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WPI - ANNUAL AND QUARTERLY CHANGES: ORIGINAL, Total hourly rates of pay excluding bonuses-Industry, September quarter 2011
In the September quarter 2011, the largest quarterly rise for All sectors of 2.2% was recorded by Accommodation and food services and Other services. For both these industries the September quarter 2011 quarterly rise was the largest since the commencement of the series. The smallest rise for the September quarter 2011 was recorded by Mining (0.5%). The All sectors through the year rises ranged from 2.8% for Public administration and safety to 4.5% for Other services.
Other services recorded the largest quarterly rise in the Private sector of 2.3%. The smallest rise was recorded by Mining with 0.5%.
In the Public sector, Professional, scientific and technical services (2.3%) had the largest quarterly rise and Health care and social assistance had the smallest (0.6%).
NON-WAGE PRICE INDEXES
Annual and public holiday leave
The rise from the previous financial year for All sectors in 2010-11 was 4.0%. Changes to the annual and public holiday leave indexes reflect the rate of wages growth and any changes in public holiday or annual leave entitlements. In 2010-11 there were no changes in public holiday entitlements in any state or territory compared to 2009-10.
The rise from the previous financial year for All sectors in 2010-11 was 4.0% compared with 3.4% for 2009-10. There were no changes to superannuation legislation in 2010-11 so changes in this index mostly reflected increases in wages.
The rise from the previous financial year for All sectors in 2010-11 was 3.2%. Western Australia recorded the largest rise of 11.6% and New South Wales recorded a fall of 0.3% from the previous financial year.
The rise from the previous financial year for All sectors in 2010-11 was 2.5%. Queensland recorded the largest rise from the previous financial year (21.9%) while both South Australia (-12.3%) and Western Australia (-12.2%) recorded falls.
LABOUR PRICE INDEX
The rise from the previous financial year for All sectors in 2010-11 was 4.0%. This was larger than the rise from the previous financial year for the wage price index (3.8%).
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