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Employment and Trends - March 2013

TABLE 18 -- ACCESSIONS BY TYPE, BRANCH, AND SELECTED AGENCY, ALL AREAS, DECEMBER 2012 AND MARCH 2013
TOTALTRANSFERSNEW HIRESRESTORATIONS, RETURNS TO DUTYACCESSIONS EXCLUDING TRANSFERSACCESSIONS CALENDAR YEAR 2013 TO DATEACCESSIONS FISCAL YEAR 2013 TO DATE
AGENCYNUMBER*RATENUMBER*RATENUMBER*RATENUMBER*RATENUMBER*RATENUMBER*RATENUMBER*RATE
TOTAL, ALL AGENCIES ... ... 169,915 6.27
MARCH 2013 85,348 * 3.15 2,759 * 0.10 69,733 * 2.57 12,856 * 0.47 82,589 * 3.05      
DECEMBER 2012 84,567 ** 6.20 3,687 ** 0.27 67,781 ** 4.97 13,099 ** 0.96 80,880 ** 5.93      
LEGISLATIVE BRANCH ... ... 330 2.59
MARCH 2013 166 * 1.30 1 * 0.01 147 * 1.16 18 * 0.14 165 * 1.30      
DECEMBER 2012 164 ** 2.58 1 ** 0.02 147 ** 2.31 16 ** 0.25 163 ** 2.56      
GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTABILITY OFFICE ... ... 54 1.69
MARCH 2013 27 * 0.85 ... * ... 27 * 0.85 ... * ... 27 * 0.85      
DECEMBER 2012 27 * 1.69 ... * ... 27 * 1.69 ... * ... 27 * 1.69      
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE ... ... 36 1.51
MARCH 2013 18 * 0.76 ... * ... 12 * 0.50 6 * 0.25 18 * 0.76      
DECEMBER 2012 18 * 1.51 ... * ... 12 * 1.01 6 * 0.50 18 * 1.51      
LIBRARY OF CONGRESS ... ... 138 3.56
MARCH 2013 69 * 1.78 ... * ... 63 * 1.63 6 * 0.15 69 * 1.78      
DECEMBER 2012 69 * 3.56 ... * ... 63 * 3.25 6 * 0.31 69 * 3.56      
JUDICIAL BRANCH ... ... 14 0.04
MARCH 2013 7 * 0.02 7 * 0.02 ... * ... ... * ... ... * ...      
DECEMBER 2012 7 * 0.04 7 * 0.04 ... * ... ... * ... ... * ...      
EXECUTIVE BRANCH ... ... 169,571 6.29
MARCH 2013 85,175 * 3.16 2,751 * 0.10 69,586 * 2.58 12,838 * 0.48 82,424 * 3.06      
DECEMBER 2012 84,396 ** 6.22 3,679 ** 0.27 67,634 ** 4.98 13,083 ** 0.96 80,717 ** 5.95      
EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT ... ... 106 5.70
MARCH 2013 70 * 3.76 3 * 0.16 64 * 3.44 3 * 0.16 67 * 3.60      
DECEMBER 2012 36 * 3.89 8 * 0.86 28 * 3.02 ... * ... 28 * 3.02      
EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS ... ... 96,634 5.04
MARCH 2013 43,344 * 2.26 2,445 * 0.13 28,520 * 1.49 12,379 * 0.65 40,899 * 2.13      
DECEMBER 2012 53,290 ** 5.53 3,333 ** 0.35 37,339 ** 3.87 12,618 ** 1.31 49,957 ** 5.18      
DEPARTMENT OF STATE ... ... 1,724 4.14
MARCH 2013 878 2.11 41 0.10 555 1.33 282 0.68 837 2.01      
DECEMBER 2012 846 ** 4.07 33 ** 0.16 531 ** 2.55 282 ** 1.36 813 ** 3.91      
DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY ... ... 6,674 5.93
MARCH 2013 3,337 * 2.97 71 * 0.06 1,750 * 1.56 1,516 * 1.35 3,266 * 2.90      
DECEMBER 2012 3,337 * 5.93 71 * 0.13 1,750 * 3.11 1,516 * 2.70 3,266 * 5.81      
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE ... ... 44,996 5.97
MARCH 2013 19,397 2.57 1,180 0.16 12,225 1.62 5,992 0.79 18,217 2.42      
DECEMBER 2012 25,599 ** 6.75 1,548 ** 0.41 15,823 ** 4.17 8,228 ** 2.17 24,051 ** 6.34      
DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY ... ... 14,804 5.33
MARCH 2013 6,704 2.41 320 0.12 4,224 1.52 2,160 0.78 6,384 2.30      
DECEMBER 2012 8,100 5.77 356 0.25 5,215 3.71 2,529 1.80 7,744 5.52      
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY ... ... 9,517 4.74
MARCH 2013 4,128 2.06 282 0.14 2,786 1.39 1,060 0.53 3,846 1.92      
DECEMBER 2012 5,389 ** 5.34 360 ** 0.36 3,548 ** 3.52 1,481 ** 1.47 5,029 ** 4.99      
DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE ... ... 11,840 6.84
MARCH 2013 4,856 2.80 382 0.22 3,449 1.99 1,025 0.59 4,474 2.58      
