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Employment and Trends - March 2013

TABLE 29 -- ACCESSIONS AND SEPARATIONS BY BRANCH, SELECTED AGENCY, AND CITIZENSHIP, ALL AREAS, DECEMBER 2012 AND MARCH 2013
ACCESSIONS  SEPARATIONS 
TOTALU.S. CITIZENSNON U.S. CITIZENSTOTALU.S. CITIZENSNON U.S. CITIZENS
AGENCYNUMBER*RATENUMBER*RATENUMBER*RATENUMBER*RATENUMBER*RATENUMBER*RATE
TOTAL, ALL AGENCIES                                    
MARCH 2013 85,348 * 3.15 84,633 * 3.16 715 * 2.23 111,748 * 4.13 111,104 * 4.15 644 * 2.01
DECEMBER 2012 84,567 ** 3.11 83,848 ** 3.12 719 ** 2.19 96,580 ** 3.55 95,784 ** 3.57 796 ** 2.43
LEGISLATIVE BRANCH                                    
MARCH 2013 166 * 1.30 166 * 1.31 ... * ... 433 * 3.40 431 * 3.40 2 * 3.51
DECEMBER 2012 164 ** 1.29 164 ** 1.30 ... ** ... 438 ** 3.44 436 ** 3.44 2 ** 3.51
GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTABILITY OFFICE                                    
MARCH 2013 27 * 0.85 27 * 0.85 ... * ... 54 * 1.69 54 * 1.69 ... * ...
DECEMBER 2012 27 * 0.85 27 * 0.85 ... * ... 54 * 1.69 54 * 1.69 ... * ...
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE                                    
MARCH 2013 18 * 0.76 18 * 0.76 ... * ... 36 * 1.51 36 * 1.51 ... * ...
DECEMBER 2012 18 * 0.76 18 * 0.76 ... * ... 36 * 1.51 36 * 1.51 ... * ...
LIBRARY OF CONGRESS                                    
MARCH 2013 69 * 1.78 69 * 1.80 ... * ... 99 * 2.56 99 * 2.58 ... * ...
DECEMBER 2012 69 * 1.78 69 * 1.80 ... * ... 99 * 2.56 99 * 2.58 ... * ...
JUDICIAL BRANCH                                    
MARCH 2013 ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
DECEMBER 2012 ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
EXECUTIVE BRANCH                                    
MARCH 2013 85,175 * 3.16 84,460 * 3.17 715 * 2.24 111,309 * 4.13 110,667 * 4.15 642 * 2.01
DECEMBER 2012 84,396 ** 3.12 83,677 ** 3.13 719 ** 2.19 96,136 ** 3.55 95,342 ** 3.57 794 ** 2.42
EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT                                    
MARCH 2013 70 * 3.76 70 * 3.76 ... * ... 102 * 5.48 102 * 5.48 ... * ...
DECEMBER 2012 36 * 1.93 36 * 1.93 ... * ... 60 * 3.22 60 * 3.22 ... * ...
EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS                                    
MARCH 2013 43,344 * 2.26 42,638 * 2.26 706 * 2.31 58,395 * 3.04 57,771 * 3.06 624 * 2.04
DECEMBER 2012 53,290 ** 2.77 52,579 ** 2.78 711 ** 2.27 70,986 ** 3.70 70,212 ** 3.72 774 ** 2.47
DEPARTMENT OF STATE                                    
MARCH 2013 878 2.11 576 2.11 302 2.11 797 1.91 408 1.49 389 2.72
DECEMBER 2012 846 ** 2.04 538 ** 1.99 308 ** 2.13 704 ** 1.70 317 ** 1.17 387 ** 2.68
DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY                                    
MARCH 2013 3,337 * 2.97 3,336 * 2.97 1 * 3.23 11,673 * 10.38 11,672 * 10.38 1 * 3.23
DECEMBER 2012 3,337 * 2.97 3,336 * 2.97 1 * 3.23 11,673 * 10.38 11,672 * 10.38 1 * 3.23
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE                                    
MARCH 2013 19,397 2.57 19,134 2.58 263 2.24 26,485 3.51 26,363 3.55 122 1.04
DECEMBER 2012 25,599 ** 3.44 25,447 ** 3.48 152 ** 1.25 22,660 ** 3.05 22,447 ** 3.07 213 ** 1.75
DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY                                    
MARCH 2013 6,704 2.41 6,696 2.47 8 0.11 12,005 4.32 12,000 4.43 5 0.07
DECEMBER 2012 8,100 3.01 8,082 3.09 18 0.25 9,870 3.67 9,855 3.77 15 0.21
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY                                    
MARCH 2013 4,128 2.06 3,878 1.95 250 11.04 6,275 3.13 6,160 3.11 115 5.08
DECEMBER 2012 5,389 ** 2.68 5,258 ** 2.64 131 ** 5.77 5,583 ** 2.77 5,389 ** 2.71 194 ** 8.55
DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE                                    
MARCH 2013 4,856 2.80 4,856 2.84 ... ... 5,758 3.32 5,758 3.37 ... ...
