Press release: 12.083-149/19
– A total of 65 737 enterprises in the
entire industry and construction sector
(-0.1% compared to the previous year) turned over €124.7 bn (+8.2%)
in the reporting period January to May 2019, according to calculations
by Statistics Austria. Working-day adjusted, the turnover for industry
and construction increased by 7.4%. These figures coupled with increasing
employment (996 523 persons, +2.2%).
At establishment level
(66 314 establishments, -0.1%), production sold increased by 8.0% (working-day
adjusted: +7.2%) in comparison to previous year's level and amounted
to €123.1 bn in nominal terms (employing 995 730 persons, +2.2%). Industrial
production sold increased by 7.4%.
35 940 Austrian construction
establishments (+0.1%) achieved a production sold of €18.1 bn in the
reporting period January to May 2019. This corresponds to an increase
of 12.0% in nominal terms (working-day adjusted: +10.8%) compared to
the previous year.
At the end of May 2019, Austrian construction companies
(not including construction auxiliary trades) had orders booked totalling
about €17.0 bn (+12.3% year-over-year).
For more detailed information please refer to the German
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