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6345.0 - Labour Price Index, Australia, Jun 2011 Quality Declaration 
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 17/08/2011   
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JUNE KEY FIGURES

Mar Qtr 2011 to Jun Qtr 2011
Jun Qtr 2010 to Jun Qtr 2011
% change
% change

Wage Price Index (WPI)
Total hourly rates of pay excluding bonuses
Trend(a)
Australia
0.9
3.8
Sector
Private
0.8
3.8
Public
0.9
3.7
Original
Australia
0.6
3.8
Sector
Private
0.6
3.9
Public
0.5
3.7

(a) See Explanatory notes paragraphs 46-47, 50.

WPI - Quarterly changes: Trend(a), Total hourly rates of pay excluding bonuses
Graph: WPI—Quarterly changes: Trend(a), Total hourly rates of pay excluding bonuses

WPI - Annual change: original, Total hourly rates of pay excluding bonuses - States/Territories, by sector, Jun Qtr 2011
Graph: WPI—Annual change: original, Total hourly rates of pay excluding bonuses—States/Territories, by sector, Jun Qtr 2011




JUNE KEY POINTS


TOTAL HOURLY RATES OF PAY EXCLUDING BONUSES

QUARTERLY CHANGE (MAR QTR 2011 TO JUN QTR 2011)
  • The index for all employee jobs in Australia rose 0.9%, in trend terms.
  • The rise in indexes (in original terms) at the industry level ranged from 0.1% for Accommodation and food services to 0.9% for Mining and Rental, hiring and real estate services.


ANNUAL CHANGE (JUN QTR 2010 TO JUN QTR 2011)
  • The rise in the trend index through the year to the June quarter 2011 for all employee jobs in Australia was 3.8%.
  • Rises in the original indexes though the year to the June quarter 2011 at the industry level ranged from 3.0% for Accommodation and food services to 4.7% for Wholesale trade.


NOTES

FORTHCOMING ISSUES

ISSUE (QUARTER) Release Date
September 2011 16 November 2011
December 2011 22 February 2012
March 2012 16 May 2012
June 2012 15 August 2012



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 Kathryn Parlor in Perth on (08) 9360 5151 or email labour.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 Kathryn Parlor on Perth (08) 9360 5151.


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