6345.0 - Wage Price Index, Australia, Sep 2018 Quality Declaration
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 14/11/2018
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SEPTEMBER KEY FIGURES
TOTAL HOURLY RATES OF PAY EXCLUDING BONUSES
QUARTERLY CHANGE (JUN QTR 2018 TO SEP QTR 2018)
ANNUAL CHANGE (SEP QTR 2017 TO SEP QTR 2018)
UPDATE ON THE SIZE AND FREQUENCY OF WAGE CHANGES
This issue contains a feature article titled "Update on the Size and Frequency of Wage Changes" which is based on the research undertaken by James Bishop, Senior Research Economist, Reserve Bank of Australia on secondment to the ABS. The article provides an update of earlier research on the size and frequency of wage changes. The article is available on the ABS website 6345.0 - Wage Price Index, Australia, Sep 2018 Feature Article: Update on the Size and Frequency of Wage Changes.
The expenditure weights used to compile the WPI will be updated in the December quarter 2018 using the expenditure on wages and salaries from the 2018 Survey of Employee Earnings and Hours.
Data referenced in the Key Points and Commentary are available from the tables shown in this publication or in the corresponding tables of this publication on the ABS website <https://www.abs.gov.au>.
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