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Employment and Trends - December 2012

TABLE 18 -- ACCESSIONS BY TYPE, BRANCH, AND SELECTED AGENCY, ALL AREAS, SEPTEMBER 2012 AND DECEMBER 2012
TOTALTRANSFERSNEW HIRESRESTORATIONS, RETURNS TO DUTYACCESSIONS EXCLUDING TRANSFERSACCESSIONS CALENDAR YEAR 2012 TO DATEACCESSIONS FISCAL YEAR 2013 TO DATE
AGENCYNUMBER*RATENUMBER*RATENUMBER*RATENUMBER*RATENUMBER*RATENUMBER*RATENUMBER*RATE
TOTAL, ALL AGENCIES 336,681 12.33 84,567 3.10
DECEMBER 2012 84,567 * 3.11 3,687 * 0.14 67,781 * 2.49 13,099 * 0.48 80,880 * 2.98      
SEPTEMBER 2012 82,135 * 3.01 3,656 * 0.13 66,498 * 2.44 11,981 * 0.44 78,479 * 2.88      
LEGISLATIVE BRANCH 669 5.26 164 1.29
DECEMBER 2012 164 * 1.29 1 * 0.01 147 * 1.16 16 * 0.13 163 * 1.28      
SEPTEMBER 2012 165 * 1.30 1 * 0.01 148 * 1.16 16 * 0.13 164 * 1.29      
GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTABILITY OFFICE 108 3.38 27 0.85
DECEMBER 2012 27 * 0.85 ... * ... 27 * 0.85 ... * ... 27 * 0.85      
SEPTEMBER 2012 27 * 0.85 ... * ... 27 * 0.85 ... * ... 27 * 0.85      
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE 72 3.03 18 0.76
DECEMBER 2012 18 * 0.76 ... * ... 12 * 0.50 6 * 0.25 18 * 0.76      
SEPTEMBER 2012 18 * 0.76 ... * ... 12 * 0.50 6 * 0.25 18 * 0.76      
LIBRARY OF CONGRESS 276 7.13 69 1.78
DECEMBER 2012 69 * 1.78 ... * ... 63 * 1.63 6 * 0.15 69 * 1.78      
SEPTEMBER 2012 69 * 1.78 ... * ... 63 * 1.63 6 * 0.15 69 * 1.78      
JUDICIAL BRANCH 48 0.14 7 0.02
DECEMBER 2012 7 * 0.02 7 * 0.02 ... * ... ... * ... ... * ...      
SEPTEMBER 2012 12 * 0.04 12 * 0.04 ... * ... ... * ... ... * ...      
EXECUTIVE BRANCH 335,964 12.36 84,396 3.11
DECEMBER 2012 84,396 * 3.12 3,679 * 0.14 67,634 * 2.50 13,083 * 0.48 80,717 * 2.98      
SEPTEMBER 2012 81,958 * 3.02 3,643 * 0.13 66,350 * 2.44 11,965 * 0.44 78,315 * 2.88      
EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT 299 16.01 36 1.94
DECEMBER 2012 36 * 1.93 8 * 0.43 28 * 1.50 ... * ... 28 * 1.50      
SEPTEMBER 2012 93 * 4.95 10 * 0.53 83 * 4.42 ... * ... 83 * 4.42      
EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS 247,622 12.84 53,290 2.76
DECEMBER 2012 53,290 * 2.77 3,333 * 0.17 37,339 * 1.94 12,618 * 0.66 49,957 * 2.60      
SEPTEMBER 2012 57,326 * 2.97 3,330 * 0.17 42,491 * 2.20 11,505 * 0.60 53,996 * 2.80      
DEPARTMENT OF STATE 4,109 9.96 846 2.03
DECEMBER 2012 846 2.04 33 0.08 531 1.28 282 0.68 813 1.96      
SEPTEMBER 2012 1,178 2.84 29 0.07 867 2.09 282 0.68 1,149 2.77      
DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY 24,433 21.64 3,337 2.97
DECEMBER 2012 3,337 * 2.97 71 * 0.06 1,750 * 1.56 1,516 * 1.35 3,266 * 2.90      
SEPTEMBER 2012 3,337 * 2.97 71 * 0.06 1,750 * 1.56 1,516 * 1.35 3,266 * 2.90      
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE 105,244 13.96 25,599 3.38
DECEMBER 2012 25,599 3.44 1,548 0.21 15,823 2.13 8,228 1.11 24,051 3.23      
SEPTEMBER 2012 28,504 * 3.83 1,633 * 0.22 19,325 * 2.59 7,546 * 1.01 26,871 * 3.61      
DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY 35,345 12.75 8,100 2.88
DECEMBER 2012 8,100 3.01 356 0.13 5,215 1.94 2,529 0.94 7,744 2.88      
SEPTEMBER 2012 7,284 2.68 328 0.12 4,793 1.77 2,163 0.80 6,956 2.56      
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY 26,619 13.24 5,389 2.67
DECEMBER 2012 5,389 2.68 360 0.18 3,548 1.76 1,481 0.74 5,029 2.50      
SEPTEMBER 2012 9,750 4.84 516 0.26 7,432 3.69 1,802 0.89 9,234 4.58      
DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE 25,189 14.52 6,984 4.02
DECEMBER 2012 6,984 4.04 437 0.25 4,589 2.65 1,958 1.13 6,547 3.79      
