Mainers’ personal income rose 0.9 percent in the second quarter of this year, matching the national average increase.

The gain offset a 0.9 percent decline in the first three months of the year, according to a report by the federal Bureau of Economic Analysis released Wednesday.

Personal income includes net income; dividends, interest and rent; and transfer receipts, which covers payments such as Social Security, veterans benefits, aid to needy families, food stamps and other programs.

Dividends, interest and rent rose sharply in Maine and nationally. In the state, the category saw a 1.5 percent increase from the first quarter, and nationally the increase was 1.8 percent.

By industry, earnings grew the most in finance and insurance; health care and social assistance; and professional, scientific and technical service. The earnings of federal civilian employees and state and local government employees also grew during the quarter.

The federal report also included revisions to three years of personal income figures for the states, which resulted in sharp reductions in Maine. Personal income growth in the state was cut by 0.7 percent in 2012, by 3.3 percent in 2013 and by 3.2 percent in 2014.

For the April-June period, personal income growth rates ranged from flat in Oklahoma to 1.5 percent in Washington state.

In New England, personal income growth was strongest in New Hampshire and Connecticut, where it increased 1.1 percent in the second quarter. The increase in Rhode Island was 1.0 percent, and in Massachusetts and Vermont, it was 0.8 percent.

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