Press release: 12.721
"Austria's industry and construction sector continues to prove itself as economic locomotive in the Corona crisis and was even able to move up a gear again in December 2021. Turnover was 44.7% above the pre-crisis level of December 2019. The industry and construction sector has thus been able to leave the economic Corona crisis far behind," said Statistics Austria Director General Tobias Thomas.
Considering the industrial and the construction sector
separately, the flash estimates for December 2021
show a strong recovery of the turnover index in industry
In the reporting period October 2021,
a total of 75 290 enterprises in the entire industry
and construction sector turned over €32.9 bn
For the fourth quarter of 2021 the flash estimates for road freight transport by vehicles registered in Austria showed a decrease by 5.3% to 97.1 million tonnes (t). A drop compared to the same period of the preceding year was also registered in the total transport performance on Austrian and foreign territory (6.5 billion tonne-kilometres (tkm)) by 3.3% and in the number of laden journeys (7.0 million) by 5.5%. The transport performance within Austria decreased by 4.8% to 4.6 billion tkm, whereas outside Austria it increased by 0,6% to 1.9 billion tkm.
First preliminary results for road freight transport in 2021 showed an increase by 7.6% to 404.2 million t (2020: 375.6 million t). The total transport performance rose by 4.7% to 27.2 billion tkm (2020: 26.0 billion tkm), whereof inside Austria it increased by 4.4% to 19.6 billion tkm and abroad by 5.5% to 7.7 billion tkm.
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