6345.0 - Labour Price Index, Australia, Sep 2008 Quality Declaration
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 12/11/2008
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PRICE INDEXES AND CONTRACT PRICE INDEXATION
SEPTEMBER KEY POINTS
TOTAL HOURLY RATES OF PAY EXCLUDING BONUSES
QUARTERLY CHANGE (JUN QTR 2008 TO SEP QTR 2008)
ANNUAL CHANGE (SEP QTR 2007 TO SEP QTR 2008)
LABOUR PRICE INDEX EXCLUDING BONUSES
CHANGE FROM 2006-07 TO 2007-08
CHANGES IN FUTURE ISSUES
This publication includes the final release of wage price indexes for occupation groups. This data appears in Tables 7 and 8 of this publication and in electronic Tables 7a and 7b on the ABS website. Future issues will not contain wage price indexes for occupation groups. Users of this data who are interested in discussing what other wage price index data are available, can contact David Taylor on Perth (08) 9360 5151 or email email@example.com.
From the September quarter 2009, the content and format of tables containing the industry classification will change to reflect the contemporary Australian and New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification (ANZSIC06).
ABS DATA AVAILABLE ON REQUEST
Original indexes are compiled for various combinations of state/territory, sector, broad industry group and broad occupation group. Seasonally adjusted and trend indexes are compiled only for total hourly rates of pay excluding bonuses for each of the private sector, public sector and all sectors. Indexes not included in this publication may be made available on request by telephoning David Taylor on Perth (08) 9360 5151.
More detailed information on the Labour Price Index (LPI) is available in Labour Price Index: Concepts, Sources and Methods, Australia (cat. no. 6351.0.55.001).
For further information about these and related statistics, contact the National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 or David Taylor on Perth (08) 9360 5151.
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