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Employment and Trends - March 2013

TABLE 16 -- TREND OF FEDERAL CIVILIAN ACCESSIONS AND SEPARATIONS BY BRANCH AND AREA TO MARCH 2013
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/                                          
MARCH 2012 74,723 * 5.46 72,515 * 5.49 7,546 * 4.43 64,969 * 5.64 2,208 * 4.84 422 * 4.69 1,786 * 4.87
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
DECEMBER 2012 84,567 ** 3.11 81,753 ** 3.11 9,979 ** 2.94 71,774 ** 3.13 2,814 ** 3.26 745 ** 4.20 2,069 ** 3.02
MARCH 2013* 85,348 * 3.15 81,812 * 3.14 6,564 * 2.03 75,248 * 3.30 3,536 * 3.32 1,902 * 5.17 1,634 * 2.34
CALENDAR YEAR 2013 TOTAL TO DATE* 85,348 3.17 81,812 3.19 6,564 2.15 75,248 3.33 3,536 2.82 1,902 3.41 1,634 2.34
AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT* 2,690,476 2,565,043 305,212 2,259,831 125,433 55,727 69,706
FISCAL YEAR 2013 TOTAL TO DATE* 169,915 6.27 163,565 6.29 16,543 5.13 147,022 6.45 6,350 5.95 2,647 7.20 3,703 5.30
AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT* 2,708,489 2,601,835 322,629 2,279,206 106,654 36,768 69,887
NEW HIRES A/                                          
MARCH 2012 47,575 * 3.48 46,048 * 3.48 5,748 * 3.38 40,300 * 3.50 1,527 * 3.34 270 * 3.00 1,257 * 3.43
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
DECEMBER 2012 67,781 ** 2.49 65,678 ** 2.50 7,397 ** 2.18 58,281 ** 2.54 2,103 ** 2.44 613 ** 3.45 1,490 ** 2.17
MARCH 2013* 69,733 * 2.57 67,075 * 2.58 4,996 * 1.55 62,079 * 2.72 2,658 * 2.49 1,569 * 4.27 1,089 * 1.56
CALENDAR YEAR 2013 TOTAL TO DATE* 69,733 2.59 67,075 2.61 4,996 1.64 62,079 2.75 2,658 2.12 1,569 2.82 1,089 1.56
AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT* 2,690,476 2,565,043 305,212 2,259,831 125,433 55,727 69,706
FISCAL YEAR 2013 TOTAL TO DATE* 137,514 5.08 132,753 5.10 12,393 3.84 120,360 5.28 4,761 4.46 2,182 5.93 2,579 3.69
AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT* 2,708,489 2,601,835 322,629 2,279,206 106,654 36,768 69,887
TOTAL, ALL AGENCIES A/                                          
TOTAL SEPARATIONS A/                                          
MARCH 2012 78,971 * 5.77 76,774 * 5.81 7,589 * 4.46 69,185 * 6.01 2,197 * 4.81 573 * 6.37 1,624 * 4.43
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
DECEMBER 2012 96,580 ** 3.55 94,367 ** 3.59 8,678 ** 2.55 85,689 ** 3.74 2,213 ** 2.56 603 ** 3.40 1,610 ** 2.35
MARCH 2013* 111,748 * 4.13 108,413 * 4.17 8,184 * 2.54 100,229 * 4.40 3,335 * 3.13 1,781 * 4.84 1,554 * 2.22
CALENDAR YEAR 2013 TOTAL TO DATE* 111,748 4.15 108,413 4.23 8,184 2.68 100,229 4.44 3,335 2.66 1,781 3.20 1,554 2.23
AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT* 2,690,476 2,565,043 305,212 2,259,831 125,433 55,727 69,706
FISCAL YEAR 2013 TOTAL TO DATE* 208,328 7.69 202,780 7.79 16,862 5.23 185,918 8.16 5,548 5.20 2,384 6.48 3,164 4.53
AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT* 2,708,489 2,601,835 322,629 2,279,206 106,654 36,768 69,887
QUITS A/                                          
MARCH 2012 15,088 * 1.10 14,627 * 1.11 1,855 * 1.09 12,772 * 1.11 461 * 1.01 61 * .68 400 * 1.09
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
DECEMBER 2012 19,202 ** .71 18,769 ** .71 2,472 ** .73 16,297 ** .71 433 ** .50 66 ** .37 367 ** .54
MARCH 2013* 16,169 * .60 15,344 * .59 1,733 * .54 13,611 * .60 825 * .77 470 * 1.28 355 * .51
CALENDAR YEAR 2013 TOTAL TO DATE* 16,169 .60 15,344 .60 1,733 .57 13,611 .60 825 .66 470 .84 355 .51
AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT* 2,690,476 2,565,043 305,212 2,259,831 125,433 55,727 69,706
FISCAL YEAR 2013 TOTAL TO DATE* 35,371 1.31 34,113 1.31 4,205 1.30 29,908 1.31 1,258 1.18 536 1.46 722 1.03
AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT* 2,708,489 2,601,835 322,629 2,279,206 106,654 36,768 69,887
