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Employment and Trends - December 2012

TABLE 16 -- TREND OF FEDERAL CIVILIAN ACCESSIONS AND SEPARATIONS BY BRANCH AND AREA TO DECEMBER 2012
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 2011 78,054 ** 5.70 75,666 ** 5.71 9,871 ** 5.67 65,795 ** 5.72 2,388 ** 5.28 754 ** 8.28 1,634 ** 4.52
MARCH 2012 74,723 * 2.73 72,515 * 2.74 7,546 * 2.19 64,969 * 2.82 2,208 * 2.43 422 * 2.33 1,786 * 2.45
JUNE 2012 95,256 * 3.47 91,977 * 3.47 11,731 * 3.44 80,246 * 3.47 3,279 * 3.71 509 * 2.84 2,770 * 3.93
SEPTEMBER 2012 82,135 * 3.01 78,684 * 2.98 11,644 * 3.42 67,040 * 2.91 3,451 * 4.05 584 * 3.28 2,867 * 4.26
DECEMBER 2012* 84,567 * 3.11 81,753 * 3.11 9,979 * 2.94 71,774 * 3.13 2,814 * 3.26 745 * 4.20 2,069 * 3.02
CALENDAR YEAR 2012 TOTAL TO DATE* 336,681 12.33 324,929 12.29 40,900 12.01 284,029 12.34 11,752 13.45 2,260 12.66 9,492 13.65
AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT* 2,730,165 2,642,779 340,543 2,302,236 87,387 17,850 69,537
FISCAL YEAR 2013 TOTAL TO DATE* 84,567 3.10 81,753 3.10 9,979 2.93 71,774 3.12 2,814 3.20 745 4.18 2,069 2.95
AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT* 2,726,501 2,638,626 340,045 2,298,581 87,875 17,808 70,067
NEW HIRES A/                                          
DECEMBER 2011 55,180 ** 4.03 53,514 ** 4.04 7,319 ** 4.20 46,195 ** 4.02 1,666 ** 3.68 558 ** 6.13 1,108 ** 3.07
MARCH 2012 47,575 * 1.74 46,048 * 1.74 5,748 * 1.67 40,300 * 1.75 1,527 * 1.68 270 * 1.49 1,257 * 1.73
JUNE 2012 76,691 * 2.80 74,187 * 2.80 9,388 * 2.75 64,799 * 2.80 2,504 * 2.83 373 * 2.08 2,131 * 3.02
SEPTEMBER 2012 66,498 * 2.44 63,888 * 2.42 9,085 * 2.67 54,803 * 2.38 2,610 * 3.06 485 * 2.72 2,125 * 3.15
DECEMBER 2012* 67,781 * 2.49 65,678 * 2.50 7,397 * 2.18 58,281 * 2.54 2,103 * 2.44 613 * 3.45 1,490 * 2.17
CALENDAR YEAR 2012 TOTAL TO DATE* 258,545 9.47 249,801 9.45 31,618 9.28 218,183 9.48 8,744 10.01 1,741 9.75 7,003 10.07
AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT* 2,730,165 2,642,779 340,543 2,302,236 87,387 17,850 69,537
FISCAL YEAR 2013 TOTAL TO DATE* 67,781 2.49 65,678 2.49 7,397 2.18 58,281 2.54 2,103 2.39 613 3.44 1,490 2.13
AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT* 2,726,501 2,638,626 340,045 2,298,581 87,875 17,808 70,067
TOTAL, ALL AGENCIES A/                                          
TOTAL SEPARATIONS A/                                          
DECEMBER 2011 89,484 ** 6.54 87,527 ** 6.61 9,116 ** 5.24 78,411 ** 6.82 1,957 ** 4.33 573 ** 6.30 1,384 ** 3.83
MARCH 2012 78,971 * 2.89 76,774 * 2.90 7,589 * 2.20 69,185 * 3.01 2,197 * 2.42 573 * 3.17 1,624 * 2.23
JUNE 2012 85,754 * 3.13 76,915 * 2.90 8,549 * 2.50 68,366 * 2.96 8,839 * 9.99 574 * 3.20 8,265 * 11.72
SEPTEMBER 2012 113,870 * 4.17 103,724 * 3.92 11,446 * 3.36 92,278 * 4.01 10,146 * 11.91 700 * 3.93 9,446 * 14.02
DECEMBER 2012* 96,580 * 3.55 94,367 * 3.59 8,678 * 2.55 85,689 * 3.74 2,213 * 2.56 603 * 3.40 1,610 * 2.35
