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Data, Analysis & Documentation Federal Employment Reports

Employment and Trends - March 2012

TABLE 17 -- SUMMARY OF TURNOVER DATA
ALL AREASUNITED STATESWASHINGTON, DC-MD-VA-WV CORE BASED STATISTICAL AREAOVERSEAS
TURNOVER CATEGORIESMARCH 2012*DECEMBER 2011**MARCH 2011**MARCH 2012*DECEMBER 2011**MARCH 2011**MARCH 2012*DECEMBER 2011**MARCH 2011**MARCH 2012*DECEMBER 2011**MARCH 2011**
TOTAL ACCESSIONS A/                        
NUMBER 74,723 73,278 106,762 72,515 71,007 99,845 7,546 10,046 12,534 2,208 2,271 6,917
RATE 2.73 2.66 3.82 2.74 2.67 3.70 2.19 2.85 3.57 2.43 2.49 7.51
TO THE COMPETITIVE SERVICE                        
NUMBER 39,037 28,531 53,893 38,400 27,913 51,767 3,815 4,545 6,029 637 618 2,126
RATE 2.61 1.90 3.62 2.62 1.90 3.54 1.57 1.91 2.54 2.18 2.12 7.39
TO THE EXCEPTED AND SENIOR EXECUTIVE SERVICES                        
NUMBER 35,686 44,747 52,869 34,115 43,094 48,078 3,731 5,501 6,505 1,571 1,653 4,791
RATE 2.86 3.56 4.06 2.88 3.61 3.88 3.48 4.80 5.72 2.55 2.66 7.57
TOTAL NEW HIRES                        
NUMBER 47,575 53,991 74,102 46,048 52,381 70,201 5,748 7,423 10,061 1,527 1,610 3,901
RATE 1.74 1.96 2.65 1.74 1.97 2.60 1.67 2.11 2.87 1.68 1.76 4.24
TO THE COMPETITIVE SERVICE                        
NUMBER 16,902 15,793 28,481 16,531 15,299 27,887 2,413 2,817 4,296 371 494 594
RATE 1.13 1.05 1.91 1.13 1.04 1.91 1.00 1.18 1.81 1.27 1.70 2.07
TO THE EXCEPTED AND SENIOR EXECUTIVE SERVICES                        
NUMBER 30,673 38,198 45,621 29,517 37,082 42,314 3,335 4,606 5,765 1,156 1,116 3,307
RATE 2.46 3.04 3.50 2.49 3.11 3.41 3.11 4.02 5.07 1.88 1.79 5.22
RESTORATIONS AND RETURNS TO DUTY                        
NUMBER 24,613 15,113 28,287 24,050 14,547 25,511 830 1,313 1,020 563 566 2,776
RATE .90 .55 1.01 .91 .55 .94 .24 .37 .29 .62 .62 3.01
U.S. CITIZENS                        
NUMBER 73,846 72,400 105,758 72,271 70,693 99,517 7,387 9,902 12,325 1,575 1,707 6,241
RATE 2.73 2.66 3.83 2.74 2.66 3.70 2.16 2.83 3.55 2.46 2.65 9.53
NON U.S. CITIZENS                        
NUMBER 877 878 1,004 244 314 328 159 144 209 633 564 676
RATE 2.57 2.57 2.96 3.42 4.32 4.47 5.68 5.04 6.14 2.35 2.09 2.54
TRANSFERS                        
NUMBER 2,535 4,174 4,373 2,417 4,079 4,133 968 1,310 1,453 118 95 240
RATE .09 .15 .16 .09 .15 .15 .28 .37 .41 .13 .10 .26
ACCESSIONS EXCLUDING TRANSFERS                        
NUMBER 72,188 69,104 102,389 70,098 66,928 95,712 6,578 8,736 11,081 2,090 2,176 6,677
RATE 2.64 2.51 3.67 2.65 2.51 3.54 1.91 2.48 3.16 2.30 2.38 7.25
