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June 2024
2024-06-21One in three babies delivered by caesarean section in 2023
2024-06-21Tourism value-added higher in 2022, but still below pre-crisis level
2024-06-18Inflation at 3.4% in May 2024
2024-06-17Austria is making progress in sustainable development
2024-06-14Costruction costs in May 2024 higher than last year
2024-06-14Crime in 2023: 3.1% more convictions
2024-06-12Further rise in rents in Q1
2024-06-12Healthcare expenditure to rise to 52.3 billion euros in 2023
2024-06-113.9% fewer new car registrations in May 2024
2024-06-10Production down by 0.5% in April 2024
2024-06-07Sharp decline in imports and exports in March 2024
2024-06-06Labour market in Q1 2024: Plus for part-time, minus for full-time employment
2024-06-06Service enterprises with turnover increase in Q1
2024-06-06Wholesale prices increased by 0.3% in May 2024
2024-06-03GDP declined again in Q1
May 2024
2024-05-31Inflation at 3.3% in May according to flash estimate
2024-05-31Transports by Austrian road freight vehicles declined in 2023
2024-05-31Turnover decrease in industry and construction weakened in April 2024
2024-05-29Industrial producer prices in April 2024 4.8% below previous year
2024-05-29Winter tourism 2023/24 exceeds previous yearʼs season with 71 million overnight stays
2024-05-28Fewer weddings, more divorces in 2023
2024-05-28Population growth in Austria in 2023 considerably lower than in previous year
2024-05-28Residential property prices fell in 2023
2024-05-21Number of holiday trips at record level in 2023
2024-05-21Low educational mobility between generations
2024-05-17Inflation at 3.5% in April 2024
2024-05-1663% more naturalisations in Q1 2024
2024-05-15Construction costs in April 2024 higher than last year
2024-05-1315% more new car registrations in April 2024
2024-05-13Environmental industry generated 53 bn euros in 2022
2024-05-10Construction output prices in Q1 2024 above previous year
2024-05-10Production down by 5.4% in March 2024
2024-05-08Bankruptcies at record level at the start of 2024
2024-05-08Further increase in exports in February 2024
2024-05-08Number of vacancies up again
2024-05-07Retail turnover stagnates in Q1
2024-05-07Wholesale prices in April 2024 0.8% below previous yearʼs level
2024-05-03Around 1,9 million people experience health-related limitations in their everyday activities
April 2024
2024-04-30Fewer vegetables, but more fruit consumed per capita in 2022/23
2024-04-30Industrial producer prices fell by 6.3% in March 2024
2024-04-30Inflation at 3.5% in April 2024 according to a flash estimate
2024-04-30Sharp decline in rail freight transport in 2023
2024-04-29Turnover in industry and construction decreased in March 2024
2024-04-26More than 400 road deaths for the first time since 2019
2024-04-26Strong decrease of agricultural incomes in 2023
2024-04-26Winter season 2023/24 to date 5.5% above previous yearʼs level
2024-04-25336 000 people could not afford expenses of daily life in 2023
2024-04-24Research intensity expected to be 3.34% in 2024
2024-04-24Residential construction activity at ist lowest point in 2023
2024-04-2352% children in daycare have a care place that is compatible with their parents working full-time
2024-04-17Inflation at 4.1% in March 2024
2024-04-15Costruction costs in March 2024 above prior year level
2024-04-10New car registrations in Q1 2024 at previous year’s level
2024-04-10Production down by 5.1% in February 2024
2024-04-05Exports slightly up at the beginning of 2024
2024-04-05More persons employed in services in 2023
2024-04-05Wholesale prices fell again in March 2024
2024-04-03Inflation at 4.2% in March according to flash estimate
March 2024
2024-03-29Saving rate remains almost stable in 2023
2024-03-28Government debt increased by 20.4 billion euros in 2023
2024-03-28Industrial producer prices decreased by 6.4% in February 2024
2024-03-28Turnover decrease in industry and construction in February 2024
2024-03-27Freight transport on the Danube: Transport volume in 2023 at a historic low
2024-03-26Already over 50 million nights spent in the winter season 2023/24
2024-03-26Perceived income losses in the fourth quarter of 2023 lower than in the previous year
2024-03-25Residential property prices decreased by 2.6% in 2023
2024-03-19Around one fifth of all families with children are single-parent families
2024-03-19Average monthly rent remains at 9.5 euros per square metre in Q4 2023
2024-03-19One out of five persons working full-time would like to work less
2024-03-18Energy poverty 2022: Heating according to 3.2% of households not affordable
2024-03-18Inflation at 4.3% in February 2024
2024-03-15Construction costs in February 2024 above prior-year and last monthʼs level
2024-03-11Clear increase in new car registrations in February
2024-03-08Imports down in 2023, exports up slightly
