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Data, Analysis & Documentation Federal Employment Reports

Employment and Trends - September 2012

TABLE 16 -- TREND OF FEDERAL CIVILIAN ACCESSIONS AND SEPARATIONS BY BRANCH AND AREA TO SEPTEMBER 2012
ALL AREASU.S. TOTALWASHINGTON, DC-MD-VA-WV CORE BASED STATISTICAL AREAOUTSIDE WASHINGTON, DC-MD-VA-WV CORE BASED STATISTICAL AREAOVERSEAS TOTALU.S. TERRITORIESFOREIGN COUNTRIES
QUARTER AND YEARNUMBERRATENUMBERRATENUMBERRATENUMBERRATENUMBERRATENUMBERRATENUMBERRATE
TOTAL, ALL AGENCIES A/                                          
TOTAL ACCESSIONS A/                                          
SEPTEMBER 2011 88,760 ** 6.41 83,818 ** 6.26 13,075 ** 7.33 70,743 ** 6.10 4,942 ** 10.72 760 ** 8.31 4,182 ** 11.31
DECEMBER 2011 78,054 ** 2.83 75,666 ** 2.84 9,871 ** 2.80 65,795 ** 2.85 2,388 ** 2.61 754 ** 4.13 1,634 ** 2.24
MARCH 2012 74,723 * 2.73 72,515 * 2.74 7,546 * 2.19 64,969 * 2.82 2,208 * 2.43 422 * 2.33 1,786 * 2.45
JUNE 2012 95,256 * 3.47 91,977 * 3.47 11,731 * 3.44 80,246 * 3.47 3,279 * 3.71 509 * 2.84 2,770 * 3.93
SEPTEMBER 2012* 82,135 * 3.01 78,684 * 2.98 11,644 * 3.42 67,040 * 2.91 3,451 * 4.05 584 * 3.28 2,867 * 4.26
CALENDAR YEAR 2012 TOTAL TO DATE* 252,114 9.23 243,176 9.20 30,921 9.08 212,255 9.21 8,938 10.25 1,515 8.48 7,423 10.70
AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT* 2,731,387 2,644,163 340,709 2,303,454 87,224 17,864 69,360
FISCAL YEAR 2012 TOTAL TO DATE* 330,168 12.08 318,842 12.05 40,792 11.91 278,050 12.08 11,326 12.87 2,269 12.64 9,057 12.92
AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT* 2,733,160 2,645,132 342,581 2,302,551 88,028 17,949 70,080
NEW HIRES A/                                          
SEPTEMBER 2011 68,110 ** 4.92 64,211 ** 4.80 9,327 ** 5.23 54,884 ** 4.73 3,899 ** 8.45 590 ** 6.45 3,309 ** 8.95
DECEMBER 2011 55,180 ** 2.00 53,514 ** 2.01 7,319 ** 2.08 46,195 ** 2.00 1,666 ** 1.82 558 ** 3.06 1,108 ** 1.52
MARCH 2012 47,575 * 1.74 46,048 * 1.74 5,748 * 1.67 40,300 * 1.75 1,527 * 1.68 270 * 1.49 1,257 * 1.73
JUNE 2012 76,691 * 2.80 74,187 * 2.80 9,388 * 2.75 64,799 * 2.80 2,504 * 2.83 373 * 2.08 2,131 * 3.02
SEPTEMBER 2012* 66,498 * 2.44 63,888 * 2.42 9,085 * 2.67 54,803 * 2.38 2,610 * 3.06 485 * 2.72 2,125 * 3.15
CALENDAR YEAR 2012 TOTAL TO DATE* 190,764 6.98 184,123 6.96 24,221 7.11 159,902 6.94 6,641 7.61 1,128 6.31 5,513 7.95
AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT* 2,731,387 2,644,163 340,709 2,303,454 87,224 17,864 69,360
FISCAL YEAR 2012 TOTAL TO DATE* 245,944 9.00 237,637 8.98 31,540 9.21 206,097 8.95 8,307 9.44 1,686 9.39 6,621 9.45
AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT* 2,733,160 2,645,132 342,581 2,302,551 88,028 17,949 70,080
TOTAL, ALL AGENCIES A/                                          
TOTAL SEPARATIONS A/                                          
SEPTEMBER 2011 114,583 ** 8.28 109,978 ** 8.22 14,753 ** 8.27 95,225 ** 8.21 4,605 ** 9.98 816 ** 8.92 3,789 ** 10.25
DECEMBER 2011 89,484 ** 3.25 87,527 ** 3.29 9,116 ** 2.59 78,411 ** 3.39 1,957 ** 2.14 573 ** 3.14 1,384 ** 1.89
MARCH 2012 78,971 * 2.89 76,774 * 2.90 7,589 * 2.20 69,185 * 3.01 2,197 * 2.42 573 * 3.17 1,624 * 2.23
JUNE 2012 85,754 * 3.13 76,915 * 2.90 8,549 * 2.50 68,366 * 2.96 8,839 * 9.99 574 * 3.20 8,265 * 11.72
