Survey of Employment and Earnings
Name of Collection
Survey of Employment and Earnings (Employed Wage and Salary Earners)
Labour Statistics Centre Output Group
Australian Bureau of Statistics
GPO Box K881
PERTH WA 6001
Telephone: Perth 08 9360 5141
Facsimile: Perth 08 9360 5954
To provide data on employment and gross earnings in Australia. To provide data for National Accounts purposes.
The survey collects information from employer units on numbers of wage and salary earners employed each month and their quarterly earnings. The survey is conducted by mail each quarter from a sample of approximately 10,000 employer units. Data for a number of government departments are collected electronically.
IEstimates are produced on numbers of wage and salary earners employed and their quarterly earnings, classified by:
- Sex (not collected March quarter 1997 onwards);
- Full-time/part-time (for the mid-month of each quarter);
- Level of government;
- Industry; and
- Size of employer unit.
Data are available for persons employed in the transport and storage industry.
Australia, States and Territories.
Frequency of Data Availability
Data are released quarterly.
Data are available from September 1983.
Products and Services
Wage and Salary Earners, Australia (cat. no. 6248.0)
Special data services are available on request.
Example of Information Available