Federal employees retiring from the executive branch each fiscal year

Non-seasonal, full-time permanent employees

Fiscal year

  • As of the first 10 months of the 2013 fiscal year:
    68,600 retirees
    (No breakdown available)

Circumstance of retirement

  • Disability
  • Voluntary
  • Jobs with a set retirement age
  • Buyouts and other incentive programs

Percentage of federal workforce employed at the end of fiscal 2011 who will be eligible for retirement by 2016, by agency

Small Business Adminstration
Housing and Urban Development
Transportation
National Science Foundation
Office of Personnel Management
Interior
General Services Administration
Commerce
Energy
Environmental Protection Agency
Agency for International Development
Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Agriculture
Treasury
Labor
Education
NASA
Social Security Administration
Veterans Affairs
Health and Human Services
State
Justice
Defense
Homeland Security

agency chart

Source: U.S. Government Accountability Office