How the shutdown affects departments
The burden of the federal government shutdown has not fallen evenly across federal departments. Here's the percentage of workers who are furloughed at 17 Cabinet-level departments, arranged by size of each department's workforce. The Office of Management and Budget is not included because they did not list specific numbers in their contingency plans. Also missing is the CIA, which announced Tuesday that it would recall thousands of employees. Read related article.
- Excepted and exempt workers
- Furloughed workers
* Included USDA components are: Agricultural Marketing Service; Food Safety and Inspection Services; U.S. Forest Service; Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration; Food, Nutrition and Consumer Services; Foreign Agriculture Service; Communications; Research, Education and Economics; Rural Development; and the Farm Service Agency.
SOURCE: Department contingency plans and staff reports.