DECEMBER 2012 6,984 ** 4.04 6,984 ** 4.09 ... ** ... 5,023 ** 2.91 5,023 ** 2.94 ... ** ...
DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY                                    
MARCH 2013 865 3.44 865 3.44 ... ... 600 2.38 600 2.38 ... ...
DECEMBER 2012 1,215 ** 4.79 1,215 ** 4.79 ... ** ... 369 ** 1.45 369 ** 1.45 ... ** ...
OTHER DEFENSE ACTIVITIES (EXCLUDING DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY)                                    
MARCH 2013 2,844 3.69 2,839 3.69 5 5.95 1,847 2.40 1,845 2.40 2 2.38
DECEMBER 2012 3,911 ** 5.18 3,908 ** 5.20 3 ** 0.72 1,815 ** 2.40 1,811 ** 2.41 4 ** 0.96
DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE                                    
MARCH 2013 1,116 0.95 1,115 0.95 1 15.38 1,716 1.47 1,716 1.47 ... ...
DECEMBER 2012 2,960 2.53 2,960 2.53 ... ... 2,265 1.93 2,265 1.93 ... ...
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR                                    
MARCH 2013 3,213 4.71 3,213 4.71 ... ... 3,409 5.00 3,409 5.00 ... ...
DECEMBER 2012 2,506 3.44 2,506 3.44 ... ... 9,285 12.75 9,284 12.75 1 16.67
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE                                    
MARCH 2013 2,942 3.32 2,931 3.32 11 9.61 4,384 4.95 4,375 4.95 9 7.86
DECEMBER 2012 2,180 2.30 2,175 2.29 5 3.70 11,182 11.78 11,132 11.74 50 37.04
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE                                    
MARCH 2013 1,359 3.08 1,359 3.09 ... ... 1,176 2.67 1,176 2.68 ... ...
DECEMBER 2012 1,053 2.38 1,052 2.39 1 0.30 1,204 2.72 1,204 2.74 ... ...
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR                                    
MARCH 2013 431 * 2.42 430 * 2.42 1 * 11.11 396 * 2.23 396 * 2.23 ... * ...
DECEMBER 2012 431 2.43 430 2.42 1 11.11 396 2.23 396 2.23 ... ...
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES                                    
MARCH 2013 2,687 3.67 2,592 3.66 95 3.76 1,834 2.50 1,755 2.48 79 3.13
DECEMBER 2012 4,049 * 5.47 3,838 * 5.37 211 * 8.34 2,024 * 2.73 1,926 * 2.69 98 * 3.87
DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT                                    
MARCH 2013 70 0.83 70 0.83 ... ... 253 2.99 253 2.99 ... ...
DECEMBER 2012 81 0.94 81 0.94 ... ... 210 2.44 210 2.44 ... ...
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION                                    
MARCH 2013 929 * 1.63 928 * 1.63 1 * 20.00 1,114 * 1.95 1,114 * 1.95 ... * ...
DECEMBER 2012 929 * 1.63 928 * 1.63 1 * 20.00 1,114 * 1.95 1,114 * 1.95 ... * ...
DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY                                    
MARCH 2013 232 1.51 232 1.51 ... ... 435 2.82 435 2.82 ... ...
DECEMBER 2012 227 1.46 227 1.46 ... ... 340 2.18 340 2.18 ... ...
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION                                    
MARCH 2013 51 1.22 51 1.22 ... ... 77 1.84 77 1.84 ... ...
DECEMBER 2012 70 1.66 70 1.66 ... ... 93 2.20 93 2.20 ... ...
DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS                                    
MARCH 2013 5,138 * 1.59 5,107 * 1.59 31 * 1.84 3,278 * 1.01 3,254 * 1.01 24 * 1.43
DECEMBER 2012 5,138 * 1.59 5,107 * 1.59 31 * 1.84 3,278 * 1.01 3,254 * 1.01 24 * 1.43
DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY                                    
MARCH 2013 1,564 0.81 1,564 0.81 ... ... 1,368 0.71 1,368 0.71 ... ...
DECEMBER 2012 3,884 2.01 3,884 2.01 ... ... 4,558 2.36 4,558 2.36 ... ...
INDEPENDENT AGENCIES                                    
MARCH 2013 41,761 * 5.39 41,752 * 5.40 9 * 0.65 52,812 * 6.82 52,794 * 6.83 18 * 1.30
DECEMBER 2012 31,070 ** 3.97 31,062 ** 3.97 8 ** 0.57 25,090 ** 3.20 25,070 ** 3.21 20 ** 1.42
FEDERAL RESERVE BOARD OF GOVERNORS                                    
MARCH 2013 6 * 0.32 6 * 0.33 ... * ... 27 * 1.44 27 * 1.50 ... * ...
DECEMBER 2012 6 * 0.32 6 * 0.33 ... * ... 27 * 1.44 27 * 1.50 ... * ...
