Press releases

The complete press releases of the previous year and all those hitherto issued in the current year are listed below in chronological order. The time interval and/or the subject matter can be selected using the filters.

28.01.2021Poultry production 2020: more eggs for hatching and more slaughteringsPDF50 KB
28.01.2021Cancer in Austria: 366 843 cancer patients, 42 219 new cases, 20 431 deathsPDF37 KB
28.01.2021Number of deaths remains on same level, excess mortality decliningPDF40 KB
27.01.2021Nights spent in 2020 dropped below the 100 million mark; number of guests almost halved PDF47 KB
25.01.2021Production index increased by 0.1% in November 2020PDF36 KB
22.01.2021Sharp decline in bed occupancy in the tourism year 2019/20PDF47 KB
21.01.2021Hospital discharges 2019: fewer and shorter inpatient staysPDF37 KB
21.01.2021Number of deaths continues to decline in the new yearPDF39 KB
20.01.2021Average annual inflation rate of consumer prices at +1.4% in 2020 (HICP: 1.4%)PDF43 KB
18.01.2021New passenger car registrations decreased by one fourth in 2020; two-wheelers and passenger cars with alternative drive systems showed significant increasesPDF66 KB
15.01.2021Increasing costs in almost all construction branches in December 2020PDF37 KB
14.01.2021More than 90 000 deaths in Austria in 2020; life expectancy declines in the pandemicPDF45 KB
08.01.2021Foreign trade in October 2020: imports declined by 6.0%, exports by 10.7%PDF42 KB
08.01.2021Number of deaths declines but remains on a high levelPDF39 KB
07.01.2021Wholesale prices in 2020 on average 4.1% lower than in 2019PDF36 KB
04.01.2021Regional foreign trade first half year 2020: most Austrian federal states with strong declinesPDF41 KB
30.12.2020Government debt amounted to €300.2 bn or 79.1% of GDP at the end of September 2020PDF40 KB
30.12.2020Industrial producer prices fell by 1.4% in November 2020PDF37 KB
30.12.2020Turnover in industry and construction increased by 0.9% in September 2020; January to September 2020: -9.7%; flash estimates for November 2020 show slight year-on-year increasesPDF44 KB
23.12.2020Production index in October 2020 decreased by 0.6% compared to October 2019PDF37 KB
23.12.2020Tourism winter season 2020/21 started with a sharp decrease of 80% in nights spentPDF46 KB
21.12.2020Field crop harvest 2020: record yields for grain maize and potatoesPDF37 KB
18.12.2020Austrians rate environmental quality positively overall, greenhouse gas effect and climate change are most frequently cited problemsPDF53 KB
18.12.2020Food fish production from domestic aquaculture increased in 2019 by 4%PDF52 KB
18.12.2020Number of deaths continues to be highPDF39 KB
17.12.2020153 200 persons cared for at home, 96 500 in nursing homes in 2019PDF38 KB
17.12.2020Inflation remains at 1.3% in November 2020 (HICP: 1.1%) PDF41 KB
15.12.2020Increasing costs in almost all construction branches in November 2020PDF37 KB
14.12.2020High working flexibility; 40.5% of employed always or often under time pressurePDF42 KB
11.12.20204.7% of the Austrian population had antibodies against SARS-CoV-2 in mid/end OctoberPDF42 KB
10.12.2020Travel habits summer 2020: less holiday trips abroad, Austria remains popular; every fourth holiday trip led to friends or relativesPDF59 KB
10.12.202026.6% fewer new passenger car registrations in the period January to November 2020; alternative drives continue to gain in importancePDF49 KB
09.12.2020Austrian labour market during the corona crisis: number of people in employment has recovered significantly in the third quarter of 2020, unemployment remains highPDF39 KB
09.12.2020Foreign trade in September 2020: imports declined by 3.3%, exports stagnated at +0.1%PDF42 KB
07.12.2020Wholesale price index decreased by 3.8% in November 2020PDF37 KB
04.12.2020Austrian winter tourism largely depends on German and Austrian guests; Tyrol and Salzburg are most popular destinationsPDF54 KB
04.12.2020Regional economic growth 2019 was strongest in Styria and weakest in CarinthiaPDF111 KB
03.12.2020Turnover of service and trade enterprises decreased in the first three quarters of 2020PDF36 KB
03.12.2020Expenditure on social protection amounted to €117 bn or 29.3% of GDP in 2019PDF39 KB
03.12.2020Highest number of deaths in a single calendar week in 42 yearsPDF42 KB
02.12.2020Total wage tax revenue for 2019 rose by 4.6%, gross earnings increased by 4.4%PDF40 KB
01.12.2020"How's Austria?": life satisfaction in 2019 remained high, material wealth has increased significantly, but so have emissions and resource consumption; study offers first outlook on the impact of the Corona crisisPDF163 KB
30.11.2020Turnover in industry and construction decreased by 5.5% in August 2020; January to August 2020 -11.1%; flash estimates for October 2020 show year-on-year decrease in industryPDF43 KB
30.11.2020Economy grew by 12% in third quarter of 2020 compared to previous quarterPDF62 KB
30.11.2020Industrial producer prices decreased by 1.5% in October 2020PDF38 KB
27.11.2020Spring frost reduced fruit harvest 2020, stone fruit mostly affectedPDF39 KB
27.11.2020Tourism summer season 2020: one third fewer nights spent than in the previous season; nights spent by domestic guests at a high levelPDF49 KB
27.11.2020Final energy consumption increased by 1% in 2019PDF50 KB
26.11.2020More than half of the SARS-CoV-2 infections shortly before the second lockdown were unreported casesPDF41 KB
25.11.2020Production index in September 2020 decreased by 1.4% compared to September 2019 PDF37 KB
23.11.2020Social factors have a distinctive impact on healthPDF35 KB
19.11.2020Population forecast 2020: from 2021, more elderly people than children and teenagersPDF63 KB
18.11.2020Number of naturalisations decreased by 16.7% during the first three quarters of 2020PDF40 KB
18.11.2020Inflation decreased to 1.3% in October 2020 (HICP: 1.1%)PDF41 KB
13.11.2020Decreasing costs for road and bridge construction in October 2020PDF36 KB
12.11.2020Corona crisis affects Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) differentlyPDF37 KB
10.11.2020Construction prices increased in all construction branches in the third quarter of 2020PDF37 KB
10.11.2020New passenger car registrations fell by more than a quarter in the period January to October 2020; alternative drive systems continue to gain in importancePDF50 KB
09.11.2020Bankruptcies decreased by 23% in the first half of 2020PDF36 KB
09.11.2020Foreign trade in August 2020 still restrained: imports declined by 5.6%, exports by 7.2%PDF43 KB
06.11.2020Wholesale price index decreased by 4.1% in October 2020PDF36 KB
05.11.2020Turnover in Austrian retail trade increased by 0.4% in the first nine months of 2020 PDF37 KB
03.11.2020Road freight transport volume of Austrian enterprises declined by 1,2% in the third quarter of 2020PDF39 KB
30.10.2020Turnover in industry and construction decreased by 5.8% in July 2020; flash estimates for September 2020 show a sligthtly year-on-year increase in industry and constructionPDF45 KB
30.10.2020Industrial producer prices declined by 1.8% in September 2020PDF38 KB
28.10.2020Rents including running costs rose to €8.0, for newly contracted private rents households pay €10,5 monthly per square metre PDF37 KB