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Statistics on the number of federal, state, and local government civilian employees and their gross payrolls for the month of March 2012.

2014 Survey Forms and Information Collected

Press Release

2012 Summary Report [PDF, 665KB]

Categories of Employees at the Federal, State, and Local Levels

2012 Federal Government

    Includes data for the Federal Government.



2012 State Government

    Includes data from the 50 state governments only

    Viewable DataSelected data items by government function

    Downloadable DataAll data items by government function



2012 Local Government

    Includes data for all local governments (i.e., counties, municipalities, townships, special districts, and school districts)

    Viewable DataSelected data items by government function

    Downloadable DataAll data items by government function

    * Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.



2012 State & Local Government

    Includes data for all 50 state governments and all local governments (i.e., counties, municipalities, townships, special districts, and school districts) combined

    Viewable DataSelected data items by government function

    Downloadable DataAll data items by government function

    * Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.


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Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Government Employment & Payroll | govs.employ@census.gov |  Last Revised: March 31, 2014