CALENDAR YEAR 2012 TOTAL TO DATE* 375,175 13.74 351,780 13.31 36,262 10.65 315,518 13.70 23,395 26.77 2,450 13.73 20,945 30.12
AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT* 2,730,165 2,642,779 340,543 2,302,236 87,387 17,850 69,537
FISCAL YEAR 2013 TOTAL TO DATE* 96,580 3.54 94,367 3.58 8,678 2.55 85,689 3.73 2,213 2.52 603 3.39 1,610 2.30
AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT* 2,726,501 2,638,626 340,045 2,298,581 87,875 17,808 70,067
QUITS A/                                          
DECEMBER 2011 16,944 ** 1.24 16,523 ** 1.25 2,310 ** 1.33 14,213 ** 1.24 421 ** .93 64 ** .70 357 ** .99
MARCH 2012 15,088 * .55 14,627 * .55 1,855 * .54 12,772 * .55 461 * .51 61 * .34 400 * .55
JUNE 2012 16,537 * .60 15,862 * .60 2,338 * .68 13,524 * .58 675 * .76 73 * .41 602 * .85
SEPTEMBER 2012 23,578 * .86 22,791 * .86 3,520 * 1.03 19,271 * .84 787 * .92 91 * .51 696 * 1.03
DECEMBER 2012* 19,202 * .71 18,769 * .71 2,472 * .73 16,297 * .71 433 * .50 66 * .37 367 * .54
CALENDAR YEAR 2012 TOTAL TO DATE* 74,405 2.73 72,049 2.73 10,185 2.99 61,864 2.69 2,356 2.70 291 1.63 2,065 2.97
AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT* 2,730,165 2,642,779 340,543 2,302,236 87,387 17,850 69,537
FISCAL YEAR 2013 TOTAL TO DATE* 19,202 .70 18,769 .71 2,472 .73 16,297 .71 433 .49 66 .37 367 .52
AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT* 2,726,501 2,638,626 340,045 2,298,581 87,875 17,808 70,067
EXECUTIVE BRANCH                                          
TOTAL ACCESSIONS                                          
DECEMBER 2011 77,852 ** 5.71 75,464 ** 5.73 9,684 ** 5.75 65,780 ** 5.72 2,388 ** 5.28 754 ** 8.28 1,634 ** 4.52
MARCH 2012 74,547 * 2.74 72,339 * 2.75 7,385 * 2.22 64,954 * 2.82 2,208 * 2.43 422 * 2.33 1,786 * 2.45
JUNE 2012 95,063 * 3.48 91,784 * 3.48 11,553 * 3.50 80,231 * 3.47 3,279 * 3.71 509 * 2.84 2,770 * 3.93
SEPTEMBER 2012 81,958 * 3.02 78,507 * 2.98 11,482 * 3.49 67,025 * 2.91 3,451 * 4.05 584 * 3.28 2,867 * 4.26
DECEMBER 2012* 84,396 * 3.12 81,582 * 3.11 9,823 * 2.99 71,759 * 3.13 2,814 * 3.26 745 * 4.20 2,069 * 3.02
CALENDAR YEAR 2012 TOTAL TO DATE* 335,964 12.36 324,212 12.33 40,243 12.23 283,969 12.34 11,752 13.45 2,260 12.66 9,492 13.65
AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT* 2,717,444 2,630,063 328,939 2,301,124 87,381 17,850 69,531
FISCAL YEAR 2013 TOTAL TO DATE* 84,396 3.11 81,582 3.11 9,823 2.99 71,759 3.12 2,814 3.20 745 4.18 2,069 2.95
AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT* 2,713,783 2,625,914 328,445 2,297,469 87,869 17,808 70,061
NEW HIRES                                          
DECEMBER 2011 55,040 ** 4.04 53,374 ** 4.05 7,194 ** 4.27 46,180 ** 4.02 1,666 ** 3.68 558 ** 6.13 1,108 ** 3.07
MARCH 2012 47,417 * 1.74 45,890 * 1.74 5,605 * 1.68 40,285 * 1.75 1,527 * 1.68 270 * 1.49 1,257 * 1.73
JUNE 2012 76,528 * 2.80 74,024 * 2.80 9,240 * 2.80 64,784 * 2.80 2,504 * 2.83 373 * 2.08 2,131 * 3.02
