Press release: 12.323-163/20

Decreasing costs for road and bridge construction in August 2020

Vienna, 2020-09-15 – The construction cost index (CCI 2015) for construction of residential buildings reached 109.4 index points in August 2020, according to calculations by Statistics Austria. This represents an increase of 0.6% over August 2019. Compared to July 2020, the index increased by 0,2%.

The index for road construction declined to 107.0 index points (-1.7% in annual comparison), the index for bridge construction sunk to 107.7 points (-1.6% compared to August 2019), and the index for sanitary engineering stood at 109.0 points (+0.5% in annual comparison).

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