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Release: Public and Private Sector Earnings, November 2012

Released: 22 November 2012


Jamie Jenkins

Labour Market Analysis

Telephone: +44 (0)1633 455840

Categories: Labour Market, People in Work, Earnings, Hourly Earnings, Government, Central and Local Government, Public Sector Personnel

Frequency of release: Ad-hoc

Language: English

Geographical coverage: UK

Geographical breakdown: UK and GB

Survey name(s): Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings (ASHE), Labour Force Survey

This analysis looks at differences in average hourly earnings in the public and private sector from 2003-2011 using regression analysis, and considers the difficulties in making comparisons due to the differences between the two sectors. Estimates are also provided by region and for different points of the pay distribution.

These National Statistics are produced to high professional standards and released according to the arrangements approved by the UK Statistics Authority.

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