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Labour Price Index

  • March Quarter 2014

    The Wage Price Index, which measures total hourly rates of pay excluding bonuses, increased a seasonally adjusted 0.7% in Q1 (WATC and market consensus +0.7%) following a 0.7% rise in Q4 2013. Annual growth remained at a record low of 2.6%. [Download PDF]

  • December Quarter 2013

    The Wage Price Index, which measures total hourly rates of pay excluding bonuses, increased a seasonally adjusted 0.7% in Q4 (market consensus +0.6%) following a 0.5% rise in Q3 2013. [Download PDF]

  • September Quarter 2013

    The Wage Price Index, which measures total hourly rates of pay excluding bonuses, increased a seasonally adjusted 0.5% in Q3 (WATC +0.7%) following a 0.7% rise in Q2 2013. [Download PDF]

  • June Quarter 2013

    The Wage Price Index, which measures total hourly rates of pay excluding bonuses, increased a seasonally adjusted 0.7% in Q2 (WATC +0.7%) following a 0.7% rise in Q1 2013. Annual growth declined from 3.2% in Q1 to 2.9% in Q2. [Download PDF]

  • March Quarter 2013

    The Wage Price Index, which measures total hourly rates of pay excluding bonuses, increased a seasonally adjusted 0.7% in Q1 (WATC +0.7%, mkt +0.8%), following a 0.8% rise in Q4 2012. Annual growth declined from 3.4% in Q4 to 3.2% in Q1. [Download PDF]

  • December Quarter 2012

    The Wage Price Index, which measures total hourly rates of pay excluding bonuses, increased a seasonally adjusted 0.8% in Q4 (WATC +0.8%, mkt +0.8%), following a 0.7% rise in Q3. Annual growth declined sharply from 3.7% in Q3 to 3.4% in Q4. [Download PDF]

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