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Employment and Trends - December 2012

TABLE 17 -- SUMMARY OF TURNOVER DATA
ALL AREASUNITED STATESWASHINGTON, DC-MD-VA-WV CORE BASED STATISTICAL AREAOVERSEAS
TURNOVER CATEGORIESDECEMBER 2012*SEPTEMBER 2012*DECEMBER 2011**DECEMBER 2012*SEPTEMBER 2012*DECEMBER 2011**DECEMBER 2012*SEPTEMBER 2012*DECEMBER 2011**DECEMBER 2012*SEPTEMBER 2012*DECEMBER 2011**
TOTAL ACCESSIONS A/                        
NUMBER 84,567 82,135 78,054 81,753 78,684 75,666 9,979 11,644 9,871 2,814 3,451 2,388
RATE 3.11 3.01 2.83 3.11 2.98 2.84 2.94 3.42 2.80 3.26 4.05 2.61
TO THE COMPETITIVE SERVICE                        
NUMBER 29,678 30,243 33,407 28,917 29,437 32,672 4,415 5,259 4,425 761 806 735
RATE 2.00 2.02 2.23 1.99 2.01 2.22 1.83 2.18 1.86 2.70 2.80 2.52
TO THE EXCEPTED AND SENIOR EXECUTIVE SERVICES                        
NUMBER 54,889 51,892 44,647 52,836 49,247 42,994 5,564 6,385 5,446 2,053 2,645 1,653
RATE 4.41 4.17 3.56 4.46 4.15 3.60 5.18 5.87 4.76 3.53 4.70 2.66
TOTAL NEW HIRES                        
NUMBER 67,781 66,498 55,180 65,678 63,888 53,514 7,397 9,085 7,319 2,103 2,610 1,666
RATE 2.49 2.44 2.00 2.50 2.42 2.01 2.18 2.67 2.08 2.44 3.06 1.82
TO THE COMPETITIVE SERVICE                        
NUMBER 19,068 19,967 17,101 18,558 19,443 16,551 2,690 3,287 2,775 510 524 550
RATE 1.28 1.33 1.14 1.27 1.33 1.13 1.11 1.36 1.17 1.81 1.82 1.89
TO THE EXCEPTED AND SENIOR EXECUTIVE SERVICES                        
NUMBER 48,713 46,531 38,079 47,120 44,445 36,963 4,707 5,798 4,544 1,593 2,086 1,116
RATE 3.92 3.74 3.03 3.97 3.74 3.10 4.38 5.33 3.97 2.74 3.70 1.79
RESTORATIONS AND RETURNS TO DUTY                        
NUMBER 13,099 11,981 19,239 12,512 11,318 18,612 1,263 993 1,306 587 663 627
RATE .48 .44 .70 .48 .43 .70 .37 .29 .37 .68 .78 .69
U.S. CITIZENS                        
NUMBER 83,848 81,263 77,179 81,465 78,396 75,355 9,800 11,467 9,726 2,383 2,867 1,824
RATE 3.12 3.01 2.84 3.10 2.97 2.84 2.91 3.40 2.78 3.96 4.89 2.83
NON U.S. CITIZENS                        
NUMBER 719 872 875 288 288 311 179 177 145 431 584 564
RATE 2.19 2.60 2.56 4.31 4.15 4.28 5.51 5.31 5.08 1.65 2.20 2.09
TRANSFERS                        
NUMBER 3,687 3,656 3,635 3,563 3,478 3,540 1,319 1,566 1,246 124 178 95
RATE .14 .13 .13 .14 .13 .13 .39 .46 .35 .14 .21 .10
ACCESSIONS EXCLUDING TRANSFERS                        
NUMBER 80,880 78,479 74,419 78,190 75,206 72,126 8,660 10,078 8,625 2,690 3,273 2,293
RATE 2.98 2.88 2.70 2.97 2.84 2.71 2.55 2.96 2.45 3.12 3.84 2.51
TOTAL SEPARATIONS A/                        
NUMBER 96,580 113,870 89,484 94,367 103,724 87,527 8,678 11,446 9,116 2,213 10,146 1,957
RATE 3.55 4.17 3.25 3.59 3.92 3.29 2.55 3.36 2.59 2.56 11.91 2.14
TRANSFERS                        
NUMBER 4,114 4,564 4,237 3,903 4,329 4,101 1,062 1,523 1,187 211 235 136
RATE .15 .17 .15 .15 .16 .15 .31 .45 .34 .24 .28 .15
QUITS                        
NUMBER 19,202 23,578 16,944 18,769 22,791 16,523 2,472 3,520 2,310 433 787 421
RATE .71 .86 .62 .71 .86 .62 .73 1.03 .66 .50 .92 .46
OTHER SEPARATIONS                        
NUMBER 73,264 85,728 68,303 71,695 76,604 66,903 5,144 6,403 5,619 1,569 9,124 1,400
RATE 2.70 3.14 2.48 2.72 2.90 2.51 1.51 1.88 1.59 1.82 10.71 1.53
U.S. CITIZENS                        
NUMBER 95,784 112,964 88,815 94,022 103,382 87,233 8,452 11,193 8,966 1,762 9,582 1,582
RATE 3.57 4.19 3.27 3.58 3.92 3.29 2.51 3.32 2.56 2.93 16.35 2.46
NON U.S. CITIZENS                        
NUMBER 796 906 669 345 342 294 226 253 150 451 564 375
RATE 2.43 2.70 1.95 5.16 4.93 4.05 6.96 7.60 5.25 1.73 2.12 1.39
SEPARATIONS EXCLUDING TRANSFERS                        
NUMBER 92,466 109,306 85,247 90,464 99,395 83,426 7,616 9,923 7,929 2,002 9,911 1,821
RATE 3.40 4.00 3.10 3.44 3.76 3.13 2.24 2.91 2.25 2.32 11.64 1.99
LEGISLATIVE BRANCH ACCESSIONS B/                        
NUMBER 164 165 156 164 165 156 149 150 141 ... ... ...
