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Employment and Trends - December 2012

TABLE 2 -- COMPARISON OF TOTAL CIVILIAN EMPLOYMENT OF THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT BY BRANCH, AGENCY, AND AREA AS OF SEPTEMBER 2012 AND DECEMBER 2012
TOTAL, ALL AREASUNITED STATESWASHINGTON, DC-MD-VA-WV CORE BASED STATISTICAL AREA
AGENCYDECEMBER 2012*SEPTEMBER 2012CHANGEDECEMBER 2012*SEPTEMBER 2012CHANGEDECEMBER 2012*SEPTEMBER 2012CHANGE
TOTAL, ALL AGENCIES A/ 2,777,403 * 2,760,569 * +16,834 2,689,159 * 2,675,491 * +13,668 360,008 * 359,271 * +737
LEGISLATIVE BRANCH 29,848 * 29,837 * +11 29,842 * 29,831 * +11 28,730 * 28,719 * +11
CONGRESS 17,130 * 17,118 * +12 17,130 * 17,118 * +12 17,130 * 17,118 * +12
U.S. SENATE 7,030 * 7,030 * ... 7,030 * 7,030 * ... 7,030 * 7,030 * ...
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES SUMMARY 10,100 10,088 +12 10,100 10,088 +12 10,100 10,088 +12
COMMISSION ON SECURITY AND COOPERATION IN EUROPE 15 * 15 * ... 15 * 15 * ... 15 * 15 * ...
ARCHITECT OF THE CAPITOL 2,525 * 2,525 * ... 2,525 * 2,525 * ... 2,525 * 2,525 * ...
BOTANIC GARDEN 66 * 66 * ... 66 * 66 * ... 66 * 66 * ...
U.S. COMMISSION ON INTERNATIONAL RELIGIOUS FREEDOM 13 * 13 ... 13 * 13 ... 13 * 13 ...
CONGRESSIONAL BUDGET OFFICE 243 * 243 * ... 243 * 243 * ... 243 * 243 * ...
GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTABILITY OFFICE 3,191 * 3,191 * ... 3,191 * 3,191 * ... 2,308 * 2,308 * ...
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE 2,378 * 2,378 * ... 2,378 * 2,378 * ... 2,188 * 2,188 * ...
JOHN C. STENNIS CENTER FOR PUBLIC DEVELOPMENT 5 5 ... 5 5 ... 1 1 ...
LIBRARY OF CONGRESS 3,871 * 3,871 * ... 3,865 * 3,865 * ... 3,831 * 3,831 * ...
MEDICARE PAYMENT ADVISORY COMMISSION 34 * 34 ... 34 * 34 ... 34 * 34 ...
OFFICE OF COMPLIANCE 23 * 23 * ... 23 * 23 * ... 23 * 23 * ...
UNITED STATES-CHINA ECONOMIC AND SECURITY REVIEW COMMISSION 15 * 15 ... 15 * 15 ... 15 * 15 ...
U.S. COURT OF VETERANS APPEALS 111 106 +5 111 106 +5 111 106 +5
U.S. TAX COURT 228 234 -6 228 234 -6 227 233 -6
JUDICIAL BRANCH 33,772 * 33,771 * +1 33,403 * 33,402 * +1 2,833 * 2,832 * +1
U.S. SUPREME COURT 501 500 * +1 501 500 * +1 501 500 * +1
U.S. COURTS 33,271 * 33,271 * ... 32,902 * 32,902 * ... 2,332 * 2,332 * ...
