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Employment and Trends - March 2012

TABLE 24 -- SEPARATIONS BY TYPE, BRANCH, AND SELECTED AGENCY, WASHINGTON, DC-MD-VA-WV CORE BASED STATISTICAL AREA, 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 ... ... 17,046 4.95
MARCH 2012 7,589 * 2.20 847 * 0.25 1,855 * 0.54 4,887 * 1.42 6,742 * 1.96      
DECEMBER 2011 9,457 5.43 1,279 0.73 2,369 1.36 5,809 3.34 8,178 4.70      
LEGISLATIVE BRANCH ... ... 834 7.19
MARCH 2012 413 * 3.56 2 * 0.02 110 * 0.95 301 * 2.60 411 * 3.54      
DECEMBER 2011 421 7.26 3 0.05 114 1.97 304 5.24 418 7.21      
GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTABILITY OFFICE ... ... 90 3.90
MARCH 2012 45 * 1.95 ... * ... ... * ... 45 * 1.95 45 * 1.95      
DECEMBER 2011 45 3.90 ... ... ... ... 45 3.90 45 3.90      
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE ... ... 66 3.02
MARCH 2012 33 * 1.51 ... * ... 6 * 0.27 27 * 1.23 33 * 1.51      
DECEMBER 2011 33 3.02 ... ... 6 0.55 27 2.47 33 3.02      
LIBRARY OF CONGRESS ... ... 198 5.17
MARCH 2012 99 * 2.58 ... * ... ... * ... 99 * 2.58 99 * 2.58      
DECEMBER 2011 99 5.17 ... ... ... ... 99 5.17 99 5.17      
JUDICIAL BRANCH ... ... 64 2.27
MARCH 2012 13 * 0.46 ... * ... 4 * 0.14 9 * 0.32 13 * 0.46      
DECEMBER 2011 51 3.61 3 0.21 4 0.28 44 3.12 48 3.40      
EXECUTIVE BRANCH ... ... 16,148 4.85
MARCH 2012 7,163 * 2.15 845 * 0.25 1,741 * 0.52 4,577 * 1.38 6,318 * 1.90      
DECEMBER 2011 8,985 5.34 1,273 0.76 2,251 1.34 5,461 3.24 7,712 4.58      
EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT ... ... 172 9.27
MARCH 2012 83 * 4.47 35 * 1.89 40 * 2.16 8 * 0.43 48 * 2.59      
DECEMBER 2011 89 9.56 30 3.22 48 5.16 11 1.18 59 6.34      
EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS ... ... 12,952 4.83
MARCH 2012 5,472 * 2.04 678 * 0.25 1,304 * 0.49 3,490 * 1.30 4,794 * 1.79      
DECEMBER 2011 7,480 5.50 1,090 0.80 1,782 1.31 4,608 3.39 6,390 4.70      
DEPARTMENT OF STATE ... ... 730 5.30
MARCH 2012 365 * 2.65 31 * 0.23 55 * 0.40 279 * 2.03 334 * 2.43      
DECEMBER 2011 365 5.30 31 0.45 55 0.80 279 4.05 334 4.85      
DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY ... ... 1,016 6.59
MARCH 2012 253 1.64 6 0.04 59 0.38 188 1.22 247 1.60      
DECEMBER 2011 763 9.87 197 2.55 169 2.19 397 5.14 566 7.32      
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE ... ... 3,543 5.23
MARCH 2012 1,902 2.81 257 0.38 357 0.53 1,288 1.90 1,645 2.43      
DECEMBER 2011 1,641 4.85 289 0.85 354 1.05 998 2.95 1,352 3.99      
DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY ... ... 1,052 5.96
MARCH 2012 678 3.84 110 0.62 94 0.53 474 2.69 568 3.22      
DECEMBER 2011 374 4.23 94 1.06 64 0.72 216 2.44 280 3.17      
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY ... ... 1,612 5.75
MARCH 2012 824 2.94 113 0.40 156 0.56 555 1.98 711 2.54      
DECEMBER 2011 788 5.62 148 1.06 157 1.12 483 3.44 640 4.56      
DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE ... ... 115 1.98
MARCH 2012 36 0.62 ... ... 5 0.09 31 0.53 36 0.62      
DECEMBER 2011 79 2.72 1 0.03 2 0.07 76 2.62 78 2.68      
DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY ... ... 78 3.32
MARCH 2012 53 2.25 2 0.09 3 0.13 48 2.04 51 2.17      
DECEMBER 2011 25 2.14 3 0.26 6 0.51 16 1.37 22 1.88      
OTHER DEFENSE ACTIVITIES (EXCLUDING DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY) ... ... 686 4.91
MARCH 2012 311 2.23 32 0.23 99 0.71 180 1.29 279 2.00      
DECEMBER 2011 375 5.42 43 0.62 125 1.81 207 2.99 332 4.80      
DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE ... ... 1,046 4.03
MARCH 2012 368 1.42 71 0.27 90 0.35 207 0.80 297 1.15      
DECEMBER 2011 678 5.21 141 1.08 177 1.36 360 2.76 537 4.12      
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR ... ... 462 5.90
MARCH 2012 228 2.91 24 0.31 83 1.06 121 1.55 204 2.61      
DECEMBER 2011 234 5.94 25 0.63 70 1.78 139 3.53 209 5.30      
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE ... ... 967 8.95
MARCH 2012 373 3.45 33 0.31 61 0.56 279 2.58 340 3.15      
DECEMBER 2011 594 10.84 112 2.04 88 1.61 394 7.19 482 8.79      
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE ... ... 254 1.07
MARCH 2012 127 * 0.53 5 * 0.02 39 * 0.16 83 * 0.35 122 * 0.51      
DECEMBER 2011 127 1.07 5 0.04 39 0.33 83 0.70 122 1.02      
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR ... ... 299 4.83
MARCH 2012 117 1.89 29 0.47 38 0.61 50 0.81 88 1.42      
DECEMBER 2011 182 5.87 35 1.13 30 0.97 117 3.78 147 4.74      
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES ... ... 1,815 5.13
MARCH 2012 473 1.34 22 0.06 231 0.65 220 0.62 451 1.27      
DECEMBER 2011 1,342 6.95 33 0.17 415 2.15 894 4.63 1,309 6.78      
DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT ... ... 170 5.20
MARCH 2012 55 1.68 1 0.03 15 0.46 39 1.19 54 1.65      
DECEMBER 2011 115 6.98 ... ... 29 1.76 86 5.22 115 6.98      
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION ... ... 314 3.16
MARCH 2012 157 * 1.58 35 * 0.35 34 * 0.34 88 * 0.89 122 * 1.23      
DECEMBER 2011 157 3.16 35 0.71 34 0.69 88 1.77 122 2.46      
DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY ... ... 321 5.69
MARCH 2012 123 2.18 27 0.48 34 0.60 62 1.10 96 1.70      
DECEMBER 2011 198 6.99 34 1.20 50 1.76 114 4.02 164 5.79      
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION ... ... 244 7.30
MARCH 2012 122 * 3.65 11 * 0.33 70 * 2.09 41 * 1.23 111 * 3.32      
DECEMBER 2011 122 7.30 11 0.66 70 4.19 41 2.45 111 6.64      
DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS ... ... 180 2.01
MARCH 2012 90 * 1.00 17 * 0.19 1 * 0.01 72 * 0.80 73 * 0.81      
DECEMBER 2011 90 2.01 17 0.38 1 0.02 72 1.61 73 1.63      
DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY ... ... 1,591 5.28
MARCH 2012 719 2.38 109 0.36 137 0.45 473 1.57 610 2.02      
DECEMBER 2011 872 5.77 125 0.83 201 1.33 546 3.61 747 4.94      
INDEPENDENT AGENCIES ... ... 3,024 4.82
MARCH 2012 1,608 * 2.56 132 * 0.21 397 * 0.63 1,079 * 1.72 1,476 * 2.35      
DECEMBER 2011 1,416 4.50 153 0.49 421 1.34 842 2.68 1,263 4.02      
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 ... ... 236 4.98
MARCH 2012 136 2.87 4 0.08 24 0.51 108 2.28 132 2.79      
DECEMBER 2011 100 4.15 1 0.04 18 0.75 81 3.36 99 4.11      
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION ... ... 9 1.86
MARCH 2012 5 1.04 2 0.41 1 0.21 2 0.41 3 0.62      
DECEMBER 2011 4 1.65 2 0.83 1 0.41 1 0.41 2 0.83      
FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION ... ... 48 3.23
MARCH 2012 19 1.28 ... ... 8 0.54 11 0.74 19 1.28      
DECEMBER 2011 29 3.88 ... ... 7 0.94 22 2.94 29 3.88      
FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION ... ... 70 3.63
MARCH 2012 35 * 1.82 ... * ... 14 * 0.73 21 * 1.09 35 * 1.82      
DECEMBER 2011 35 3.63 ... ... 14 1.45 21 2.18 35 3.63      
GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION ... ... 64 1.42
MARCH 2012 ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...      
