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Retirement Statistics

The data below represents the total Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS) and Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS) Annuitants added to the Annuity Roll Processing System (ARPS) from Fiscal Year 2000 to Fiscal Year 2013. These numbers include all employees whose retirement was processed as of September 30.

Fiscal YearTotal
2013 138,039
2012 111,641
2011 82,837
2010 76,864
2009 87,907
2008 86,615
2007 92,349
2006 103,292
2005 94,977
2004 90,441
2003 81,128
2002 74,153
2001 77,330
2000 77,383

Source: U. S. Office of Personnel Management, Annuity Roll Processing System (ARPS)

Includes all Federal agencies (Executive, Legislative, Judicial branches, U.S. Postal Service, and Intelligence Agencies). ARPS is the system of record for all retirements. Monthly annuity payments are made through ARPS.

Note: The Enterprise Human Resources Integration-Statistical Data Mart (EHRI-SDM) provides other statistical information on Federal retirements.  However, the data is limited to only the Executive branches of the Federal government.  For a complete description of agencies covered by the EHRI-SDM, please visit the Statistical Data Mart page.

For more information on retirement statistics, please contact M. Shakil Khandoker.

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