International Labor Comparisons

Table 3a. Australia, Hourly compensation costs in manufacturing, U.S. dollars, 2008-2012

Table 3a. Australia, Hourly compensation costs in manufacturing, U.S. dollars, 2008-2012
Industry ISIC Rev.4 Code 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012

Manufacturing (NAICS 31-33)

C
35.91 33.42 39.68 46.47 47.68

Food products, beverages and tobacco

10-12
32.80 30.06 35.35 40.78 41.21

          Food and beverages

10-11
NA NA NA NA NA

                    Food products

10
31.87 29.04 33.93 38.95 39.15

                    Beverages

11
NA NA NA NA NA

          Tobacco products

12
NA NA NA NA NA

Textiles, wearing apparel and leather

13-15
NA NA NA NA NA

          Textiles and wearing apparel

13-14
NA NA NA NA NA

                    Textiles

13
NA NA NA NA NA

                    Wearing apparel

14
NA NA NA NA NA

Leather and related products

15
NA NA NA NA NA

Wood and paper products and printing

16-18
34.53 31.44 36.71 41.73 41.40

          Wood and wood products, except furniture

16
29.84 26.91 30.97 36.47 37.56

          Paper and paper products

17
46.88 42.30 48.47 54.44 53.33

          Printing and reproduction of recorded media

18
33.73 31.07 37.02 41.44 40.36

Coke and refined petroleum products

19
NA NA NA NA NA

Chemicals and pharmaceutical products

20-21
NA NA NA NA NA

          Chemicals and chemical products, except pharmaceuticals

20
NA NA NA NA NA

          Pharmaceutical products

21
NA NA NA NA NA

Rubber, plastics and other non-metallic mineral products

22-23
35.77 32.81 38.31 48.12 52.53

          Rubber and plastics products

22
36.20 33.19 38.72 50.58 57.02

          Other non-metallic mineral products

23
35.30 32.43 37.94 45.88 48.45

Primary and fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment

24-25
38.00 35.31 41.61 48.64 50.05

          Basic metals

24
45.92 43.11 50.77 59.77 62.15

          Fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment

25
33.59 31.12 36.90 42.79 43.55

Computer, electronic and optical products

26
NA NA NA NA NA

Electrical equipment

27
NA NA NA NA NA

Machinery and equipment n.e.c.

28
NA NA NA NA NA

Motor vehicles and other transport equipment

29-30
NA NA NA NA NA

          Motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers

29
36.76 35.05 42.73 51.67 54.34

          Other transport equipment

30
37.45 33.06 37.17 44.96 47.28

Furniture

31
NA NA NA NA NA

Note:
Compensation costs include direct pay, social insurance expenditures, and labor-related taxes.
Data relate to manufacturing as defined by the International Standard Industrial Classification of All Economic Activities (ISIC) Revision 4.
For complete information on definitions, industrial classifications, and data sources, see the technical notes at www.bls.gov/ilc/ichcctn.pdf and country notes at www.bls.gov/ilc/ichccsources.pdf.
'NA' means data not available.
# Break in series. Data are not comparable with data from the previous year.
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, International Labor Comparisons, August 2013
 

Table 3b. Australia, Hourly compensation costs in manufacturing, National currency, 2008-2012
Industry ISIC Rev.4 Code 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012

Manufacturing (NAICS 31-33)

C
42.06 42.16 43.13 44.98 46.02

Food products, beverages and tobacco

10-12
38.42 37.92 38.42 39.47 39.78

          Food and beverages

10-11
NA NA NA NA NA

                    Food products

10
37.33 36.64 36.88 37.70 37.79

                    Beverages

11
NA NA NA NA NA

          Tobacco products

12
NA NA NA NA NA

Textiles, wearing apparel and leather

13-15
NA NA NA NA NA

          Textiles and wearing apparel

13-14
NA NA NA NA NA

                    Textiles

13
NA NA NA NA NA

                    Wearing apparel

14
NA NA NA NA NA

Leather and related products

15
NA NA NA NA NA

Wood and paper products and printing

16-18
40.45 39.67 39.90 40.39 39.96

          Wood and wood products, except furniture

16
34.95 33.95 33.67 35.30 36.26

          Paper and paper products

17
54.92 53.36 52.69 52.69 51.48

          Printing and reproduction of recorded media

18
39.51 39.19 40.24 40.11 38.96

Coke and refined petroleum products

19
NA NA NA NA NA

Chemicals and pharmaceutical products

20-21
NA NA NA NA NA

          Chemicals and chemical products, except pharmaceuticals

20
NA NA NA NA NA

          Pharmaceutical products

21
NA NA NA NA NA

Rubber, plastics and other non-metallic mineral products

22-23
41.90 41.39 41.65 46.57 50.71

          Rubber and plastics products

22
42.40 41.87 42.09 48.96 55.05

          Other non-metallic mineral products

23
41.35 40.91 41.24 44.41 46.77

Primary and fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment

24-25
44.52 44.55 45.23 47.08 48.31

          Basic metals

24
53.79 54.38 55.19 57.85 60.00

          Fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment

25
39.35 39.26 40.11 41.42 42.04

Computer, electronic and optical products

26
NA NA NA NA NA

Electrical equipment

27
NA NA NA NA NA

Machinery and equipment n.e.c.

28
NA NA NA NA NA

Motor vehicles and other transport equipment

29-30
NA NA NA NA NA

          Motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers

29
43.06 44.22 46.44 50.01 52.46

          Other transport equipment

30
43.86 41.70 40.41 43.51 45.64

Furniture

31
NA NA NA NA NA

Note:
Compensation costs include direct pay, social insurance expenditures, and labor-related taxes.
Data relate to manufacturing as defined by the International Standard Industrial Classification of All Economic Activities (ISIC) Revision 4.
For complete information on definitions, industrial classifications, and data sources, see the technical notes at www.bls.gov/ilc/ichcctn.pdf and country notes at www.bls.gov/ilc/ichccsources.pdf.
'NA' means data not available.
# Break in series. Data are not comparable with data from the previous year.
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, International Labor Comparisons, August 2013