6104.0 - Labour Statistics in Brief, Australia, 2014  
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Key Labour Statistics – Industrial Relations, Earnings and Job Vacancies


Units
Year Ended Dec
1993
Year Ended Dec
2013
Industrial relations
Industrial disputes
    Working days lost per thousand employees
no.
99.9
12.6
    Working days lost
'000
635.7
131.0
Source: Industrial Disputes, Australia (cat.no.6321.0.55.001)

Aug 1993
Aug 2013
Trade union members, proportion of all employees
%
37.6
17.0
Source: Employee Earnings, Benefits and Trade Union Membership, Australia (cat.no.6310.0).

12 Months to
Dec Qtr 2003
12 Months to
Dec Qtr 2013
Changes in wages and prices
Wage price index, total hourly rate of pay excluding bonuses
%
3.8
2.5
Consumer price index, all groups
%
2.4
2.7
Source: Consumer Price Index, Australia (cat.no.6401.0); Wage Price Index, Australia (cat.no.6345.0).

Nov 2003
Nov 2013
Average weekly earnings
Full-time adult ordinary time earnings
    Males
$
983.50
1 532.10
    Females
$
829.60
1 270.50
    Persons
$
929.10
1 437.00
Full-time adult total earnings
$
979.20
1 500.10
All employees total earnings
$
740.30
1 114.20
Source: Average Weekly Earnings, Australia (cat.no.6302.0)

Nov 1993
Nov 2013(a)
Job vacancies: Trend estimates
Public Sector
'000
8.7
10.5
Private Sector
'000
41.4
129.8
Total
'000
50.1
140.3
(a) Caution should be used when comparing estimates from November 2009 onwards with estimates for May 2008 and previous periods, due to changes in the survey.
For further details, see Job Vacancies, Australia (6354.0).
Source: Job Vacancies, Australia (cat.no.6354.0).