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Employment and Trends - March 2012

TABLE 2 -- COMPARISON OF TOTAL CIVILIAN EMPLOYMENT OF THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT BY BRANCH, AGENCY, AND AREA AS OF DECEMBER 2011 AND MARCH 2012
TOTAL, ALL AREASUNITED STATESWASHINGTON, DC-MD-VA-WV CORE BASED STATISTICAL AREA
AGENCYMARCH 2012*DECEMBER 2011CHANGEMARCH 2012*DECEMBER 2011CHANGEMARCH 2012*DECEMBER 2011CHANGE
TOTAL, ALL AGENCIES A/ 2,786,118 * 2,793,424 ** -7,306 2,694,418 * 2,702,597 ** -8,179 360,816 * 368,706 ** -7,890
LEGISLATIVE BRANCH 30,142 * 30,357 * -215 30,136 * 30,351 * -215 29,024 * 29,238 * -214
CONGRESS 17,423 * 17,643 * -220 17,423 * 17,643 * -220 17,423 * 17,643 * -220
U.S. SENATE 7,030 * 7,030 * ... 7,030 * 7,030 * ... 7,030 * 7,030 * ...
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES SUMMARY 10,393 10,613 * -220 10,393 10,613 * -220 10,393 10,613 * -220
COMMISSION ON SECURITY AND COOPERATION IN EUROPE 15 * 15 * ... 15 * 15 * ... 15 * 15 * ...
ARCHITECT OF THE CAPITOL 2,525 * 2,525 ... 2,525 * 2,525 ... 2,525 * 2,525 ...
BOTANIC GARDEN 66 * 66 ... 66 * 66 ... 66 * 66 ...
U.S. COMMISSION ON INTERNATIONAL RELIGIOUS FREEDOM 16 15 +1 16 15 +1 16 15 +1
CONGRESSIONAL BUDGET OFFICE 243 243 ... 243 243 ... 243 243 ...
GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTABILITY OFFICE 3,191 * 3,191 * ... 3,191 * 3,191 * ... 2,308 * 2,308 * ...
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE 2,378 * 2,378 * ... 2,378 * 2,378 * ... 2,188 * 2,188 * ...
JOHN C. STENNIS CENTER FOR PUBLIC DEVELOPMENT 5 5 ... 5 5 ... 1 1 ...
LIBRARY OF CONGRESS 3,871 * 3,871 * ... 3,865 * 3,865 * ... 3,831 * 3,831 * ...
MEDICARE PAYMENT ADVISORY COMMISSION 34 35 -1 34 35 -1 34 35 -1
OFFICE OF COMPLIANCE 23 * 23 * ... 23 * 23 * ... 23 * 23 * ...
UNITED STATES-CHINA ECONOMIC AND SECURITY REVIEW COMMISSION 20 14 +6 20 14 +6 20 13 +7
U.S. COURT OF VETERANS APPEALS 106 106 ... 106 106 ... 106 106 ...
U.S. TAX COURT 226 227 -1 226 227 -1 225 226 -1
JUDICIAL BRANCH 33,766 * 33,762 * +4 33,397 * 33,393 * +4 2,827 * 2,823 * +4
U.S. SUPREME COURT 495 491 +4 495 491 +4 495 491 +4
U.S. COURTS 33,271 * 33,271 * ... 32,902 * 32,902 * ... 2,332 * 2,332 * ...
EXECUTIVE BRANCH 2,722,210 * 2,729,305 ** -7,095 2,630,885 * 2,638,853 ** -7,968 328,965 * 336,645 ** -7,680
EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT 1,861 * 1,875 * -14 1,850 * 1,862 * -12 1,850 * 1,862 * -12
WHITE HOUSE OFFICE 467 464 +3 467 464 +3 467 464 +3
OFFICE OF THE VICE PRESIDENT 27 24 +3 27 24 +3 27 24 +3
OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET 535 545 -10 535 545 -10 535 545 -10
OFFICE OF ADMINISTRATION 229 226 +3 229 226 +3 229 226 +3
COUNCIL OF ECONOMIC ADVISERS 26 26 ... 26 26 ... 26 26 ...
