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This section contains recent data "as of" the date shown on the publication cover. Selected tables also contain data for the previous month. Employment and Trends is available on a quarterly basis; however, data not contained in the report will be furnished upon request. To request data, cite the table number(s) needed and send requests in writing to: Fedstats@opm.gov or U.S. Office of Personnel Management, Theodore Roosevelt Building (Room 2449), 1900 E Street, NW., Washington, DC 20415-6000.
The personnel summaries in Tables 1 and 17 present highlights of the information in Tables 2-16 and 18-31. Table 2 compares the current and previous month's Federal civilian employment by branch, agency, and area. Tables 3-6 and 16 include 13-month trends for employment, payrolls, Executive Branch employment by work schedule, and turnover.
Employment figures reflect an on-board "head count" of the workforce at the end of the report period, and not full-time equivalent employment. Monthly payroll varies from 20 to 30 workdays depending upon the report cycle. This includes all salary and wages paid to all employees working during the month regardless of whether or not they were on-board at the end of the month.
Due to the lag in reporting of transfers and variations in agency reporting periods, the net difference in turnovers (accessions and separations) may not necessarily balance with net monthly changes in employment. For example, a former agency does not prepare a separation personnel action for an employee who transfers to another agency until an accession notice is received from the new agency.
Where figures are expressed in thousands, each is rounded independently and not forced to add to rounded totals. All figures are subject to revision. Several tables present employment data for the Washington, DC-MD-VA-WV Core Based Statistical Area (CBSA). The Washington, DC-Maryland-Virginia-West Virginia CBSA includes the District of Columbia; Arlington, Fairfax, Loudoun, Prince William, Stafford, and Clarke, Fauquier, Spotsylvania, and Warren Counties; and the Cities of Alexandria, Fairfax, Falls Church, Manassas, Manassas Park, and Fredericksburg in Virginia; Calvert, Charles, Frederick, Montgomery, and Prince George's Counties in Maryland; and Jefferson County in West Virginia.
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Note: Due to rounding, percentages in tables do not add exactly to 100 percent.
* Data available upon request. Send email to: Fedstats@opm.gov
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