SEPTEMBER 2012 7,027 4.06 716 0.41 4,647 2.69 1,664 0.96 6,311 3.65      
DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY 4,948 19.57 1,215 4.79
DECEMBER 2012 1,215 4.79 13 0.05 326 1.29 876 3.45 1,202 4.74      
SEPTEMBER 2012 1,422 5.63 22 0.09 491 1.94 909 3.60 1,400 5.54      
OTHER DEFENSE ACTIVITIES (EXCLUDING DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY) 13,143 17.14 3,911 5.08
DECEMBER 2012 3,911 5.18 382 0.51 2,145 2.84 1,384 1.83 3,529 4.67      
SEPTEMBER 2012 3,021 * 4.08 51 * 0.07 1,962 * 2.65 1,008 * 1.36 2,970 * 4.01      
DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 7,770 6.65 2,960 2.52
DECEMBER 2012 2,960 2.53 104 0.09 2,856 2.44 ... ... 2,856 2.44      
SEPTEMBER 2012 2,117 1.81 41 0.04 2,076 1.78 ... ... 2,076 1.78      
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR 22,723 30.77 2,506 3.64
DECEMBER 2012 2,506 3.44 185 0.25 1,350 1.85 971 1.33 2,321 3.19      
SEPTEMBER 2012 2,603 3.31 164 0.21 1,810 2.30 629 0.80 2,439 3.10      
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE 23,471 24.56 2,180 2.41
DECEMBER 2012 2,180 2.30 284 0.30 1,596 1.68 300 0.32 1,896 2.00      
SEPTEMBER 2012 2,318 2.29 238 0.24 1,846 1.82 234 0.23 2,080 2.06      
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE 5,349 12.04 1,053 2.38
DECEMBER 2012 1,053 2.38 86 0.19 941 2.13 26 0.06 967 2.18      
SEPTEMBER 2012 2,005 4.53 85 0.19 1,883 4.26 37 0.08 1,920 4.34      
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR 1,998 11.31 431 2.42
DECEMBER 2012 431 2.43 73 0.41 334 1.88 24 0.14 358 2.01      
SEPTEMBER 2012 530 2.99 96 0.54 403 2.27 31 0.17 434 2.45      
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 14,383 19.63 4,049 5.47
DECEMBER 2012 4,049 * 5.47 259 * 0.35 3,634 * 4.91 156 * 0.21 3,790 * 5.12      
SEPTEMBER 2012 4,049 5.52 259 0.35 3,634 4.96 156 0.21 3,790 5.17      
DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT 478 5.32 81 0.95
DECEMBER 2012 81 0.94 19 0.22 48 0.56 14 0.16 62 0.72      
SEPTEMBER 2012 180 2.00 36 0.40 140 1.55 4 0.04 144 1.60      
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION 3,759 6.58 929 1.63
DECEMBER 2012 929 * 1.63 29 * 0.05 752 * 1.32 148 * 0.26 900 * 1.58      
SEPTEMBER 2012 929 * 1.63 29 * 0.05 752 * 1.32 148 * 0.26 900 * 1.58      
DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY 1,303 8.30 227 1.46
DECEMBER 2012 227 1.46 49 0.31 146 0.94 32 0.21 178 1.14      
SEPTEMBER 2012 278 1.77 45 0.29 199 1.26 34 0.22 233 1.48      
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION 327 7.57 70 1.67
DECEMBER 2012 70 1.66 4 0.09 60 1.42 6 0.14 66 1.56      
SEPTEMBER 2012 55 1.28 9 0.21 43 1.00 3 0.07 46 1.07      
DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS 16,646 5.19 5,138 1.59
DECEMBER 2012 5,138 * 1.59 150 * 0.05 4,581 * 1.42 407 * 0.13 4,988 * 1.54      
SEPTEMBER 2012 5,138 1.60 150 0.05 4,581 1.43 407 0.13 4,988 1.56      
DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY 15,629 8.14 3,884 2.00
DECEMBER 2012 3,884 2.01 439 0.23 2,937 1.52 508 0.26 3,445 1.79      
SEPTEMBER 2012 4,105 2.15 445 0.23 3,182 1.66 478 0.25 3,660 1.91      
INDEPENDENT AGENCIES 88,043 11.18 31,070 3.96
DECEMBER 2012 31,070 * 3.97 338 * 0.04 30,267 * 3.87 465 * 0.06 30,732 * 3.93      
SEPTEMBER 2012 24,539 * 3.12 303 * 0.04 23,776 * 3.02 460 * 0.06 24,236 * 3.08      
FEDERAL RESERVE BOARD OF GOVERNORS 24 1.28 6 0.32
DECEMBER 2012 6 * 0.32 ... * ... 6 * 0.32 ... * ... 6 * 0.32      
SEPTEMBER 2012 6 * 0.32 ... * ... 6 * 0.32 ... * ... 6 * 0.32      
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY 558 3.07 63 0.36
