6345.0 - Wage Price Index, Australia, Sep 2014 Quality Declaration
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 12/11/2014
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SEPTEMBER KEY FIGURES
TOTAL HOURLY RATES OF PAY EXCLUDING BONUSES
QUARTERLY CHANGE (JUN QTR 2014 TO SEP QTR 2014)
ANNUAL CHANGE (SEP QTR 2013 TO SEP QTR 2014)
CHANGES IN FUTURE ISSUES
From the December quarter 2014, all index numbers will be calculated on a new index reference period of 2011-12. This will result in index numbers for each index series being reset to 100.0 for the financial year 2011-12. Period-to-period percentage changes may differ to those previously published due to rounding and the re-referencing. These differences will not constitute a revision.
From the December quarter 2014 selected Time Series Spreadsheets (Tables 1 to 9b) will also include quarterly and annual movements. These tables are available from the Downloads tab on the ABS website. The series identifiers for existing indexes in these tables will not change.
The expenditure value weights used to compile the WPI are updated in the December quarter using expenditure on wages and salaries. The December quarter 2014 update will use expenditure on wages and salaries from the 2014 Survey of Employee Earnings and Hours.
ABS DATA AVAILABLE ON REQUEST
Original indexes are compiled for various combinations of state/territory, sector and industry division. Indexes not included in this publication may be made available on request by telephoning WPI in Perth on (08) 9360 5151 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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>.
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