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6345.0 - Wage Price Index, Australia, Dec 2012 Quality Declaration 
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APPENDIX DISTRIBUTION OF EXPENDITURE ON WAGES


AS UPDATED DECEMBER QUARTER 2012

A1 DISTRIBUTION OF EMPLOYERS' EXPENDITURE ON WAGES(a)(b)

Private
Public
Total
%
%
%

Australia by sector
Australia
77.0
23.0
100.0
Sector by State/Territory
New South Wales
30.6
29.1
30.3
Victoria
24.7
20.6
23.7
Queensland
19.3
19.5
19.3
South Australia
6.8
7.3
6.9
Western Australia
14.5
12.9
14.1
Tasmania
1.4
2.3
1.6
Northern Territory
1.1
1.6
1.2
Australian Capital Territory
1.7
6.7
2.8
Australia
100.0
100.0
100.0
Sector by broad industry group(c)
Mining
4.4
(d)
3.4
Manufacturing
11.8
(d)
9.1
Electricity, gas, water and waste services
0.9
4.6
1.8
Construction
9.9
(d)
7.7
Wholesale trade
6.6
(d)
5.1
Retail trade
8.4
(d)
6.5
Accommodation and food services
4.4
(d)
3.4
Transport, postal and warehousing
5.1
(d)
5.5
Information media and telecommunications
2.7
(d)
2.3
Financial and insurance services
5.8
(d)
4.8
Rental, hiring and real estate services
1.8
(d)
1.5
Professional, scientific and technical services
12.8
2.0
10.3
Administrative and support services
7.5
(d)
5.8
Public administration and safety
0.6
32.2
7.9
Education and training
3.6
27.3
9.1
Health care and social assistance
8.5
23.1
11.8
Arts and recreation services
1.1
(d)
1.1
Other services
3.9
(d)
3.0
All industries
100.0
100.0
100.0

(a) Components may not sum to 100.0 due to rounding.
(b) See paragraphs 23-28 of the Explanatory Notes.
(c) Classified according to the Australian and New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification (ANZSIC), 2006 (cat. no. 1292.0).
(d) For the public sector, these industries are combined and included in the 'All industries' total.



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