COUNCIL ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY/OFFICE OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY 23 26 -3 23 26 -3 23 26 -3
OFFICE OF POLICY DEVELOPMENT 23 * 23 * ... 23 * 23 * ... 23 * 23 * ...
EXECUTIVE RESIDENCE AT THE WHITE HOUSE 94 95 -1 94 95 -1 94 95 -1
NATIONAL SECURITY COUNCIL 73 74 -1 73 74 -1 73 74 -1
OFFICE OF NATIONAL DRUG CONTROL POLICY 98 101 -3 98 101 -3 98 101 -3
OFFICE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY POLICY 30 35 -5 30 35 -5 30 35 -5
OFFICE OF THE U.S. TRADE REPRESENTATIVE 236 236 ... 225 223 +2 225 223 +2
EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS 1,927,073 * 1,923,082 * +3,991 1,841,212 * 1,838,240 * +2,972 264,594 * 271,916 * -7,322
DEPARTMENT OF STATE 40,613 * 40,613 ... 16,635 * 16,635 ... 13,773 * 13,773 ...
DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY 114,311 107,612 * +6,699 113,519 106,969 * +6,550 15,368 15,455 * -87
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE 766,425 766,229 +196 717,816 718,746 -930 67,870 67,730 +140
DEFENSE, MILITARY FUNCTION TOTAL 742,371 742,289 +82 693,824 694,869 -1,045 66,979 66,852 +127
DEFENSE, CIVIL FUNCTION TOTAL 24,054 23,940 +114 23,992 23,877 +115 891 878 +13
DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY 285,308 286,407 -1,099 264,558 265,354 -796 17,603 17,689 -86
DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY, MILITARY FUNCTION TOTAL 261,255 262,468 -1,213 240,567 241,478 -911 16,712 16,811 -99
DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY, CIVIL FUNCTION TOTAL 24,053 23,939 +114 23,991 23,876 +115 891 878 +13
CORP OF ENGINEERS 23,859 23,758 +101 23,797 23,695 +102 697 697 ...
CEMETERIAL EXPENSES 194 181 +13 194 181 +13 194 181 +13
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY 199,927 199,441 +486 191,970 191,489 +481 28,021 28,050 -29
DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE 174,480 175,203 -723 168,620 169,308 -688 5,787 5,812 -25
DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY 25,224 25,374 -150 24,565 24,727 -162 2,364 2,338 +26
OTHER DEFENSE ACTIVITIES (EXCLUDING DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY) 81,486 79,804 +1,682 68,103 67,868 +235 14,095 13,841 +254
DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 116,535 117,285 -750 114,348 115,089 -741 25,808 26,041 -233
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR 69,204 68,894 +310 68,837 68,524 +313 7,779 7,881 -102
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE 89,481 91,794 -2,313 88,618 90,922 -2,304 10,652 10,964 -312
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE 44,938 * 44,938 ... 44,602 * 44,602 ... 23,807 * 23,807 ...
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR 17,397 17,322 +75 17,352 17,278 +74 6,192 6,197 -5
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 72,322 71,047 +1,275 71,885 70,625 +1,260 32,188 38,629 -6,441
DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT 9,401 9,594 -193 9,326 9,516 -190 3,243 3,294 -51
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION 57,346 * 57,346 ... 57,014 * 57,014 ... 9,922 * 9,922 ...
DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY 15,742 15,875 -133 15,719 15,853 -134 5,621 5,668 -47
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION 4,501 * 4,501 * ... 4,494 * 4,494 * ... 3,342 * 3,342 * ...
DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS 317,670 * 317,670 ... 313,597 * 313,597 ... 8,966 * 8,966 ...
DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY 191,187 192,362 -1,175 187,450 188,376 -926 30,063 30,247 -184
INDEPENDENT AGENCIES 793,276 * 804,348 ** -11,072 787,823 * 798,751 ** -10,928 62,521 * 62,867 ** -346
ADVISORY COUNCIL ON HISTORIC PRESERVATION 44 48 -4 44 48 -4 42 43 -1
AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION 30 29 +1 30 29 +1 30 29 +1
AMERICAN BATTLE MONUMENTS COMMISSION 455 * 455 * ... 24 * 24 * ... 20 * 20 * ...
APPALACHIAN REGIONAL COMMISSION 8 8 ... 8 8 ... 8 8 ...
ARCHITECTURAL AND TRANSPORTATION BARRIERS COMPLIANCE BOARD 33 29 +4 33 29 +4 33 29 +4
ARMED FORCES RETIREMENT HOME 282 276 +6 282 276 +6 219 223 -4
ARCTIC RESEARCH COMMISSION 4 6 -2 4 6 -2 2 2 ...
BARRY GOLDWATER SCHOLARSHIP AND EXCELLENCE IN EDUCATION FOUNDATION 1 1 ... 1 1 ... 1 1 ...
FEDERAL RESERVE BOARD OF GOVERNORS 1,873 * 1,873 * ... 1,873 * 1,873 * ... 1,873 * 1,873 * ...
CHEMICAL SAFETY AND HAZARD INVESTIGATION BOARD 42 41 +1 42 41 +1 29 31 -2
CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS FELLOWSHIP FOUNDATION 2 2 ... 2 2 ... ... ... ...
COMMISSION OF FINE ARTS 11 11 ... 11 11 ... 11 11 ...
COMMISSION ON CIVIL RIGHTS 40 40 ... 40 40 ... 28 29 -1
COMMITTEE FOR PURCHASE FROM PEOPLE WHO ARE BLIND OR SEVERELY DISABLED 28 27 +1 28 27 +1 27 27 ...
COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION 690 709 -19 690 709 -19 453 465 -12
CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY COMMISSION 543 * 543 ... 541 * 541 ... 417 * 417 ...
CORPORATION FOR NATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE 609 608 * +1 606 605 * +1 331 337 * -6
COURT SERVICES AND OFFENDER SUPERVISION AGENCY FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 1,263 * 1,263 ... 1,263 * 1,263 ... 1,263 * 1,263 ...
DEFENSE NUCLEAR FACILITIES SAFETY BOARD 109 * 109 ... 109 * 109 ... 92 * 92 ...
DELTA REGIONAL AUTHORITY 5 5 * ... 5 5 * ... ... 2 * -2
ELECTION ASSISTANCE COMMISSION 35 39 -4 35 39 -4 32 36 -4
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY 18,393 18,655 -262 18,283 18,550 -267 4,657 4,819 -162
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION 2,375 2,416 -41 2,364 2,405 -41 481 484 -3
EXPORT-IMPORT BANK OF THE UNITED STATES 394 * 394 * ... 394 * 394 * ... 368 * 368 * ...
FARM CREDIT ADMINISTRATION 290 * 290 ... 290 * 290 ... 159 * 159 ...
FARM CREDIT SYSTEM INSURANCE CORPORATION 10 * 10 ... 10 * 10 ... 10 * 10 ...
FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION 1,732 1,767 -35 1,730 1,765 -35 1,475 1,495 -20
FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION 8,314 * 8,314 ... 8,292 * 8,292 ... 1,928 * 1,928 ...
FEDERAL ELECTION COMMISSION 347 347 ... 347 347 ... 347 347 ...
FEDERAL FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS EXAMINATION COUNCIL 10 10 ... 10 10 ... 8 8 ...
UNSPECIFIED 499 * 499 * ... 499 * 499 * ... 467 * 467 * ...
FEDERAL LABOR RELATIONS AUTHORITY 135 137 -2 135 137 -2 81 84 -3
FEDERAL MARITIME COMMISSION 123 124 -1 123 124 -1 115 115 ...
