Wage Price Index

  • March Quarter 2020

    May 13, 2020

    Wages grew in line with expectations in Q1 2020.

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  • December Quarter 2019

    February 19, 2020

    The Wage Price Index, measuring total hourly rates of pay (ex bonuses), rose a seasonally adjusted 0.5% in Q4 2019, in line with expectations and at the same pace as in the previous quarter.

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  • September Quarter 2019

    November 13, 2019

    The Wage Price Index, measuring total hourly rates of pay (excluding bonuses), rose a seasonally adjusted 0.5% in Q3. Annual wages growth slipped 0.2ppt to 2.2% YoY.

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  • 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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