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Employment and Trends - March 2012

TABLE 16 -- TREND OF FEDERAL CIVILIAN ACCESSIONS AND SEPARATIONS BY BRANCH AND AREA TO MARCH 2012
ALL AREASU.S. TOTALWASHINGTON, DC-MD-VA-WV CORE BASED STATISTICAL AREAOUTSIDE WASHINGTON, DC-MD-VA-WV CORE BASED STATISTICAL AREAOVERSEAS TOTALU.S. TERRITORIESFOREIGN COUNTRIES
QUARTER AND YEARNUMBERRATENUMBERRATENUMBERRATENUMBERRATENUMBERRATENUMBERRATENUMBERRATE
TOTAL, ALL AGENCIES A/                                          
TOTAL ACCESSIONS A/                                          
MARCH 2011 106,762 ** 7.64 99,845 ** 7.39 12,534 ** 7.16 87,311 ** 7.43 6,917 ** 15.00 3,967 ** 43.58 2,950 ** 7.97
JUNE 2011 105,076 * 3.75 101,233 * 3.73 11,024 * 3.15 90,209 * 3.82 3,843 * 4.15 522 * 2.86 3,321 * 4.47
SEPTEMBER 2011 88,760 * 3.18 83,818 * 3.10 13,075 * 3.70 70,743 * 3.01 4,942 * 5.33 760 * 4.15 4,182 * 5.63
DECEMBER 2011 73,278 ** 2.66 71,007 ** 2.67 10,046 ** 2.85 60,961 ** 2.64 2,271 ** 2.49 637 ** 3.49 1,634 ** 2.24
MARCH 2012* 74,723 * 2.73 72,515 * 2.74 7,546 * 2.19 64,969 * 2.82 2,208 * 2.43 422 * 2.33 1,786 * 2.45
CALENDAR YEAR 2012 TOTAL TO DATE* 74,723 2.73 72,515 2.74 7,546 2.22 64,969 2.82 2,208 2.42 422 2.35 1,786 2.43
AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT* 2,734,929 2,643,598 340,566 2,303,032 91,331 17,979 73,352
FISCAL YEAR 2012 TOTAL TO DATE* 148,001 5.40 143,522 5.42 17,592 5.11 125,930 5.47 4,479 4.93 1,059 5.85 3,420 4.70
AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT* 2,738,474 2,647,580 344,403 2,303,177 90,895 18,100 72,795
NEW HIRES A/                                          
MARCH 2011 74,102 ** 5.31 70,201 ** 5.20 10,061 ** 5.75 60,140 ** 5.12 3,901 ** 8.46 1,694 ** 18.61 2,207 ** 5.96
JUNE 2011 76,902 * 2.74 73,814 * 2.72 8,593 * 2.45 65,221 * 2.76 3,088 * 3.33 342 * 1.87 2,746 * 3.69
SEPTEMBER 2011 68,110 * 2.44 64,211 * 2.38 9,327 * 2.64 54,884 * 2.34 3,899 * 4.21 590 * 3.22 3,309 * 4.45
DECEMBER 2011 53,991 ** 1.96 52,381 ** 1.97 7,423 ** 2.11 44,958 ** 1.94 1,610 ** 1.76 502 ** 2.75 1,108 ** 1.52
MARCH 2012* 47,575 * 1.74 46,048 * 1.74 5,748 * 1.67 40,300 * 1.75 1,527 * 1.68 270 * 1.49 1,257 * 1.73
CALENDAR YEAR 2012 TOTAL TO DATE* 47,575 1.74 46,048 1.74 5,748 1.69 40,300 1.75 1,527 1.67 270 1.50 1,257 1.71
AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT* 2,734,929 2,643,598 340,566 2,303,032 91,331 17,979 73,352
FISCAL YEAR 2012 TOTAL TO DATE* 101,566 3.71 98,429 3.72 13,171 3.82 85,258 3.70 3,137 3.45 772 4.27 2,365 3.25
AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT* 2,738,474 2,647,580 344,403 2,303,177 90,895 18,100 72,795
TOTAL, ALL AGENCIES A/                                          
TOTAL SEPARATIONS A/                                          
MARCH 2011 100,297 ** 7.18 95,588 ** 7.08 10,460 ** 5.97 85,128 ** 7.24 4,709 ** 10.21 2,631 ** 28.91 2,078 ** 5.62
JUNE 2011 77,693 * 2.77 75,040 * 2.77 8,222 * 2.35 66,818 * 2.83 2,653 * 2.86 505 * 2.76 2,148 * 2.89
SEPTEMBER 2011 114,583 * 4.10 109,978 * 4.07 14,753 * 4.17 95,225 * 4.06 4,605 * 4.97 816 * 4.45 3,789 * 5.10
DECEMBER 2011 90,835 ** 3.30 88,814 ** 3.33 9,457 ** 2.68 79,357 ** 3.43 2,021 ** 2.21 636 ** 3.48 1,385 ** 1.89
