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Average earnings report for June 2016

26 August 2016

​The Index of Average Earnings measures changes in earnings (gross wages and salaries, excluding bonuses) paid to workers.

The data is collected for a large representative sample of firms in the private sector, covering around half of workers in Jersey as well as all States of Jersey employees.


In June 2016:

  • average weekly earnings in Jersey were 2.1% higher than in June 2015
  • the latest annual increase was 0.3 percentage points greater than that of the previous twelve-month period (1.8% to June 2015)
  • private sector earnings increased by 2.3% and public sector earnings increased by 1.3% compared with June 2015
  • in real terms, average earnings were 0.6% higher than June 2015
  • average earnings increased in real terms for the fourth consecutive year
  • in the 15-year period since 2001, earnings have been essentially flat in real terms (increase of 1.2%)
  • in real terms, average earnings in the private sector increased by 0.8%, in contrast earnings in the public sector decreased by 0.2% compared with June 2015
  • median average weekly earnings of full-time equivalent (FTE) employees was £560 per week
  • mean average weekly earnings of full-time equivalent employees was £700 per week

Download Index of Average Earnings report for June 2016 (size 491kb)

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