DECEMBER 2012 6,984 ** 8.05 437 ** 0.50 4,589 ** 5.29 1,958 ** 2.26 6,547 ** 7.55      
DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY ... ... 2,080 8.26
MARCH 2013 865 3.44 4 0.02 171 0.68 690 2.74 861 3.42      
DECEMBER 2012 1,215 ** 9.57 13 ** 0.10 326 ** 2.57 876 ** 6.90 1,202 ** 9.47      
OTHER DEFENSE ACTIVITIES (EXCLUDING DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY) ... ... 6,755 8.77
MARCH 2013 2,844 3.69 192 0.25 1,595 2.07 1,057 1.37 2,652 3.44      
DECEMBER 2012 3,911 ** 10.15 382 ** 0.99 2,145 ** 5.57 1,384 ** 3.59 3,529 ** 9.16      
DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE ... ... 4,076 3.48
MARCH 2013 1,116 0.95 47 0.04 1,069 0.91 ... ... 1,069 0.91      
DECEMBER 2012 2,960 5.04 104 0.18 2,856 4.87 ... ... 2,856 4.87      
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR ... ... 5,719 8.39
MARCH 2013 3,213 4.71 123 0.18 1,126 1.65 1,964 2.88 3,090 4.53      
DECEMBER 2012 2,506 7.28 185 0.54 1,350 3.92 971 2.82 2,321 6.75      
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE ... ... 5,122 5.79
MARCH 2013 2,942 3.32 105 0.12 1,153 1.30 1,684 1.90 2,837 3.21      
DECEMBER 2012 2,180 4.82 284 0.63 1,596 3.53 300 0.66 1,896 4.20      
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE ... ... 2,412 5.47
MARCH 2013 1,359 3.08 72 0.16 1,255 2.84 32 0.07 1,287 2.92      
DECEMBER 2012 1,053 4.76 86 0.39 941 4.25 26 0.12 967 4.37      
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR ... ... 862 4.85
MARCH 2013 431 * 2.42 73 * 0.41 334 * 1.88 24 * 0.13 358 * 2.01      
DECEMBER 2012 431 4.85 73 0.82 334 3.76 24 0.27 358 4.03      
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES ... ... 6,736 9.19
MARCH 2013 2,687 3.67 327 0.45 2,174 2.97 186 0.25 2,360 3.22      
DECEMBER 2012 4,049 * 10.94 259 * 0.70 3,634 * 9.82 156 * 0.42 3,790 * 10.24      
DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT ... ... 151 1.78
MARCH 2013 70 0.83 6 0.07 61 0.72 3 0.04 64 0.76      
DECEMBER 2012 81 1.90 19 0.45 48 1.12 14 0.33 62 1.45      
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION ... ... 1,858 3.26
MARCH 2013 929 * 1.63 29 * 0.05 752 * 1.32 148 * 0.26 900 * 1.58      
DECEMBER 2012 929 * 3.26 29 * 0.10 752 * 2.64 148 * 0.52 900 * 3.16      
DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY ... ... 459 2.98
MARCH 2013 232 1.51 48 0.31 152 0.99 32 0.21 184 1.19      
DECEMBER 2012 227 2.92 49 0.63 146 1.88 32 0.41 178 2.29      
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION ... ... 121 2.89
MARCH 2013 51 1.22 11 0.26 37 0.89 3 0.07 40 0.96      
DECEMBER 2012 70 3.33 4 0.19 60 2.86 6 0.29 66 3.14      
DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS ... ... 10,276 3.18
MARCH 2013 5,138 * 1.59 150 * 0.05 4,581 * 1.42 407 * 0.13 4,988 * 1.54      
DECEMBER 2012 5,138 * 3.18 150 * 0.09 4,581 * 2.83 407 * 0.25 4,988 * 3.09      
DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY ... ... 5,448 2.81
MARCH 2013 1,564 0.81 162 0.08 1,296 0.67 106 0.05 1,402 0.72      
DECEMBER 2012 3,884 3.99 439 0.45 2,937 3.02 508 0.52 3,445 3.54      
INDEPENDENT AGENCIES ... ... 72,831 9.40
MARCH 2013 41,761 * 5.39 303 * 0.04 41,002 * 5.29 456 * 0.06 41,458 * 5.35      
DECEMBER 2012 31,070 ** 7.93 338 ** 0.09 30,267 ** 7.72 465 ** 0.12 30,732 ** 7.84      
FEDERAL RESERVE BOARD OF GOVERNORS ... ... 12 0.64
MARCH 2013 6 * 0.32 ... * ... 6 * 0.32 ... * ... 6 * 0.32      
DECEMBER 2012 6 * 0.64 ... * ... 6 * 0.64 ... * ... 6 * 0.64      
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY ... ... 160 0.91
