>> February 3, 2010
From 1981 through 2008, the civilian work force remained at about 1.1 million to 1.2 million, with a low of 1.07 million in 1986 and a high of more than 1.2 million in 1993 and in 2008. In 2009, the number jumped to 1.28 million.
Including both the civilian and defense sectors, the federal government will employ 2.15 million people in 2010 and 2.11 million in 2011, excluding Postal Service workers.According to The Washington Times article.
Plus .65 mil if you add in postal workers from 2008 statistics brings the figure to. 2.8 million.
Like I said before. Your government wants to eat you.