NAME OF COLLECTION
Average Weekly Earnings
Labour Statistics Centre Output Group
Australian Bureau of Statistics
GPO Box K881
PERTH WA 6001
Telephone: Perth (08) 9360 5304
Facsimile: Perth (08) 9360 5954
To provide data on the average weekly earnings of employees in Australia.
Data are the result of a quarterly survey conducted in respect of a pay period in the middle of February, May, August and November and include average weekly earnings. The survey is conducted by mail each quarter from a sample of approximately 5,000 employer units to ensure adequate State and industry representation.
- trend, seasonally adjusted and original estimate series;
- industry (ANZSIC);
- ordinary time and total earnings;
- full-time adult and total earnings; and
- sector of employment (public/private).
In relation to tourism, data are available for the above items for persons employed in the accommodation, cafes and restaurants industry and the cultural and recreational services industry.
Australia, States and Territories.
Frequency of data availability
Quarterly (preliminary and final releases).
Data are available from November 1983 to present.
Products and services available
- Special data services are available on request.