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LABOUR COSTS

Average weekly earnings of employees, All employees

Period
New South Wales
Victoria
Queensland
South Australia
Western Australia
Tasmania
Northern Territory
Australian Capital Territory
Australia

Persons original ($ per week)

2006-2007
November
876.40
811.10
797.70
765.60
874.90
727.40
825.80
1 052.00
837.20
February
900.10
841.70
817.60
777.70
888.40
753.80
845.70
1 011.60
856.70
May
902.70
839.60
807.80
779.20
912.10
756.00
848.80
1 019.10
858.00
2007-2008
August
913.50
858.50
808.50
785.70
946.70
755.10
884.20
1 025.80
870.90
November
911.60
844.10
820.70
793.40
963.20
765.10
878.60
1 057.10
872.90
February
918.00
864.80
831.30
800.90
986.20
780.50
927.50
1 053.10
886.70
May
902.50
862.50
844.70
816.30
986.80
773.80
915.40
1 060.10
885.00
2008-2009
August
913.30
881.80
871.50
826.40
1 002.30
754.60
940.70
1 097.00
901.70
November
916.40
880.30
887.20
847.50
1 025.90
778.20
932.70
1 123.90
909.50

Percentage change from previous quarter

2007-2008
August
1.2
2.3
0.1
0.8
3.8
-0.1
4.2
0.7
1.5
November
-0.2
-1.7
1.5
1.0
1.7
1.3
-0.6
3.1
0.2
February
0.7
2.5
1.3
0.9
2.4
2.0
5.6
-0.4
1.6
May
-1.7
-0.3
1.6
1.9
0.1
-0.9
-1.3
0.7
-0.2
2008-2009
August
1.2
2.2
3.2
1.2
1.6
-2.5
2.8
3.5
1.9
November
0.3
-0.2
1.8
2.6
2.4
3.1
-0.9
2.5
0.9

Males original ($ per week)

2006-2007
November
1 039.60
982.40
964.00
910.60
1 092.70
854.70
953.60
1 216.50
1 007.00
February
1 064.20
1 006.40
973.60
908.00
1 111.30
895.20
957.50
1 164.80
1 020.90
May
1 071.10
1 014.10
973.60
922.30
1 153.70
910.00
981.20
1 185.30
1 032.50
2007-2008
August
1 089.60
1 044.10
961.20
946.00
1 191.90
917.40
1 002.30
1 185.70
1 050.50
November
1 085.50
1 027.10
965.40
957.00
1 220.10
924.20
1 021.80
1 222.10
1 051.20
February
1 100.10
1 043.30
977.20
960.60
1 254.00
945.90
1 058.20
1 221.30
1 067.80
May
1 075.40
1 044.10
1 014.60
967.60
1 259.90
930.20
1 066.00
1 232.90
1 069.00
2008-2009
August
1 086.60
1 069.80
1 045.30
986.80
1 294.30
911.40
1 097.00
1 291.70
1 090.80
November
1 098.40
1 062.40
1 057.60
1 018.60
1 329.00
955.40
1 101.80
1 305.10
1 100.60

Females original ($ per week)

2006-2007
November
697.40
638.30
631.80
599.00
620.80
598.10
702.60
863.20
656.60
February
722.30
656.50
650.40
619.30
633.10
610.30
736.60
868.50
675.70
May
723.80
646.80
639.60
617.90
639.20
606.20
724.70
868.90
671.50
2007-2008
August
729.60
649.50
654.00
620.30
663.50
602.20
767.60
882.70
680.20
November
727.90
654.80
666.70
629.60
666.10
612.80
745.80
901.80
685.30
February
731.70
680.20
673.00
641.10
671.70
623.60
794.60
902.50
697.10
May
723.00
683.10
670.10
661.70
677.80
622.50
767.50
902.30
696.00
2008-2009
August
737.30
700.70
688.40
668.30
686.50
604.80
802.20
926.00
711.00
November
738.80
707.50
696.10
673.00
708.60
614.50
788.90
958.00
717.80

Source: Average Weekly Earnings, Australia, (cat. no. 6302.0)

Total hourly rates of pay indexes, Excluding bonuses

Period
New South Wales
Victoria
Queensland
South Australia
Western Australia
Tasmania
Northern Territory
Australian Capital Territory
Australia

Annual (2003-04 = 100.0)

2005-06
107.8
107.9
108.4
107.4
109.0
108.4
108.2
108.6
108.1
2006-07
111.9
111.8
113.3
111.6
114.1
113.1
112.4
113.1
112.4
2007-08
116.2
116.1
118.1
116.9
120.7
117.5
116.8
117.7
117.1

Quarterly (2003-04 = 100.0)

2006-2007
December
111.3
111.2
112.8
111.1
113.3
112.3
111.7
112.5
111.8
March
112.5
112.4
114.0
112.4
114.5
113.9
112.9
113.7
113.0
June
113.3
113.2
115.0
113.1
116.4
114.7
114.1
114.5
113.9
2007-2008
September
114.8
114.3
116.4
115.1
118.5
116.0
115.0
116.2
115.4
December
115.6
115.5
117.7
116.5
120.0
117.0
116.1
117.4
116.5
March
116.7
116.6
118.7
117.6
121.2
118.0
117.0
118.3
117.6
June
117.7
117.8
119.5
118.3
122.9
118.9
119.0
119.0
118.7
2008-2009
September
119.0
119.1
121.3
119.6
124.5
120.6
119.9
120.6
120.1
December
120.2
120.5
122.6
121.3
126.8
122.0
121.7
121.8
121.5

Percentage change from previous quarter - Original

2007-2008
September
1.3
1.0
1.2
1.8
1.8
1.1
0.8
1.5
1.3
December
0.7
1.0
1.1
1.2
1.3
0.9
1.0
1.0
1.0
March
1.0
1.0
0.8
0.9
1.0
0.9
0.8
0.8
0.9
June
0.9
1.0
0.7
0.6
1.4
0.8
1.7
0.6
0.9
2008-2009
September
1.1
1.1
1.5
1.1
1.3
1.4
0.8
1.3
1.2
December
1.0
1.2
1.1
1.4
1.8
1.2
1.5
1.0
1.2

Source: Labour Price Index, Australia, (cat. no. 6345.0)






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