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Employment and Trends - December 2012

TABLE 22 -- SEPARATIONS BY TYPE, BRANCH, AND SELECTED AGENCY, ALL AREAS, SEPTEMBER 2012 AND DECEMBER 2012
TOTALTRANSFERSQUITSOTHER SEPARATIONSSEPARATIONS EXCLUDING TRANSFERSSEPARATIONS CALENDAR YEAR 2012 TO DATESEPARATIONS FISCAL YEAR 2013 TO DATE
AGENCYNUMBER*RATENUMBER*RATENUMBER*RATENUMBER*RATENUMBER*RATENUMBER*RATENUMBER*RATE
TOTAL, ALL AGENCIES 375,175 13.74 96,580 3.54
DECEMBER 2012 96,580 * 3.55 4,114 * 0.15 19,202 * 0.71 73,264 * 2.70 92,466 * 3.40      
SEPTEMBER 2012 113,870 4.17 4,564 0.17 23,578 0.86 85,728 3.14 109,306 4.00      
LEGISLATIVE BRANCH 1,754 13.79 438 3.44
DECEMBER 2012 438 * 3.44 4 * 0.03 116 * 0.91 318 * 2.50 434 * 3.41      
SEPTEMBER 2012 446 3.51 3 0.02 123 0.97 320 2.51 443 3.48      
GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTABILITY OFFICE 216 6.77 54 1.69
DECEMBER 2012 54 * 1.69 ... * ... ... * ... 54 * 1.69 54 * 1.69      
SEPTEMBER 2012 54 1.69 ... ... ... ... 54 1.69 54 1.69      
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE 144 6.06 36 1.51
DECEMBER 2012 36 * 1.51 ... * ... 6 * 0.25 30 * 1.26 36 * 1.51      
SEPTEMBER 2012 36 1.51 ... ... 6 0.25 30 1.26 36 1.51      
LIBRARY OF CONGRESS 396 10.23 99 2.56
DECEMBER 2012 99 * 2.56 ... * ... ... * ... 99 * 2.56 99 * 2.56      
SEPTEMBER 2012 99 2.56 ... ... ... ... 99 2.56 99 2.56      
JUDICIAL BRANCH 31 0.09 6 0.02
DECEMBER 2012 6 * 0.02 ... * ... 2 * 0.01 4 * 0.01 6 * 0.02      
SEPTEMBER 2012 6 0.02 1 ... 2 0.01 3 0.01 5 0.01      
EXECUTIVE BRANCH 373,390 13.74 96,136 3.54
DECEMBER 2012 96,136 * 3.55 4,110 * 0.15 19,084 * 0.71 72,942 * 2.70 92,026 * 3.40      
SEPTEMBER 2012 113,418 4.17 4,560 0.17 23,453 0.86 85,405 3.14 108,858 4.01      
EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT 313 16.76 60 3.24
DECEMBER 2012 60 * 3.22 17 * 0.91 30 * 1.61 13 * 0.70 43 * 2.30      
SEPTEMBER 2012 76 4.05 26 1.38 42 2.24 8 0.43 50 2.66      
EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS 263,328 13.66 70,986 3.68
DECEMBER 2012 70,986 * 3.70 3,741 * 0.19 14,573 * 0.76 52,672 * 2.74 67,245 * 3.50      
SEPTEMBER 2012 78,459 4.07 4,110 0.21 17,668 0.92 56,681 2.94 74,349 3.85      
DEPARTMENT OF STATE 3,217 7.80 704 1.69
DECEMBER 2012 704 1.70 34 0.08 94 0.23 576 1.39 670 1.61      
SEPTEMBER 2012 1,117 2.70 38 0.09 268 0.65 811 1.96 1,079 2.60      
DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY 39,466 34.95 11,673 10.38
DECEMBER 2012 11,673 * 10.38 32 * 0.03 1,472 * 1.31 10,169 * 9.04 11,641 * 10.35      
SEPTEMBER 2012 11,673 10.38 32 0.03 1,472 1.31 10,169 9.04 11,641 10.35      
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE 118,967 15.78 22,660 2.99
DECEMBER 2012 22,660 3.05 2,540 0.34 4,272 0.57 15,848 2.13 20,120 2.70      
SEPTEMBER 2012 38,431 5.16 2,987 0.40 6,349 0.85 29,095 3.90 35,444 4.76      
DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY 43,925 15.84 9,870 3.52
DECEMBER 2012 9,870 3.67 1,021 0.38 2,172 0.81 6,677 2.48 8,849 3.29      
SEPTEMBER 2012 11,565 4.26 1,046 0.39 2,931 1.08 7,588 2.80 10,519 3.87      
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY 27,598 13.72 5,583 2.77
DECEMBER 2012 5,583 2.77 642 0.32 1,142 0.57 3,799 1.89 4,941 2.45      
SEPTEMBER 2012 10,319 5.12 1,131 0.56 2,043 1.01 7,145 3.55 9,188 4.56      
DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE 24,088 13.89 5,023 2.89
DECEMBER 2012 5,023 2.91 785 0.45 361 0.21 3,877 2.24 4,238 2.45      
SEPTEMBER 2012 7,484 4.33 709 0.41 424 0.25 6,351 3.67 6,775 3.92      
DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY 2,013 7.96 369 1.45
DECEMBER 2012 369 1.45 23 0.09 56 0.22 290 1.14 346 1.36      
SEPTEMBER 2012 476 1.88 24 0.09 106 0.42 346 1.37 452 1.79      
OTHER DEFENSE ACTIVITIES (EXCLUDING DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY) 21,343 27.83 1,815 2.36
DECEMBER 2012 1,815 2.40 69 0.09 541 0.72 1,205 1.60 1,746 2.31      
SEPTEMBER 2012 8,587 11.59 77 0.10 845 1.14 7,665 10.34 8,510 11.48      
DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 7,003 5.99 2,265 1.93
DECEMBER 2012 2,265 1.93 275 0.23 596 0.51 1,394 1.19 1,990 1.70      
SEPTEMBER 2012 1,702 1.46 174 0.15 570 0.49 958 0.82 1,528 1.31      
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR 21,459 29.06 9,285 13.49
DECEMBER 2012 9,285 12.75 116 0.16 3,928 5.39 5,241 7.20 9,169 12.59      
SEPTEMBER 2012 5,589 7.10 110 0.14 2,882 3.66 2,597 3.30 5,479 6.97      
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE 22,722 23.78 11,182 12.37
DECEMBER 2012 11,182 11.78 118 0.12 1,579 1.66 9,485 9.99 11,064 11.65      
SEPTEMBER 2012 5,836 5.77 104 0.10 3,006 2.97 2,726 2.69 5,732 5.66      
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE 5,100 11.48 1,204 2.72
DECEMBER 2012 1,204 2.72 15 0.03 476 1.08 713 1.61 1,189 2.69      
SEPTEMBER 2012 1,526 3.45 19 0.04 603 1.36 904 2.04 1,507 3.41      
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR 1,524 8.63 396 2.23
DECEMBER 2012 396 2.23 69 0.39 123 0.69 204 1.15 327 1.84      
SEPTEMBER 2012 478 2.70 80 0.45 213 1.20 185 1.04 398 2.25      
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 7,440 10.16 2,024 2.73
DECEMBER 2012 2,024 * 2.73 63 * 0.09 1,004 * 1.36 957 * 1.29 1,961 * 2.65      
SEPTEMBER 2012 2,024 2.76 63 0.09 1,004 1.37 957 1.30 1,961 2.67      
DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT 775 8.62 210 2.46
DECEMBER 2012 210 2.44 ... ... 34 0.40 176 2.05 210 2.44      
SEPTEMBER 2012 234 2.60 1 0.01 101 1.12 132 1.46 233 2.59      
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION 4,093 7.17 1,114 1.95
DECEMBER 2012 1,114 * 1.95 57 * 0.10 180 * 0.32 877 * 1.54 1,057 * 1.85      
SEPTEMBER 2012 1,114 1.95 57 0.10 180 0.32 877 1.54 1,057 1.85      
DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY 1,621 10.33 340 2.19
DECEMBER 2012 340 2.18 32 0.21 94 0.60 214 1.37 308 1.98      
SEPTEMBER 2012 502 3.19 35 0.22 215 1.37 252 1.60 467 2.97      
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION 452 10.46 93 2.21
DECEMBER 2012 93 2.20 16 0.38 31 0.73 46 1.09 77 1.82      
SEPTEMBER 2012 110 2.56 14 0.33 53 1.24 43 1.00 96 2.24      
DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS 12,254 3.82 3,278 1.01
DECEMBER 2012 3,278 * 1.01 144 * 0.04 2 * ... 3,132 * 0.97 3,134 * 0.97      
SEPTEMBER 2012 3,278 1.02 144 0.04 2 ... 3,132 0.98 3,134 0.98      
DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY 17,235 8.97 4,558 2.34
DECEMBER 2012 4,558 2.36 230 0.12 688 0.36 3,640 1.89 4,328 2.24      
SEPTEMBER 2012 4,845 2.53 252 0.13 750 0.39 3,843 2.01 4,593 2.40      
INDEPENDENT AGENCIES 109,749 13.94 25,090 3.20
DECEMBER 2012 25,090 * 3.20 352 * 0.04 4,481 * 0.57 20,257 * 2.59 24,738 * 3.16      
SEPTEMBER 2012 34,883 4.44 424 0.05 5,743 0.73 28,716 3.65 34,459 4.38      
FEDERAL RESERVE BOARD OF GOVERNORS 108 5.77 27 1.44
DECEMBER 2012 27 * 1.44 ... * ... 21 * 1.12 6 * 0.32 27 * 1.44      
SEPTEMBER 2012 27 1.44 ... ... 21 1.12 6 0.32 27 1.44      
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY 1,568 8.64 407 2.29
DECEMBER 2012 407 2.27 6 0.03 46 0.26 355 1.98 401 2.24      
