6345.0 - Labour Price Index, Australia, Sep 2008 Quality Declaration 
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APPENDIX 1 DISTRIBUTION OF EXPENDITURE ON WAGES


AS UPDATED DECEMBER QUARTER 2007

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

Private
Public
Total
%
%
%

Australia by sector
Australia
75.3
24.7
100.0
Sector by State/Territory
New South Wales
35.8
34.8
35.6
Victoria
27.0
19.0
25.0
Queensland
16.6
19.7
17.3
South Australia
7.0
6.8
6.9
Western Australia
9.9
8.8
9.7
Tasmania
1.6
2.4
1.8
Northern Territory
0.8
1.9
1.1
Australian Capital Territory
1.3
6.6
2.6
Australia
100.0
100.0
100.0
Sector by broad industry group(c)
Mining
3.2
(d)
2.4
Manufacturing
20.5
(d)
15.5
Electricity, gas and water supply
1.0
(d)
1.5
Construction
6.1
(d)
5.0
Wholesale trade
7.8
(d)
5.9
Retail trade
11.5
(d)
8.7
Accommodation, cafes and restaurants
3.8
(d)
3.0
Transport and storage
5.4
(d)
5.0
Communication services
3.3
(d)
2.9
Finance and insurance
7.4
(d)
5.9
Property and business services
14.1
(d)
11.5
Government administration and defence
. .
27.2
6.8
Education
3.7
25.9
9.2
Health and community services
8.3
20.2
11.4
Cultural and recreational services
1.9
2.3
1.9
Personal and other services
2.1
6.8
3.3
All industries
100.0
100.0
100.0
Sector by broad occupation group(e)
Managers and administrators
13.2
12.1
13.0
Professionals
19.8
42.6
25.4
Associate professionals
12.9
15.3
13.5
Tradespersons and related workers
13.1
4.4
10.9
Advanced clerical, sales and service workers
3.6
2.1
3.2
Intermediate clerical, sales and service workers
14.5
14.3
14.4
Intermediate production and transport workers
10.0
3.3
8.4
Elementary clerical, sales and service workers
6.3
3.5
5.6
Labourers and related workers
6.6
2.3
5.6
All occupations
100.0
100.0
100.0

. . not applicable
(a) See paragraphs 29-30 of the Explanatory Notes.
(b) Components may not sum to 100.0 due to rounding.
(c) Classified according to the Australian and New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification (ANZSIC), 1993 (cat. no. 1292.0).
(d) For the public sector, these industries are combined and included in the 'All Industries' total.
(e) Classified according to the Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO), Second Edition (cat. no. 1220.0).