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Business Employment Dynamics in Massachusetts

Three-month private sector gross job gains and losses in the United States1 and Massachusetts, seasonally adjusted, June 2010 - 2011
Category 3 months ended
June 2010 September 2010 December 2010 March 2011 June 2011
United States Levels

Gross job gains

6,969 6,685 7,009 6,338 6,892

at expanding establishments

5,687 5,427 5,631 5,230 5,627

at opening establishments

1,282 1,258 1,378 1,108 1,265

Gross job losses

6,248 6,480 6,427 6,086 6,314

at contracting establishments

5,086 5,255 5,199 4,969 5,083

at closing establishments

1,162 1,225 1,228 1,117 1,231

Net change(2)

721 205 582 252 578
Massachusetts
Levels

Gross job gains

158,135 156,158 157,256 140,586 159,052

at expanding establishments

129,554 129,173 128,112 116,082 130,158

at opening establishments

28,581 26,985 29,144 24,504 28,894

Gross job losses

136,646 152,843 149,093 140,876 142,030

at contracting establishments

114,990 124,257 119,491 114,731 116,517

at closing establishments

21,656 28,586 29,602 26,145 25,513

Net change(2)

21,489 3,315 8,163 -290 17,022

Footnotes:
(1) Numbers for the United States are in thousands
(2) Net change is the difference between total gross job gains and total gross job losses.



New Business Employment Dynamics (BED) Data Series

With the release of this quarter's data, additional state data at the NAICS industry sector level are now available. These data are accessible through the data query tools at www.bls.gov/bdm/. Data are available from September 1992 through June 2011 and will be updated quarterly.

Last Modified Date: February 15, 2012

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