This is an archived release.
Wages up 0.7 per cent in manufacturing
Preliminary figures for average basic salaries for full-time employees in manufacturing show a 0.7 per cent increase between the 4th quarter of 2015 and the 1st quarter of 2016.
|4th quarter 2014 - 1st quarter 2015||4th quarter 2015 - 1st quarter 2016|
|Oil and gas extraction and mining||0.1||0.9|
|Electricity, gas and steam||0.4||1.0|
|Water supply, sewerage, waste||0.5||0.5|
|Wholesale and retail trade||1.0||-0.3|
|Transportation and storage||0.1||0.3|
|Hotels and restaurants||0.8||0.1|
|Information and communication||0.7||0.2|
|Real estate activities||0.1||-0.5|
|Professional, scientific and technical activities||0.3||-0.1|
|Administrative and support service activities||0.2||0.8|
|Human health and social work activities||0.9||-0.1|
|Arts, entertainment and recreation||0.9||-0.7|
|Personal service activities||0.5||0.2|
Preliminary figures for the wage index show a 0.9 per cent increase in average basic salaries for the 1st quarter of 2016 in oil and gas extraction and mining, and a 1.0 per cent increase in construction in the same period. The development for manufacturing and oil and gas extraction is partly due to a fall in the number of persons employed.
The statistics is now published as Number of employments and earnings.