1345.4 - SA Stats, Oct 2007  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 30/10/2007   
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The trend estimate of average weekly (ordinary time) earnings for full-time adult persons in South Australia increased by 2.5% to $1,011.10 in the 12 months to May 2007. Nationally, the corresponding increase was greater at 4.4% (up to $1,088.40).

AVERAGE WEEKLY EARNINGS, Full-time adult ordinary,
Trend, South Australia
Graph: Average weekly earnings, full-time adult ordinary, trend, South Australia
Source: Average Weekly Earnings, Australia (cat. no. 6302.0)

For South Australia, the trend estimate of average weekly (ordinary time, full-time adult) earnings rose by 2.8% for males and 1.1% for females over the 12 months to May 2007.

At May 2007, female average weekly earnings ($921.30) in South Australia comprised 87.5% of the corresponding male level ($1,052.70), compared with a ratio of 89.0% observed a year earlier (May 2006). Nationally, in May 2007 female average weekly earnings ($968.20) were 83.8% of the male earnings ($1,156.00).