np not published due to break in series
(a) Break in series between November 2006 and February 2007. See paragraph 38 of the Explanatory Notes.
(b) See paragraph 38 of the Explanatory Notes.
Full-time adult ordinary time earnings rose by 4.6% for males and 4.1% for females in the twelve months to May 2007.
In the twelve months to May 2007, full-time adult total earnings rose by 4.2% for males and 4.0% for females.
15 November 2007
21 February 2008
NOTES ON ESTIMATES
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 19 and 20 of the Explanatory Notes.
For information on sampling error refer to the Technical Note. Standard errors for the original estimates contained in this publication are in tables 18 to 20.
Australian Business Number
Australian Bureau of Statistics
Australian and New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification
Australian Taxation Office
average weekly earnings
type of activity unit
wage price index
For further information about these and related statistics, contact the National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 or Kevin Bolt on Perth (08) 9360 5304.
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