NAME OF COLLECTION
Employee Earnings and Hours
Labour Statistics Centre Output Group
Australian Bureau of Statistics
GPO Box K881
PERTH WA 6001
Telephone: Perth (09) 360 5305
Facsimile: Perth (09) 360 5954
To provide data on the distribution and composition of employee earnings and hours worked for employees in Australia.
Data from this survey contain information on the distribution of employees according to weekly earnings and hours worked and on the composition of weekly earnings and hours worked for various categories of employees and principal occupations. An annual sample of approximately 9,000 employers is selected from the ABS register of businesses. A further sample of approximately 70,000 employees is selected from the businesses originally selected. Data are collected by mail-out questionnaire.
Distribution and composition of earnings and hours of employees are classified by:
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
Biennial. The next survey will be run in May 2000.
Data are available from May 1983 to present.
Products and services available
Employee Earnings and Hours, Australia, Preliminary (cat. no. 6305.0)
- State and Territory; and
- size of firm.
Earnings are dissected into:
- base pay;
- payment by measured result (e.g. piecework);
- over-award and over-agreement pay; and
- overtime pay.
Employee Earnings and Hours, Australia (cat. no. 6306.0)
Special data services are available on request.
Employee Earnings and Hours, States and Australia - Data Service (cat. no. 6307.0)