Wage Price Index

  • June Quarter 2019

    August 14, 2018

    The Wage Price Index, measuring total hourly rates of pay (excluding bonuses), rose a seasonally adjusted 0.6% in Q2. This follows a 0.5% rise in Q1. Annual wages growth was steady at 2.3% YoY.

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  • March Quarter 2019

    May 15, 2019

    The Wage Price Index, measuring total hourly rates of pay (excluding bonuses), rose a seasonally adjusted 0.5% in Q1. Annual wages growth was steady at 2.3% YoY.

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  • December Quarter 2018

    February 20, 2019

    The Wage Price Index, measuring total hourly rates of pay (excluding bonuses), rose a seasonally adjusted 0.5% in Q4, close to both the market and WATC forecast of 0.6%. This follows a 0.6% rise in Q3
    (unrevised).

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  • September Quarter 2018

    November 14, 2017

    The Wage Price Index, measuring total hourly rates of pay (excluding bonuses), rose a seasonally adjusted 0.6% in Q3, to be 2.3% higher YoY.

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  • June Quarter 2018

    August 15, 2018

    The Wage Price Index, measuring total hourly rates of pay (excluding bonuses), rose a seasonally adjusted 0.6% in Q2. This follows a 0.5% rise in Q1 (unrevised). Annual wages growth rose slightly to 2.1% YoY, remaining stubbornly close to a record low.

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  • March Quarter 2018

    May 16, 2018

    The Wage Price Index, measuring total hourly rates of pay (excluding bonuses), rose a seasonally adjusted 0.5% in Q1. This follows a 0.5% rise in Q4 (revised from +0.6%). Annual wages growth was steady at 2.1% YoY, remaining close to a record low.

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