MARCH 2012* 78,971 * 2.88 76,774 * 2.90 7,589 * 2.20 69,185 * 3.00 2,197 * 2.42 573 * 3.17 1,624 * 2.23
CALENDAR YEAR 2012 TOTAL TO DATE* 78,971 2.89 76,774 2.90 7,589 2.23 69,185 3.00 2,197 2.41 573 3.19 1,624 2.21
AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT* 2,734,929 2,643,598 340,566 2,303,032 91,331 17,979 73,352
FISCAL YEAR 2012 TOTAL TO DATE* 169,806 6.20 165,588 6.25 17,046 4.95 148,542 6.45 4,218 4.64 1,209 6.68 3,009 4.13
AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT* 2,738,474 2,647,580 344,403 2,303,177 90,895 18,100 72,795
QUITS A/                                          
MARCH 2011 16,146 ** 1.16 15,601 ** 1.16 2,082 ** 1.19 13,519 ** 1.15 545 ** 1.18 69 ** .76 476 ** 1.29
JUNE 2011 16,562 * .59 16,019 * .59 2,055 * .59 13,964 * .59 543 * .59 70 * .38 473 * .64
SEPTEMBER 2011 26,097 * .93 25,342 * .94 3,720 * 1.05 21,622 * .92 755 * .81 103 * .56 652 * .88
DECEMBER 2011 16,890 ** .61 16,475 ** .62 2,369 ** .67 14,106 ** .61 415 ** .45 59 ** .32 356 ** .49
MARCH 2012* 15,088 * .55 14,627 * .55 1,855 * .54 12,772 * .55 461 * .51 61 * .34 400 * .55
CALENDAR YEAR 2012 TOTAL TO DATE* 15,088 .55 14,627 .55 1,855 .54 12,772 .55 461 .50 61 .34 400 .55
AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT* 2,734,929 2,643,598 340,566 2,303,032 91,331 17,979 73,352
FISCAL YEAR 2012 TOTAL TO DATE* 31,978 1.17 31,102 1.17 4,224 1.23 26,878 1.17 876 .96 120 .66 756 1.04
AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT* 2,738,474 2,647,580 344,403 2,303,177 90,895 18,100 72,795
EXECUTIVE BRANCH                                          
TOTAL ACCESSIONS                                          
MARCH 2011 106,492 ** 7.66 99,575 ** 7.41 12,279 ** 7.26 87,296 ** 7.43 6,917 ** 15.00 3,967 ** 43.58 2,950 ** 7.97
JUNE 2011 104,804 * 3.75 100,961 * 3.74 10,767 * 3.18 90,194 * 3.82 3,843 * 4.15 522 * 2.86 3,321 * 4.47
SEPTEMBER 2011 88,448 * 3.18 83,506 * 3.11 12,779 * 3.74 70,727 * 3.01 4,942 * 5.33 760 * 4.15 4,182 * 5.63
DECEMBER 2011 73,076 ** 2.66 70,805 ** 2.67 9,859 ** 2.89 60,946 ** 2.64 2,271 ** 2.49 637 ** 3.49 1,634 ** 2.24
MARCH 2012* 74,547 * 2.73 72,339 * 2.75 7,385 * 2.22 64,954 * 2.82 2,208 * 2.43 422 * 2.33 1,786 * 2.45
CALENDAR YEAR 2012 TOTAL TO DATE* 74,547 2.74 72,339 2.75 7,385 2.24 64,954 2.82 2,208 2.42 422 2.35 1,786 2.44
AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT* 2,722,210 2,630,885 328,965 2,301,920 91,325 17,979 73,346
FISCAL YEAR 2012 TOTAL TO DATE* 147,623 5.42 143,144 5.43 17,244 5.18 125,900 5.47 4,479 4.93 1,059 5.85 3,420 4.70
AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT* 2,725,758 2,634,869 332,805 2,302,064 90,889 18,100 72,789
NEW HIRES                                          
MARCH 2011 73,857 ** 5.31 69,956 ** 5.20 9,831 ** 5.81 60,125 ** 5.12 3,901 ** 8.46 1,694 ** 18.61 2,207 ** 5.97
JUNE 2011 76,642 * 2.74 73,554 * 2.72 8,348 * 2.47 65,206 * 2.76 3,088 * 3.33 342 * 1.87 2,746 * 3.69
SEPTEMBER 2011 67,813 * 2.44 63,914 * 2.38 9,046 * 2.65 54,868 * 2.34 3,899 * 4.21 590 * 3.22 3,309 * 4.45
DECEMBER 2011 53,851 ** 1.96 52,241 ** 1.97 7,298 ** 2.14 44,943 ** 1.95 1,610 ** 1.76 502 ** 2.75 1,108 ** 1.52
MARCH 2012* 47,417 * 1.74 45,890 * 1.74 5,605 * 1.68 40,285 * 1.75 1,527 * 1.68 270 * 1.49 1,257 * 1.73