DECEMBER 2011 64 2.85 21 0.93 17 0.76 26 1.16 43 1.91      
NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION ... ... 92 2.17
MARCH 2012 46 * 1.09 10 * 0.24 3 * 0.07 33 * 0.78 36 * 0.85      
DECEMBER 2011 46 2.17 10 0.47 3 0.14 33 1.56 36 1.70      
NATIONAL ARCHIVES AND RECORDS ADMINISTRATION ... ... 300 21.44
MARCH 2012 150 * 10.72 16 * 1.14 61 * 4.36 73 * 5.22 134 * 9.58      
DECEMBER 2011 150 21.44 16 2.29 61 8.72 73 10.44 134 19.16      
NATIONAL LABOR RELATIONS BOARD ... ... 17 3.59
MARCH 2012 10 2.11 3 0.63 2 0.42 5 1.05 7 1.48      
DECEMBER 2011 7 2.94 2 0.84 ... ... 5 2.10 5 2.10      
NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION ... ... 96 3.43
MARCH 2012 42 1.50 6 0.21 8 0.29 28 1.00 36 1.29      
DECEMBER 2011 54 3.83 1 0.07 12 0.85 41 2.91 53 3.76      
OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT ... ... 107 5.56
MARCH 2012 69 3.59 15 0.78 11 0.57 43 2.24 54 2.81      
DECEMBER 2011 38 3.95 8 0.83 11 1.14 19 1.98 30 3.12      
RAILROAD RETIREMENT BOARD ... ... ... ...
MARCH 2012 ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... ... * ...      
DECEMBER 2011 ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...      
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION ... ... 74 3.24
MARCH 2012 27 1.18 8 0.35 11 0.48 8 0.35 19 0.83      
DECEMBER 2011 47 4.13 13 1.14 13 1.14 21 1.84 34 2.99      
SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION ... ... 158 14.78
MARCH 2012 79 * 7.39 ... * ... 54 * 5.05 25 * 2.34 79 * 7.39      
DECEMBER 2011 79 14.78 ... ... 54 10.10 25 4.68 79 14.78      
SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION ... ... 173 3.76
MARCH 2012 86 * 1.87 1 * 0.02 27 * 0.59 58 * 1.26 85 * 1.85      
DECEMBER 2011 87 3.78 ... ... 26 1.13 61 2.65 87 3.78      
SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION ... ... 56 3.12
MARCH 2012 21 1.17 3 0.17 5 0.28 13 0.72 18 1.00      
DECEMBER 2011 35 3.86 6 0.66 15 1.65 14 1.54 29 3.20      
BROADCASTING BOARD OF GOVERNORS ... ... 41 2.68
MARCH 2012 17 1.11 3 0.20 5 0.33 9 0.59 14 0.92      
DECEMBER 2011 24 3.11 3 0.39 9 1.17 12 1.56 21 2.72      
U.S. AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT ... ... 174 10.98
MARCH 2012 87 * 5.49 ... * ... 12 * 0.76 75 * 4.73 87 * 5.49      
DECEMBER 2011 87 10.98 ... ... 12 1.52 75 9.47 87 10.98      
U.S. POSTAL SERVICE ... ... 689 5.55
MARCH 2012 495 3.99 19 0.15 53 0.43 423 3.41 476 3.83      
DECEMBER 2011 194 3.12 23 0.37 34 0.55 137 2.20 171 2.75      

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

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