This is an archived release.
Wages up 1.1 per cent in construction
Preliminary figures for average basic salaries for full-time employees in construction show a 1.1 per cent increase between the 1st quarter of 2014 and the 2nd quarter of 2014. Equivalent figures for the second quarter of 2014 show an increase of 1.5 per cent.
|1st quarter 2013 - 2nd quarter 2013||1st quarter 2014 - 2nd quarter 2014|
|Oil and gas extraction and mining||1.0||0.4|
|Electricity, gas and steam||0.5||0.2|
|Water supply, sewerage, waste||0.8||1.4|
|Wholesale and retail trade||1.7||1.0|
|Transportation and storage||0.5||0.6|
|Hotels and restaurants||0.6||0.4|
|Information and communication||0.9||1.4|
|Real estate activities||-0.4||0.1|
|Professional, scientific and technical activities||0.1||0.2|
|Administrative and support service activities||1.3||1.1|
|Human health and social work activities||0.3||0.1|
|Arts, entertainment and recreation||1.1||0.9|
|Personal service activities||1.4||1.1|
Preliminary figures for the wage index show a 0.1 per cent increase in average basic salaries for the last quarter in manufacturing, and a 0.4 per cent increase for full-time employees in oil and gas extraction and mining.
The statistics is now published as Number of employments and earnings.