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Data, Analysis & Documentation Federal Employment Reports

Employment and Trends - September 2012

TABLE 1 -- FEDERAL CIVILIAN PERSONNEL SUMMARY
SEPTEMBER 2012JUNE 2012CHANGE FROMAVERAGE EMPLOYMENT TO DATE
EMPLOYMENT CATEGORIESTOTAL*PERCENTTOTAL*PERCENTJUNE 2011SEPTEMBER 2011CALENDAR YEAR 2012*CHANGE FROM CALENDAR YEARFISCAL YEAR 2012*CHANGE FROM FISCAL YEAR 2011
                   
TOTAL CIVILIAN EMPLOYMENT A/ 2,760,569 100.00 2,800,715 100.00 -40,146 -59,891 2,782,467 -62,404 2,784,321 -60,203
                   
FULL-TIME 2,545,516 92.21 2,586,299 92.34 -40,783 -59,194 2,566,782 -56,619 2,567,550 -55,310
WITH PERMANENT APPOINTMENTS 2,411,515 87.36 2,437,261 87.02 -25,746 -50,937 2,431,735 -45,335 2,434,558 -42,285
WITH TEMPORARY AND                    
INDEFINITE APPOINTMENTS 134,001 4.85 149,038 5.32 -15,037 -8,257 135,047 -11,284 132,992 -13,025
PART-TIME (REGULARLY SCHEDULED) 103,557 3.75 105,656 3.77 -2,099 -10,387 106,609 -15,194 107,725 -15,690
INTERMITTENT 111,496 4.04 108,760 3.88 +2,736 +9,690 109,076 +9,409 109,047 +10,797
                   
U.S. CITIZENS 2,726,729 98.77 2,766,463 98.78 -39,734 -58,895 2,748,267 -61,968 2,749,997 -59,938
NON U.S. CITIZENS 33,840 1.23 34,252 1.22 -412 -996 34,200 -436 34,325 -264
                   
UNITED STATES, TOTAL 2,675,491 96.92 2,714,715 96.93 -39,224 -52,360 2,694,875 -57,123 2,695,924 -55,865
WASHINGTON, D.C.,                    
METROPOLITAN AREA 359,271 13.01 362,464 12.94 -3,193 -18,102 360,850 -12,115 362,804 -9,863
OUTSIDE WASHINGTON, D.C.                    
METROPOLITAN AREA 2,316,220 83.90 2,352,251 83.99 -36,031 -34,258 2,334,024 -45,009 2,333,121 -46,001
                   
OVERSEAS, TOTAL 85,078 3.08 86,000 3.07 -922 -7,531 87,593 -5,280 88,397 -4,338
U.S. CITIZENS 58,535 2.12 59,396 2.12 -861 -7,167 60,928 -5,193 61,644 -4,383
NON U.S. CITIZENS 26,543 .96 26,604 .95 -61 -364 26,664 -88 26,753 +45
                   
TERRITORIES 18,054 .65 18,296 .65 -242 -611 18,233 -423 18,318 -331
U.S. CITIZENS 17,998 .65 18,243 .65 -245 -620 18,179 -437 18,266 -346
NON U.S. CITIZENS 56 ... 53 ... +3 +9 54 +13 52 +14
                   
FOREIGN COUNTRIES 67,024 2.43 67,704 2.42 -680 -6,920 69,360 -4,857 70,080 -4,006
U.S. CITIZENS 40,537 1.47 41,153 1.47 -616 -6,547 42,749 -4,757 43,378 -4,037
NON U.S. CITIZENS 26,487 .96 26,551 .95 -64 -373 26,611 -100 26,701 +30
                   
EXECUTIVE BRANCH, TOTAL 2,696,961 97.70 2,736,821 97.72 -39,860 -59,272 2,718,664 -61,999 2,720,439 -59,834
                   
FULL-TIME, TOTAL 2,483,778 89.97 2,524,275 90.13 -40,497 -58,584 2,504,851 -56,224 2,505,540 -54,951
TYPE OF POSITION OCCUPIED:                    
IN PERMANENT POSITIONS 2,397,608 86.85 2,428,849 86.72 -31,241 -62,595 2,420,861 -52,472 2,426,640 -49,791
IN TEMPORARY POSITIONS 86,170 3.12 95,426 3.41 -9,256 +4,011 83,991 -3,751 78,900 -5,160
TYPE OF APPOINTMENT:                    
WITH PERMANENT APPOINTMENTS 2,360,727 85.52 2,386,471 85.21 -25,744 -50,951 2,380,951 -45,370 2,383,781 -44,073
WITH TEMPORARY AND                    
INDEFINITE APPOINTMENTS 123,051 4.46 137,804 4.92 -14,753 -7,633 123,900 -10,855 121,759 -10,878
                   
PART-TIME (REGULARLY SCHEDULED)                    
TOTAL 101,866 3.69 103,967 3.71 -2,101 -10,382 104,918 -15,187 106,033 -15,683
WITH PERMANENT APPOINTMENTS 86,009 3.12 88,060 3.14 -2,051 -5,441 88,205 -10,076 88,964 -10,569
WITH TEMPORARY AND                    
INDEFINITE APPOINTMENTS 15,857 .57 15,907 .57 -50 -4,941 16,713 -5,111 17,069 -5,114
                   
INTERMITTENT, TOTAL 111,317 4.03 108,579 3.88 +2,738 +9,694 108,895 +9,412 108,867 +10,801
                   
COMPETITIVE SERVICE, TOTAL 1,466,286 53.12 1,501,537 53.61 -35,251 -42,142 1,486,859 -28,519 1,486,183 -16,959
PERMANENT APPOINTMENTS 1,423,999 51.58 1,454,994 51.95 -30,995 -39,210 1,445,810 -23,270 1,446,699 -11,530
TEMPORARY AND INDEFINITE                    
APPOINTMENTS 42,287 1.53 46,543 1.66 -4,256 -2,932 41,050 -5,249 39,483 -5,429
                   
EXCEPTED AND SENIOR EXECUTIVE                    
SERVICES, TOTAL 1,230,675 44.58 1,235,284 44.11 -4,609 -17,130 1,231,805 -33,480 1,234,257 -42,875
PERMANENT APPOINTMENTS 1,031,024 37.35 1,028,024 36.71 +3,000 -18,450 1,031,660 -33,632 1,034,607 -44,432
TEMPORARY AND INDEFINITE                    
APPOINTMENTS 199,651 7.23 207,260 7.40 -7,609 +1,320 200,145 +152 199,650 +1,558
                   
LEGISLATIVE BRANCH, TOTAL 29,837 1.08 30,123 1.08 -286 -628 30,034 -408 30,115 -372
                   
FULL-TIME 29,472 1.07 29,758 1.06 -286 -622 29,667 -403 29,749 -365
PART-TIME (REGULARLY SCHEDULED) 283 .01 281 .01 +2 -2 283 -3 283 -3
INTERMITTENT 82 ... 84 ... -2 -4 84 -3 83 -4
                   
JUDICIAL BRANCH, TOTAL 33,771 1.22 33,771 1.21 +0 +9 33,769 +4 33,768 +3
                   
FULL-TIME 32,266 1.17 32,266 1.15 +0 +12 32,264 +8 32,262 +7
PART-TIME (REGULARLY SCHEDULED) 1,408 .05 1,408 .05 +0 -3 1,408 -4 1,409 -3
INTERMITTENT 97 ... 97 ... +0 +0 97 +0 97 +0

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

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

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