6345.0 - Wage Price Index, Australia, Jun 2016 Quality Declaration 
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JUNE KEY FIGURES

Mar Qtr 2016 to Jun Qtr 2016
Jun Qtr 2015 to Jun Qtr 2016
% change
% change

Wage Price Index (WPI)
Total hourly rates of pay excluding bonuses
Trend(a)
Australia
0.5
2.1
Sector
Private
0.4
1.9
Public
0.5
2.3
Seasonally Adjusted(b)
Australia
0.5
2.1
Sector
Private
0.5
2.0
Public
0.6
2.4
Original
Australia
(c)0.4
2.1
Sector
Private
0.3
1.9
Public
0.3
2.4

(a) See Explanatory Notes paragraphs 39-40, 42. (c) See Explanatory Notes paragraph 27.
(b) See Explanatory Notes paragraphs 32-38, 42.


Graph Image for Quarterly changes, Trend, Total hourly rates of pay excluding bonuses


Graph Image for Annual change, Original, Total hourly rates of pay excluding bonuses - States and Territories


JUNE KEY POINTS


TOTAL HOURLY RATES OF PAY EXCLUDING BONUSES

QUARTERLY CHANGE (MAR QTR 2016 TO JUN QTR 2016)
  • The trend index and the seasonally adjusted index for Australia both rose 0.5% in the June quarter 2016.
  • The Private sector rose 0.5% and the Public sector rose 0.6%, seasonally adjusted.
  • The rises in indexes at the industry level (in original terms) ranged from 0.1% for Retail trade to 0.9% for Wholesale trade.


ANNUAL CHANGE (JUN QTR 2015 TO JUN QTR 2016)
  • The trend and seasonally adjusted indexes for Australia both rose 2.1% through the year to the June quarter 2016.
  • Rises in the original indexes through the year to the June quarter 2016 at the industry level ranged from 1.3% for Mining to 2.6% for Electricity, gas, water and waste services.


NOTES

FORTHCOMING ISSUES

ISSUE (QUARTER) Release Date
September 2016 16 November 2016
December 2016 22 February 2017
March 2017 17 May 2017
June 2017 16 August 2017



DATA REFERENCES

Data referenced in the Key Points and Commentary are available from the tables shown in this publication or in the corresponding tables of this publication on the ABS website <http://www.abs.gov.au>.


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