MARCH 2013 97 0.55 12 0.07 83 0.47 2 0.01 85 0.48      
DECEMBER 2012 63 ** 0.71 9 ** 0.10 39 ** 0.44 15 ** 0.17 54 ** 0.61      
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION ... ... 19 0.85
MARCH 2013 6 0.27 1 0.04 5 0.22 ... ... 5 0.22      
DECEMBER 2012 13 1.15 2 0.18 7 0.62 4 0.35 11 0.97      
FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION ... ... 64 3.62
MARCH 2013 25 1.41 4 0.23 20 1.13 1 0.06 21 1.19      
DECEMBER 2012 39 4.40 12 1.35 27 3.04 ... ... 27 3.04      
FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION ... ... 256 3.08
MARCH 2013 128 * 1.54 19 * 0.23 83 * 1.00 26 * 0.31 109 * 1.31      
DECEMBER 2012 128 * 3.08 19 * 0.46 83 * 2.00 26 * 0.63 109 * 2.62      
GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION ... ... 272 2.24
MARCH 2013 66 0.54 22 0.18 29 0.24 15 0.12 44 0.36      
DECEMBER 2012 206 * 3.33 38 * 0.61 148 * 2.39 20 * 0.32 168 * 2.71      
NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION ... ... 328 1.83
MARCH 2013 164 * 0.92 30 * 0.17 106 * 0.59 28 * 0.16 134 * 0.75      
DECEMBER 2012 164 1.83 30 0.33 106 1.18 28 0.31 134 1.50      
NATIONAL ARCHIVES AND RECORDS ADMINISTRATION ... ... 239 7.28
MARCH 2013 115 3.50 8 0.24 89 2.71 18 0.55 107 3.26      
DECEMBER 2012 124 7.49 6 0.36 91 5.50 27 1.63 118 7.13      
NATIONAL LABOR RELATIONS BOARD ... ... 51 3.09
MARCH 2013 17 1.03 3 0.18 9 0.54 5 0.30 14 0.85      
DECEMBER 2012 34 4.06 5 0.60 25 2.98 4 0.48 29 3.46      
NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION ... ... 57 1.49
MARCH 2013 38 0.99 ... ... 33 0.86 5 0.13 38 0.99      
DECEMBER 2012 19 0.99 ... ... 12 0.63 7 0.37 19 0.99      
OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT ... ... 376 6.77
MARCH 2013 188 * 3.38 40 * 0.72 135 * 2.43 13 * 0.23 148 * 2.66      
DECEMBER 2012 188 * 6.77 40 * 1.44 135 * 4.86 13 * 0.47 148 * 5.33      
RAILROAD RETIREMENT BOARD ... ... 30 3.16
MARCH 2013 15 * 1.58 2 * 0.21 11 * 1.16 2 * 0.21 13 * 1.37      
DECEMBER 2012 15 3.16 2 0.42 11 2.32 2 0.42 13 2.74      
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION ... ... 319 7.81
MARCH 2013 108 2.65 12 0.29 90 2.20 6 0.15 96 2.35      
DECEMBER 2012 211 10.40 38 1.87 168 8.28 5 0.25 173 8.52      
SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION ... ... 562 13.92
MARCH 2013 281 * 6.96 10 * 0.25 153 * 3.79 118 * 2.92 271 * 6.71      
DECEMBER 2012 281 * 13.92 10 * 0.50 153 * 7.58 118 * 5.85 271 * 13.43      
SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION ... ... 208 4.25
MARCH 2013 89 * 1.82 19 * 0.39 66 * 1.35 4 * 0.08 70 * 1.43      
DECEMBER 2012 119 * 4.86 15 * 0.61 96 * 3.92 8 * 0.33 104 * 4.25      
SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION ... ... 1,318 2.05
MARCH 2013 612 0.95 1 ... 472 0.74 139 0.22 611 0.95      
DECEMBER 2012 706 2.19 10 0.03 555 1.72 141 0.44 696 2.16      
BROADCASTING BOARD OF GOVERNORS ... ... 34 1.84
MARCH 2013 17 * 0.92 4 * 0.22 13 * 0.70 ... * ... 13 * 0.70      
DECEMBER 2012 17 * 1.84 4 * 0.43 13 * 1.41 ... * ... 13 * 1.41      
U.S. AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT ... ... 444 17.65
MARCH 2013 222 * 8.83 12 * 0.48 210 * 8.35 ... * ... 210 * 8.35      
DECEMBER 2012 222 * 17.65 12 * 0.95 210 * 16.70 ... * ... 210 * 16.70      
U.S. POSTAL SERVICE ... ... 66,648 11.34
MARCH 2013 38,741 6.59 21 ... 38,720 6.59 ... ... 38,720 6.59      
DECEMBER 2012 27,907 9.37 14 ... 27,893 9.36 ... ... 27,893 9.36      

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

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