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6302.0 - Average Weekly Earnings, Australia, May 2004  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 19/08/2004   
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KEY FIGURES


Feb 2004
May 2003
May 2004
to May 2004
to May 2004
TREND ESTIMATES
$
% change
% change

Private & public sectors
Full-time adult ordinary time earnings
952.50
0.7
3.8
Full-time adult total earnings
997.70
0.5
4.0
All employees total earnings
751.90
0.4
3.7
Private sector
Full-time adult ordinary time earnings
924.90
0.6
3.7
Full-time adult total earnings
973.90
0.4
4.0
Public sector
Full-time adult ordinary time earnings
1047.20
0.9
4.1
Full-time adult total earnings
1080.20
0.9
4.1

SEASONALLY ADJUSTED ESTIMATES

Private & public sectors
Full-time adult ordinary time earnings
949.70
0.1
3.1
Full-time adult total earnings
993.10
-0.3
3.3
All employees total earnings
747.70
-0.5
3.0
Private sector
Full-time adult ordinary time earnings
920.60
-0.3
2.8
Full-time adult total earnings
967.40
-0.8
3.1
Public sector
Full-time adult ordinary time earnings
1048.70
1.1
4.1
Full-time adult total earnings
1081.60
1.1
4.2




Graph: Full Time Adult Total Earnings, Quarterly percentage change in trend estimates, all sectors Graph: Full Time Adult Total Earnings, Quarterly percentage change in trend estimates Private and Public



KEY POINTS

TREND ESTIMATES
  • Full-time adult ordinary time earnings rose by 3.6% for males and 4.2% for females in the twelve months to May 2004.
  • In the twelve months to May 2004, full-time adult total earnings rose by 3.8% for males and 4.4% for females.
  • Full-time adult ordinary time earnings for the private and public sectors rose by 3.7% and 4.1% respectively in the twelve months to May 2004.

NOTES

NOTES ON ESTIMATES

COMPOSITIONAL EFFECTS

Movements in average weekly earnings can be affected by both changes in the level of earnings per employee and changes in the composition of the labour force. For example, changes in the proportions of full-time, part-time, casual and junior employees and variations in the distribution of occupations can affect movements in earnings series. Refer to paragraphs 18 and 19 of the Explanatory Notes.


SAMPLING ERROR

For information on sampling error refer to Technical Note. Standard errors for the original estimates contained in this publication are in tables 18 to 20.


ABBREVIATIONS

ABNAustralian Business Number
ABSAustralian Bureau of Statistics
ANZSICAustralian and New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification
ATOAustralian Taxation Office
AWEaverage weekly earnings
GEgroup employer
PAYGWpay-as-you-go withholding
TAUtype of activity unit


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