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6302.0 - Average Weekly Earnings, Australia, Nov 2013 Quality Declaration 
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The following table contains the key Average Weekly Earnings figures for the November 2013 reference period.

The Australian Bureau of Statistics' Average Weekly Earnings survey is designed to measure the level of average earnings in Australia at a point in time. Movements in average weekly earnings can be affected by changes in both the level of earnings per employee and in the composition of the labour force. Factors which can contribute to compositional change include variations in the proportion of full-time, part-time, casual and junior employees; variations in the occupational distribution within and across industries; and variations in the distribution of employment between industries.

Table 1: Average Weekly Earnings, Key Figures, Australia, November 2013

November 2013
Nov 2012 to Nov 2013
% change

Full-time adult average weekly ordinary time earnings
1 437.70
Full-time adult average weekly total earnings
1 498.70
All employees average weekly total earnings
1 115.40
Full-time adult average weekly ordinary time earnings
1 437.00
Full-time adult average weekly total earnings
1 500.10
All employees average weekly total earnings
1 114.20

(a) For further information regarding Trend estimates, please refer to paragraphs 53 to 58 of Explanatory Notes.


In the twelve months to November 2013, Trend series Full-Time Adult Average Weekly Ordinary Time Earnings increased by 3.2% to $1,437.70.

The Full-Time Adult Average Weekly Total Earnings in November 2013 were $1,498.70, a rise of 3.1% from the same time last year.

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