TOTAL SEPARATIONS A/                        
NUMBER 78,971 90,835 100,297 76,774 88,814 95,588 7,589 9,457 10,460 2,197 2,021 4,709
RATE 2.88 3.30 3.59 2.90 3.33 3.54 2.20 2.68 2.98 2.42 2.21 5.11
TRANSFERS                        
NUMBER 3,139 4,799 4,212 2,981 4,663 3,896 847 1,279 1,267 158 136 316
RATE .11 .17 .15 .11 .18 .14 .25 .36 .36 .17 .15 .34
QUITS                        
NUMBER 15,088 16,890 16,146 14,627 16,475 15,601 1,855 2,369 2,082 461 415 545
RATE .55 .61 .58 .55 .62 .58 .54 .67 .59 .51 .45 .59
OTHER SEPARATIONS                        
NUMBER 60,744 69,146 79,939 59,166 67,676 76,091 4,887 5,809 7,111 1,578 1,470 3,848
RATE 2.22 2.51 2.86 2.23 2.54 2.82 1.42 1.65 2.03 1.74 1.61 4.18
U.S. CITIZENS                        
NUMBER 78,237 90,059 94,611 76,538 88,416 90,405 7,407 9,306 10,202 1,699 1,643 4,206
RATE 2.89 3.31 3.43 2.90 3.33 3.36 2.17 2.66 2.94 2.66 2.55 6.42
NON U.S. CITIZENS                        
NUMBER 734 776 5,686 236 398 5,183 182 151 258 498 378 503
RATE 2.16 2.27 16.76 3.31 5.48 70.59 6.50 5.29 7.57 1.85 1.40 1.89
SEPARATIONS EXCLUDING TRANSFERS                        
NUMBER 75,832 86,036 96,085 73,793 84,151 91,692 6,742 8,178 9,193 2,039 1,885 4,393
RATE 2.77 3.12 3.44 2.79 3.16 3.40 1.96 2.32 2.62 2.24 2.06 4.77
LEGISLATIVE BRANCH ACCESSIONS B/                        
NUMBER 159 156 258 159 156 258 144 141 243 ... ... ...
RATE 1.25 1.22 2.01 1.25 1.22 2.01 1.24 1.21 2.07 ... ... ...
TO THE COMPETITIVE SERVICE                        
NUMBER 18 18 18 18 18 18 12 12 12 ... ... ...
RATE .25 .78 .74 .25 .78 .74 .17 .56 .54 ... ... ...
TO THE EXCEPTED AND SENIOR EXECUTIVE SERVICES                        
NUMBER 141 138 240 141 138 240 132 129 231 ... ... ...
RATE 1.36 1.32 2.30 1.36 1.32 2.31 1.39 1.36 2.44 ... ... ...
TOTAL NEW HIRES                        
NUMBER 142 140 245 142 140 245 127 125 230 ... ... ...
RATE 1.12 1.10 1.91 1.12 1.10 1.91 1.10 1.07 1.96 ... ... ...
TO THE COMPETITIVE SERVICE                        
NUMBER 12 12 12 12 12 12 6 6 6 ... ... ...
RATE .16 .52 .49 .16 .52 .49 .08 .28 .27 ... ... ...
TO THE EXCEPTED AND SENIOR EXECUTIVE SERVICES                        
NUMBER 130 128 233 130 128 233 121 119 224 ... ... ...
RATE 1.25 1.23 2.24 1.25 1.23 2.24 1.28 1.25 2.36 ... ... ...
RESTORATIONS AND RETURNS TO DUTY                        
NUMBER 16 16 13 16 16 13 16 16 13 ... ... ...
RATE .13 .13 .10 .13 .13 .10 .14 .14 .11 ... ... ...
U.S. CITIZENS                        
NUMBER 159 156 258 159 156 258 144 141 243 ... ... ...
