Labour costs and productivity [H4]

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Notes
  • H4 LABOUR COSTS AND PRODUCTIVITY
  • The wage price index data are from ABS Cat No 6345.0. The ‘Wage price index’ measures the change in the hourly rate of pay for a fixed basket of ‘constant quality’ jobs. These series record the change in total pay exclusive of bonuses.
  • ‘Non-farm nominal unit labour costs’ is calculated as non-farm labour costs per hour divided by non-farm productivity per hour, where non-farm labour costs per hour is non-farm average earnings per hour (as defined below) adjusted for payroll taxes, employment subsidies and the hourly labour costs of self-employed workers. The data are from ABS Cat No 5206.0.
  • ‘Non-farm average earnings per hour’ is calculated as non-farm compensation of employees divided by total employee hours worked. This series only measures average earnings per hour for employees, and therefore excludes self-employed workers. The data are from ABS Cat No 5206.0.
  • ‘Non-farm labour productivity’ is calculated as chain volume non-farm GDP divided by non-farm aggregate hours worked. The index is referenced to 100.0 for the financial year 2018/2019. The data are from ABS Cat No 5206.0.
Dimensions codes and labels
[FREQ] Frequency
  • [Q] Quarterly
[units] Units
  • [index] Index
  • [per-cent] Per cent
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