EXECUTIVE BRANCH                                          
TOTAL ACCESSIONS                                          
MARCH 2012 74,547 * 5.48 72,339 * 5.50 7,385 * 4.49 64,954 * 5.64 2,208 * 4.84 422 * 4.69 1,786 * 4.87
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
DECEMBER 2012 84,396 ** 3.12 81,582 ** 3.11 9,823 ** 2.99 71,759 ** 3.13 2,814 ** 3.26 745 ** 4.20 2,069 ** 3.02
MARCH 2013* 85,175 * 3.16 81,639 * 3.15 6,406 * 2.06 75,233 * 3.30 3,536 * 3.32 1,902 * 5.17 1,634 * 2.34
CALENDAR YEAR 2013 TOTAL TO DATE* 85,175 3.18 81,639 3.20 6,406 2.18 75,233 3.33 3,536 2.82 1,902 3.41 1,634 2.34
AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT* 2,677,752 2,552,325 293,606 2,258,719 125,427 55,727 69,700
FISCAL YEAR 2013 TOTAL TO DATE* 169,571 6.29 163,221 6.30 16,229 5.22 146,992 6.45 6,350 5.95 2,647 7.20 3,703 5.30
AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT* 2,695,768 2,589,120 311,026 2,278,094 106,648 36,768 69,881
NEW HIRES                                          
MARCH 2012 47,417 * 3.48 45,890 * 3.49 5,605 * 3.41 40,285 * 3.50 1,527 * 3.34 270 * 3.00 1,257 * 3.43
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
DECEMBER 2012 67,634 ** 2.50 65,531 ** 2.50 7,265 ** 2.21 58,266 ** 2.54 2,103 ** 2.44 613 ** 3.45 1,490 ** 2.17
MARCH 2013* 69,586 * 2.58 66,928 * 2.58 4,864 * 1.56 62,064 * 2.72 2,658 * 2.49 1,569 * 4.27 1,089 * 1.56
CALENDAR YEAR 2013 TOTAL TO DATE* 69,586 2.60 66,928 2.62 4,864 1.66 62,064 2.75 2,658 2.12 1,569 2.82 1,089 1.56
AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT* 2,677,752 2,552,325 293,606 2,258,719 125,427 55,727 69,700
FISCAL YEAR 2013 TOTAL TO DATE* 137,220 5.09 132,459 5.12 12,129 3.90 120,330 5.28 4,761 4.46 2,182 5.93 2,579 3.69
AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT* 2,695,768 2,589,120 311,026 2,278,094 106,648 36,768 69,881
EXECUTIVE BRANCH                                          
TOTAL SEPARATIONS                                          
MARCH 2012 78,533 * 5.77 76,336 * 5.80 7,163 * 4.35 69,173 * 6.01 2,197 * 4.81 573 * 6.37 1,624 * 4.43
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
DECEMBER 2012 96,136 ** 3.55 93,923 ** 3.59 8,246 ** 2.51 85,677 ** 3.74 2,213 ** 2.56 603 ** 3.40 1,610 ** 2.35
MARCH 2013* 111,309 * 4.13 107,974 * 4.17 7,757 * 2.49 100,217 * 4.40 3,335 * 3.13 1,781 * 4.84 1,554 * 2.22
CALENDAR YEAR 2013 TOTAL TO DATE* 111,309 4.16 107,974 4.23 7,757 2.64 100,217 4.44 3,335 2.66 1,781 3.20 1,554 2.23
AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT* 2,677,752 2,552,325 293,606 2,258,719 125,427 55,727 69,700
FISCAL YEAR 2013 TOTAL TO DATE* 207,445 7.70 201,897 7.80 16,003 5.15 185,894 8.16 5,548 5.20 2,384 6.48 3,164 4.53
AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT* 2,695,768 2,589,120 311,026 2,278,094 106,648 36,768 69,881
QUITS                                          
MARCH 2012 14,974 * 1.10 14,513 * 1.10 1,741 * 1.06 12,772 * 1.11 461 * 1.01 61 * .68 400 * 1.09
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
DECEMBER 2012 19,084 ** .71 18,651 ** .71 2,354 ** .72 16,297 ** .71 433 ** .50 66 ** .37 367 ** .54
MARCH 2013* 16,055 * .60 15,230 * .59 1,619 * .52 13,611 * .60 825 * .77 470 * 1.28 355 * .51
CALENDAR YEAR 2013 TOTAL TO DATE* 16,055 .60 15,230 .60 1,619 .55 13,611 .60 825 .66 470 .84 355 .51
AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT* 2,677,752 2,552,325 293,606 2,258,719 125,427 55,727 69,700
FISCAL YEAR 2013 TOTAL TO DATE* 35,139 1.30 33,881 1.31 3,973 1.28 29,908 1.31 1,258 1.18 536 1.46 722 1.03
AVERAGE EMPLOYMENT* 2,695,768 2,589,120 311,026 2,278,094 106,648 36,768 69,881

*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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