EXECUTIVE BRANCH 2,713,783 * 2,696,961 * +16,822 2,625,914 * 2,612,258 * +13,656 328,445 * 327,720 * +725
EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT 1,852 * 1,880 * -28 1,841 * 1,869 * -28 1,841 * 1,869 * -28
WHITE HOUSE OFFICE 451 462 -11 451 462 -11 451 462 -11
OFFICE OF THE VICE PRESIDENT 27 26 +1 27 26 +1 27 26 +1
OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET 527 540 -13 527 540 -13 527 540 -13
OFFICE OF ADMINISTRATION 233 230 +3 233 230 +3 233 230 +3
COUNCIL OF ECONOMIC ADVISERS 32 38 -6 32 38 -6 32 38 -6
COUNCIL ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY/OFFICE OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY 24 25 -1 24 25 -1 24 25 -1
OFFICE OF POLICY DEVELOPMENT 23 * 23 * ... 23 * 23 * ... 23 * 23 * ...
EXECUTIVE RESIDENCE AT THE WHITE HOUSE 95 95 ... 95 95 ... 95 95 ...
NATIONAL SECURITY COUNCIL 72 74 -2 72 74 -2 72 74 -2
OFFICE OF NATIONAL DRUG CONTROL POLICY 93 95 -2 93 95 -2 93 95 -2
OFFICE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY POLICY 27 27 ... 27 27 ... 27 27 ...
OFFICE OF THE U.S. TRADE REPRESENTATIVE 248 245 +3 237 234 +3 237 234 +3
EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS 1,928,177 * 1,912,997 * +15,180 1,845,823 * 1,833,810 * +12,013 264,188 * 263,622 * +566
DEPARTMENT OF STATE 41,577 41,438 +139 16,703 16,820 -117 13,777 13,914 -137
DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY 112,461 * 112,461 * ... 111,672 * 111,672 * ... 15,061 * 15,061 * ...
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE 758,465 729,559 * +28,906 714,401 688,215 * +26,186 68,332 66,919 * +1,413
DEFENSE, MILITARY FUNCTION TOTAL 585,370 729,558 * -144,188 547,053 688,214 * -141,161 62,132 66,919 * -4,787
DEFENSE, CIVIL FUNCTION TOTAL 173,095 24,340 * +148,755 167,348 24,286 * +143,062 6,200 885 * +5,315
DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY 280,777 256,807 +23,970 260,724 236,824 +23,900 17,309 16,562 +747
DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY, MILITARY FUNCTION TOTAL 257,030 256,807 +223 237,030 236,824 +206 16,476 16,562 -86
DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY, CIVIL FUNCTION TOTAL 23,747 24,339 -592 23,694 24,285 -591 833 885 -52
CORP OF ENGINEERS 23,593 24,141 -548 23,540 24,087 -547 679 687 -8
CEMETERIAL EXPENSES 154 198 -44 154 198 -44 154 198 -44
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY 201,750 201,149 +601 193,764 193,169 +595 28,240 27,989 +251
DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE 173,526 172,236 +1,290 167,561 166,362 +1,199 6,124 6,090 +34
DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY 25,385 25,349 +36 24,708 24,667 +41 2,471 2,459 +12
OTHER DEFENSE ACTIVITIES (EXCLUDING DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY) 77,027 74,018 * +3,009 67,644 67,193 * +451 14,188 13,819 * +369
DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 117,380 117,016 +364 115,181 114,824 +357 25,669 25,679 -10
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR 68,813 76,827 -8,014 68,441 76,448 -8,007 7,781 8,033 -252
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE 90,373 99,503 -9,130 89,534 98,657 -9,123 10,576 10,728 -152
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE 44,238 44,317 -79 43,910 43,982 -72 23,940 23,959 -19
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR 17,785 17,752 +33 17,741 17,709 +32 6,301 6,290 +11
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 74,017 * 74,017 ... 73,565 * 73,565 ... 32,603 * 32,603 ...
DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT 8,536 8,655 -119 8,472 8,588 -116 3,036 3,097 -61
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION 57,036 * 57,036 * ... 56,703 * 56,703 * ... 9,864 * 9,864 * ...
DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY 15,529 15,632 -103 15,505 15,609 -104 5,534 5,579 -45
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION 4,201 4,250 -49 4,195 4,244 -49 3,100 3,144 -44
DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS 323,208 * 323,208 ... 319,109 * 319,109 ... 8,250 * 8,250 ...
DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY 194,558 191,326 +3,232 190,691 187,665 +3,026 30,364 30,502 -138
INDEPENDENT AGENCIES 783,754 * 782,084 * +1,670 778,250 * 776,579 * +1,671 62,416 * 62,229 * +187
ADVISORY COUNCIL ON HISTORIC PRESERVATION 44 42 +2 44 42 +2 40 39 +1
AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION 32 30 +2 32 30 +2 32 30 +2
AMERICAN BATTLE MONUMENTS COMMISSION 455 * 455 * ... 24 * 24 * ... 20 * 20 * ...
APPALACHIAN REGIONAL COMMISSION 6 5 +1 6 5 +1 5 5 ...
ARCHITECTURAL AND TRANSPORTATION BARRIERS COMPLIANCE BOARD 28 28 ... 28 28 ... 28 28 ...
ARMED FORCES RETIREMENT HOME 282 286 -4 282 286 -4 213 217 -4
ARCTIC RESEARCH COMMISSION 3 4 -1 3 4 -1 2 2 ...
BARRY GOLDWATER SCHOLARSHIP AND EXCELLENCE IN EDUCATION FOUNDATION 2 2 ... 2 2 ... 2 2 ...
FEDERAL RESERVE BOARD OF GOVERNORS 1,873 * 1,873 * ... 1,873 * 1,873 * ... 1,873 * 1,873 * ...
CHEMICAL SAFETY AND HAZARD INVESTIGATION BOARD 42 43 -1 42 43 -1 28 27 +1
CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS FELLOWSHIP FOUNDATION 2 2 ... 2 2 ... ... ... ...
COMMISSION OF FINE ARTS 11 11 ... 11 11 ... 11 11 ...
COMMISSION ON CIVIL RIGHTS 36 41 -5 36 41 -5 24 29 -5
COMMITTEE FOR PURCHASE FROM PEOPLE WHO ARE BLIND OR SEVERELY DISABLED 27 27 ... 27 27 ... 26 27 -1
COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION 690 * 690 * ... 690 * 690 * ... 453 * 453 * ...
CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY COMMISSION 527 530 -3 526 529 -3 400 405 -5
CORPORATION FOR NATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE 618 611 +7 615 608 +7 314 320 -6
COURT SERVICES AND OFFENDER SUPERVISION AGENCY FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 1,240 1,245 -5 1,240 1,245 -5 1,240 1,245 -5
DEFENSE NUCLEAR FACILITIES SAFETY BOARD 117 116 +1 117 116 +1 101 101 ...
DELTA REGIONAL AUTHORITY 5 * 5 * ... 5 * 5 * ... ... * ... * ...
ELECTION ASSISTANCE COMMISSION 29 29 ... 29 29 ... 26 26 ...
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY 17,740 18,055 -315 17,624 17,942 -318 4,422 4,516 -94
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION 2,259 2,337 * -78 2,249 2,326 * -77 468 478 * -10
EXPORT-IMPORT BANK OF THE UNITED STATES 420 * 420 ... 420 * 420 ... 390 * 390 ...
FARM CREDIT ADMINISTRATION 282 292 -10 282 292 -10 152 159 -7
FARM CREDIT SYSTEM INSURANCE CORPORATION 10 11 -1 10 11 -1 10 11 -1
FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION 1,774 1,759 +15 1,772 1,757 +15 1,515 1,503 +12
FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION 8,314 * 8,314 * ... 8,292 * 8,292 * ... 1,928 * 1,928 * ...
FEDERAL ELECTION COMMISSION 353 357 -4 353 357 -4 353 357 -4
FEDERAL FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS EXAMINATION COUNCIL 12 11 +1 12 11 +1 10 9 +1
UNSPECIFIED 499 * 499 * ... 499 * 499 * ... 467 * 467 * ...
FEDERAL LABOR RELATIONS AUTHORITY 135 135 ... 135 135 ... 81 81 ...
