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    Average Weekly Earnings

    Source: ONS - Average Weekly Earnings for All Sectors

    Notes:

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  • 2012-2017
  • 2006-2011
  • 2000-2005
  • All years: Earnings
  • All years: Annual % Change
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    Average Weekly Earnings: 2012-2017
      2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012
    £
    Earnings
    %
    Change
    £
    Earnings
    %
    Change
    £
    Earnings
    %
    Change
    £
    Earnings
    %
    Change
    £
    Earnings
    %
    Change
    £
    Earnings
    %
    Change
    Jan 478 r 2.36 467 r 2.19 457 1.6 450 1.7 442 1.1 437 1.0
    Feb 478 p 1.92 469 2.40 458 2.4 448 1.2 443 0.7 439 1.7
    Mar     469 1.96 460 2.8 447 1.0 443 0.6 441 1.9
    Apr     472 2.61 460 2.8 448 0.5 446 1.4 440 1.7
    May     471 2.17 461 2.8 449 0.7 446 1.1 441 1.7
    Jun     472 2.16 462 2.8 449 0.8 446 0.9 442 2.0
    Jul     473 2.16 463 2.9 450 0.8 446 1.0 442 1.9
    Aug     474 2.38 463 2.6 451 1.1 446 0.6 444 2.1
    Sep     475 2.59 463 1.9 454 1.8 446 0.8 442 1.5
    Oct     475 r 2.59 463 1.6 456 2.0 447 1.0 442 1.3
    Nov     477 2.58 465 2.2 455 1.7 447 0.7 444 1.4
    Dec     476 r 2.15 466 r 2.1 456 1.6 449 1.3 443 1.2

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    Average Weekly Earnings: 2006-2011
      2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006
    £
    Earnings
    %
    Change
    £
    Earnings
    %
    Change
    £
    Earnings
    %
    Change
    £
    Earnings
    %
    Change
    £
    Earnings
    %
    Change
    £
    Earnings
    %
    Change
    Jan 433 2.2 423 1.8 416 2.8 404 4.1 388 3.7 374 4.1
    Feb 432 2.1 423 1.5 417 2.6 406 4.2 390 3.8 375 4.2
    Mar 432 1.7 425 2.1 417 2.1 408 4.1 392 4.2 376 3.8
    Apr 433 2.1 424 1.4 418 1.8 411 4.8 392 4.0 377 3.7
    May 433 2.3 424 1.2 419 2.2 409 3.8 395 4.2 379 4.0
    Jun 433 2.0 425 1.4 419 2.0 411 3.5 397 4.2 381 4.2
    Jul 434 1.6 427 2.2 418 1.4 412 3.4 398 4.6 381 3.6
    Aug 434 1.5 428 2.3 418 1.3 413 3.3 400 4.9 381 3.4
    Sep 436 1.7 428 2.2 419 1.4 414 3.3 400 4.5 383 3.5
    Oct 437 1.8 429 2.2 419 1.0 415 3.6 401 3.9 386 4.0
    Nov 438 1.8 430 2.4 420 1.0 416 3.2 403 4.2 386 4.0
    Dec 438 1.9 429 1.9 421 1.3 416 3.1 403 4.0 388 4.1

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    Average Weekly Earnings: 2000-2005
      2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000
    £
    Earnings
    %
    Change
    £
    Earnings
    %
    Change
    £
    Earnings
    %
    Change
    £
    Earnings
    %
    Change
    £
    Earnings
    %
    Change
    £
    Earnings
    Jan 360 4.2 345 3.4 334 3.4 323 4.5 309 3.6 298
    Feb 360 4.2 346 3.3 335 2.9 325 5.2 309 3.7 298
    Mar 362 4.4 347 3.4 335 2.9 326 4.8 311 4.5 298
    Apr 363 4.3 348 3.5 336 3.0 327 4.2 313 5.4 297
    May 364 4.2 350 3.6 337 3.3 327 4.1 314 4.9 299
    Jun 365 4.2 351 3.7 338 2.9 329 4.5 314 4.9 300
    Jul 367 4.4 352 3.8 339 2.9 329 4.0 316 5.4 300
    Aug 369 4.4 353 3.9 340 3.6 328 3.1 319 5.6 302
    Sep 370 4.6 354 3.7 341 3.6 329 3.4 319 4.8 304
    Oct 371 4.2 356 3.9 342 3.7 330 3.2 320 4.8 305
    Nov 371 4.2 356 3.7 344 3.8 331 3.0 321 4.8 307
    Dec 372 3.7 359 4.1 345 4.3 331 2.9 322 4.5 308

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    Average Weekly Earnings: 2000-2017
    Year JanFebMarApr MayJunJulAug SepOctNovDec
    2017 478 478                    
    2016 467 469 469 472 471 472 473 474 475 475 477 476
    2015 457 458 460 460 461 462 463 463 463 463 465 466 r
    2014 450448447448449449450451454456455456
    2013 442443443446446446446446446447447449
    2012 437439441440441442442444442442444443
    2011 433432432433433433434434436437438438
    2010 423423425424424425427428428429430429
    2009 416417417418419419418418419419420421
    2008 404406408411409411412413414415416416
    2007 388390392392395397398400400401403403
    2006 374375376377379381381381383386386388
    2005 360360362363364365367369370371371372
    2004 345346347348350351352353354356356359
    2003 334335335336337338339340341342344345
    2002 323325326327327329329328329330331331
    2001 309309311313314314316319319320321322
    2000 298298298297299300300302304305307308

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    With effect from January 2016 ONS ceased publishing annual percentage increases. abacus are now calculating such figures from the 'whole pounds' average weekly wage provided by ONS. abacus calculated figures are shown in dark blue to 2 decimal places. However, any retrospective changes by ONS to average weekly wage figures are not reflected in the ONS percentages shown below.

    Annual Percentage Change: 2001-2017
    Year JanFebMarApr MayJunJulAug SepOctNovDec
    2017 2.36 1.92                    
    2016 2.19 2.40 1.96 2.61 2.17 2.16 2.16 2.38 2.59 2.59 2.58 2.15
    2015 1.62.42.82.82.82.82.92.61.91.62.22.1
    2014 1.71.21.00.50.70.80.81.11.82.01.71.6
    2013 1.10.70.61.41.10.91.00.60.81.00.71.3
    2012 1.01.71.91.71.72.01.92.11.51.31.41.2
    2011 2.22.11.72.12.32.01.61.51.71.81.81.9
    2010 1.81.52.11.41.21.42.22.32.22.22.41.9
    2009 2.82.62.11.82.22.01.41.31.41.01.01.3
    2008 4.14.24.14.83.83.53.43.33.33.63.23.1
    2007 3.73.84.24.04.24.24.64.94.53.94.24.0
    2006 4.14.23.83.74.04.23.63.43.54.04.04.1
    2005 4.24.24.44.34.24.24.44.44.64.24.23.7
    2004 3.43.33.43.53.63.73.83.93.73.93.74.1
    2003 3.42.92.93.03.32.92.93.63.63.73.84.3
    2002 4.55.24.84.24.14.54.03.13.43.23.02.9
    2001 3.63.74.55.44.94.95.45.64.84.84.84.5

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