1345.4 - SA Stats, Dec 2006  
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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 has increased by 5.6% in the 12 months to August 2006 reaching $993.80. Nationally, the corresponding increase was smaller (for the same period) at 3.1% (up to $1,051.30).

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 has risen by 5.9% for males and 4.1% for females over the 12 months to August 2006.

The female average weekly earnings ($913.60) in South Australia comprises 88.4% of the corresponding male average weekly earnings ($1,033.60), compared with 89.9% observed a year earlier (August 2005).