SEPTEMBER 2012* 113,870 * 4.17 103,724 * 3.92 11,446 * 3.36 92,278 * 4.01 10,146 * 11.91 700 * 3.93 9,446 * 14.02
CALENDAR YEAR 2012 TOTAL TO DATE* 278,595 10.20 257,413 9.74 27,584 8.10 229,829 9.98 21,182 24.28 1,847 10.34 19,335 27.88
AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT* 2,731,387 2,644,163 340,709 2,303,454 87,224 17,864 69,360
FISCAL YEAR 2012 TOTAL TO DATE* 368,079 13.47 344,940 13.04 36,700 10.71 308,240 13.39 23,139 26.29 2,420 13.48 20,719 29.56
AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT* 2,733,160 2,645,132 342,581 2,302,551 88,028 17,949 70,080
QUITS A/                                          
SEPTEMBER 2011 26,097 ** 1.88 25,342 ** 1.89 3,720 ** 2.08 21,622 ** 1.86 755 ** 1.64 103 ** 1.13 652 ** 1.76
DECEMBER 2011 16,944 ** .62 16,523 ** .62 2,310 ** .66 14,213 ** .62 421 ** .46 64 ** .35 357 ** .49
MARCH 2012 15,088 * .55 14,627 * .55 1,855 * .54 12,772 * .55 461 * .51 61 * .34 400 * .55
JUNE 2012 16,537 * .60 15,862 * .60 2,338 * .68 13,524 * .58 675 * .76 73 * .41 602 * .85
SEPTEMBER 2012* 23,578 * .86 22,791 * .86 3,520 * 1.03 19,271 * .84 787 * .92 91 * .51 696 * 1.03
CALENDAR YEAR 2012 TOTAL TO DATE* 55,203 2.02 53,280 2.02 7,713 2.26 45,567 1.98 1,923 2.20 225 1.26 1,698 2.45
AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT* 2,731,387 2,644,163 340,709 2,303,454 87,224 17,864 69,360
FISCAL YEAR 2012 TOTAL TO DATE* 72,147 2.64 69,803 2.64 10,023 2.93 59,780 2.60 2,344 2.66 289 1.61 2,055 2.93
AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT* 2,733,160 2,645,132 342,581 2,302,551 88,028 17,949 70,080
EXECUTIVE BRANCH                                          
TOTAL ACCESSIONS                                          
SEPTEMBER 2011 88,448 ** 6.42 83,506 ** 6.27 12,779 ** 7.40 70,727 ** 6.10 4,942 ** 10.72 760 ** 8.31 4,182 ** 11.31
DECEMBER 2011 77,852 ** 2.84 75,464 ** 2.85 9,684 ** 2.84 65,780 ** 2.85 2,388 ** 2.61 754 ** 4.13 1,634 ** 2.24
MARCH 2012 74,547 * 2.74 72,339 * 2.75 7,385 * 2.22 64,954 * 2.82 2,208 * 2.43 422 * 2.33 1,786 * 2.45
JUNE 2012 95,063 * 3.48 91,784 * 3.48 11,553 * 3.50 80,231 * 3.47 3,279 * 3.71 509 * 2.84 2,770 * 3.93
SEPTEMBER 2012* 81,958 * 3.02 78,507 * 2.98 11,482 * 3.49 67,025 * 2.91 3,451 * 4.05 584 * 3.28 2,867 * 4.26
CALENDAR YEAR 2012 TOTAL TO DATE* 251,568 9.25 242,630 9.22 30,420 9.24 212,210 9.22 8,938 10.25 1,515 8.48 7,423 10.70
AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT* 2,718,664 2,631,446 329,104 2,302,342 87,218 17,864 69,354
FISCAL YEAR 2012 TOTAL TO DATE* 329,420 12.11 318,094 12.08 40,104 12.12 277,990 12.08 11,326 12.87 2,269 12.64 9,057 12.92
AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT* 2,720,439 2,632,417 330,979 2,301,438 88,022 17,949 70,074
NEW HIRES                                          
SEPTEMBER 2011 67,813 ** 4.92 63,914 ** 4.80 9,046 ** 5.24 54,868 ** 4.73 3,899 ** 8.45 590 ** 6.45 3,309 ** 8.95
DECEMBER 2011 55,040 ** 2.01 53,374 ** 2.01 7,194 ** 2.11 46,180 ** 2.00 1,666 ** 1.82 558 ** 3.06 1,108 ** 1.52
MARCH 2012 47,417 * 1.74 45,890 * 1.74 5,605 * 1.68 40,285 * 1.75 1,527 * 1.68 270 * 1.49 1,257 * 1.73
JUNE 2012 76,528 * 2.80 74,024 * 2.80 9,240 * 2.80 64,784 * 2.80 2,504 * 2.83 373 * 2.08 2,131 * 3.02
SEPTEMBER 2012* 66,350 * 2.44 63,740 * 2.42 8,952 * 2.72 54,788 * 2.38 2,610 * 3.06 485 * 2.72 2,125 * 3.15
