Press release: 12.018-084/19

Construction output prices increased significantly in the first quarter of 2019

Vienna, 2019-05-10 – The construction output price index for the entire building construction and civil engineering sector (base year 2015) reached 108.7 index points in the first quarter of 2019, according to calculations by Statistics Austria. This represents a growth of 3.2% over the first quarter of 2018. In comparison to the fourth quarter of 2018, the construction output price index increased by 1.2%.

The construction output price index of building construction changed by +3.6% in annual comparison to 111.3 index points in the first quarter of 2019, whereas the index of civil engineering increased by 2.8% to 105.4 index points.

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