FY2019 Civilian Employment in the Executive Branch
(Civilian employment as measured by full-time equivalents (FTE) in thousands, excluding the Postal Service)
Agency Actual Estimate Change 2018 to 2019
Departments 2016 2017 2018 2019 FTE Percent
Agriculture 86.8
87.3
88.7
80.9
-7.8
-8.8%
Commerce 40.3
40.9
42.6
51.7
9.1
21.3%
Defense 725.3
726.2 741.5 744.5 3
0.4%
Education 4.1
4.1
3.9
3.9
-*
-1.1%
Energy 14.9
14.7
15.4
15.1 -0.2
-1.4%
Health and Human Services
72.6
74.1
75.5
74.9
-0.6
-0.8%
Homeland Security 183.5
182.4
182
195 13
7.2%
Housing & Urban Development 8 7.9
7.7
7.5
-0.2
-2.6%
Interior 64.2 64.9
64.4
59.8 -4.6
-7.1%
Justice 114.9 118.2
117.1
116.8
-0.3
-0.3%
Labor 16.5 16.2 15.7
15.8
*
0.3%
State 32.1 27.6
25.7 25.5
-0.2
-0.6%
Transportation 54.3 54.7 55.1 54.7
-0.4
-0.7%
Treasury 93.4
92.5
90
88.3
-1.8
-1.9%
Veterans Affairs 345.1 351.6 359.3
366.3
7
1.9%
Other Agencies -- Excluding USPS 2015 2016 2017 2018 FTE Percent Change
Corps of Engineers - Civil Works 21.8
21.7
21.6
21.6
*
*
EPA 14.7
14.8 15.4 11.6 -3.8 -24.6
EEOC 2.2 2.1 2.1 2 -* -0.8%
General Services Administration 11.2
11.5 11.7
11.9 0.2 1.5%
NASA 17.1 17.2 17.3 17.2 -0.1
-0.3%
National Science Foundation 1.4 1.4 1.4 1.4
Office of Personnel Management 5.1 5.5 5.9 5.8 -0.1 -2.3%
Securities and Exchange Commission 4.6
4.6 4.5
4.5
-0.1
-1.4%
Small Business Administration 3.2 3.4
3.2
3.3
* 0.5%
Smithsonian 4.9
5 5.2 5.2 -*
-0.1%
Social Security Administration
63.7 61.4
61.5 60.8
-0.8
-1.2%
Total Executive Branch Civilian Employment 2,057.3 2,062.1 2,085.1 2,095.2
10.1 0.5%

*50 or less

Source:
Office of Management and Budget