Real hourly income of salaried persons
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Decent Work Indicator of the ILO and an indicator for monitoring Sustainable Development Goals (8.5.1). Arithmetic mean of the masses of income and actual hours worked by wage earners, deflated to October values of the last year of publication.

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Supplementary Survey of Income (ESI)

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August 2019

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National Employment Survey (ENE). Suitable informant

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Methodological Document ESI

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October-December quarter of each year

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Household survey

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Annual

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Reference month: month previous to the reference week of the ENE (the week, Monday to Sunday, before the survey)

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Sampling of the ENE has two stages and is probabilistic. The two stages refer to the First Stage Sampling Unit (UPE), which is the block (urban) or section (rural), and the Second Stage Sampling Unit (USE), which is the private occupied dwelling. Probabilistic means that the selection of the UPE in each stratum is proportional to the size of the unit in relation to the number of dwellings (USE) and that the probability of selection of the USE is equal for all dwellings within the UPE.

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Chilean pesos

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Income from principal occupation (ING_T_P); Hours actually worked in the reference month (D4); Deflator (calculation of real income: CPI)

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Educational level (ISCED) grouped into 7 categories: No studies/Early childhood education, Primary, Secondary, Short-cycle tertiary, Bachelor or equivalent, Postgraduate, Not elsewhere classified. Six age brackets: 15-24 years, 25-34 years, 35-44 years, 45-54 years, 55-64 years, 65 years and over. Categories CISE: Public sector employees and Private sector employees.

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International Classification of Status in Employment (ICSE_93). International Standard Classification of Occupations (ISCO-88, 1 digit). International Standard Classification of Occupations (ISCO-08, 1 digit). International Standard Classification of Education (ISCED_97).

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(Total of income of the principal occupation of wage earners / Total hours worked by wage earners) * Deflator

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For the main income variables, a variant of the conditional-means procedure is used to search for and select donors. Qualitative variables (demand levels based on characteristics of income recipients) are mixed with geographical variables (areas of estimation). Failure or refusal to provide information considered for the purposes of this imputation has three a variables: 1. Labour income from the principal occupation (Income from Wages and Salaries, and Income from Self-employment) 2. Income from Retirement or Pension 3. Imputed Rent. For the variable of number of hours actually worked in the reference month, a substitution methodology is used, that is, the imputation of the hours actually worked is replaced with data reported by the same informant regarding hours normally worked.

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Income from work: total income from current principal activity, received in the reference month of the survey. Average hourly wage: wages of wage earners per hour actually worked. The figure is obtained from the masses of income and masses of hours, for each selected job.

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The expansion factor consists of two parts: i. A theoretical factor, which is the inverse of the selection probabilities of the primary and secondary sampling units, and which includes an implicit non-response adjustment. ii. A post-stratification factor, which is the ratio of demographic totals projected to the middle month of the mobile quarter (based on the 2002 Population and Housing Census for sections or the more recent sample frame for blocks), versus the estimate of total number of persons based on the "theoretical factor". Population stocks or post- stratification are carried out without distinction of sex and age group.

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The following criteria are recommended as reference for the analysis of results: I. If the number of cases is smaller than 60 or if the degrees of freedom are less than 9, the estimate is considered to be unreliable, regardless of the coefficient of variation's value. II. If the coefficient of variation is smaller than 15%, the estimate is considered to be good or precise, if and only if the frequency of cases is greater or equal than 60 and the degrees of freedom are greater or equal than 9. III. If the coefficient of variation is greater or equal than 15%, the estimate should be used with caution, if and only if the frequency of cases is greater or equal than 60 and the degrees of freedom are greater or equal than 9.

Real hourly income of salaried personsAbstract

Decent Work Indicator of the ILO and an indicator for monitoring Sustainable Development Goals (8.5.1). Arithmetic mean of the masses of income and actual hours worked by wage earners, deflated to October values of the last year of publication.

Contact person/organisation

Department of Labour Statistics - National Statistics Institute. Contract: Subdepartment of Citizen Information.

Citizen Informationmailto:ine@ine.cl
Data source(s) used

Household survey

Name of collection/source

Supplementary Survey of Income (ESI)

Direct source

National Employment Survey (ENE). Suitable informant

Source Periodicity

October-December quarter of each year

Source metadata

Methodological Document ESI

Supplementary Survey of Income (ESI) Websitehttp://www.ine.cl/docs/default-source/ingresos-y-gastos/esi/ingreso-de-hogares-y-personas/antecedentes-metodol%C3%B3gicos/documento_metodologico_esi_2017.pdf?len=en
Date last input received

August 2019

Unit of measure used

Chilean pesos

Variables collected

Income from principal occupation (ING_T_P); Hours actually worked in the reference month (D4); Deflator (calculation of real income: CPI)

Dictionary of variableshttp://www.ine.cl/docs/default-source/ingresos-y-gastos/esi/base-de-datos/2017.rar?sfvrsn=4?len=en
Sampling

Sampling of the ENE has two stages and is probabilistic. The two stages refer to the First Stage Sampling Unit (UPE), which is the block (urban) or section (rural), and the Second Stage Sampling Unit (USE), which is the private occupied dwelling. Probabilistic means that the selection of the UPE in each stratum is proportional to the size of the unit in relation to the number of dwellings (USE) and that the probability of selection of the USE is equal for all dwellings within the UPE.