RATE 1.29 1.30 1.22 1.29 1.30 1.22 1.28 1.29 1.21 ... ... ...
TO THE COMPETITIVE SERVICE                        
NUMBER 18 18 18 18 18 18 12 12 12 ... ... ...
RATE .15 .15 .78 .15 .15 .78 .10 .10 .56 ... ... ...
TO THE EXCEPTED AND SENIOR EXECUTIVE SERVICES                        
NUMBER 146 147 138 146 147 138 137 138 129 ... ... ...
RATE 1.40 1.41 1.32 1.40 1.41 1.32 1.45 1.46 1.36 ... ... ...
TOTAL NEW HIRES                        
NUMBER 147 148 140 147 148 140 132 133 125 ... ... ...
RATE 1.16 1.16 1.10 1.16 1.16 1.10 1.14 1.15 1.07 ... ... ...
TO THE COMPETITIVE SERVICE                        
NUMBER 12 12 12 12 12 12 6 6 6 ... ... ...
RATE .10 .10 .52 .10 .10 .52 .05 .05 .28 ... ... ...
TO THE EXCEPTED AND SENIOR EXECUTIVE SERVICES                        
NUMBER 135 136 128 135 136 128 126 127 119 ... ... ...
RATE 1.30 1.31 1.23 1.30 1.31 1.23 1.33 1.34 1.25 ... ... ...
RESTORATIONS AND RETURNS TO DUTY                        
NUMBER 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 ... ... ...
RATE .13 .13 .13 .13 .13 .13 .14 .14 .14 ... ... ...
U.S. CITIZENS                        
NUMBER 164 165 156 164 165 156 149 150 141 ... ... ...
RATE 1.30 1.30 1.23 1.30 1.30 1.23 1.29 1.30 1.22 ... ... ...
NON U.S. CITIZENS                        
NUMBER ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
RATE ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
TRANSFERS                        
NUMBER 1 1 ... 1 1 ... 1 1 ... ... ... ...
RATE .01 .01 ... .01 .01 ... .01 .01 ... ... ... ...
ACCESSIONS EXCLUDING TRANSFERS                        
NUMBER 163 164 156 163 164 156 148 149 141 ... ... ...
RATE 1.28 1.29 1.22 1.28 1.29 1.22 1.28 1.28 1.21 ... ... ...
LEGISLATIVE BRANCH SEPARATIONS B/                        
NUMBER 438 446 433 438 446 433 426 434 421 ... ... ...
RATE 3.44 3.51 3.39 3.45 3.51 3.39 3.67 3.74 3.61 ... ... ...
TRANSFERS                        
NUMBER 4 3 3 4 3 3 4 3 3 ... ... ...
RATE .03 .02 .02 .03 .02 .02 .03 .03 .03 ... ... ...
QUITS                        
NUMBER 116 123 114 116 123 114 116 123 114 ... ... ...
RATE .91 .97 .89 .91 .97 .89 1.00 1.06 .98 ... ... ...
OTHER SEPARATIONS                        
NUMBER 318 320 316 318 320 316 306 308 304 ... ... ...
RATE 2.50 2.51 2.47 2.50 2.52 2.48 2.64 2.65 2.61 ... ... ...
U.S. CITIZENS                        
NUMBER 436 444 431 436 444 431 424 432 419 ... ... ...
RATE 3.44 3.51 3.39 3.45 3.51 3.39 3.67 3.74 3.61 ... ... ...
NON U.S. CITIZENS                        
NUMBER 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 ... ... ...
RATE 3.51 3.51 3.45 3.51 3.51 3.45 3.51 3.51 3.45 ... ... ...
SEPARATIONS EXCLUDING TRANSFERS                        
NUMBER 434 443 430 434 443 430 422 431 418 ... ... ...
RATE 3.41 3.48 3.37 3.41 3.48 3.37 3.64 3.71 3.59 ... ... ...