FEDERAL MEDIATION AND CONCILIATION SERVICE 242 241 +1 242 241 +1 62 62 ...
FEDERAL MINE SAFETY AND HEALTH REVIEW COMMISSION 71 * 71 ... 71 * 71 ... 59 * 59 ...
FEDERAL RETIREMENT THRIFT INVESTMENT BOARD 100 102 -2 100 102 -2 99 101 -2
FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION 1,131 * 1,131 * ... 1,131 * 1,131 * ... 976 * 976 * ...
GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION 12,649 12,724 -75 12,596 12,669 -73 4,513 4,494 +19
HARRY S. TRUMAN SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION 5 5 ... 5 5 ... 5 5 ...
U.S. HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL MUSEUM 185 187 -2 185 187 -2 182 184 -2
U.S. INTERAGENCY COUNCIL ON HOMELESSNESS 15 15 ... 15 15 ... 15 15 ...
INTER-AMERICAN FOUNDATION 43 40 +3 43 40 +3 43 40 +3
INTERNATIONAL BOUNDARY AND WATER COMMISSION: UNITED STATES AND MEXICO 245 261 -16 245 261 -16 1 1 ...
INTERNATIONAL BOUNDARY COMMISSION: UNITED STATES AND CANADA 7 * 7 * ... 7 * 7 * ... 3 * 3 * ...
INTERNATIONAL JOINT COMMISSION: UNITED STATES AND CANADA 19 * 19 ... 14 * 14 ... 9 * 9 ...
U.S. INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION 399 397 +2 399 397 +2 399 397 +2
JAMES MADISON MEMORIAL FELLOWSHIP FOUNDATION 4 4 ... 4 4 ... 4 4 ...
JAPAN-UNITED STATES FRIENDSHIP COMMISSION 4 4 ... 4 4 ... 4 4 ...
MARINE MAMMAL COMMISSION 12 12 ** ... 12 12 ** ... 12 12 ** ...
MERIT SYSTEMS PROTECTION BOARD 213 219 -6 213 219 -6 129 134 -5
MILLENNIUM CHALLENGE CORPORATION 292 286 +6 264 255 +9 264 255 +9
MORRIS K. UDALL AND STEWART L. UDALL FOUNDATION 40 41 -1 40 41 -1 3 3 ...
NATIONAL ARCHIVES AND RECORDS ADMINISTRATION 3,501 * 3,501 ... 3,501 * 3,501 ... 1,399 * 1,399 ...
NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION 18,201 * 18,201 ... 18,187 * 18,187 ... 4,234 * 4,234 ...
NATIONAL CAPITAL PLANNING COMMISSION 42 39 +3 42 39 +3 42 39 +3
NATIONAL COMMISSION ON LIBRARIES AND INFORMATION SCIENCE 3 * 3 * ... 3 * 3 * ... 3 * 3 * ...
NATIONAL COUNCIL ON DISABILITY 11 11 ... 11 11 ... 11 11 ...
NATIONAL CREDIT UNION ADMINISTRATION 1,192 * 1,192 ... 1,192 * 1,192 ... 262 * 262 ...
NATIONAL FOUNDATION ON THE ARTS AND THE HUMANITIES 407 * 407 ... 407 * 407 ... 405 * 406 -1
NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS 162 163 -1 162 163 -1 162 163 -1
NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE HUMANITIES 166 165 +1 166 165 +1 164 164 ...
INSTITUTE OF MUSEUM AND LIBRARY SERVICES 79 * 79 ... 79 * 79 ... 79 * 79 ...
NATIONAL LABOR RELATIONS BOARD 1,643 1,670 -27 1,622 1,648 -26 472 476 -4
NATIONAL MEDIATION BOARD 50 51 -1 50 51 -1 48 49 -1
NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION 1,502 * 1,502 ... 1,496 * 1,496 ... 1,488 * 1,488 ...
