 * 1.51 ... * ... 6 * 0.25 30 * 1.26 36 * 1.51      
SEPTEMBER 2011 36 1.51 ... ... 6 0.25 30 1.26 36 1.51      
LIBRARY OF CONGRESS 396 10.23 99 2.56
DECEMBER 2011 99 * 2.56 ... * ... ... * ... 99 * 2.56 99 * 2.56      
SEPTEMBER 2011 99 2.56 ... ... ... ... 99 2.56 99 2.56      
JUDICIAL BRANCH 121 0.36 51 0.15
DECEMBER 2011 51 * 0.15 3 * 0.01 4 * 0.01 44 * 0.13 48 * 0.14      
SEPTEMBER 2011 51 0.15 3 0.01 4 0.01 44 0.13 48 0.14      
EXECUTIVE BRANCH 381,884 13.80 90,351 3.31
DECEMBER 2011 90,351 * 3.29 4,793 * 0.17 16,772 * 0.61 68,786 * 2.51 85,558 * 3.12      
SEPTEMBER 2011 114,204 4.11 7,156 0.26 26,036 0.94 81,012 2.91 107,048 3.85      
EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT 461 24.35 89 4.75
DECEMBER 2011 89 * 4.69 30 * 1.58 48 * 2.53 11 * 0.58 59 * 3.11      
SEPTEMBER 2011 127 6.69 36 1.90 80 4.21 11 0.58 91 4.79      
EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS 277,957 14.24 68,943 3.59
DECEMBER 2011 68,943 * 3.56 4,431 * 0.23 12,805 * 0.66 51,707 * 2.67 64,512 * 3.33      
SEPTEMBER 2011 86,116 4.38 6,805 0.35 21,469 1.09 57,842 2.94 79,311 4.03      
DEPARTMENT OF STATE 2,651 6.60 688 1.69
DECEMBER 2011 688 1.69 41 0.10 71 0.17 576 1.42 647 1.59      
SEPTEMBER 2011 859 2.14 34 0.08 134 0.33 691 1.72 825 2.05      
DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY 35,902 31.08 10,389 9.65
DECEMBER 2011 10,389 * 9.65 689 * 0.64 830 * 0.77 8,870 * 8.24 9,700 * 9.01      
SEPTEMBER 2011 10,389 8.99 689 0.60 830 0.72 8,870 7.68 9,700 8.40      
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE 120,608 15.50 20,485 2.67
DECEMBER 2011 20,485 2.66 2,427 0.32 3,875 0.50 14,183 1.84 18,058 2.34      
SEPTEMBER 2011 45,431 5.81 5,126 0.66 7,277 0.93 33,028 4.22 40,305 5.15      
DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY 51,206 17.53 6,627 2.31
DECEMBER 2011 6,627 2.31 496 0.17 1,636 0.57 4,495 1.57 6,131 2.13      
SEPTEMBER 2011 19,898 6.79 2,453 0.84 3,761 1.28 13,684 4.67 17,445 5.95      
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY 27,842 13.85 5,890 2.95
DECEMBER 2011 5,890 2.94 1,197 0.60 1,070 0.53 3,623 1.81 4,693 2.34      
SEPTEMBER 2011 10,609 5.25 1,892 0.94 2,051 1.02 6,666 3.30 8,717 4.31      
DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE 27,063 15.19 5,310 3.03
DECEMBER 2011 5,310 3.01 626 0.35 455 0.26 4,229 2.39 4,684 2.65      
SEPTEMBER 2011 9,863 5.48 641 0.36 498 0.28 8,724 4.85 9,222 5.12      
DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY 2,043 8.04 417 1.64
DECEMBER 2011 417 1.64 10 0.04 54 0.21 353 1.39 407 1.60      
SEPTEMBER 2011 577 2.27 15 0.06 81 0.32 481 1.89 562 2.21      
OTHER DEFENSE ACTIVITIES (EXCLUDING DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY) 12,454 15.29 2,241 2.81
DECEMBER 2011 2,241 2.78 98 0.12 660 0.82 1,483 1.84 2,143 2.66      
SEPTEMBER 2011 4,484 5.49 125 0.15 886 1.09 3,473 4.26 4,359 5.34      
DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 9,099 7.72 2,573 2.19
DECEMBER 2011 2,573 2.19 271 0.23 663 0.57 1,639 1.40 2,302 1.96      
SEPTEMBER 2011 1,758 1.49 193 0.16 644 0.55 921 0.78 1,565 1.33      
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR 22,889 30.96 8,850 12.85