RATE 1.26 1.23 2.02 1.26 1.23 2.02 1.25 1.22 2.08 ... ... ...
NON U.S. CITIZENS                        
NUMBER ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
RATE ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
TRANSFERS                        
NUMBER 1 ... ... 1 ... ... 1 ... ... ... ... ...
RATE .01 ... ... .01 ... ... .01 ... ... ... ... ...
ACCESSIONS EXCLUDING TRANSFERS                        
NUMBER 158 156 258 158 156 258 143 141 243 ... ... ...
RATE 1.24 1.22 2.01 1.24 1.22 2.01 1.23 1.21 2.07 ... ... ...
LEGISLATIVE BRANCH SEPARATIONS B/                        
NUMBER 425 433 321 425 433 321 413 421 308 ... ... ...
RATE 3.34 3.39 2.50 3.34 3.39 2.50 3.56 3.61 2.63 ... ... ...
TRANSFERS                        
NUMBER 2 3 2 2 3 2 2 3 2 ... ... ...
RATE .02 .02 .02 .02 .02 .02 .02 .03 .02 ... ... ...
QUITS                        
NUMBER 110 114 53 110 114 53 110 114 52 ... ... ...
RATE .87 .89 .41 .87 .89 .41 .95 .98 .44 ... ... ...
OTHER SEPARATIONS                        
NUMBER 313 316 266 313 316 266 301 304 254 ... ... ...
RATE 2.46 2.47 2.07 2.46 2.48 2.07 2.60 2.61 2.17 ... ... ...
U.S. CITIZENS                        
NUMBER 423 431 321 423 431 321 411 419 308 ... ... ...
RATE 3.34 3.39 2.51 3.34 3.39 2.51 3.56 3.61 2.64 ... ... ...
NON U.S. CITIZENS                        
NUMBER 2 2 ... 2 2 ... 2 2 ... ... ... ...
RATE 3.51 3.45 ... 3.51 3.45 ... 3.51 3.45 ... ... ... ...
SEPARATIONS EXCLUDING TRANSFERS                        
NUMBER 423 430 319 423 430 319 411 418 306 ... ... ...
RATE 3.33 3.37 2.48 3.33 3.37 2.49 3.54 3.59 2.61 ... ... ...
EXECUTIVE BRANCH ACCESSIONS                        
NUMBER 74,547 73,076 106,492 72,339 70,805 99,575 7,385 9,859 12,279 2,208 2,271 6,917
RATE 2.73 2.66 3.83 2.75 2.67 3.70 2.22 2.89 3.62 2.43 2.49 7.51
TO THE COMPETITIVE SERVICE                        
NUMBER 39,019 28,513 53,875 38,382 27,895 51,749 3,803 4,533 6,017 637 618 2,126
RATE 2.62 1.90 3.62 2.63 1.90 3.55 1.62 1.92 2.56 2.18 2.12 7.39
TO THE EXCEPTED AND SENIOR EXECUTIVE SERVICES                        
NUMBER 35,528 44,563 52,617 33,957 42,910 47,826 3,582 5,326 6,262 1,571 1,653 4,791
RATE 2.88 3.58 4.07 2.89 3.63 3.89 3.67 5.07 6.01 2.55 2.66 7.57
TOTAL NEW HIRES                        
NUMBER 47,417 53,851 73,857 45,890 52,241 69,956 5,605 7,298 9,831 1,527 1,610 3,901
RATE 1.74 1.96 2.66 1.74 1.97 2.60 1.68 2.14 2.90 1.68 1.76 4.24
TO THE COMPETITIVE SERVICE                        
NUMBER 16,890 15,781 28,469 16,519 15,287 27,875 2,407 2,811 4,290 371 494 594
RATE 1.13 1.05 1.91 1.13 1.04 1.91 1.02 1.19 1.83 1.27 1.70 2.07