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY                                    
MARCH 2013 97 0.55 95 0.55 2 0.84 436 2.48 423 2.44 13 5.43
DECEMBER 2012 63 ** 0.35 62 ** 0.35 1 ** 0.40 407 ** 2.27 390 ** 2.21 17 ** 6.72
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION                                    
MARCH 2013 6 0.27 6 0.27 ... ... 41 1.83 41 1.83 ... ...
DECEMBER 2012 13 0.57 13 0.57 ... ... 39 1.70 39 1.70 ... ...
FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION                                    
MARCH 2013 25 1.41 25 1.41 ... ... 42 2.37 41 2.32 1 66.67
DECEMBER 2012 39 2.21 38 2.15 1 66.67 24 1.36 24 1.36 ... ...
FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION                                    
MARCH 2013 128 * 1.54 128 * 1.54 ... * ... 208 * 2.50 208 * 2.50 ... * ...
DECEMBER 2012 128 * 1.54 128 * 1.54 ... * ... 208 * 2.50 208 * 2.50 ... * ...
GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION                                    
MARCH 2013 66 0.54 66 0.54 ... ... 309 2.54 309 2.54 ... ...
DECEMBER 2012 206 * 1.66 206 * 1.66 ... * ... 452 * 3.65 452 * 3.65 ... * ...
NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION                                    
MARCH 2013 164 * 0.92 164 * 0.92 ... * ... 342 * 1.91 342 * 1.91 ... * ...
DECEMBER 2012 164 0.91 164 0.91 ... ... 342 1.90 342 1.90 ... ...
NATIONAL ARCHIVES AND RECORDS ADMINISTRATION                                    
MARCH 2013 115 3.50 115 3.50 ... ... 130 3.96 130 3.96 ... ...
DECEMBER 2012 124 3.74 124 3.74 ... ... 123 3.71 123 3.71 ... ...
NATIONAL LABOR RELATIONS BOARD                                    
MARCH 2013 17 1.03 17 1.03 ... ... 61 3.69 61 3.69 ... ...
DECEMBER 2012 34 2.02 34 2.03 ... ... 37 2.20 37 2.21 ... ...
NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION                                    
MARCH 2013 38 0.99 38 0.99 ... ... 72 1.88 72 1.88 ... ...
DECEMBER 2012 19 0.49 19 0.49 ... ... 64 1.66 64 1.66 ... ...
OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT                                    
MARCH 2013 188 * 3.38 187 * 3.37 1 * 33.33 141 * 2.54 141 * 2.54 ... * ...
DECEMBER 2012 188 * 3.38 187 * 3.37 1 * 33.33 141 * 2.54 141 * 2.54 ... * ...
RAILROAD RETIREMENT BOARD                                    
MARCH 2013 15 * 1.58 15 * 1.58 ... * ... 13 * 1.37 13 * 1.37 ... * ...
DECEMBER 2012 15 1.57 15 1.57 ... ... 13 1.36 13 1.36 ... ...
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION                                    
MARCH 2013 108 2.65 108 2.65 ... ... 56 1.37 56 1.37 ... ...
DECEMBER 2012 211 5.30 211 5.30 ... ... 58 1.46 58 1.46 ... ...
SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION                                    
MARCH 2013 281 * 6.96 281 * 6.97 ... * ... 473 * 11.72 473 * 11.74 ... * ...
DECEMBER 2012 281 * 6.96 281 * 6.97 ... * ... 473 * 11.72 473 * 11.74 ... * ...
SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION                                    
MARCH 2013 89 * 1.82 88 * 1.80 1 * 6.67 105 * 2.14 104 * 2.13 1 * 6.67
DECEMBER 2012 119 * 2.40 118 * 2.39 1 * 6.45 85 * 1.72 85 * 1.72 ... * ...
SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION                                    
MARCH 2013 612 0.95 612 0.95 ... ... 1,247 1.94 1,247 1.94 ... ...
DECEMBER 2012 706 1.09 706 1.09 ... ... 1,174 1.81 1,174 1.81 ... ...
BROADCASTING BOARD OF GOVERNORS                                    
MARCH 2013 17 * 0.92 15 * 0.99 2 * 0.62 27 * 1.46 25 * 1.64 2 * 0.62
DECEMBER 2012 17 * 0.92 15 * 0.99 2 * 0.62 27 * 1.46 25 * 1.64 2 * 0.62
U.S. AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT                                    
MARCH 2013 222 * 8.83 222 * 9.16 ... * ... 123 * 4.89 123 * 5.08 ... * ...
DECEMBER 2012 222 * 8.83 222 * 9.16 ... * ... 123 * 4.89 123 * 5.08 ... * ...
U.S. POSTAL SERVICE                                    
MARCH 2013 38,741 6.59 38,741 6.59 ... ... 48,255 8.21 48,255 8.21 ... ...
DECEMBER 2012 27,907 4.70 27,907 4.70 ... ... 20,644 3.47 20,644 3.47 ... ...

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

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