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Employment and Trends - December 2012

TABLE 29 -- ACCESSIONS AND SEPARATIONS BY BRANCH, SELECTED AGENCY, AND CITIZENSHIP, ALL AREAS, SEPTEMBER 2012 AND DECEMBER 2012
ACCESSIONS  SEPARATIONS 
TOTALU.S. CITIZENSNON U.S. CITIZENSTOTALU.S. CITIZENSNON U.S. CITIZENS
AGENCYNUMBER*RATENUMBER*RATENUMBER*RATENUMBER*RATENUMBER*RATENUMBER*RATE
TOTAL, ALL AGENCIES                                    
DECEMBER 2012 84,567 * 3.11 83,848 * 3.12 719 * 2.19 96,580 * 3.55 95,784 * 3.57 796 * 2.43
SEPTEMBER 2012 82,135 * 3.01 81,263 * 3.01 872 * 2.60 113,870 * 4.17 112,964 * 4.19 906 * 2.70
LEGISLATIVE BRANCH                                    
DECEMBER 2012 164 * 1.29 164 * 1.30 ... * ... 438 * 3.44 436 * 3.44 2 * 3.51
SEPTEMBER 2012 165 * 1.30 165 * 1.30 ... * ... 446 * 3.51 444 * 3.51 2 * 3.51
GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTABILITY OFFICE                                    
DECEMBER 2012 27 * 0.85 27 * 0.85 ... * ... 54 * 1.69 54 * 1.69 ... * ...
SEPTEMBER 2012 27 * 0.85 27 * 0.85 ... * ... 54 * 1.69 54 * 1.69 ... * ...
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE                                    
DECEMBER 2012 18 * 0.76 18 * 0.76 ... * ... 36 * 1.51 36 * 1.51 ... * ...
SEPTEMBER 2012 18 * 0.76 18 * 0.76 ... * ... 36 * 1.51 36 * 1.51 ... * ...
LIBRARY OF CONGRESS                                    
DECEMBER 2012 69 * 1.78 69 * 1.80 ... * ... 99 * 2.56 99 * 2.58 ... * ...
SEPTEMBER 2012 69 * 1.78 69 * 1.80 ... * ... 99 * 2.56 99 * 2.58 ... * ...
JUDICIAL BRANCH                                    
DECEMBER 2012 ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
SEPTEMBER 2012 ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
EXECUTIVE BRANCH                                    
DECEMBER 2012 84,396 * 3.12 83,677 * 3.13 719 * 2.19 96,136 * 3.55 95,342 * 3.57 794 * 2.42
SEPTEMBER 2012 81,958 * 3.02 81,086 * 3.02 872 * 2.61 113,418 * 4.17 112,514 * 4.19 904 * 2.70
EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT                                    
DECEMBER 2012 36 * 1.93 36 * 1.93 ... * ... 60 * 3.22 60 * 3.22 ... * ...
SEPTEMBER 2012 93 * 4.95 93 * 4.95 ... * ... 76 * 4.05 76 * 4.05 ... * ...
EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS                                    
DECEMBER 2012 53,290 * 2.77 52,579 * 2.78 711 * 2.27 70,986 * 3.70 70,212 * 3.72 774 * 2.47
SEPTEMBER 2012 57,326 * 2.97 56,462 * 2.98 864 * 2.70 78,459 * 4.07 77,569 * 4.09 890 * 2.78
DEPARTMENT OF STATE                                    
DECEMBER 2012 846 2.04 538 1.99 308 2.13 704 1.70 317 1.17 387 2.68
SEPTEMBER 2012 1,178 2.84 854 3.19 324 2.21 1,117 2.70 675 2.52 442 3.02
DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY                                    
DECEMBER 2012 3,337 * 2.97 3,336 * 2.97 1 * 3.23 11,673 * 10.38 11,672 * 10.38 1 * 3.23
SEPTEMBER 2012 3,337 * 2.97 3,336 * 2.97 1 * 3.23 11,673 * 10.38 11,672 * 10.38 1 * 3.23
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE                                    
DECEMBER 2012 25,599 3.44 25,447 3.48 152 1.25 22,660 3.05 22,447 3.07 213 1.75
SEPTEMBER 2012 28,504 * 3.83 28,221 * 3.85 283 * 2.26 38,431 * 5.16 38,131 * 5.20 300 * 2.40
DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY                                    
DECEMBER 2012 8,100 3.01 8,082 3.09 18 0.25 9,870 3.67 9,855 3.77 15 0.21
SEPTEMBER 2012 7,284 2.68 7,277 2.75 7 0.10 11,565 4.26 11,558 4.38 7 0.10
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY                                    
DECEMBER 2012 5,389 2.68 5,258 2.64 131 5.77 5,583 2.77 5,389 2.71 194 8.55
SEPTEMBER 2012 9,750 4.84 9,503 4.77 247 10.93 10,319 5.12 10,066 5.05 253 11.19
DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE                                    
DECEMBER 2012 6,984 4.04 6,984 4.09 ... ... 5,023 2.91 5,023 2.94 ... ...