SEPTEMBER 2012 461 2.53 6 0.03 113 0.62 342 1.88 455 2.50      
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION 158 6.79 39 1.73
DECEMBER 2012 39 1.70 3 0.13 10 0.44 26 1.13 36 1.57      
SEPTEMBER 2012 43 1.84 6 0.26 10 0.43 27 1.16 37 1.58      
FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION 128 7.32 24 1.35
DECEMBER 2012 24 1.36 ... ... 5 0.28 19 1.08 24 1.36      
SEPTEMBER 2012 52 2.98 ... ... 16 0.92 36 2.06 52 2.98      
FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION 832 10.01 208 2.50
DECEMBER 2012 208 * 2.50 ... * ... 121 * 1.46 87 * 1.05 208 * 2.50      
SEPTEMBER 2012 208 2.50 ... ... 121 1.46 87 1.05 208 2.50      
GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION 1,193 9.53 452 3.65
DECEMBER 2012 452 * 3.65 54 * 0.44 80 * 0.65 318 * 2.57 398 * 3.21      
SEPTEMBER 2012 452 3.61 54 0.43 80 0.64 318 2.54 398 3.18      
NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION 1,250 6.90 342 1.91
DECEMBER 2012 342 1.90 20 0.11 38 0.21 284 1.58 322 1.79      
SEPTEMBER 2012 395 2.17 19 0.10 64 0.35 312 1.72 376 2.07      
NATIONAL ARCHIVES AND RECORDS ADMINISTRATION 1,299 38.09 123 3.72
DECEMBER 2012 123 3.71 24 0.72 52 1.57 47 1.42 99 2.98      
SEPTEMBER 2012 160 4.68 13 0.38 68 1.99 79 2.31 147 4.30      
NATIONAL LABOR RELATIONS BOARD 168 10.02 37 2.21
DECEMBER 2012 37 2.20 5 0.30 3 0.18 29 1.73 32 1.90      
SEPTEMBER 2012 62 3.67 4 0.24 20 1.18 38 2.25 58 3.43      
NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION 247 6.34 64 1.67
DECEMBER 2012 64 1.66 13 0.34 15 0.39 36 0.93 51 1.32      
SEPTEMBER 2012 64 1.64 14 0.36 25 0.64 25 0.64 50 1.28      
OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT 1,478 26.70 141 2.54
DECEMBER 2012 141 * 2.54 28 * 0.50 32 * 0.58 81 * 1.46 113 * 2.03      
SEPTEMBER 2012 141 2.55 28 0.51 32 0.58 81 1.46 113 2.04      
RAILROAD RETIREMENT BOARD 58 6.07 13 1.37
DECEMBER 2012 13 1.36 2 0.21 1 0.10 10 1.05 11 1.15      
SEPTEMBER 2012 15 1.57 2 0.21 1 0.10 12 1.25 13 1.36      
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION 274 6.99 58 1.43
DECEMBER 2012 58 1.46 14 0.35 29 0.73 15 0.38 44 1.10      
SEPTEMBER 2012 79 2.04 12 0.31 34 0.88 33 0.85 67 1.73      
SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION 1,892 46.87 473 11.72
DECEMBER 2012 473 * 11.72 ... * ... 116 * 2.87 357 * 8.84 473 * 11.72      
SEPTEMBER 2012 473 11.72 ... ... 116 2.87 357 8.84 473 11.72      
SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION 348 6.99 85 1.74
DECEMBER 2012 85 * 1.72 4 * 0.08 25 * 0.50 56 * 1.13 81 * 1.64      
SEPTEMBER 2012 90 1.80 4 0.08 28 0.56 58 1.16 86 1.72      
SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION 3,620 5.57 1,174 1.82
DECEMBER 2012 1,174 1.81 85 0.13 190 0.29 899 1.39 1,089 1.68      
SEPTEMBER 2012 742 1.14 86 0.13 201 0.31 455 0.70 656 1.01      
BROADCASTING BOARD OF GOVERNORS 96 5.15 27 1.46
DECEMBER 2012 27 * 1.46 5 * 0.27 6 * 0.33 16 * 0.87 22 * 1.19      
SEPTEMBER 2012 27 1.45 5 0.27 6 0.32 16 0.86 22 1.18      
U.S. AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT 492 19.56 123 4.89
DECEMBER 2012 123 * 4.89 ... * ... 18 * 0.72 105 * 4.17 123 * 4.89      
SEPTEMBER 2012 123 4.89 ... ... 18 0.72 105 4.17 123 4.89      
U.S. POSTAL SERVICE 91,932 15.38 20,644 3.47
DECEMBER 2012 20,644 3.47 51 0.01 3,504 0.59 17,089 2.88 20,593 3.47      
SEPTEMBER 2012 30,508 5.12 70 0.01 4,460 0.75 25,978 4.36 30,438 5.11      

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

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