TO THE EXCEPTED AND SENIOR EXECUTIVE SERVICES                        
NUMBER 30,527 38,070 45,388 29,371 36,954 42,081 3,198 4,487 5,541 1,156 1,116 3,307
RATE 2.47 3.06 3.51 2.50 3.12 3.42 3.28 4.27 5.31 1.88 1.79 5.22
RESTORATIONS AND RETURNS TO DUTY                        
NUMBER 24,597 15,097 28,274 24,034 14,531 25,498 814 1,297 1,007 563 566 2,776
RATE .90 .55 1.02 .91 .55 .95 .24 .38 .30 .62 .62 3.02
U.S. CITIZENS                        
NUMBER 73,670 72,198 105,488 72,095 70,491 99,247 7,226 9,715 12,070 1,575 1,707 6,241
RATE 2.74 2.67 3.84 2.74 2.67 3.70 2.19 2.87 3.60 2.46 2.65 9.53
NON U.S. CITIZENS                        
NUMBER 877 878 1,004 244 314 328 159 144 209 633 564 676
RATE 2.58 2.57 2.96 3.45 4.36 4.50 5.80 5.15 6.24 2.35 2.09 2.54
TRANSFERS                        
NUMBER 2,533 4,128 4,361 2,415 4,033 4,121 966 1,264 1,441 118 95 240
RATE .09 .15 .16 .09 .15 .15 .29 .37 .43 .13 .10 .26
ACCESSIONS EXCLUDING TRANSFERS                        
NUMBER 72,014 68,948 102,131 69,924 66,772 95,454 6,419 8,595 10,838 2,090 2,176 6,677
RATE 2.64 2.51 3.67 2.65 2.52 3.55 1.93 2.52 3.20 2.30 2.38 7.25
EXECUTIVE BRANCH SEPARATIONS                        
NUMBER 78,533 90,351 99,967 76,336 88,330 95,258 7,163 8,985 10,143 2,197 2,021 4,709
RATE 2.88 3.29 3.60 2.90 3.33 3.54 2.15 2.64 2.99 2.42 2.21 5.11
TRANSFERS                        
NUMBER 3,137 4,793 4,209 2,979 4,657 3,893 845 1,273 1,264 158 136 316
RATE .12 .17 .15 .11 .18 .14 .25 .37 .37 .17 .15 .34
QUITS                        
NUMBER 14,974 16,772 16,089 14,513 16,357 15,544 1,741 2,251 2,026 461 415 545
RATE .55 .61 .58 .55 .62 .58 .52 .66 .60 .51 .45 .59
OTHER SEPARATIONS                        
NUMBER 60,422 68,786 79,669 58,844 67,316 75,821 4,577 5,461 6,853 1,578 1,470 3,848
RATE 2.22 2.51 2.87 2.23 2.54 2.82 1.38 1.60 2.02 1.74 1.61 4.18
U.S. CITIZENS                        
NUMBER 77,801 89,577 94,281 76,102 87,934 90,075 6,983 8,836 9,885 1,699 1,643 4,206
RATE 2.89 3.31 3.43 2.90 3.33 3.36 2.12 2.61 2.95 2.66 2.55 6.42
NON U.S. CITIZENS                        
NUMBER 732 774 5,686 234 396 5,183 180 149 258 498 378 503
RATE 2.15 2.27 16.79 3.31 5.50 71.16 6.56 5.33 7.71 1.85 1.40 1.89
SEPARATIONS EXCLUDING TRANSFERS                        
NUMBER 75,396 85,558 95,758 73,357 83,673 91,365 6,318 7,712 8,879 2,039 1,885 4,393
RATE 2.77 3.12 3.44 2.78 3.16 3.40 1.90 2.26 2.62 2.24 2.06 4.77

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

A/ EXCLUDES CONGRESS AND THE JUDICIAL BRANCH FOR WHICH TURNOVER DATA IS NOT REPORTED.

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