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Federal Employment Growth Highest Since 1968

Created on February 8, 2012

Federal Employment Growth Highest Since 1968

Chart 15 • CDA 12-02: The 2012 Index of Dependence on Government

Sources: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Current Establishment Survey, “Employees on Nonfarm Payrolls by Industry Subsectors and Selected Detail,” Table B-1, by Haver Analytics; and U.S. Department of Defense “Active Duty Military Data,” by Haver Analytics. Federal data prior to 2002 is from Office of Management and Budget, Historical Tables: Budget of the U.S. Government, Fiscal Year 2009,2008, Table 17.5.