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Data, Analysis & Documentation Federal Employment Reports

Employment and Trends - March 2011

TABLE 1 -- FEDERAL CIVILIAN PERSONNEL SUMMARY
MARCH 2011DECEMBER 2010CHANGE FROMAVERAGE EMPLOYMENT TO DATE
EMPLOYMENT CATEGORIESTOTAL*PERCENTTOTAL**PERCENTDECEMBER 2010MARCH 2010CALENDAR YEAR 2011*CHANGE FROM CALENDAR YEARFISCAL YEAR 2011*CHANGE FROM FISCAL YEAR 2010
                   
TOTAL CIVILIAN EMPLOYMENT A/ 2,843,179 100.00 2,843,461 100.00 -282 -158,956 2,843,179 -158,956 2,843,320 -65,799
                   
FULL-TIME 2,617,002 92.04 2,621,214 92.18 -4,212 +31,907 2,617,002 +31,907 2,619,108 +42,778
WITH PERMANENT APPOINTMENTS 2,484,041 87.37 2,476,149 87.08 +7,892 +59,477 2,484,041 +59,477 2,480,095 +61,234
WITH TEMPORARY AND                    
INDEFINITE APPOINTMENTS 132,961 4.68 145,065 5.10 -12,104 -27,570 132,961 -27,570 139,013 -18,456
PART-TIME (REGULARLY SCHEDULED) 127,621 4.49 128,249 4.51 -628 -2,697 127,621 -2,697 127,935 -1,503
INTERMITTENT 98,556 3.47 93,998 3.31 +4,558 -188,166 98,556 -188,166 96,277 -107,074
                   
U.S. CITIZENS 2,808,697 98.79 2,809,011 98.79 -314 -158,899 2,808,697 -158,899 2,808,854 -66,138
NON U.S. CITIZENS 34,482 1.21 34,450 1.21 +32 -57 34,482 -57 34,466 +339
                   
UNITED STATES, TOTAL 2,750,167 96.73 2,750,695 96.74 -528 -160,680 2,750,167 -160,680 2,750,431 -67,985
WASHINGTON, D.C.,                    
METROPOLITAN AREA 368,706 12.97 371,312 13.06 -2,606 -1,747 368,706 -1,747 370,009 +5,090
OUTSIDE WASHINGTON, D.C.                    
METROPOLITAN AREA 2,381,461 83.76 2,379,383 83.68 +2,078 -158,933 2,381,461 -158,933 2,380,422 -73,075
                   
OVERSEAS, TOTAL 93,012 3.27 92,766 3.26 +246 +1,724 93,012 +1,724 92,889 +2,186
U.S. CITIZENS 66,420 2.34 66,187 2.33 +233 +1,239 66,420 +1,239 66,304 +1,570
NON U.S. CITIZENS 26,592 .94 26,579 .93 +13 +485 26,592 +485 26,586 +617
                   
TERRITORIES 18,573 .65 18,628 .66 -55 +274 18,573 +274 18,601 +33
U.S. CITIZENS 18,543 .65 18,599 .65 -56 +267 18,543 +267 18,571 +23
NON U.S. CITIZENS 30 ... 29 ... +1 +7 30 +7 30 +10
                   
FOREIGN COUNTRIES 74,439 2.62 74,138 2.61 +301 +1,450 74,439 +1,450 74,289 +2,154
U.S. CITIZENS 47,877 1.68 47,588 1.67 +289 +972 47,877 +972 47,733 +1,547
NON U.S. CITIZENS 26,562 .93 26,550 .93 +12 +478 26,562 +478 26,556 +607
                   
EXECUTIVE BRANCH, TOTAL 2,780,434 97.79 2,779,079 97.74 +1,355 -157,125 2,780,434 -157,125 2,779,757 -64,817
                   
FULL-TIME, TOTAL 2,556,144 89.90 2,558,715 89.99 -2,571 +33,723 2,556,144 +33,723 2,557,430 +43,744
TYPE OF POSITION OCCUPIED:                    
IN PERMANENT POSITIONS 2,477,303 87.13 2,485,702 87.42 -8,399 +45,963 2,477,303 +45,963 2,481,503 +54,353
IN TEMPORARY POSITIONS 78,841 2.77 73,013 2.57 +5,828 -12,240 78,841 -12,240 75,927 -10,609
TYPE OF APPOINTMENT:                    
WITH PERMANENT APPOINTMENTS 2,433,305 85.58 2,432,442 85.55 +863 +52,407 2,433,305 +52,407 2,432,874 +57,679
WITH TEMPORARY AND                    
INDEFINITE APPOINTMENTS 122,839 4.32 126,273 4.44 -3,434 -18,684 122,839 -18,684 124,556 -13,935
                   
PART-TIME (REGULARLY SCHEDULED)                    
TOTAL 125,919 4.43 126,548 4.45 -629 -2,708 125,919 -2,708 126,234 -1,513
WITH PERMANENT APPOINTMENTS 102,181 3.59 103,288 3.63 -1,107 -2,389 102,181 -2,389 102,735 -1,376
WITH TEMPORARY AND                    
INDEFINITE APPOINTMENTS 23,738 .83 23,260 .82 +478 -319 23,738 -319 23,499 -138
                   
INTERMITTENT, TOTAL 98,371 3.46 93,816 3.30 +4,555 -188,140 98,371 -188,140 96,094 -107,048
                   
COMPETITIVE SERVICE, TOTAL 1,507,235 53.01 1,466,417 51.57 +40,818 +78,252 1,507,235 +78,252 1,486,826 +69,369
PERMANENT APPOINTMENTS 1,466,183 51.57 1,425,665 50.14 +40,518 +81,292 1,466,183 +81,292 1,445,924 +71,620
TEMPORARY AND INDEFINITE                    
APPOINTMENTS 41,052 1.44 40,752 1.43 +300 -3,040 41,052 -3,040 40,902 -2,251
                   
EXCEPTED AND SENIOR EXECUTIVE                    
SERVICES, TOTAL 1,273,199 44.78 1,312,662 46.16 -39,463 -235,377 1,273,199 -235,377 1,292,931 -134,187
PERMANENT APPOINTMENTS 1,079,449 37.97 1,120,280 39.40 -40,831 -40,354 1,079,449 -40,354 1,099,865 -18,684
TEMPORARY AND INDEFINITE                    
APPOINTMENTS 193,750 6.81 192,382 6.77 +1,368 -195,023 193,750 -195,023 193,066 -115,503
                   
LEGISLATIVE BRANCH, TOTAL 28,980 1.02 30,620 1.08 -1,640 -1,840 28,980 -1,840 29,800 -989
                   
FULL-TIME 28,603 1.01 30,247 1.06 -1,644 -1,820 28,603 -1,820 29,425 -968
PART-TIME (REGULARLY SCHEDULED) 289 .01 288 .01 +1 +6 289 +6 289 +6
INTERMITTENT 88 ... 85 ... +3 -26 88 -26 87 -26
                   
JUDICIAL BRANCH, TOTAL 33,765 1.19 33,762 1.19 +3 +9 33,765 +9 33,764 +8
                   
FULL-TIME 32,255 1.13 32,252 1.13 +3 +4 32,255 +4 32,254 +3
PART-TIME (REGULARLY SCHEDULED) 1,413 .05 1,413 .05 +0 +5 1,413 +5 1,413 +5
INTERMITTENT 97 ... 97 ... +0 +0 97 +0 97 +0

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

A/ EXCLUDES CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY, NATIONAL SECURITY AGENCY, DEFENSE INTELLIGENCE AGENCY, AND
NATIONAL IMAGERY AND MAPPING AGENCY.

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