EXECUTIVE BRANCH ACCESSIONS                        
NUMBER 84,396 81,958 77,852 81,582 78,507 75,464 9,823 11,482 9,684 2,814 3,451 2,388
RATE 3.12 3.02 2.84 3.11 2.98 2.85 2.99 3.49 2.84 3.26 4.05 2.61
TO THE COMPETITIVE SERVICE                        
NUMBER 29,660 30,225 33,389 28,899 29,419 32,654 4,403 5,247 4,413 761 806 735
RATE 2.01 2.04 2.23 2.00 2.02 2.23 1.91 2.28 1.87 2.70 2.80 2.52
TO THE EXCEPTED AND SENIOR EXECUTIVE SERVICES                        
NUMBER 54,736 51,733 44,463 52,683 49,088 42,810 5,420 6,235 5,271 2,053 2,645 1,653
RATE 4.44 4.20 3.57 4.48 4.17 3.62 5.53 6.28 5.02 3.53 4.70 2.66
TOTAL NEW HIRES                        
NUMBER 67,634 66,350 55,040 65,531 63,740 53,374 7,265 8,952 7,194 2,103 2,610 1,666
RATE 2.50 2.44 2.01 2.50 2.42 2.01 2.21 2.72 2.11 2.44 3.06 1.82
TO THE COMPETITIVE SERVICE                        
NUMBER 19,056 19,955 17,089 18,546 19,431 16,539 2,684 3,281 2,769 510 524 550
RATE 1.29 1.34 1.14 1.28 1.34 1.13 1.17 1.43 1.17 1.81 1.82 1.89
TO THE EXCEPTED AND SENIOR EXECUTIVE SERVICES                        
NUMBER 48,578 46,395 37,951 46,985 44,309 36,835 4,581 5,671 4,425 1,593 2,086 1,116
RATE 3.94 3.76 3.05 4.00 3.77 3.12 4.67 5.71 4.21 2.74 3.70 1.79
RESTORATIONS AND RETURNS TO DUTY                        
NUMBER 13,083 11,965 19,223 12,496 11,302 18,596 1,247 977 1,290 587 663 627
RATE .48 .44 .70 .48 .43 .70 .38 .30 .38 .68 .78 .69
U.S. CITIZENS                        
NUMBER 83,677 81,086 76,977 81,294 78,219 75,153 9,644 11,305 9,539 2,383 2,867 1,824
RATE 3.13 3.02 2.84 3.11 2.98 2.84 2.97 3.47 2.82 3.96 4.89 2.83
NON U.S. CITIZENS                        
NUMBER 719 872 875 288 288 311 179 177 145 431 584 564
RATE 2.19 2.61 2.56 4.34 4.19 4.32 5.61 5.41 5.18 1.65 2.20 2.09
TRANSFERS                        
NUMBER 3,679 3,643 3,589 3,555 3,465 3,494 1,311 1,553 1,200 124 178 95
RATE .14 .13 .13 .14 .13 .13 .40 .47 .35 .14 .21 .10
ACCESSIONS EXCLUDING TRANSFERS                        
NUMBER 80,717 78,315 74,263 78,027 75,042 71,970 8,512 9,929 8,484 2,690 3,273 2,293
RATE 2.98 2.88 2.71 2.98 2.85 2.72 2.59 3.02 2.49 3.12 3.84 2.51
EXECUTIVE BRANCH SEPARATIONS                        
NUMBER 96,136 113,418 89,000 93,923 103,272 87,043 8,246 11,006 8,644 2,213 10,146 1,957
RATE 3.55 4.17 3.25 3.59 3.92 3.29 2.51 3.34 2.54 2.56 11.91 2.14
TRANSFERS                        
NUMBER 4,110 4,560 4,231 3,899 4,325 4,095 1,058 1,519 1,181 211 235 136
RATE .15 .17 .15 .15 .16 .15 .32 .46 .35 .24 .28 .15
QUITS                        
NUMBER 19,084 23,453 16,826 18,651 22,666 16,405 2,354 3,395 2,192 433 787 421
RATE .71 .86 .61 .71 .86 .62 .72 1.03 .64 .50 .92 .46
OTHER SEPARATIONS                        
NUMBER 72,942 85,405 67,943 71,373 76,281 66,543 4,834 6,092 5,271 1,569 9,124 1,400
RATE 2.70 3.14 2.48 2.73 2.90 2.51 1.47 1.85 1.55 1.82 10.71 1.53
U.S. CITIZENS                        
NUMBER 95,342 112,514 88,333 93,580 102,932 86,751 8,022 10,755 8,496 1,762 9,582 1,582
RATE 3.57 4.19 3.26 3.58 3.92 3.28 2.47 3.30 2.51 2.93 16.35 2.46
NON U.S. CITIZENS                        
NUMBER 794 904 667 343 340 292 224 251 148 451 564 375
RATE 2.42 2.70 1.95 5.17 4.94 4.05 7.02 7.67 5.29 1.73 2.12 1.39
SEPARATIONS EXCLUDING TRANSFERS                        
NUMBER 92,026 108,858 84,769 90,024 98,947 82,948 7,188 9,487 7,463 2,002 9,911 1,821
RATE 3.40 4.01 3.09 3.44 3.76 3.13 2.19 2.88 2.19 2.32 11.64 1.99

* 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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