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Employment and Trends - March 2012

TABLE 22 -- SEPARATIONS BY TYPE, BRANCH, AND SELECTED AGENCY, ALL AREAS, DECEMBER 2011 AND MARCH 2012
TOTALTRANSFERSQUITSOTHER SEPARATIONSSEPARATIONS EXCLUDING TRANSFERSSEPARATIONS CALENDAR YEAR 2012 TO DATESEPARATIONS FISCAL YEAR 2012 TO DATE
AGENCYNUMBER*RATENUMBER*RATENUMBER*RATENUMBER*RATENUMBER*RATENUMBER*RATENUMBER*RATE
TOTAL, ALL AGENCIES ... ... 169,806 6.20
MARCH 2012 78,971 * 2.88 3,139 * 0.11 15,088 * 0.55 60,744 * 2.22 75,832 * 2.77      
DECEMBER 2011 90,835 6.63 4,799 0.35 16,890 1.23 69,146 5.04 86,036 6.28      
LEGISLATIVE BRANCH ... ... 858 6.75
MARCH 2012 425 * 3.34 2 * 0.02 110 * 0.87 313 * 2.46 423 * 3.33      
DECEMBER 2011 433 6.81 3 0.05 114 1.79 316 4.97 430 6.76      
GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTABILITY OFFICE ... ... 108 3.38
MARCH 2012 54 * 1.69 ... * ... ... * ... 54 * 1.69 54 * 1.69      
DECEMBER 2011 54 3.38 ... ... ... ... 54 3.38 54 3.38      
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE ... ... 72 3.03
MARCH 2012 36 * 1.51 ... * ... 6 * 0.25 30 * 1.26 36 * 1.51      
DECEMBER 2011 36 3.03 ... ... 6 0.50 30 2.52 36 3.03      
LIBRARY OF CONGRESS ... ... 198 5.11
MARCH 2012 99 * 2.56 ... * ... ... * ... 99 * 2.56 99 * 2.56      
DECEMBER 2011 99 5.11 ... ... ... ... 99 5.11 99 5.11      
JUDICIAL BRANCH ... ... 64 0.19
MARCH 2012 13 * 0.04 ... * ... 4 * 0.01 9 * 0.03 13 * 0.04      
DECEMBER 2011 51 0.30 3 0.02 4 0.02 44 0.26 48 0.28      
EXECUTIVE BRANCH ... ... 168,884 6.20
MARCH 2012 78,533 * 2.88 3,137 * 0.12 14,974 * 0.55 60,422 * 2.22 75,396 * 2.77      
DECEMBER 2011 90,351 6.62 4,793 0.35 16,772 1.23 68,786 5.04 85,558 6.27      
EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT ... ... 172 9.21
MARCH 2012 83 * 4.44 35 * 1.87 40 * 2.14 8 * 0.43 48 * 2.57      
DECEMBER 2011 89 9.49 30 3.20 48 5.12 11 1.17 59 6.29      
EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS ... ... 118,054 6.13
MARCH 2012 49,111 * 2.55 2,808 * 0.15 10,144 * 0.53 36,159 * 1.88 46,303 * 2.41      
DECEMBER 2011 68,943 7.17 4,431 0.46 12,805 1.33 51,707 5.38 64,512 6.71      
DEPARTMENT OF STATE ... ... 1,376 3.39
MARCH 2012 688 * 1.69 41 * 0.10 71 * 0.17 576 * 1.42 647 * 1.59      
DECEMBER 2011 688 3.39 41 0.20 71 0.35 576 2.84 647 3.19      
DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY ... ... 14,836 13.37
MARCH 2012 4,447 4.01 10 0.01 1,680 1.51 2,757 2.48 4,437 4.00      
DECEMBER 2011 10,389 19.31 689 1.28 830 1.54 8,870 16.49 9,700 18.03      
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE ... ... 46,921 6.12
MARCH 2012 26,436 3.45 1,898 0.25 4,756 0.62 19,782 2.58 24,538 3.20      
DECEMBER 2011 20,485 5.35 2,427 0.63 3,875 1.01 14,183 3.70 18,058 4.71      
DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY ... ... 17,999 6.30
MARCH 2012 11,372 3.98 704 0.25 2,591 0.91 8,077 2.83 10,668 3.73      
DECEMBER 2011 6,627 4.63 496 0.35 1,636 1.14 4,495 3.14 6,131 4.28      
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY ... ... 12,394 6.21
MARCH 2012 6,504 3.26 471 0.24 1,029 0.52 5,004 2.51 6,033 3.02      
DECEMBER 2011 5,890 5.91 1,197 1.20 1,070 1.07 3,623 3.63 4,693 4.71      
DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE ... ... 10,824 6.19
MARCH 2012 5,514 3.15 620 0.35 448 0.26 4,446 2.54 4,894 2.80      
DECEMBER 2011 5,310 6.06 626 0.71 455 0.52 4,229 4.83 4,684 5.35      
DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY ... ... 1,093 4.32
MARCH 2012 676 2.67 6 0.02 62 0.25 608 2.40 670 2.65      
DECEMBER 2011 417 3.29 10 0.08 54 0.43 353 2.78 407 3.21      
OTHER DEFENSE ACTIVITIES (EXCLUDING DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY) ... ... 4,611 5.72
MARCH 2012 2,370 2.94 97 0.12 626 0.78 1,647 2.04 2,273 2.82      
