1345.4 - SA Stats, May 2008  
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INCOMES


AVERAGE WEEKLY EARNINGS
The trend estimate of average weekly (ordinary time) earnings for full-time adult persons in South Australia increased by 5.2% to $1,046.10 in the 12 months to November 2007. Nationally, the corresponding increase was less at 4.9% (up to $1,112.70).

For South Australia, the trend estimate of average weekly (ordinary time, full-time adult) earnings rose by 6.6% for males and 2.1% for females over the 12 months to November 2007.

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)


At November 2007, male average weekly earnings ($1,101.80) in South Australia were 18.0% higher than the corresponding female earnings ($933.50). Nationally, in November 2007 male average weekly earnings ($1,180.00) were 19.0% higher than the female earnings ($991.60).