CALENDAR YEAR 2012 TOTAL TO DATE* 190,295 7.00 183,654 6.98 23,797 7.23 159,857 6.94 6,641 7.61 1,128 6.31 5,513 7.95
AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT* 2,718,664 2,631,446 329,104 2,302,342 87,218 17,864 69,354
FISCAL YEAR 2012 TOTAL TO DATE* 245,335 9.02 237,028 9.00 30,991 9.36 206,037 8.95 8,307 9.44 1,686 9.39 6,621 9.45
AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT* 2,720,439 2,632,417 330,979 2,301,438 88,022 17,949 70,074
EXECUTIVE BRANCH                                          
TOTAL SEPARATIONS                                          
SEPTEMBER 2011 114,204 ** 8.29 109,599 ** 8.23 14,386 ** 8.33 95,213 ** 8.21 4,605 ** 9.99 816 ** 8.92 3,789 ** 10.25
DECEMBER 2011 89,000 ** 3.25 87,043 ** 3.29 8,644 ** 2.54 78,399 ** 3.40 1,957 ** 2.14 573 ** 3.14 1,384 ** 1.89
MARCH 2012 78,533 * 2.88 76,336 * 2.90 7,163 * 2.15 69,173 * 3.01 2,197 * 2.42 573 * 3.17 1,624 * 2.23
JUNE 2012 85,303 * 3.13 76,464 * 2.90 8,110 * 2.46 68,354 * 2.96 8,839 * 9.99 574 * 3.20 8,265 * 11.72
SEPTEMBER 2012* 113,418 * 4.17 103,272 * 3.92 11,006 * 3.34 92,266 * 4.01 10,146 * 11.91 700 * 3.93 9,446 * 14.02
CALENDAR YEAR 2012 TOTAL TO DATE* 277,254 10.20 256,072 9.73 26,279 7.99 229,793 9.98 21,182 24.29 1,847 10.34 19,335 27.88
AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT* 2,718,664 2,631,446 329,104 2,302,342 87,218 17,864 69,354
FISCAL YEAR 2012 TOTAL TO DATE* 366,254 13.46 343,115 13.03 34,923 10.55 308,192 13.39 23,139 26.29 2,420 13.48 20,719 29.57
AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT* 2,720,439 2,632,417 330,979 2,301,438 88,022 17,949 70,074
QUITS                                          
SEPTEMBER 2011 26,036 ** 1.89 25,281 ** 1.90 3,659 ** 2.12 21,622 ** 1.86 755 ** 1.64 103 ** 1.13 652 ** 1.76
DECEMBER 2011 16,826 ** .61 16,405 ** .62 2,192 ** .64 14,213 ** .62 421 ** .46 64 ** .35 357 ** .49
MARCH 2012 14,974 * .55 14,513 * .55 1,741 * .52 12,772 * .56 461 * .51 61 * .34 400 * .55
JUNE 2012 16,412 * .60 15,737 * .60 2,213 * .67 13,524 * .59 675 * .76 73 * .41 602 * .85
SEPTEMBER 2012* 23,453 * .86 22,666 * .86 3,395 * 1.03 19,271 * .84 787 * .92 91 * .51 696 * 1.03
CALENDAR YEAR 2012 TOTAL TO DATE* 54,839 2.02 52,916 2.01 7,349 2.23 45,567 1.98 1,923 2.20 225 1.26 1,698 2.45
AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT* 2,718,664 2,631,446 329,104 2,302,342 87,218 17,864 69,354
FISCAL YEAR 2012 TOTAL TO DATE* 71,665 2.63 69,321 2.63 9,541 2.88 59,780 2.60 2,344 2.66 289 1.61 2,055 2.93
AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT* 2,720,439 2,632,417 330,979 2,301,438 88,022 17,949 70,074

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

A/ EXCLUDES CONGRESS AND JUDICIAL BRANCH FOR WHICH TURNOVER DATA ARE NOT REPORTED. AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT IS ADJUSTED TO EXCLUDE CONGRESS
AND THE JUDICIAL BRANCH IN CALCULATING TURNOVER RATES. TURNOVER DATA REFLECT EMPLOYEES IN ALL WORK SCHEDULES (FULL-TIME,
PART-TIME, AND INTERMITTENT) AND ALL TENURES (PERMANENT AND TEMPORARY AND INDEFINITE APPOINTMENTS). IN THE U.S. POSTAL SERVICE,
TURNOVER DATA INCLUDE ALL CATEGORIES OF POSTAL EMPLOYMENT, BOTH CAREER AND NON-CAREER! NON-CAREER TYPES INCLUDE TEMPORARIES,
CASUALS, AND REPLACEMENTS FOR EMPLOYEES ON LEAVE.

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