Wages up 0.7 per cent in oil and gas extraction and mining
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Wage indexQ3 2014, preliminary figures



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Wages up 0.7 per cent in oil and gas extraction and mining

Preliminary figures for average basic salaries for full-time employees in oil and gas extraction and mining show a 0.7 per cent increase between the 2nd quarter of 2014 and the 3rd quarter of 2014. Equivalent figures for the third quarter of 2013 show an increase of 0.6 per cent.

Wage index, percentage change from last quarter
2nd quarter 2013 - 3rd quarter 20132nd quarter 2014 - 3rd quarter 2014
Oil and gas extraction and mining0.60.7
Electricity, gas and steam2.12.0
Water supply, sewerage, waste-0.10.1
Wholesale and retail trade1.00.2
Transportation and storage0.41.5
Hotels and restaurants0.10.7
Information and communication2.01.0
Real estate activities1.52.3
Professional, scientific and technical activities1.10.5
Administrative and support service activities0.31.4
Human health and social work activities1.60.8
Arts, entertainment and recreation0.31.6
Personal service activities1.10.4

Preliminary figures for the wage index show a 1.9 per cent increase in average basic salaries for the last quarter in manufacturing, and a 0.9 per cent increase for full-time employees in construction.