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Business Employment Dynamics in New England

Business Employment Dynamics, Second Quarter 2012, seasonally adjusted
Area Gross Job gains Expansions Openings Gross Job losses Contractions Closings

United States1

7,004 5,744 1,260 6,422 5,213 1,209

Connecticut

76,257 65,998 10,259 69,468 59,605 9,863

Maine

38,293 29,480 8,813 32,974 26,881 6,093

Massachusetts

164,077 134,998 29,079 137,487 111,005 26,482

New Hampshire

36,985 29,830 7,155 33,680 27,751 5,929

Rhode Island

25,198 20,201 4,997 23,293 18,274 5,019

Vermont

18,259 14,946 3,313 18,263 14,163 4,100

1 United States numbers in thousands

SOURCE: Bureau of Labor Statistics, Business Employment Dynamics