NATIONAL TRANSPORTATION SAFETY BOARD 408 404 +4 408 404 +4 320 316 +4
NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION 3,937 3,978 -41 3,932 3,973 -41 2,776 2,818 -42
NUCLEAR WASTE TECHNICAL REVIEW BOARD 11 12 -1 11 12 -1 8 9 -1
OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH REVIEW COMMISSION 59 57 * +2 59 57 * +2 45 42 * +3
OFFICE OF NAVAJO AND HOPI INDIAN RELOCATION 41 40 +1 41 40 +1 ... ... ...
OFFICE OF GOVERNMENT ETHICS 74 73 +1 74 73 +1 74 73 +1
OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT 5,513 5,610 -97 5,508 5,602 -94 1,924 1,923 +1
OFFICE OF SPECIAL COUNSEL 110 108 +2 110 108 +2 86 84 +2
OVERSEAS PRIVATE INVESTMENT CORPORATION 219 224 -5 219 224 -5 219 224 -5
PEACE CORPS 979 1,000 -21 666 673 -7 564 565 -1
PENSION BENEFIT GUARANTY CORPORATION 977 973 +4 977 973 +4 974 970 +4
POSTAL RATE COMMISSION 52 * 52 * ... 52 * 52 * ... 52 * 52 * ...
PRESIDIO TRUST 321 319 +2 321 319 +2 ... ... ...
RAILROAD RETIREMENT BOARD 957 * 957 * ... 957 * 957 * ... 5 * 5 * ...
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION 3,863 3,853 +10 3,863 3,853 +10 2,286 2,277 +9
SELECTIVE SERVICE SYSTEM 153 154 -1 151 152 -1 46 49 -3
SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION 4,037 * 4,037 * ... 4,003 * 4,003 * ... 1,069 * 1,069 * ...
SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION 5,010 * 5,008 * +2 4,984 * 4,982 * +2 4,604 * 4,602 * +2
NATIONAL GALLERY OF ART 816 * 816 ... 816 * 816 ... 816 * 816 ...
SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION (EXCEPT UNITS ADMINISTERED UNDER SEPARATE BOARDS OF TRUSTEES) 4,098 * 4,098 * ... 4,072 * 4,072 * ... 3,692 * 3,692 * ...
WOODROW WILSON INTERNATIONAL CENTER FOR SCHOLARS 42 45 -3 42 45 -3 42 45 -3
JOHN F. KENNEDY CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS 54 49 +5 54 49 +5 54 49 +5
SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION 65,228 65,904 -676 64,787 65,450 -663 1,777 1,813 -36
TENNESSEE VALLEY AUTHORITY 13,019 12,872 +147 13,019 12,872 +147 6 6 ...
TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT AGENCY 45 46 -1 45 46 -1 45 46 -1
BROADCASTING BOARD OF GOVERNORS 1,881 1,922 * -41 1,666 1,699 * -33 1,514 1,543 * -29
U.S. AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT 2,515 * 2,515 * ... 1,585 * 1,585 * ... 1,584 * 1,584 * ...
U.S. POSTAL SERVICE 602,868 612,759 -9,891 600,094 609,880 -9,786 12,389 12,449 -60
UTAH RECLAMATION MITIGATION AND CONSERVATION COMMISSION 13 14 -1 13 14 -1 ... ... ...
VALLES CALDERA TRUST 28 * 28 * ... 28 * 28 * ... ... * ... * ...
WHITE HOUSE COMMISSION ON THE NATIONAL MOMENT OF REMEMBRANCE 1 * 1 * ... 1 * 1 * ... 1 * 1 * ...

*PRELIMINARY OR PREVIOUS QUARTER'S EMPLOYMENT TOTALS (OR PORTIONS THEREOF) WERE USED FOR CURRENT QUARTER, AS REPORT FOR CURRENT
QUARTER WAS NOT RECEIVED BY INPUT CUTOFF DATE.
**REVISED.


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

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