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Employment and Trends - December 2012

TABLE 24 -- SEPARATIONS BY TYPE, BRANCH, AND SELECTED AGENCY, WASHINGTON, DC-MD-VA-WV CORE BASED STATISTICAL AREA, 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 36,262 10.65 8,678 2.55
DECEMBER 2012 8,678 * 2.55 1,062 * 0.31 2,472 * 0.73 5,144 * 1.51 7,616 * 2.24      
SEPTEMBER 2012 11,446 3.36 1,523 0.45 3,520 1.03 6,403 1.88 9,923 2.91      
LEGISLATIVE BRANCH 1,706 14.70 426 3.67
DECEMBER 2012 426 * 3.67 4 * 0.03 116 * 1.00 306 * 2.64 422 * 3.64      
SEPTEMBER 2012 434 3.74 3 0.03 123 1.06 308 2.65 431 3.71      
GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTABILITY OFFICE 180 7.80 45 1.95
DECEMBER 2012 45 * 1.95 ... * ... ... * ... 45 * 1.95 45 * 1.95      
SEPTEMBER 2012 45 1.95 ... ... ... ... 45 1.95 45 1.95      
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE 132 6.03 33 1.51
DECEMBER 2012 33 * 1.51 ... * ... 6 * 0.27 27 * 1.23 33 * 1.51      
SEPTEMBER 2012 33 1.51 ... ... 6 0.27 27 1.23 33 1.51      
LIBRARY OF CONGRESS 396 10.34 99 2.58
DECEMBER 2012 99 * 2.58 ... * ... ... * ... 99 * 2.58 99 * 2.58      
SEPTEMBER 2012 99 2.58 ... ... ... ... 99 2.58 99 2.58      
JUDICIAL BRANCH 31 1.10 6 0.21
DECEMBER 2012 6 * 0.21 ... * ... 2 * 0.07 4 * 0.14 6 * 0.21      
SEPTEMBER 2012 6 0.21 1 0.04 2 0.07 3 0.11 5 0.18      
EXECUTIVE BRANCH 34,525 10.50 8,246 2.51
DECEMBER 2012 8,246 * 2.51 1,058 * 0.32 2,354 * 0.72 4,834 * 1.47 7,188 * 2.19      
SEPTEMBER 2012 11,006 3.34 1,519 0.46 3,395 1.03 6,092 1.85 9,487 2.88      
EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT 313 16.86 60 3.26
DECEMBER 2012 60 * 3.23 17 * 0.92 30 * 1.62 13 * 0.70 43 * 2.32      
SEPTEMBER 2012 76 4.07 26 1.39 42 2.25 8 0.43 50 2.68      
EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS 27,211 10.28 6,528 2.47
DECEMBER 2012 6,528 * 2.47 887 * 0.34 1,888 * 0.72 3,753 * 1.42 5,641 * 2.14      
SEPTEMBER 2012 8,742 3.30 1,275 0.48 2,731 1.03 4,736 1.79 7,467 2.82      
DEPARTMENT OF STATE 1,757 12.64 371 2.69
DECEMBER 2012 371 2.68 29 0.21 78 0.56 264 1.91 342 2.47      
SEPTEMBER 2012 685 4.88 29 0.21 260 1.85 396 2.82 656 4.67      
DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY 1,450 9.58 399 2.65
DECEMBER 2012 399 * 2.65 17 * 0.11 96 * 0.64 286 * 1.90 382 * 2.54      
SEPTEMBER 2012 399 2.65 17 0.11 96 0.64 286 1.90 382 2.54      
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE 8,194 12.08 1,684 2.46
DECEMBER 2012 1,684 2.49 335 0.50 350 0.52 999 1.48 1,349 1.99      
SEPTEMBER 2012 2,907 4.30 780 1.15 584 0.86 1,543 2.28 2,127 3.15      
DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY 2,562 14.82 615 3.55
DECEMBER 2012 615 3.63 130 0.77 104 0.61 381 2.25 485 2.86      
SEPTEMBER 2012 675 3.94 169 0.99 136 0.79 370 2.16 506 2.96      
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY 4,125 14.63 719 2.55
DECEMBER 2012 719 2.56 159 0.57 171 0.61 389 1.38 560 1.99      
SEPTEMBER 2012 1,852 6.56 575 2.04 337 1.19 940 3.33 1,277 4.52      
DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE 196 3.30 27 0.44
DECEMBER 2012 27 0.44 ... ... 7 0.11 20 0.33 27 0.44      
SEPTEMBER 2012 68 1.15 2 0.03 5 0.08 61 1.03 66 1.11      
DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY 195 8.02 53 2.14
