1345.4 - SA Stats, Aug 2007  
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AVERAGE WEEKLY EARNINGS

The trend estimate of average weekly (ordinary time) earnings for full-time adult persons in South Australia increased by 2.6% to $999.50 in the 12 months to February 2007. Nationally, the corresponding increase was greater, 3.4% (up to $1,070.40).


AVERAGE WEEKLY EARNINGS, FULL-TIME ADULT ORDINARY,
Trend, South Australia
Graph: Average Weekly Earnings, Full-Time Adult Ordinary, Trend, South Australia
Source: Average Weekly Earnings, Australia (cat. no. 6302.0)


For South Australia, the trend estimate of average weekly (ordinary time, full-time adult) earnings rose by 2.7% for males and 1.0% for females over the 12 months to February 2007.

The February 2007 female average weekly earnings ($916.50) in South Australia were 88.4% of the corresponding male average weekly earnings ($1,037.30), compared with 89.9% observed a year earlier (February 2006). Nationally, the February 2007 female average weekly earnings ($953.90) were 83.9% of the male earnings ($1,136.60).