CALENDAR YEAR 2012 TOTAL TO DATE* 47,417 1.74 45,890 1.74 5,605 1.70 40,285 1.75 1,527 1.67 270 1.50 1,257 1.71
AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT* 2,722,210 2,630,885 328,965 2,301,920 91,325 17,979 73,346
FISCAL YEAR 2012 TOTAL TO DATE* 101,268 3.72 98,131 3.72 12,903 3.88 85,228 3.70 3,137 3.45 772 4.27 2,365 3.25
AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT* 2,725,758 2,634,869 332,805 2,302,064 90,889 18,100 72,789
EXECUTIVE BRANCH                                          
TOTAL SEPARATIONS                                          
MARCH 2011 99,967 ** 7.19 95,258 ** 7.09 10,143 ** 5.99 85,115 ** 7.24 4,709 ** 10.21 2,631 ** 28.91 2,078 ** 5.62
JUNE 2011 77,362 * 2.77 74,709 * 2.77 7,903 * 2.33 66,806 * 2.83 2,653 * 2.86 505 * 2.76 2,148 * 2.89
SEPTEMBER 2011 114,204 * 4.11 109,599 * 4.08 14,386 * 4.21 95,213 * 4.06 4,605 * 4.97 816 * 4.45 3,789 * 5.10
DECEMBER 2011 90,351 ** 3.29 88,330 ** 3.33 8,985 ** 2.64 79,345 ** 3.43 2,021 ** 2.21 636 ** 3.48 1,385 ** 1.90
MARCH 2012* 78,533 * 2.88 76,336 * 2.90 7,163 * 2.15 69,173 * 3.00 2,197 * 2.42 573 * 3.17 1,624 * 2.23
CALENDAR YEAR 2012 TOTAL TO DATE* 78,533 2.88 76,336 2.90 7,163 2.18 69,173 3.01 2,197 2.41 573 3.19 1,624 2.21
AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT* 2,722,210 2,630,885 328,965 2,301,920 91,325 17,979 73,346
FISCAL YEAR 2012 TOTAL TO DATE* 168,884 6.20 164,666 6.25 16,148 4.85 148,518 6.45 4,218 4.64 1,209 6.68 3,009 4.13
AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT* 2,725,758 2,634,869 332,805 2,302,064 90,889 18,100 72,789
QUITS                                          
MARCH 2011 16,089 ** 1.16 15,544 ** 1.16 2,026 ** 1.20 13,518 ** 1.15 545 ** 1.18 69 ** .76 476 ** 1.29
JUNE 2011 16,507 * .59 15,964 * .59 2,000 * .59 13,964 * .59 543 * .59 70 * .38 473 * .64
SEPTEMBER 2011 26,036 * .94 25,281 * .94 3,659 * 1.07 21,622 * .92 755 * .81 103 * .56 652 * .88
DECEMBER 2011 16,772 ** .61 16,357 ** .62 2,251 ** .66 14,106 ** .61 415 ** .45 59 ** .32 356 ** .49
MARCH 2012* 14,974 * .55 14,513 * .55 1,741 * .52 12,772 * .55 461 * .51 61 * .34 400 * .55
CALENDAR YEAR 2012 TOTAL TO DATE* 14,974 .55 14,513 .55 1,741 .53 12,772 .55 461 .50 61 .34 400 .55
AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT* 2,722,210 2,630,885 328,965 2,301,920 91,325 17,979 73,346
FISCAL YEAR 2012 TOTAL TO DATE* 31,746 1.16 30,870 1.17 3,992 1.20 26,878 1.17 876 .96 120 .66 756 1.04
AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT* 2,725,758 2,634,869 332,805 2,302,064 90,889 18,100 72,789

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

A/ EXCLUDES CONGRESS AND JUDICIAL BRANCH FOR WHICH TURNOVER DATA ARE NOT REPORTED. AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT IS ADJUSTED TO EXCLUDE CONGRESS
AND THE JUDICIAL BRANCH IN CALCULATING TURNOVER RATES. TURNOVER DATA REFLECT EMPLOYEES IN ALL WORK SCHEDULES (FULL-TIME,
PART-TIME, AND INTERMITTENT) AND ALL TENURES (PERMANENT AND TEMPORARY AND INDEFINITE APPOINTMENTS). IN THE U.S. POSTAL SERVICE,
TURNOVER DATA INCLUDE ALL CATEGORIES OF POSTAL EMPLOYMENT, BOTH CAREER AND NON-CAREER! NON-CAREER TYPES INCLUDE TEMPORARIES,
CASUALS, AND REPLACEMENTS FOR EMPLOYEES ON LEAVE.

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