1345.4 - SA Stats, Oct 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 6.5% in the 12 months to May 2006 reaching $989.20. Nationally, the corresponding increase was less pronounced (for the same period) at 3.5% (up to $1,043.00).


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)


In gender terms, for South Australia, the trend estimate of average weekly (ordinary time, full-time adult) earnings has risen by 6.4% for males and 6.6% for females over the 12 months to May 2006.

The current female level ($919.30) in South Australia comprises 89.6% of the corresponding male earnings level ($1,025.50), compared with the 89.4% observed a year earlier (May 2005).