(a) Data for Germany represents hourly wages rates in manufacturing industry, except for Japan (monthly earnings), France (all industries), Italy (all industries), the United Kingdom (weekly earnings), Australia (all industries) and New Zealand (weekly earnings in all industries).
(b) Pay period including 12th of the month.
(c) Earnings of regular workers in establishments employing at least 30 workers.
(d) Enterprises with 10 or more employees.
(e) Data refer to beginning of period.
(f) Data refer to end of month.
(g) Data refer to pay period of the month.
(h) The OECD Major 7 consists of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom and the United States of America.
Source: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, OECD