SEPTEMBER 2012 7,027 4.06 7,026 4.12 1 0.05 7,484 4.33 7,484 4.38 ... ...
DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY                                    
DECEMBER 2012 1,215 4.79 1,215 4.79 ... ... 369 1.45 369 1.45 ... ...
SEPTEMBER 2012 1,422 5.63 1,422 5.63 ... ... 476 1.88 476 1.88 ... ...
OTHER DEFENSE ACTIVITIES (EXCLUDING DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY)                                    
DECEMBER 2012 3,911 5.18 3,908 5.20 3 0.72 1,815 2.40 1,811 2.41 4 0.96
SEPTEMBER 2012 3,021 * 4.08 2,993 * 4.08 28 * 3.75 8,587 * 11.59 8,547 * 11.65 40 * 5.36
DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE                                    
DECEMBER 2012 2,960 2.53 2,960 2.53 ... ... 2,265 1.93 2,265 1.93 ... ...
SEPTEMBER 2012 2,117 1.81 2,115 1.81 2 21.05 1,702 1.46 1,701 1.46 1 10.53
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR                                    
DECEMBER 2012 2,506 3.44 2,506 3.44 ... ... 9,285 12.75 9,284 12.75 1 16.67
SEPTEMBER 2012 2,603 3.31 2,603 3.31 ... ... 5,589 7.10 5,589 7.11 ... ...
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE                                    
DECEMBER 2012 2,180 2.30 2,175 2.29 5 3.70 11,182 11.78 11,132 11.74 50 37.04
SEPTEMBER 2012 2,318 2.29 2,311 2.29 7 4.29 5,836 5.77 5,813 5.75 23 14.11
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE                                    
DECEMBER 2012 1,053 2.38 1,052 2.39 1 0.30 1,204 2.72 1,204 2.74 ... ...
SEPTEMBER 2012 2,005 4.53 2,004 4.56 1 0.30 1,526 3.45 1,526 3.48 ... ...
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR                                    
DECEMBER 2012 431 2.43 430 2.42 1 11.11 396 2.23 396 2.23 ... ...
SEPTEMBER 2012 530 2.99 529 2.99 1 11.11 478 2.70 477 2.69 1 11.11
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES                                    
DECEMBER 2012 4,049 * 5.47 3,838 * 5.37 211 * 8.34 2,024 * 2.73 1,926 * 2.69 98 * 3.87
SEPTEMBER 2012 4,049 5.52 3,838 5.42 211 8.35 2,024 2.76 1,926 2.72 98 3.88
DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT                                    
DECEMBER 2012 81 0.94 81 0.94 ... ... 210 2.44 210 2.44 ... ...
SEPTEMBER 2012 180 2.00 180 2.00 ... ... 234 2.60 234 2.60 ... ...
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION                                    
DECEMBER 2012 929 * 1.63 928 * 1.63 1 * 20.00 1,114 * 1.95 1,114 * 1.95 ... * ...
SEPTEMBER 2012 929 * 1.63 928 * 1.63 1 * 20.00 1,114 * 1.95 1,114 * 1.95 ... * ...
DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY                                    
DECEMBER 2012 227 1.46 227 1.46 ... ... 340 2.18 340 2.18 ... ...
SEPTEMBER 2012 278 1.77 278 1.77 ... ... 502 3.19 502 3.19 ... ...
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION                                    
DECEMBER 2012 70 1.66 70 1.66 ... ... 93 2.20 93 2.20 ... ...
SEPTEMBER 2012 55 1.28 55 1.28 ... ... 110 2.56 110 2.56 ... ...
DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS                                    
DECEMBER 2012 5,138 * 1.59 5,107 * 1.59 31 * 1.84 3,278 * 1.01 3,254 * 1.01 24 * 1.43
SEPTEMBER 2012 5,138 1.60 5,107 1.60 31 1.72 3,278 1.02 3,254 1.02 24 1.33
DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY                                    
DECEMBER 2012 3,884 2.01 3,884 2.01 ... ... 4,558 2.36 4,558 2.36 ... ...
SEPTEMBER 2012 4,105 2.15 4,103 2.15 2 9.76 4,845 2.53 4,845 2.53 ... ...
INDEPENDENT AGENCIES                                    
DECEMBER 2012 31,070 * 3.97 31,062 * 3.97 8 * 0.57 25,090 * 3.20 25,070 * 3.21 20 * 1.42
SEPTEMBER 2012 24,539 * 3.12 24,531 * 3.13 8 * 0.57 34,883 * 4.44 34,869 * 4.44 14 * 1.00
FEDERAL RESERVE BOARD OF GOVERNORS                                    
DECEMBER 2012 6 * 0.32 6 * 0.33 ... * ... 27 * 1.44 27 * 1.50 ... * ...
SEPTEMBER 2012 6 * 0.32 6 * 0.33 ... * ... 27 * 1.44 27 * 1.50 ... * ...
