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Number of Government Employees in the US

How many government employees are there in the US?

21,292,000.

There are a total of 21,292,000 government employees in the United States as of February 2010. This is according to the Employment Situation Summary published by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics on March 5, 2010. This number shows an 0.6% increase in the number of US government employees compared to February 2009.

This fact is verified on : April 10, 2010.





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9 Comments

  1. What does the total number include? County, city and all state workers? Parks, police and meter readers?
    Thanks,
    Jim

  2. Remember, the Republicans say the govt doesn’t make jobs, busineses make jobs.

  3. The government can make jobs, but they are paid with your tax dollars instead of from Company profits.

  4. “”REMEMBER FIDEL”" HE HAD THE COURRAGE TO FIRE 500,000 {A govthalf million} GOVT EMPLOYEES FRIENDS OF THE REGIME TO SAVE HIS COUNTRY FROM FINANCIAL DISASTER wHAT HAS BARRY DONE??BESIDES RUB THE SORES OF DISCONTENT OF THE DESPARATE ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS NON STOP..HE HAS RUN OUT OF MONEY, WILL HE TRY TO SELL OUR MINERAL RICH REAL ESTATE??

  5. REMEMBER FIDEL CASTRO HE FIRED A HALF MILLION 500,000″” GOVT WORKERS”" [voters} to save cuba..

  6. Why is it then all of this “occupy wall street” stuff circulates about corporations when the numbers prove that the largest employer in the world is the US government?

    Architects and Engineers for 9/11 have proved something. That there are more unanswered questions about WTC7 collapse than ever before.

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