This is an archived release.
Wages up 0.9 per cent in manufacturing
Preliminary figures for average basic salaries for full-time employees in manufacturing show a 0.9 per cent increase between the 3rd quarter of 2014 and the 4th quarter of 2014. Equivalent figures for the fourth quarter of 2013 show an increase of 1.3 per cent.
|3rd quarter 2013 - 4th quarter 2013||3rd quarter 2014 - 4th quarter 2014|
|Oil and gas extraction and mining||0.9||2.0|
|Electricity, gas and steam||1.6||..|
|Water supply, sewerage, waste||0.4||..|
|Wholesale and retail trade||0.0||0.3|
|Transportation and storage||0.6||0.8|
|Hotels and restaurants||0.5||0.1|
|Information and communication||0.8||1.1|
|Real estate activities||-0.2||1.2|
|Professional, scientific and technical activities||2.0||2.1|
|Administrative and support service activities||0.2||0.1|
|Human health and social work activities||0.3||1.3|
|Arts, entertainment and recreation||0.4||0.4|
|Personal service activities||1.3||0.5|
Preliminary figures for the wage index show a 2.0 per cent increase in average basic salaries for the last quarter in oil and gas extraction and mining, and a 1.0 per cent increase for full-time employees in construction.
The statistics is now published as Number of employments and earnings.