Press release: 11.794-040/19

Turnover in industry and construction increased by 7.2% from January to November 2018

Vienna, 2019-03-01 – A total of 66 338 enterprises in the entire industry and construction sector (+0.7% compared to the previous year) turned over €271.7 bn (+7.2%) in the reporting period January to November 2018, according to calculations by Statistics Austria. Working-day adjusted, the turnover for industry and construction increased by 7.0%. These figures coupled with increasing employment (990 569 persons, +2.6%).

At establishment level (66 914 establishments, +0.7%), production sold increased by 7.2% (working-day adjusted: +7.0%) in comparison to previous year's level and amounted to €268.8 bn in nominal terms (employing 989 421 persons, +2.6%). Industrial production sold increased by 7.8%.

36 375 Austrian construction establishments (+1.4%) achieved a production sold of €44.5 bn in the reporting period January to November 2018. This corresponds to an increase of 4.5% in nominal terms (working-day adjusted: +4.3%) compared to the previous year.

At the end of November 2018, Austrian construction companies (not including construction auxiliary trades) had orders booked totalling about €16.1 bn (+22.5% year-over-year).

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