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY                                    
DECEMBER 2012 63 0.35 62 0.35 1 0.40 407 2.27 390 2.21 17 6.72
SEPTEMBER 2012 117 0.64 115 0.64 2 0.75 461 2.53 451 2.51 10 3.77
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION                                    
DECEMBER 2012 13 0.57 13 0.57 ... ... 39 1.70 39 1.70 ... ...
SEPTEMBER 2012 8 * 0.34 8 * 0.34 ... * ... 43 * 1.84 43 * 1.84 ... * ...
FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION                                    
DECEMBER 2012 39 2.21 38 2.15 1 66.67 24 1.36 24 1.36 ... ...
SEPTEMBER 2012 37 2.12 37 2.12 ... ... 52 2.98 52 2.98 ... ...
FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION                                    
DECEMBER 2012 128 * 1.54 128 * 1.54 ... * ... 208 * 2.50 208 * 2.50 ... * ...
SEPTEMBER 2012 128 * 1.54 128 * 1.54 ... * ... 208 * 2.50 208 * 2.50 ... * ...
GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION                                    
DECEMBER 2012 206 * 1.66 206 * 1.66 ... * ... 452 * 3.65 452 * 3.65 ... * ...
SEPTEMBER 2012 206 1.65 206 1.65 ... ... 452 3.61 452 3.61 ... ...
NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION                                    
DECEMBER 2012 164 0.91 164 0.91 ... ... 342 1.90 342 1.90 ... ...
SEPTEMBER 2012 269 1.48 269 1.48 ... ... 395 2.17 395 2.17 ... ...
NATIONAL ARCHIVES AND RECORDS ADMINISTRATION                                    
DECEMBER 2012 124 3.74 124 3.74 ... ... 123 3.71 123 3.71 ... ...
SEPTEMBER 2012 91 2.66 91 2.66 ... ... 160 4.68 160 4.68 ... ...
NATIONAL LABOR RELATIONS BOARD                                    
DECEMBER 2012 34 2.02 34 2.03 ... ... 37 2.20 37 2.21 ... ...
SEPTEMBER 2012 49 2.90 49 2.90 ... ... 62 3.67 62 3.67 ... ...
NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION                                    
DECEMBER 2012 19 0.49 19 0.49 ... ... 64 1.66 64 1.66 ... ...
SEPTEMBER 2012 41 1.05 41 1.05 ... ... 64 1.64 64 1.64 ... ...
OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT                                    
DECEMBER 2012 188 * 3.38 187 * 3.37 1 * 33.33 141 * 2.54 141 * 2.54 ... * ...
SEPTEMBER 2012 188 3.40 187 3.38 1 40.00 141 2.55 141 2.55 ... ...
RAILROAD RETIREMENT BOARD                                    
DECEMBER 2012 15 1.57 15 1.57 ... ... 13 1.36 13 1.36 ... ...
SEPTEMBER 2012 7 * 0.73 7 * 0.73 ... * ... 15 * 1.57 15 * 1.57 ... * ...
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION                                    
DECEMBER 2012 211 5.30 211 5.30 ... ... 58 1.46 58 1.46 ... ...
SEPTEMBER 2012 111 2.86 111 2.86 ... ... 79 2.04 79 2.04 ... ...
SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION                                    
DECEMBER 2012 281 * 6.96 281 * 6.97 ... * ... 473 * 11.72 473 * 11.74 ... * ...
SEPTEMBER 2012 281 * 6.96 281 * 6.97 ... * ... 473 * 11.72 473 * 11.74 ... * ...
SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION                                    
DECEMBER 2012 119 * 2.40 118 * 2.39 1 * 6.45 85 * 1.72 85 * 1.72 ... * ...
SEPTEMBER 2012 98 * 1.96 96 * 1.92 2 * 12.50 90 * 1.80 89 * 1.78 1 * 6.25
SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION                                    
DECEMBER 2012 706 1.09 706 1.09 ... ... 1,174 1.81 1,174 1.81 ... ...
SEPTEMBER 2012 695 1.07 695 1.07 ... ... 742 1.14 742 1.14 ... ...
BROADCASTING BOARD OF GOVERNORS                                    
DECEMBER 2012 17 * 0.92 15 * 0.99 2 * 0.62 27 * 1.46 25 * 1.64 2 * 0.62
SEPTEMBER 2012 17 0.91 15 0.98 2 0.61 27 1.45 25 1.63 2 0.61
U.S. AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT                                    
DECEMBER 2012 222 * 8.83 222 * 9.16 ... * ... 123 * 4.89 123 * 5.08 ... * ...
SEPTEMBER 2012 222 * 8.83 222 * 9.16 ... * ... 123 * 4.89 123 * 5.08 ... * ...
U.S. POSTAL SERVICE                                    
DECEMBER 2012 27,907 4.70 27,907 4.70 ... ... 20,644 3.47 20,644 3.47 ... ...
SEPTEMBER 2012 21,310 3.57 21,310 3.57 ... ... 30,508 5.12 30,508 5.12 ... ...

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

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