DECEMBER 2012 53 2.15 11 0.45 7 0.28 35 1.42 42 1.70      
SEPTEMBER 2012 61 2.50 7 0.29 19 0.78 35 1.43 54 2.21      
OTHER DEFENSE ACTIVITIES (EXCLUDING DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY) 1,116 7.98 270 1.90
DECEMBER 2012 270 1.93 35 0.25 61 0.44 174 1.24 235 1.68      
SEPTEMBER 2012 251 1.81 27 0.20 87 0.63 137 0.99 224 1.62      
DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 1,737 6.74 485 1.89
DECEMBER 2012 485 1.89 124 0.48 145 0.56 216 0.84 361 1.41      
SEPTEMBER 2012 496 1.92 79 0.31 213 0.83 204 0.79 417 1.62      
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR 1,061 13.37 260 3.34
DECEMBER 2012 260 3.29 24 0.30 78 0.99 158 2.00 236 2.98      
SEPTEMBER 2012 285 3.52 31 0.38 109 1.35 145 1.79 254 3.14      
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE 1,587 14.80 394 3.73
DECEMBER 2012 394 3.70 82 0.77 92 0.86 220 2.07 312 2.93      
SEPTEMBER 2012 498 4.60 61 0.56 174 1.61 263 2.43 437 4.04      
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE 1,828 7.67 431 1.80
DECEMBER 2012 431 1.80 14 0.06 151 0.63 266 1.11 417 1.74      
SEPTEMBER 2012 635 2.67 17 0.07 159 0.67 459 1.93 618 2.59      
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR 652 10.38 161 2.56
DECEMBER 2012 161 2.56 38 0.60 54 0.86 69 1.10 123 1.95      
SEPTEMBER 2012 234 3.70 49 0.78 120 1.90 65 1.03 185 2.93      
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 3,091 9.51 877 2.69
DECEMBER 2012 877 * 2.69 30 * 0.09 482 * 1.48 365 * 1.12 847 * 2.60      
SEPTEMBER 2012 877 2.69 30 0.09 482 1.48 365 1.12 847 2.60      
DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT 354 11.19 92 3.03
DECEMBER 2012 92 3.00 ... ... 20 0.65 72 2.35 92 3.00      
SEPTEMBER 2012 125 3.92 ... ... 68 2.13 57 1.79 125 3.92      
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION 775 7.84 206 2.09
DECEMBER 2012 206 * 2.09 29 * 0.29 47 * 0.48 130 * 1.32 177 * 1.79      
SEPTEMBER 2012 206 2.09 29 0.29 47 0.48 130 1.32 177 1.79      
DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY 727 12.96 130 2.35
DECEMBER 2012 130 2.34 20 0.36 47 0.85 63 1.13 110 1.98      
SEPTEMBER 2012 250 4.43 24 0.43 126 2.24 100 1.77 226 4.01      
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION 352 11.00 73 2.35
DECEMBER 2012 73 2.34 16 0.51 23 0.74 34 1.09 57 1.83      
SEPTEMBER 2012 82 2.58 10 0.31 47 1.48 25 0.79 72 2.27      
DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS 340 3.95 80 0.97
DECEMBER 2012 80 * 0.97 10 * 0.12 ... * ... 70 * 0.85 70 * 0.85      
SEPTEMBER 2012 80 0.93 10 0.12 ... ... 70 0.81 70 0.81      
DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY 3,306 10.93 885 2.91
DECEMBER 2012 885 2.91 119 0.39 225 0.74 541 1.78 766 2.52      
SEPTEMBER 2012 983 3.25 109 0.36 246 0.81 628 2.07 874 2.89      
INDEPENDENT AGENCIES 7,001 11.21 1,658 2.66
DECEMBER 2012 1,658 * 2.66 154 * 0.25 436 * 0.70 1,068 * 1.71 1,504 * 2.41      
SEPTEMBER 2012 2,188 3.51 218 0.35 622 1.00 1,348 2.16 1,970 3.16      
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 514 11.27 112 2.53
DECEMBER 2012 112 2.51 4 0.09 18 0.40 90 2.01 108 2.42      
SEPTEMBER 2012 169 3.69 4 0.09 43 0.94 122 2.66 165 3.60      
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION 26 5.46 5 1.07