FEDERAL MARITIME COMMISSION 125 124 +1 125 124 +1 117 116 +1
FEDERAL MEDIATION AND CONCILIATION SERVICE 241 243 -2 241 243 -2 61 62 -1
FEDERAL MINE SAFETY AND HEALTH REVIEW COMMISSION 76 79 -3 76 79 -3 61 63 -2
FEDERAL RETIREMENT THRIFT INVESTMENT BOARD 106 * 106 * ... 106 * 106 * ... 105 * 105 * ...
FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION 1,131 * 1,131 * ... 1,131 * 1,131 * ... 976 * 976 * ...
GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION 12,383 * 12,383 ... 12,330 * 12,330 ... 4,361 * 4,361 ...
HARRY S. TRUMAN SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION 5 5 ... 5 5 ... 5 5 ...
U.S. HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL MUSEUM 178 180 -2 178 180 -2 175 177 -2
U.S. INTERAGENCY COUNCIL ON HOMELESSNESS 17 15 +2 17 15 +2 13 12 +1
INTER-AMERICAN FOUNDATION 40 42 -2 40 42 -2 40 42 -2
INTERNATIONAL BOUNDARY AND WATER COMMISSION: UNITED STATES AND MEXICO 260 268 -8 260 268 -8 1 1 ...
INTERNATIONAL BOUNDARY COMMISSION: UNITED STATES AND CANADA 7 * 7 * ... 7 * 7 * ... 3 * 3 * ...
INTERNATIONAL JOINT COMMISSION: UNITED STATES AND CANADA 19 * 19 * ... 14 * 14 * ... 9 * 9 * ...
U.S. INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION 385 392 -7 385 392 -7 385 392 -7
JAMES MADISON MEMORIAL FELLOWSHIP FOUNDATION 5 5 ... 5 5 ... 5 5 ...
JAPAN-UNITED STATES FRIENDSHIP COMMISSION 4 4 ... 4 4 ... 4 4 ...
MARINE MAMMAL COMMISSION 13 * 13 ... 13 * 13 ... 13 * 13 ...
MERIT SYSTEMS PROTECTION BOARD 204 206 -2 204 206 -2 122 124 -2
MILLENNIUM CHALLENGE CORPORATION 300 291 +9 270 261 +9 270 261 +9
MORRIS K. UDALL AND STEWART L. UDALL FOUNDATION 39 39 ... 39 39 ... 3 3 ...
NATIONAL ARCHIVES AND RECORDS ADMINISTRATION 3,309 3,330 -21 3,309 3,330 -21 1,347 1,365 -18
NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION 17,922 18,134 -212 17,912 18,124 -212 4,138 4,180 -42
NATIONAL CAPITAL PLANNING COMMISSION 42 * 42 ... 42 * 42 ... 42 * 42 ...
NATIONAL COMMISSION ON LIBRARIES AND INFORMATION SCIENCE 3 * 3 * ... 3 * 3 * ... 3 * 3 * ...
NATIONAL COUNCIL ON DISABILITY 10 12 -2 10 12 -2 9 12 -3
NATIONAL CREDIT UNION ADMINISTRATION 1,189 1,191 * -2 1,189 1,191 * -2 271 271 * ...
NATIONAL FOUNDATION ON THE ARTS AND THE HUMANITIES 399 408 -9 399 408 -9 398 406 -8
NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS 158 159 -1 158 159 -1 158 159 -1
NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE HUMANITIES 159 178 -19 159 178 -19 158 176 -18
INSTITUTE OF MUSEUM AND LIBRARY SERVICES 82 71 +11 82 71 +11 82 71 +11
NATIONAL LABOR RELATIONS BOARD 1,676 1,684 -8 1,652 1,661 -9 472 476 -4
NATIONAL MEDIATION BOARD 48 47 +1 48 47 +1 46 45 +1
NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION 1,465 * 1,465 ... 1,460 * 1,460 ... 1,451 * 1,451 ...