DECEMBER 2011 2,241 5.62 98 0.25 660 1.65 1,483 3.72 2,143 5.37      
DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE ... ... 4,144 3.54
MARCH 2012 1,571 1.34 142 0.12 365 0.31 1,064 0.91 1,429 1.22      
DECEMBER 2011 2,573 4.39 271 0.46 663 1.13 1,639 2.79 2,302 3.93      
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR ... ... 11,692 16.93
MARCH 2012 2,842 4.12 70 0.10 798 1.16 1,974 2.86 2,772 4.01      
DECEMBER 2011 8,850 25.69 94 0.27 3,844 11.16 4,912 14.26 8,756 25.42      
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE ... ... 15,675 17.29
MARCH 2012 2,598 2.87 53 0.06 595 0.66 1,950 2.15 2,545 2.81      
DECEMBER 2011 13,077 28.49 152 0.33 1,256 2.74 11,669 25.42 12,925 28.16      
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE ... ... 1,688 3.76
MARCH 2012 844 * 1.88 6 * 0.01 366 * 0.81 472 * 1.05 838 * 1.86      
DECEMBER 2011 844 3.76 6 0.03 366 1.63 472 2.10 838 3.73      
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR ... ... 766 4.41
MARCH 2012 259 1.49 44 0.25 99 0.57 116 0.67 215 1.24      
DECEMBER 2011 507 5.85 53 0.61 92 1.06 362 4.18 454 5.24      
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES ... ... 3,659 5.10
MARCH 2012 1,304 1.82 53 0.07 630 0.88 621 0.87 1,251 1.75      
DECEMBER 2011 2,355 6.63 60 0.17 675 1.90 1,620 4.56 2,295 6.46      
DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT ... ... 391 4.12
MARCH 2012 129 1.36 1 0.01 30 0.32 98 1.03 128 1.35      
DECEMBER 2011 262 5.46 ... ... 50 1.04 212 4.42 262 5.46      
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION ... ... 1,502 2.62
MARCH 2012 751 * 1.31 70 * 0.12 125 * 0.22 556 * 0.97 681 * 1.19      
DECEMBER 2011 751 2.62 70 0.24 125 0.44 556 1.94 681 2.38      
DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY ... ... 832 5.26
MARCH 2012 325 2.06 37 0.23 97 0.61 191 1.21 288 1.82      
DECEMBER 2011 507 6.39 48 0.60 102 1.29 357 4.50 459 5.78      
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION ... ... 304 6.75
MARCH 2012 152 * 3.38 15 * 0.33 80 * 1.78 57 * 1.27 137 * 3.04      
DECEMBER 2011 152 6.75 15 0.67 80 3.55 57 2.53 137 6.09      
DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS ... ... 5,698 1.79
MARCH 2012 2,849 * 0.90 128 * 0.04 4 * ... 2,717 * 0.86 2,721 * 0.86      
DECEMBER 2011 2,849 1.79 128 0.08 4 ... 2,717 1.71 2,721 1.71      
DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY ... ... 8,570 4.47
MARCH 2012 3,916 2.04 240 0.13 448 0.23 3,228 1.68 3,676 1.92      
DECEMBER 2011 4,654 4.84 377 0.39 772 0.80 3,505 3.64 4,277 4.45      
INDEPENDENT AGENCIES ... ... 50,658 6.34
MARCH 2012 29,339 * 3.67 294 * 0.04 4,790 * 0.60 24,255 * 3.04 29,045 * 3.64      
DECEMBER 2011 21,319 5.30 332 0.08 3,919 0.97 17,068 4.24 20,987 5.22      
FEDERAL RESERVE BOARD OF GOVERNORS ... ... 54 2.88
MARCH 2012 27 * 1.44 ... * ... 21 * 1.12 6 * 0.32 27 * 1.44      
DECEMBER 2011 27 2.88 ... ... 21 2.24 6 0.64 27 2.88      
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY ... ... 704 3.80
MARCH 2012 393 2.12 6 0.03 52 0.28 335 1.81 387 2.09      
DECEMBER 2011 311 3.33 7 0.08 51 0.55 253 2.71 304 3.26      
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION ... ... 66 2.75
MARCH 2012 33 1.38 5 0.21 13 0.54 15 0.63 28 1.17      
DECEMBER 2011 33 2.73 8 0.66 6 0.50 19 1.57 25 2.07      
FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION ... ... 54 3.09
MARCH 2012 22 1.26 ... ... 8 0.46 14 0.80 22 1.26      
DECEMBER 2011 32 3.62 ... ... 8 0.91 24 2.72 32 3.62      
FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION ... ... 416 5.00
MARCH 2012 208 * 2.50 ... * ... 121 * 1.46 87 * 1.05 208 * 2.50      
DECEMBER 2011 208 5.00 ... ... 121 2.91 87 2.09 208 5.00      
GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION ... ... 162 1.28
MARCH 2012 ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...      