DECEMBER 2012 5 1.06 1 0.21 1 0.21 3 0.63 4 0.85      
SEPTEMBER 2012 8 1.67 3 0.63 ... ... 5 1.05 5 1.05      
FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION 114 7.65 22 1.45
DECEMBER 2012 22 1.46 ... ... 5 0.33 17 1.13 22 1.46      
SEPTEMBER 2012 50 3.36 ... ... 15 1.01 35 2.35 50 3.36      
FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION 140 7.26 35 1.82
DECEMBER 2012 35 * 1.82 ... * ... 14 * 0.73 21 * 1.09 35 * 1.82      
SEPTEMBER 2012 35 1.82 ... ... 14 0.73 21 1.09 35 1.82      
GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION 445 10.05 153 3.51
DECEMBER 2012 153 * 3.51 27 * 0.62 27 * 0.62 99 * 2.27 126 * 2.89      
SEPTEMBER 2012 153 3.46 27 0.61 27 0.61 99 2.24 126 2.85      
NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION 254 6.07 82 1.98
DECEMBER 2012 82 1.97 9 0.22 6 0.14 67 1.61 73 1.76      
SEPTEMBER 2012 66 1.58 9 0.21 16 0.38 41 0.98 57 1.36      
NATIONAL ARCHIVES AND RECORDS ADMINISTRATION 402 29.17 48 3.56
DECEMBER 2012 48 3.54 15 1.11 18 1.33 15 1.11 33 2.43      
SEPTEMBER 2012 54 3.91 10 0.72 12 0.87 32 2.32 44 3.18      
NATIONAL LABOR RELATIONS BOARD 46 9.68 12 2.54
DECEMBER 2012 12 2.53 3 0.63 ... ... 9 1.90 9 1.90      
SEPTEMBER 2012 16 3.35 1 0.21 8 1.68 7 1.47 15 3.14      
NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION 179 6.54 45 1.67
DECEMBER 2012 45 1.66 11 0.41 12 0.44 22 0.81 34 1.26      
SEPTEMBER 2012 46 1.68 11 0.40 20 0.73 15 0.55 35 1.28      
OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT 272 13.88 67 3.36
DECEMBER 2012 67 * 3.36 19 * 0.95 14 * 0.70 34 * 1.70 48 * 2.40      
SEPTEMBER 2012 67 3.42 19 0.97 14 0.71 34 1.73 48 2.45      
RAILROAD RETIREMENT BOARD ... ... ... ...
DECEMBER 2012 ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...      
SEPTEMBER 2012 ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...      
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION 177 7.61 36 1.49
DECEMBER 2012 36 1.52 12 0.51 17 0.72 7 0.30 24 1.01      
SEPTEMBER 2012 47 2.05 7 0.30 23 1.00 17 0.74 40 1.74      
SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION 316 29.56 79 7.39
DECEMBER 2012 79 * 7.39 ... * ... 54 * 5.05 25 * 2.34 79 * 7.39      
SEPTEMBER 2012 79 7.39 ... ... 54 5.05 25 2.34 79 7.39      
SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION 340 7.42 80 1.77
DECEMBER 2012 80 * 1.76 4 * 0.09 25 * 0.55 51 * 1.12 76 * 1.67      
SEPTEMBER 2012 89 1.93 4 0.09 27 0.59 58 1.26 85 1.85      
SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION 116 6.48 41 2.29
DECEMBER 2012 41 2.28 3 0.17 4 0.22 34 1.89 38 2.12      
SEPTEMBER 2012 30 1.67 13 0.72 7 0.39 10 0.56 17 0.95      
BROADCASTING BOARD OF GOVERNORS 74 4.93 20 1.34
DECEMBER 2012 20 * 1.34 5 * 0.34 5 * 0.34 10 * 0.67 15 * 1.01      
SEPTEMBER 2012 20 1.33 5 0.33 5 0.33 10 0.67 15 1.00      
U.S. AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT 348 21.97 87 5.49
DECEMBER 2012 87 * 5.49 ... * ... 12 * 0.76 75 * 4.73 87 * 5.49      
SEPTEMBER 2012 87 5.49 ... ... 12 0.76 75 4.73 87 5.49      
U.S. POSTAL SERVICE 1,688 13.50 370 2.89
DECEMBER 2012 370 2.94 10 0.08 74 0.59 286 2.27 360 2.86      
SEPTEMBER 2012 603 4.86 10 0.08 67 0.54 526 4.24 593 4.78      

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

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