Number of governmental employees in the U.S in 1982-2017

Number of governmental employees in the U.S. from 1982 to 2017 (in 1,000)

Number of governmental employees in the U.S in 1982-2017 This statistic shows the number of governmental employees in the U.S. from 1982 to 2017. Both, full-time and part-time employees are covered. In 2017, around 19,543,900 people were working with state and local governments.
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Number of governmental employees in the U.S. from 1982 to 2017 (in 1,000)

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Federal (civilian)State and local
2017*-19,544
2016*-19,406
2015*-19,293
20142,700.4719,229
20132,744.9319,107
20122,79319,247
20112,85419,413
20103,00819,599
20092,82419,844
20082,76919,693
20072,73019,386
20062,72119,327
20052,72019,004
20042,73318,759
20032,71718,649
20022,69018,348
20012,69818,272
20002,89917,976
19992,79917,506
19982,76517,089
19972,80716,733
19952,89516,626
19942,95216,468
19932,99915,824
19923,04715,698
19913,10315,452
19903,10515,263
19893,11414,765
19883,11214,476
19873,09114,121
19863,01913,913
19853,02113,669
19842,94213,494
19832,87513,159
19822,84812,993
Federal (civilian)State and local
2017*-19,544
2016*-19,406
2015*-19,293
20142,700.4719,229
20132,744.9319,107
20122,79319,247
20112,85419,413
20103,00819,599
20092,82419,844
20082,76919,693
20072,73019,386
20062,72119,327
20052,72019,004
20042,73318,759
20032,71718,649
20022,69018,348
20012,69818,272
20002,89917,976
19992,79917,506
19982,76517,089
19972,80716,733
19952,89516,626
19942,95216,468
19932,99915,824
19923,04715,698
19913,10315,452
19903,10515,263
19893,11414,765
19883,11214,476
19873,09114,121
19863,01913,913
19853,02113,669
19842,94213,494
19832,87513,159
19822,84812,993
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This statistic shows the number of governmental employees in the U.S. from 1982 to 2017. Both, full-time and part-time employees are covered. In 2017, around 19,543,900 people were working with state and local governments.
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