DECEMBER 2011 8,850 12.13 94 0.13 3,844 5.27 4,912 6.73 8,756 12.00      
SEPTEMBER 2011 6,512 8.31 143 0.18 3,635 4.64 2,734 3.49 6,369 8.13      
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE 28,348 28.59 13,077 14.25
DECEMBER 2011 13,077 13.37 152 0.16 1,256 1.28 11,669 11.93 12,925 13.21      
SEPTEMBER 2011 7,569 7.20 96 0.09 3,602 3.43 3,871 3.68 7,473 7.11      
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE 11,818 25.84 844 1.88
DECEMBER 2011 844 1.88 6 0.01 366 0.82 472 1.05 838 1.87      
SEPTEMBER 2011 4,016 8.96 19 0.04 3,145 7.02 852 1.90 3,997 8.92      
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR 1,802 10.47 507 2.93
DECEMBER 2011 507 2.93 53 0.31 92 0.53 362 2.09 454 2.63      
SEPTEMBER 2011 445 2.59 68 0.40 183 1.07 194 1.13 377 2.20      
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 8,098 11.35 2,355 3.31
DECEMBER 2011 2,355 3.30 60 0.08 675 0.95 1,620 2.27 2,295 3.22      
SEPTEMBER 2011 2,437 3.40 78 0.11 1,132 1.58 1,227 1.71 2,359 3.29      
DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT 1,081 11.31 262 2.73
DECEMBER 2011 262 2.80 ... ... 50 0.54 212 2.27 262 2.80      
SEPTEMBER 2011 358 3.79 ... ... 191 2.02 167 1.77 358 3.79      
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION 3,949 6.85 751 1.31
DECEMBER 2011 751 1.31 70 0.12 125 0.22 556 0.97 681 1.18      
SEPTEMBER 2011 1,126 1.95 71 0.12 248 0.43 807 1.40 1,055 1.83      
DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY 1,458 9.07 507 3.19
DECEMBER 2011 507 3.17 48 0.30 102 0.64 357 2.23 459 2.87      
SEPTEMBER 2011 489 3.03 66 0.41 168 1.04 255 1.58 423 2.62      
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION 544 12.08 152 3.38
DECEMBER 2011 152 * 3.38 15 * 0.33 80 * 1.78 57 * 1.27 137 * 3.04      
SEPTEMBER 2011 152 3.37 15 0.33 80 1.77 57 1.26 137 3.04      
DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS 16,523 5.25 2,849 0.90
DECEMBER 2011 2,849 0.90 128 0.04 4 ... 2,717 0.86 2,721 0.86      
SEPTEMBER 2011 3,218 1.02 116 0.04 2 ... 3,100 0.99 3,102 0.99      
DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY 13,187 6.94 4,654 2.42
DECEMBER 2011 4,654 2.41 377 0.20 772 0.40 3,505 1.81 4,277 2.21      
SEPTEMBER 2011 1,357 0.71 91 0.05 198 0.10 1,068 0.56 1,266 0.66      
INDEPENDENT AGENCIES 103,466 12.71 21,319 2.65
DECEMBER 2011 21,319 * 2.65 332 * 0.04 3,919 * 0.49 17,068 * 2.12 20,987 * 2.61      
SEPTEMBER 2011 27,961 3.45 315 0.04 4,487 0.55 23,159 2.85 27,646 3.41      
FEDERAL RESERVE BOARD OF GOVERNORS 108 5.77 27 1.44
DECEMBER 2011 27 * 1.44 ... * ... 21 * 1.12 6 * 0.32 27 * 1.44      
SEPTEMBER 2011 27 1.44 ... ... 21 1.12 6 0.32 27 1.44      
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY 1,841 9.82 311 1.67
DECEMBER 2011 311 1.66 7 0.04 51 0.27 253 1.35 304 1.63      
SEPTEMBER 2011 621 3.30 1 0.01 187 0.99 433 2.30 620 3.30      
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION 154 6.18 33 1.37
DECEMBER 2011 33 1.35 8 0.33 6 0.25 19 0.78 25 1.02      
SEPTEMBER 2011 39 1.56 8 0.32 10 0.40 21 0.84 31 1.24      
FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION 181 10.11 32 1.81
