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All Employees, Government (USGOVT)


Jan 2024: 23,091 (+ more)   Updated: Feb 2, 2024
Jan 2024:  23,091  
Dec 2023:  23,055  
Nov 2023:  23,000  
Oct 2023:  22,970  
Sep 2023:  22,903  
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Thousands of Persons,
Seasonally Adjusted




Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics  

Release: Employment Situation  

Units:  Thousands of Persons, Seasonally Adjusted

Frequency:  Monthly


Government employment covers only civilian employees; military personnel are excluded. Employees of the Central Intelligence Agency, the National Security Agency, the National Imagery and Mapping Agency, and the Defense Intelligence Agency also are excluded. Postal Services are included.

Handbook of Methods Establishment Survey - (http://www.bls.gov/opub/hom/pdf/homch2.pdf)

Frequently Asked Questions - (http://stats.bls.gov:80/cps/cps_faq.htm)

The series comes from the 'Current Employment Statistics (Establishment Survey).'

The source code is: CES9000000001

Suggested Citation:

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, All Employees, Government [USGOVT], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/USGOVT, February 27, 2024.

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