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6345.0 - Wage Price Index, Australia, Jun 2013 Quality Declaration 
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JUNE KEY FIGURES

Mar Qtr 2013 to Jun Qtr 2013
Jun Qtr 2012 to Jun Qtr 2013
% change
% change

Wage Price Index (WPI)
Total hourly rates of pay excluding bonuses
Trend(a)
Australia
0.7
3.0
Sector
Private
0.7
3.0
Public
0.7
2.9
Original
Australia
0.4
2.9
Sector
Private
0.5
2.9
Public
0.3
2.8

(a) See Explanatory Notes paragraphs 42-43, 46.


Graph Image for Quarterly changes, Trend(a), Total hourly rates of pay excluding bonuses

Footnote(s): (a) See Explanatory Notes paras 42-43, 46

Source(s):Wage Price Index, Australia



Graph Image for Annual change, Original, Total hourly rates of pay excluding bonuses, States and Territories



JUNE KEY POINTS


TOTAL HOURLY RATES OF PAY EXCLUDING BONUSES

QUARTERLY CHANGE (MAR QTR 2013 TO JUN QTR 2013)
  • The all employee jobs trend index for Australia rose 0.7% in the June quarter 2013.
  • The rises in original indexes at the industry level in the June quarter 2013 ranged from 0.2% for Retail trade; Professional, scientific and technical services; Administrative and support services; and Other services to 1.0% for both Construction and Wholesale Trade.


ANNUAL CHANGE (JUN QTR 2012 TO JUN QTR 2013)
  • The all employee jobs trend index for Australia rose 3.0% through the year to June quarter 2013.
  • Rises in the original indexes through the year to the June quarter 2013 at the industry level ranged from 2.5% for Education and training to 3.9% for Electricity, gas, water and waste services.


NOTES

FORTHCOMING ISSUES

ISSUE (QUARTER) Release Date
September 2013 13 November 2013
December 2013 19 February 2014
March 2014 21 May 2014
June 2014 13 August 2014



ABS DATA AVAILABLE ON REQUEST

Original indexes are compiled for various combinations of state/territory, sector and broad industry group. Indexes not included in this publication may be made available on request by telephoning WPI in Perth on (08) 9360 5151 or email wage.price.index@abs.gov.au.


DATA REFERENCES

Data referenced in the Key Points and Commentary are available from the tables shown in this publication or in the corresponding tables of this publication on the ABS website <http://www.abs.gov.au>.


INQUIRIES

For further information about these and related statistics, contact the National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 or WPI on Perth (08) 9360 5151.


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