DECEMBER 2011 32 1.80 ... ... 8 0.45 24 1.35 32 1.80      
SEPTEMBER 2011 58 3.23 ... ... 11 0.61 47 2.62 58 3.23      
FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION 709 8.46 208 2.50
DECEMBER 2011 208 2.49 ... ... 121 1.45 87 1.04 208 2.49      
SEPTEMBER 2011 167 1.99 ... ... 96 1.14 71 0.85 167 1.99      
GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION 761 5.96 162 1.27
DECEMBER 2011 162 1.27 34 0.27 30 0.24 98 0.77 128 1.01      
SEPTEMBER 2011 237 1.85 49 0.38 49 0.38 139 1.09 188 1.47      
NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION 1,385 7.46 254 1.40
DECEMBER 2011 254 1.38 17 0.09 44 0.24 193 1.05 237 1.29      
SEPTEMBER 2011 401 2.15 23 0.12 71 0.38 307 1.64 378 2.02      
NATIONAL ARCHIVES AND RECORDS ADMINISTRATION 1,103 31.14 508 14.51
DECEMBER 2011 508 14.46 32 0.91 281 8.00 195 5.55 476 13.55      
SEPTEMBER 2011 211 5.93 15 0.42 101 2.84 95 2.67 196 5.51      
NATIONAL LABOR RELATIONS BOARD 185 10.79 45 2.69
DECEMBER 2011 45 2.64 2 0.12 8 0.47 35 2.06 43 2.53      
SEPTEMBER 2011 58 3.35 3 0.17 15 0.87 40 2.31 55 3.18      
NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION 294 7.17 76 1.91
DECEMBER 2011 76 1.88 3 0.07 15 0.37 58 1.44 73 1.81      
SEPTEMBER 2011 113 2.74 8 0.19 45 1.09 60 1.45 105 2.55      
OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT 888 14.71 194 3.46
DECEMBER 2011 194 3.28 42 0.71 58 0.98 94 1.59 152 2.57      
SEPTEMBER 2011 254 4.09 17 0.27 169 2.72 68 1.10 237 3.82      
RAILROAD RETIREMENT BOARD 55 5.70 15 1.57
DECEMBER 2011 15 * 1.57 2 * 0.21 1 * 0.10 12 * 1.25 13 * 1.36      
SEPTEMBER 2011 15 1.57 2 0.21 1 0.10 12 1.25 13 1.36      
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION 290 7.45 77 2.00
DECEMBER 2011 77 2.00 15 0.39 32 0.83 30 0.78 62 1.61      
SEPTEMBER 2011 114 2.94 11 0.28 46 1.18 57 1.47 103 2.65      
SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION 1,892 46.87 473 11.72
DECEMBER 2011 473 * 11.72 ... * ... 116 * 2.87 357 * 8.84 473 * 11.72      
SEPTEMBER 2011 473 11.72 ... ... 116 2.87 357 8.84 473 11.72      
SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION 438 8.75 88 1.76
DECEMBER 2011 88 * 1.76 ... * ... 27 * 0.54 61 * 1.22 88 * 1.76      
SEPTEMBER 2011 105 2.10 1 0.02 30 0.60 74 1.48 104 2.08      
SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION 5,167 7.67 1,161 1.76
DECEMBER 2011 1,161 1.75 45 0.07 318 0.48 798 1.20 1,116 1.68      
SEPTEMBER 2011 1,119 1.66 67 0.10 290 0.43 762 1.13 1,052 1.56      
BROADCASTING BOARD OF GOVERNORS 122 6.30 32 1.66
DECEMBER 2011 32 * 1.66 4 * 0.21 9 * 0.47 19 * 0.99 28 * 1.46      
SEPTEMBER 2011 32 1.66 4 0.21 9 0.47 19 0.99 28 1.45      
U.S. AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT 492 19.56 123 4.89
DECEMBER 2011 123 * 4.89 ... * ... 18 * 0.72 105 * 4.17 123 * 4.89      
SEPTEMBER 2011 123 4.89 ... ... 18 0.72 105 4.17 123 4.89      
U.S. POSTAL SERVICE 84,873 13.70 16,863 2.75
DECEMBER 2011 16,863 2.76 73 0.01 2,587 0.42 14,203 2.32 16,790 2.75      
SEPTEMBER 2011 23,018 3.73 71 0.01 2,918 0.47 20,029 3.25 22,947 3.72      

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

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