DECEMBER 2012 63 0.35 9 0.05 39 0.22 15 0.08 54 0.30      
SEPTEMBER 2012 117 0.64 8 0.04 105 0.58 4 0.02 109 0.60      
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION 33 1.42 13 0.58
DECEMBER 2012 13 0.57 2 0.09 7 0.30 4 0.17 11 0.48      
SEPTEMBER 2012 8 * 0.34 ... * ... 4 * 0.17 4 * 0.17 8 * 0.34      
FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION 164 9.38 39 2.20
DECEMBER 2012 39 2.21 12 0.68 27 1.53 ... ... 27 1.53      
SEPTEMBER 2012 37 2.12 4 0.23 32 1.83 1 0.06 33 1.89      
FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION 512 6.16 128 1.54
DECEMBER 2012 128 * 1.54 19 * 0.23 83 * 1.00 26 * 0.31 109 * 1.31      
SEPTEMBER 2012 128 * 1.54 19 * 0.23 83 * 1.00 26 * 0.31 109 * 1.31      
GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION 681 5.44 206 1.66
DECEMBER 2012 206 * 1.66 38 * 0.31 148 * 1.20 20 * 0.16 168 * 1.36      
SEPTEMBER 2012 206 1.65 38 0.30 148 1.18 20 0.16 168 1.34      
NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION 972 5.36 164 0.92
DECEMBER 2012 164 0.91 30 0.17 106 0.59 28 0.16 134 0.74      
SEPTEMBER 2012 269 1.48 30 0.16 173 0.95 66 0.36 239 1.31      
NATIONAL ARCHIVES AND RECORDS ADMINISTRATION 453 13.28 124 3.75
DECEMBER 2012 124 3.74 6 0.18 91 2.74 27 0.81 118 3.55      
SEPTEMBER 2012 91 2.66 4 0.12 69 2.02 18 0.53 87 2.55      
NATIONAL LABOR RELATIONS BOARD 185 11.04 34 2.03
DECEMBER 2012 34 2.02 5 0.30 25 1.49 4 0.24 29 1.73      
SEPTEMBER 2012 49 2.90 2 0.12 40 2.36 7 0.41 47 2.78      
NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION 123 3.16 19 0.50
DECEMBER 2012 19 0.49 ... ... 12 0.31 7 0.18 19 0.49      
SEPTEMBER 2012 41 1.05 1 0.03 36 0.92 4 0.10 40 1.03      
OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT 730 13.19 188 3.38
DECEMBER 2012 188 * 3.38 40 * 0.72 135 * 2.43 13 * 0.23 148 * 2.66      
SEPTEMBER 2012 188 3.40 40 0.72 135 2.44 13 0.23 148 2.67      
RAILROAD RETIREMENT BOARD 36 3.77 15 1.58
DECEMBER 2012 15 1.57 2 0.21 11 1.15 2 0.21 13 1.36      
SEPTEMBER 2012 7 * 0.73 1 * 0.10 5 * 0.52 1 * 0.10 6 * 0.63      
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION 462 11.79 211 5.20
DECEMBER 2012 211 5.30 38 0.95 168 4.22 5 0.13 173 4.34      
SEPTEMBER 2012 111 2.86 14 0.36 91 2.35 6 0.15 97 2.50      
SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION 1,124 27.84 281 6.96
DECEMBER 2012 281 * 6.96 10 * 0.25 153 * 3.79 118 * 2.92 271 * 6.71      
SEPTEMBER 2012 281 * 6.96 10 * 0.25 153 * 3.79 118 * 2.92 271 * 6.71      
SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION 418 8.39 119 2.43
DECEMBER 2012 119 * 2.40 15 * 0.30 96 * 1.94 8 * 0.16 104 * 2.10      
SEPTEMBER 2012 98 * 1.96 10 * 0.20 83 * 1.66 5 * 0.10 88 * 1.76      
SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION 2,798 4.30 706 1.09
DECEMBER 2012 706 1.09 10 0.02 555 0.86 141 0.22 696 1.07      
SEPTEMBER 2012 695 1.07 3 ... 550 0.84 142 0.22 692 1.06      
BROADCASTING BOARD OF GOVERNORS 80 4.29 17 0.92
DECEMBER 2012 17 * 0.92 4 * 0.22 13 * 0.70 ... * ... 13 * 0.70      
SEPTEMBER 2012 17 0.91 4 0.21 13 0.70 ... ... 13 0.70      
U.S. AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT 888 35.31 222 8.83
DECEMBER 2012 222 * 8.83 12 * 0.48 210 * 8.35 ... * ... 210 * 8.35      
SEPTEMBER 2012 222 * 8.83 12 * 0.48 210 * 8.35 ... * ... 210 * 8.35      
U.S. POSTAL SERVICE 74,660 12.49 27,907 4.68
DECEMBER 2012 27,907 4.70 14 ... 27,893 4.69 ... ... 27,893 4.69      
SEPTEMBER 2012 21,310 3.57 24 ... 21,286 3.57 ... ... 21,286 3.57      

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

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