This is an archived release.
Wages up 0.6 per cent in oil and gas
Preliminary figures for average basic salaries for full-time employees in oil and gas extraction and mining show a 0.6 per cent increase between the 2nd quarter of 2013 and the 3rd quarter of 2013. Corresponding figures for the third quarter of 2012 show a decrease of 0.1 per cent.
|2nd quarter 2012 - 3rd quarter 2012||2nd quarter 2013 - 3rd quarter 2013|
|Oil and gas extraction and mining||-0.1||0.6|
|Electricity, gas and steam||1.8||2.2|
|Water supply, sewerage, waste||1.4||1.2|
|Wholesale and retail trade||1.2||1.0|
|Transportation and storage||2.2||0.6|
|Hotels and restaurants||0.2||0.5|
|Information and communication||-1.4||1.6|
|Real estate activities||2.2||1.5|
|Professional, scientific and technical activities||0.5||1.1|
|Administrative and support service activities||0.1||0.3|
|Human health and social work activities||1.1||1.9|
|Arts, entertainment and recreation||1.8||0.4|
|Personal service activities||0.9||0.5|
The average basic salary increased by 5.3 per cent between the 3rd quarter of 2012 and the 3rd quarter of 2013 in oil and gas extraction and mining. In comparison, figures from the same period in the previous year show a 2.6 per cent change. These changes are influenced by the timing of the wage settlement disbursement.
The wage index measures changes in wages as reported on the census date. Timing of disbursement may affect the wage changes between the periods.
The statistics is now published as Number of employments and earnings.