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Labour Price Index

  • September Quarter 2014

    The Wage Price Index, which measures total hourly rates of pay excluding bonuses, increased a seasonally adjusted 0.6% in Q3 (WATC +0.7%, market consensus +0.6%), following a 0.6% rise in Q2 2014. Annual growth remained at a record low of 2.6%. [Download PDF]

  • June Quarter 2014

    The Wage Price Index, which measures total hourly rates of pay excluding bonuses, increased a seasonally adjusted 0.6% in Q2 (WATC and market consensus +0.7%), following a 0.7% rise in Q1 2014. Annual growth remained at a record low of 2.6%. [Download PDF]

  • 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]

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