6345.0 - Labour Price Index, Australia, Mar 2009 Quality Declaration
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 20/05/2009
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MARCH KEY POINTS
TOTAL HOURLY RATES OF PAY EXCLUDING BONUSES
QUARTERLY CHANGE (DEC QTR 2008 TO MAR QTR 2009)
ANNUAL CHANGE (MAR QTR 2008 TO MAR QTR 2009)
CHANGES IN FUTURE ISSUES
From the September quarter 2009, the content and format of tables containing the industry classification will change to reflect the contemporary Australian and New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification (ANZSIC06). Details about this will be outlined in Information Paper: Update on ANZSIC 2006 Implementation for the Labour Price Index, Australia 2009 (cat.no. 6345.0.55.001) to be released on 24 June 2009.
ABS DATA AVAILABLE ON REQUEST
Original indexes are compiled for various combinations of state/territory, sector and broad industry group. Seasonally adjusted and trend indexes are compiled only for total hourly rates of pay excluding bonuses for each of the private sector, public sector and all sectors. Indexes not included in this publication may be made available on request by telephoning Kathryn Parlor on Perth (08) 9360 5151.
More detailed information on the Labour Price Index (LPI) is available in Labour Price Index: Concepts, Sources and Methods, Australia (cat. no. 6351.0.55.001).
For further information about these and related statistics, contact the National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 or Kathryn Parlor on Perth (08) 9360 5151.
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