SEPTEMBER 2012 66,350 * 2.44 63,740 * 2.42 8,952 * 2.72 54,788 * 2.38 2,610 * 3.06 485 * 2.72 2,125 * 3.15
DECEMBER 2012* 67,634 * 2.50 65,531 * 2.50 7,265 * 2.21 58,266 * 2.54 2,103 * 2.44 613 * 3.45 1,490 * 2.17
CALENDAR YEAR 2012 TOTAL TO DATE* 257,929 9.49 249,185 9.47 31,062 9.44 218,123 9.48 8,744 10.01 1,741 9.75 7,003 10.07
AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT* 2,717,444 2,630,063 328,939 2,301,124 87,381 17,850 69,531
FISCAL YEAR 2013 TOTAL TO DATE* 67,634 2.49 65,531 2.50 7,265 2.21 58,266 2.54 2,103 2.39 613 3.44 1,490 2.13
AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT* 2,713,783 2,625,914 328,445 2,297,469 87,869 17,808 70,061
EXECUTIVE BRANCH                                          
TOTAL SEPARATIONS                                          
DECEMBER 2011 89,000 ** 6.53 87,043 ** 6.61 8,644 ** 5.14 78,399 ** 6.82 1,957 ** 4.33 573 ** 6.30 1,384 ** 3.83
MARCH 2012 78,533 * 2.88 76,336 * 2.90 7,163 * 2.15 69,173 * 3.01 2,197 * 2.42 573 * 3.17 1,624 * 2.23
JUNE 2012 85,303 * 3.13 76,464 * 2.90 8,110 * 2.46 68,354 * 2.96 8,839 * 9.99 574 * 3.20 8,265 * 11.72
SEPTEMBER 2012 113,418 * 4.17 103,272 * 3.92 11,006 * 3.34 92,266 * 4.01 10,146 * 11.91 700 * 3.93 9,446 * 14.02
DECEMBER 2012* 96,136 * 3.55 93,923 * 3.59 8,246 * 2.51 85,677 * 3.74 2,213 * 2.56 603 * 3.40 1,610 * 2.35
CALENDAR YEAR 2012 TOTAL TO DATE* 373,390 13.74 349,995 13.31 34,525 10.50 315,470 13.71 23,395 26.77 2,450 13.73 20,945 30.12
AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT* 2,717,444 2,630,063 328,939 2,301,124 87,381 17,850 69,531
FISCAL YEAR 2013 TOTAL TO DATE* 96,136 3.54 93,923 3.58 8,246 2.51 85,677 3.73 2,213 2.52 603 3.39 1,610 2.30
AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT* 2,713,783 2,625,914 328,445 2,297,469 87,869 17,808 70,061
QUITS                                          
DECEMBER 2011 16,826 ** 1.23 16,405 ** 1.25 2,192 ** 1.30 14,213 ** 1.24 421 ** .93 64 ** .70 357 ** .99
MARCH 2012 14,974 * .55 14,513 * .55 1,741 * .52 12,772 * .56 461 * .51 61 * .34 400 * .55
JUNE 2012 16,412 * .60 15,737 * .60 2,213 * .67 13,524 * .59 675 * .76 73 * .41 602 * .85
SEPTEMBER 2012 23,453 * .86 22,666 * .86 3,395 * 1.03 19,271 * .84 787 * .92 91 * .51 696 * 1.03
DECEMBER 2012* 19,084 * .71 18,651 * .71 2,354 * .72 16,297 * .71 433 * .50 66 * .37 367 * .54
CALENDAR YEAR 2012 TOTAL TO DATE* 73,923 2.72 71,567 2.72 9,703 2.95 61,864 2.69 2,356 2.70 291 1.63 2,065 2.97
AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT* 2,717,444 2,630,063 328,939 2,301,124 87,381 17,850 69,531
FISCAL YEAR 2013 TOTAL TO DATE* 19,084 .70 18,651 .71 2,354 .72 16,297 .71 433 .49 66 .37 367 .52
AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT* 2,713,783 2,625,914 328,445 2,297,469 87,869 17,808 70,061

*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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