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17.09.2020

Causes of death 2019: mainly age-related causes; one quarter died due to cancer

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A total of 83 386 people died in Austria in 2019, 51% of them women and 49% men. As a result of steadily increasing life expectancy, both men and women died of diseases related to older age. The most common causes of death in 2019 were cardiovascular diseases (38.6%) and cancer (24.6%), which together accounted for almost two thirds of all deaths. Other important causes of death were diseases of the respiratory organs (6.3%), injuries and poisonings (5.5%) and diseases of the digestive organs (3.6%).

15.09.2020

Decreasing costs for road and bridge construction in August 2020

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The construction cost index (CCI 2015) for construction of residential buildings reached 109.4 index points in August 2020, according to calculations by Statistics Austria. This represents an increase of 0.6% over August 2019. Compared to July 2020, the index increased by 0,2%.

15.09.2020

Most employees earned between €10 and €15 per hour; strong wage differences by economic sectors

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The median gross hourly earnings in the private sector (ÖNACE B–N and P– S) amounted to €15.09, according to the Structure of Earnings Survey (SES) 2018. 14.2% of the employees earned less than €10; more than one third (35.2%) earned between €10 und €15 per hour. Around a quarter (25.2%) received wages between €15 and €20. Another 11.5% earned between €20 and €30.




 

CONSUMER PRICE INDEX

August 2020CPI 2015

Inflation1.4%

Index108.0

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Maastricht EDP Indicators

Government surplus 190.7%

Government debt 1970.4%

HICP 191.5%

Long term interest rate 190.06%