Periodicity

Annual

Reference period

Reference month: month previous to the reference week of the ENE (the week, Monday to Sunday, before the survey)

Link to Release calendar

Information found on the INE.Stat platform is updated 48 hours after official publication.

Statistical Agendahttp://www.ine.cl/inicio/agendaestadistica?len=en
Statistical population

Wage earners (excludes domestic service)

Geographic coverage

The population living in Chile, excluding collective housing. Also excluded, because of operational problems, are areas of difficult access (ADA) and blocks with seven or fewer dwellings.

Sector coverage

All economic sectors used in the classification CIIU4.cl 2012, according to CAENES are covered. It should be noted that, for the Supplementary Survey of Income, the branch of economic activity refers to the sector of the economic unit, company, or business where the employed person works.

Classifier of economic activitieshttp://www.ine.cl/docs/default-source/laborales/ene/publicaciones/clasificador-de-actividades-econ%C3%B3micas-nacional-para-encuestas-sociodemogr%C3%A1ficas-(caenes).pdf?sfvrsn=4?len=en
Population coverage

The entire population aged 15 and over, belonging to households of private dwellings selected in the chosen blocks (or sections) of the sampling frame (excluding collective households).

Key statistical concept

Income from work: total income from current principal activity, received in the reference month of the survey. Average hourly wage: wages of wage earners per hour actually worked. The figure is obtained from the masses of income and masses of hours, for each selected job.

Classification(s) used

International Classification of Status in Employment (ICSE_93). International Standard Classification of Occupations (ISCO-88, 1 digit). International Standard Classification of Occupations (ISCO-08, 1 digit). International Standard Classification of Education (ISCED_97).

Aggregation & consolidation

Educational level (ISCED) grouped into 7 categories: No studies/Early childhood education, Primary, Secondary, Short-cycle tertiary, Bachelor or equivalent, Postgraduate, Not elsewhere classified. Six age brackets: 15-24 years, 25-34 years, 35-44 years, 45-54 years, 55-64 years, 65 years and over. Categories CISE: Public sector employees and Private sector employees.

Estimation

(Total of income of the principal occupation of wage earners / Total hours worked by wage earners) * Deflator

Imputation

For the main income variables, a variant of the conditional-means procedure is used to search for and select donors. Qualitative variables (demand levels based on characteristics of income recipients) are mixed with geographical variables (areas of estimation). Failure or refusal to provide information considered for the purposes of this imputation has three a variables: 1. Labour income from the principal occupation (Income from Wages and Salaries, and Income from Self-employment) 2. Income from Retirement or Pension 3. Imputed Rent. For the variable of number of hours actually worked in the reference month, a substitution methodology is used, that is, the imputation of the hours actually worked is replaced with data reported by the same informant regarding hours normally worked.

Weights

The expansion factor consists of two parts: i. A theoretical factor, which is the inverse of the selection probabilities of the primary and secondary sampling units, and which includes an implicit non-response adjustment. ii. A post-stratification factor, which is the ratio of demographic totals projected to the middle month of the mobile quarter (based on the 2002 Population and Housing Census for sections or the more recent sample frame for blocks), versus the estimate of total number of persons based on the "theoretical factor". Population stocks or post- stratification are carried out without distinction of sex and age group.

Dissemination format(s)

Dissemination has three formats: 1. Institutional webpage for the publication of official tabulations (2010-2017), databases, and related documents. 2. PDF documents related to the analysis of specific profiles of income. 3. Micro-databases in SPSS and CSV format.

Supplementary Survey of Income (ESI) Websitehttp://www.ine.cl/estadisticas/ingresos-y-gastos/esi?len=en
Recommended uses and limitations

The following criteria are recommended as reference for the analysis of results: I. If the number of cases is smaller than 60 or if the degrees of freedom are less than 9, the estimate is considered to be unreliable, regardless of the coefficient of variation's value. II. If the coefficient of variation is smaller than 15%, the estimate is considered to be good or precise, if and only if the frequency of cases is greater or equal than 60 and the degrees of freedom are greater or equal than 9. III. If the coefficient of variation is greater or equal than 15%, the estimate should be used with caution, if and only if the frequency of cases is greater or equal than 60 and the degrees of freedom are greater or equal than 9.

Supplementary Survey of Income (ESI) Websitehttp://www.ine.cl/estadisticas/ingresos-y-gastos/esi?len=en
Quality comments

Supplementary Survey of Income (ESI) Websitehttp://www.ine.cl/estadisticas/ingresos-y-gastos/esi?len=en