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6302.0 - Average Weekly Earnings, Australia, Nov 2012 Quality Declaration 
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Table 2 below presents the key Average Weekly Earnings, Australia figures in Trend estimate terms. Trend estimates are obtained by removing the irregular component/non-seasonal influences from the data. They are considered a reliable guide to the underlying direction of the series.

The annual Trend movement for Full-Time Adult Average Weekly Ordinary Time Earnings was higher for males than females, at 4.9% and 4.7% respectively. Male overtime earnings also increased at a greater rate than female overtime earnings, with Full-Time Adult total earnings for males having increased by 4.8%, compared with 4.6% for females in the twelve months to November 2012.

Table 2: Average Weekly Earnings, Australia, Trend(a), November 2012

November 2012
November 2011 to November 2012
% change
$
%

Males
Full-time adult average weekly ordinary time earnings
1 489.10
4.9
Full-time adult average weekly total earnings
1 576.60
4.8
All employees average weekly total earnings
1 323.10
5.3
Females
Full-time adult average weekly ordinary time earnings
1 227.50
4.7
Full-time adult average weekly total earnings
1 243.80
4.6
All employees average weekly total earnings
839.50
3.9
Persons
Full-time adult average weekly ordinary time earnings
1 393.00
4.8
Full-time adult average weekly total earnings
1 453.60
4.7
All employees average weekly total earnings
1 080.30
4.5

(a) For further information regarding Trend estimates, please refer to paragraphs 44 to 47 of the Explanatory Notes.


Original series data presented below has not been adjusted to remove the effects of either seasonal or irregular influences. Compared with November 2011, Full-Time Adult Average Weekly Ordinary Time Earnings have grown by 5.0% to $1,396.00.

Table 3: Average Weekly Earnings, Australia, Original, November 2012

November 2012

$
November 2011 to November 2012
% change
%

Males
Full-time adult average weekly ordinary time earnings
1 491.80
5.0
Full-time adult average weekly total earnings
1 580.30
5.0
All employees average weekly total earnings
1 324.30
5.5
Females
Full-time adult average weekly ordinary time earnings
1 230.10
4.8
Full-time adult average weekly total earnings
1 246.30
4.6
All employees average weekly total earnings
840.00
4.0
Persons
Full-time adult average weekly ordinary time earnings
1 396.00
5.0
Full-time adult average weekly total earnings
1 458.00
4.9
All employees average weekly total earnings
1 081.30
4.6



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