NAME OF COLLECTION
Survey of Employment and Earnings (Employed Wage and Salary Earners)
Labour Statistics Centre Output Group
Australian Bureau of Statistics
GPO Box K881
PERTH WA 6001
Telephone: Perth (09) 360 5304
Facsimile: Perth (09) 360 5954
To provide data for National Accounts purposes. A secondary purpose is to provide data on employment and gross earnings in Australia.
The survey collects information from employer units on numbers of wage and salary earners employed each month and their quarterly earnings. The survey is conducted by mail each quarter from a sample of approximately 10,000 employer units. Data for a number of government departments are collected electronically.
Information on employees is classified by:
- sex;(not collected March quarter 1997 onwards);
- estimates of gross earnings;
- distribution of earnings; and
- employees by size of employer unit.
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
Data are available from September 1983.
Products and services available
Wage and Salary Earners, Australia (cat. no. 6248.0)
Special data services are available on request.