DECEMBER 2011 162 2.55 34 0.53 30 0.47 98 1.54 128 2.01      
NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION ... ... 508 2.79
MARCH 2012 254 * 1.40 17 * 0.09 44 * 0.24 193 * 1.06 237 * 1.30      
DECEMBER 2011 254 2.79 17 0.19 44 0.48 193 2.12 237 2.60      
NATIONAL ARCHIVES AND RECORDS ADMINISTRATION ... ... 1,016 29.02
MARCH 2012 508 * 14.51 32 * 0.91 281 * 8.03 195 * 5.57 476 * 13.60      
DECEMBER 2011 508 29.02 32 1.83 281 16.05 195 11.14 476 27.19      
NATIONAL LABOR RELATIONS BOARD ... ... 81 4.89
MARCH 2012 36 2.17 4 0.24 8 0.48 24 1.45 32 1.93      
DECEMBER 2011 45 5.39 2 0.24 8 0.96 35 4.19 43 5.15      
NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION ... ... 129 3.26
MARCH 2012 53 1.34 8 0.20 8 0.20 37 0.93 45 1.14      
DECEMBER 2011 76 3.82 3 0.15 15 0.75 58 2.92 73 3.67      
OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT ... ... 792 14.24
MARCH 2012 598 10.75 31 0.56 59 1.06 508 9.13 567 10.20      
DECEMBER 2011 194 6.92 42 1.50 58 2.07 94 3.35 152 5.42      
RAILROAD RETIREMENT BOARD ... ... 30 3.13
MARCH 2012 15 * 1.57 2 * 0.21 1 * 0.10 12 * 1.25 13 * 1.36      
DECEMBER 2011 15 3.13 2 0.42 1 0.21 12 2.51 13 2.72      
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION ... ... 125 3.24
MARCH 2012 48 1.24 8 0.21 28 0.73 12 0.31 40 1.04      
DECEMBER 2011 77 4.00 15 0.78 32 1.66 30 1.56 62 3.22      
SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION ... ... 946 23.43
MARCH 2012 473 * 11.72 ... * ... 116 * 2.87 357 * 8.84 473 * 11.72      
DECEMBER 2011 473 23.43 ... ... 116 5.75 357 17.69 473 23.43      
SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION ... ... 175 3.49
MARCH 2012 87 * 1.74 1 * 0.02 28 * 0.56 58 * 1.16 86 * 1.72      
DECEMBER 2011 88 3.51 ... ... 27 1.08 61 2.44 88 3.51      
SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION ... ... 1,744 2.66
MARCH 2012 583 0.89 52 0.08 136 0.21 395 0.60 531 0.81      
DECEMBER 2011 1,161 3.52 45 0.14 318 0.97 798 2.42 1,116 3.39      
BROADCASTING BOARD OF GOVERNORS ... ... 53 2.79
MARCH 2012 21 1.10 3 0.16 8 0.42 10 0.53 18 0.95      
DECEMBER 2011 32 3.33 4 0.42 9 0.94 19 1.98 28 2.91      
U.S. AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT ... ... 246 9.78
MARCH 2012 123 * 4.89 ... * ... 18 * 0.72 105 * 4.17 123 * 4.89      
DECEMBER 2011 123 9.78 ... ... 18 1.43 105 8.35 123 9.78      
U.S. POSTAL SERVICE ... ... 42,179 6.94
MARCH 2012 25,316 4.17 82 0.01 3,694 0.61 21,540 3.54 25,234 4.15      
DECEMBER 2011 16,863 5.50 73 0.02 2,587 0.84 14,203 4.64 16,790 5.48      

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