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Data, Analysis & Documentation Federal Employment Reports

Employment and Trends - March 2012

TABLE 1 -- FEDERAL CIVILIAN PERSONNEL SUMMARY
MARCH 2012DECEMBER 2011CHANGE FROMAVERAGE EMPLOYMENT TO DATE
EMPLOYMENT CATEGORIESTOTAL*PERCENTTOTAL**PERCENTDECEMBER 2011MARCH 2011CALENDAR YEAR 2012*CHANGE FROM CALENDAR YEARFISCAL YEAR 2012*CHANGE FROM FISCAL YEAR 2011
                   
TOTAL CIVILIAN EMPLOYMENT A/ 2,786,118 100.00 2,793,424 100.00 -7,306 -58,487 2,786,118 -58,487 2,789,771 -54,274
                   
FULL-TIME 2,568,531 92.19 2,573,256 92.12 -4,725 -49,896 2,568,531 -49,896 2,570,894 -48,938
WITH PERMANENT APPOINTMENTS 2,446,428 87.81 2,446,403 87.58 +25 -37,625 2,446,428 -37,625 2,446,416 -33,691
WITH TEMPORARY AND                    
INDEFINITE APPOINTMENTS 122,103 4.38 126,853 4.54 -4,750 -12,271 122,103 -12,271 124,478 -15,247
PART-TIME (REGULARLY SCHEDULED) 110,615 3.97 111,106 3.98 -491 -17,007 110,615 -17,007 110,861 -17,075
INTERMITTENT 106,972 3.84 109,062 3.90 -2,090 +8,416 106,972 +8,416 108,017 +11,740
                   
U.S. CITIZENS 2,751,609 98.76 2,758,726 98.76 -7,117 -58,514 2,751,609 -58,514 2,755,168 -54,411
NON U.S. CITIZENS 34,509 1.24 34,698 1.24 -189 +27 34,509 +27 34,604 +138
                   
UNITED STATES, TOTAL 2,694,418 96.71 2,702,597 96.75 -8,179 -57,614 2,694,418 -57,614 2,698,508 -53,090
WASHINGTON, D.C.,                    
METROPOLITAN AREA 360,816 12.95 368,706 13.20 -7,890 -9,747 360,816 -9,747 364,761 -6,407
OUTSIDE WASHINGTON, D.C.                    
METROPOLITAN AREA 2,333,602 83.76 2,333,891 83.55 -289 -47,867 2,333,602 -47,867 2,333,747 -46,683
                   
OVERSEAS, TOTAL 91,700 3.29 90,827 3.25 +873 -873 91,700 -873 91,264 -1,183
U.S. CITIZENS 64,854 2.33 63,807 2.28 +1,047 -1,128 64,854 -1,128 64,331 -1,532
NON U.S. CITIZENS 26,846 .96 27,020 .97 -174 +255 26,846 +255 26,933 +348
                   
TERRITORIES 18,348 .66 18,589 .67 -241 -225 18,348 -225 18,469 -132
U.S. CITIZENS 18,296 .66 18,542 .66 -246 -247 18,296 -247 18,419 -152
NON U.S. CITIZENS 52 ... 47 ... +5 +22 52 +22 50 +20
                   
FOREIGN COUNTRIES 73,352 2.63 72,238 2.59 +1,114 -648 73,352 -648 72,795 -1,052
U.S. CITIZENS 46,558 1.67 45,265 1.62 +1,293 -881 46,558 -881 45,912 -1,380
NON U.S. CITIZENS 26,794 .96 26,973 .97 -179 +233 26,794 +233 26,884 +329
                   
EXECUTIVE BRANCH, TOTAL 2,722,210 97.71 2,729,305 97.70 -7,095 -58,246 2,722,210 -58,246 2,725,758 -54,021
                   
FULL-TIME, TOTAL 2,506,501 89.96 2,511,008 89.89 -4,507 -49,664 2,506,501 -49,664 2,508,755 -48,696
TYPE OF POSITION OCCUPIED:                    
IN PERMANENT POSITIONS 2,436,125 87.44 2,444,607 87.51 -8,482 -41,199 2,436,125 -41,199 2,440,366 -41,158
IN TEMPORARY POSITIONS 70,376 2.53 66,401 2.38 +3,975 -8,465 70,376 -8,465 68,389 -7,538
TYPE OF APPOINTMENT:                    
WITH PERMANENT APPOINTMENTS 2,395,655 85.99 2,395,643 85.76 +12 -37,662 2,395,655 -37,662 2,395,649 -37,237
WITH TEMPORARY AND                    
INDEFINITE APPOINTMENTS 110,846 3.98 115,365 4.13 -4,519 -12,002 110,846 -12,002 113,106 -11,460
                   
PART-TIME (REGULARLY SCHEDULED)                    
TOTAL 108,920 3.91 109,412 3.92 -492 -17,000 108,920 -17,000 109,166 -17,069
WITH PERMANENT APPOINTMENTS 90,546 3.25 91,269 3.27 -723 -11,636 90,546 -11,636 90,908 -11,828
WITH TEMPORARY AND                    
INDEFINITE APPOINTMENTS 18,374 .66 18,143 .65 +231 -5,364 18,374 -5,364 18,259 -5,240
                   
INTERMITTENT, TOTAL 106,789 3.83 108,885 3.90 -2,096 +8,418 106,789 +8,418 107,837 +11,743
                   
COMPETITIVE SERVICE, TOTAL 1,492,755 53.58 1,487,601 53.25 +5,154 -14,494 1,492,755 -14,494 1,490,178 +3,338
PERMANENT APPOINTMENTS 1,458,436 52.35 1,452,434 51.99 +6,002 -7,760 1,458,436 -7,760 1,455,435 +9,498
TEMPORARY AND INDEFINITE                    
APPOINTMENTS 34,319 1.23 35,167 1.26 -848 -6,734 34,319 -6,734 34,743 -6,160
                   
EXCEPTED AND SENIOR EXECUTIVE                    
SERVICES, TOTAL 1,229,455 44.13 1,241,704 44.45 -12,249 -43,752 1,229,455 -43,752 1,235,580 -57,359
PERMANENT APPOINTMENTS 1,035,931 37.18 1,043,493 37.36 -7,562 -43,518 1,035,931 -43,518 1,039,712 -60,153
TEMPORARY AND INDEFINITE                    
APPOINTMENTS 193,524 6.95 198,211 7.10 -4,687 -234 193,524 -234 195,868 +2,793
                   
LEGISLATIVE BRANCH, TOTAL 30,142 1.08 30,357 1.09 -215 -242 30,142 -242 30,250 -252
                   
FULL-TIME 29,770 1.07 29,994 1.07 -224 -237 29,770 -237 29,882 -245
PART-TIME (REGULARLY SCHEDULED) 286 .01 283 .01 +3 -3 286 -3 285 -4
INTERMITTENT 86 ... 80 ... +6 -2 86 -2 83 -4
                   
JUDICIAL BRANCH, TOTAL 33,766 1.21 33,762 1.21 +4 +1 33,766 +1 33,764 +0
                   
FULL-TIME 32,260 1.16 32,254 1.15 +6 +5 32,260 +5 32,257 +3
PART-TIME (REGULARLY SCHEDULED) 1,409 .05 1,411 .05 -2 -4 1,409 -4 1,410 -3
INTERMITTENT 97 ... 97 ... +0 +0 97 +0 97 +0

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

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

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