NATIONAL TRANSPORTATION SAFETY BOARD 417 421 -4 417 421 -4 328 331 -3
NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION 3,835 3,884 -49 3,832 3,881 -49 2,689 2,729 -40
NUCLEAR WASTE TECHNICAL REVIEW BOARD 10 10 ... 10 10 ... 7 7 ...
OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH REVIEW COMMISSION 59 58 +1 59 58 +1 44 44 ...
OFFICE OF NAVAJO AND HOPI INDIAN RELOCATION 38 39 -1 38 39 -1 ... ... ...
OFFICE OF GOVERNMENT ETHICS 72 69 +3 72 69 +3 71 68 +3
OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT 5,558 * 5,558 ... 5,554 * 5,554 ... 1,996 * 1,996 ...
OFFICE OF SPECIAL COUNSEL 127 * 127 * ... 127 * 127 * ... 103 * 103 * ...
OVERSEAS PRIVATE INVESTMENT CORPORATION 240 * 240 ... 240 * 240 ... 240 * 240 ...
PEACE CORPS 1,076 1,081 -5 703 701 +2 599 595 +4
PENSION BENEFIT GUARANTY CORPORATION 974 970 +4 974 970 +4 971 967 +4
POSTAL RATE COMMISSION 52 * 52 * ... 52 * 52 * ... 52 * 52 * ...
PRESIDIO TRUST 307 308 -1 307 308 -1 ... ... ...
RAILROAD RETIREMENT BOARD 950 957 * -7 950 957 * -7 6 5 * +1
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION 4,059 3,907 +152 4,059 3,907 +152 2,420 2,324 +96
SELECTIVE SERVICE SYSTEM 153 * 153 * ... 151 * 151 * ... 46 * 46 * ...
SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION 4,037 * 4,037 * ... 4,003 * 4,003 * ... 1,069 * 1,069 * ...
SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION 4,898 * 5,005 * -107 4,873 * 4,979 * -106 4,513 * 4,599 * -86
NATIONAL GALLERY OF ART 818 816 * +2 818 816 * +2 818 816 * +2
SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION (EXCEPT UNITS ADMINISTERED UNDER SEPARATE BOARDS OF TRUSTEES) 3,989 4,098 * -109 3,964 4,072 * -108 3,604 3,692 * -88
WOODROW WILSON INTERNATIONAL CENTER FOR SCHOLARS 42 42 ... 42 42 ... 42 42 ...
JOHN F. KENNEDY CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS 49 * 49 ... 49 * 49 ... 49 * 49 ...
SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION 64,539 65,114 -575 64,106 64,672 -566 1,788 1,801 -13
TENNESSEE VALLEY AUTHORITY 12,654 12,762 -108 12,654 12,762 -108 3 5 -2
TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT AGENCY 46 47 -1 46 47 -1 46 47 -1
BROADCASTING BOARD OF GOVERNORS 1,845 * 1,845 ... 1,637 * 1,637 ... 1,487 * 1,487 ...
U.S. AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT 2,515 * 2,515 * ... 1,585 * 1,585 * ... 1,584 * 1,584 * ...
U.S. POSTAL SERVICE 595,783 592,750 +3,033 593,003 589,983 +3,020 12,813 12,385 +428
UTAH RECLAMATION MITIGATION AND CONSERVATION COMMISSION 13 13 ... 13 13 ... ... ... ...
VALLES CALDERA TRUST 28 * 28 * ... 28 * 28 * ... ... * ... * ...
WHITE HOUSE COMMISSION ON THE NATIONAL MOMENT OF REMEMBRANCE 1 * 1 * ... 1 * 1 * ... 1 * 1 * ...

*PRELIMINARY OR PREVIOUS QUARTER'S EMPLOYMENT TOTALS (OR PORTIONS THEREOF) WERE USED FOR CURRENT QUARTER, AS REPORT FOR CURRENT
QUARTER WAS NOT RECEIVED BY INPUT CUTOFF DATE.
**REVISED.


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

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