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Employment and job quality




Hourly wage rate.


This indicator is measured in the Labour Force Survey (LFS).

Survey respondents are asked to report their wage/salary before taxes and other deductions, and include tips, commissions and bonuses. Hourly wages/salaries are calculated in conjunction with usual paid hours per week. Data on hourly wages are available on a monthly and annual basis through the LFS as well as by occupation and industry.

Data are based on employees only, and therefore earnings from self-employed workers are omitted.

For more information on measurement of this indicator in the LFS, please refer to Guide to the Labour Force Survey.

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