Off the Charts // Economics

A picture tells a thousand words and Off the Charts is where you’ll find the charts and graphs that tell the most interesting stories. Across all the areas the Australia Institute covers, we give you the pictures that help you understand what is really going on in the world.

August 2023

The Intergenerational Report shows Australia’s population is ageing, but we need not panic

by David Richardson and Greg Jericho

Australia’s population is set to age, but that does not mean we need to go without – we just need to be honest about paying for it.

The Intergenerational Report notes that productivity matters, but we also need to care as much about who benefits

by Greg Jericho

The forecast of productivity growth in the Intergenerational Report is not all doom and gloom – but it will be if workers continue to receive less than their fair share of the benefits

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Good to see real wages no longer falling, but we have a long way to go

by Greg Jericho

It is now 3 years since real wages have increased

Wage growth in Enterprise Agreements remains steady

by Greg Jericho

The latest figures of wage growth in enterprise agreements show that wages continue to grow by much less than inflation

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