2024-03-08Production down by 2.8% in January 2024
2024-03-07Wholesale prices fell by 2.1% in February 2024
2024-03-06Service providers with turnover growth in Q4 2023
2024-03-05Womenʼs gross hourly earnings were 18.4% below those of men in 2022
2024-03-01Below-average wine production in 2023
2024-03-01Inflation at 4.3% in February 2024 according to flash estimate
February 2024
2024-02-29Austrian economy declined by 1.7% in Q4 2023 compared to Q4 2022
2024-02-29Decline in turnover in industry and construction in January 2024
2024-02-29Industrial producer prices fell by 7,2% in January 2024
2024-02-2732 million overnight stays in the first half of the 2023/24 winter tourism season
2024-02-27Fewer job vacancies in 2023
2024-02-23Number of air passengers up by more than a quarter in 2023
2024-02-22Inflation at 4.5% in January 2024
2024-02-22Number of cars slightly increased in 2023
2024-02-21Transfer rate to Masterʼs degree programme at 63.0%
2024-02-20Fewer babies and fewer deaths in 2023
2024-02-20Marriages decreased, divorces increased in 2023
2024-02-15Construction costs increased in January 2024
2024-02-15Livestock numbers down again in 2023
2024-02-15Naturalisations in 2023 decreased by 3.2%
2024-02-13Austrian enterprises need to catch up with digital change
2024-02-13Austrian population grew to 9.16 million
2024-02-096.9% fewer new car registrations in January 2024
2024-02-09Further rise in construction output prices in 2023
2024-02-09Production down by 5.6% in December 2023
2024-02-09Significantly more bankruptcies in 2023
2024-02-07Austriaʼs healthcare expenditure increased moderately in 2022
2024-02-07Positive trade balance in November 2023
2024-02-07Wholesale prices fell by 3.8% in January 2024
2024-02-06Retail turnover down in real terms in 2023
2024-02-01Inflation at 4.5% in January 2024 according to flash estimate
January 2024
2024-01-31New record number of senior casualties in road traffic accidents
2024-01-31Salary gap between Bachelorʼs and Masterʼs graduates is shrinking
2024-01-30Industrial producer prices rose by 1,8% in 2023
2024-01-29Number of deaths decreased in 2023 for the first time since 2020
2024-01-29Turnover in industry and construction in December 2023 down by 10.5% according to first estimate
2024-01-261.8%-rise in incubated eggs for hatching in 2023
2024-01-26Tourism 2023: Overnight stays just below 2019 peak
2024-01-25Number of cancer patients 15% higher by 2030
2024-01-19More accommodation establishments and beds in tourism 2022/23
2024-01-18Compulsory school graduates take twice as long to enter the labour market as BMS graduates
2024-01-17Inflation grew to 5.6% in December 2023
2024-01-17Inflation remains four times higher than ECB target at 7.8% in 2023
2024-01-15Moderate increase in residential construction costs in 2023
2024-01-1111.2% more new passenger car registrations in 2023
2024-01-11Success rate for school-leaving examinations slightly down in 2023
2024-01-10Production down by 4.4% in November 2023
2024-01-0958.0% of adults took part in education and training activities in 2022/23
2024-01-09Exports increased in October 2023
2024-01-05Inflation at 5.6% in December 2023 according to flash estimate
2024-01-05Wholesale prices fell by 1.7% in 2023
2024-01-02The federal provinces' foreign trade increased in the first half of 2023, in some cases sharply
December 2023
2023-12-29Industrial producer prices decreased in November 2023 by 2.8%
2023-12-29Turnover decrease in industry and construction in November 2023
2023-12-28Government debt increased further in Q3 2023
2023-12-22Tourist winter season starts with 5.15 million overnight stays
2023-12-21Cereal harvest 2023 at average level
2023-12-20Desire to travel remained high in summer 2023
2023-12-20Food fish production fell by 4.1% in 2022
2023-12-20Housing costs remain a high burden for one fifth
2023-12-19Inflation was at 5.3% in November 2023
2023-12-19Pupil numbers increased in 2022/23
2023-12-18Women work longer hours than men
2023-12-15Construction costs in November 2023 above prior-year level in all construction branches
2023-12-14Number of high-growth enterprises down slightly in 2022
2023-12-12Largest economic growth 2022 in Salzburg and Tyrol
2023-12-12New car registrations up to November above previous year
2023-12-07Austrian international trade continued to decline in September 2023
2023-12-07Production down by 1.0% in October 2023
2023-12-07Rents rose again in Q3 2023
2023-12-07Unemployment continued to rise in Q3 2023
2023-12-06Turnover growth for service enterprises in Q3 2023
2023-12-06Wholesale prices in November 2023 4.6% below previous year
2023-12-05Number of completed dwellings at record high in 2022
2023-12-05Total wage tax increased by 5.2% in 2022
2023-12-04Fewer vegetables harvested than in 2022
2023-12-01Gross domestic product decreased by 1.8% in Q3
November 2023
2023-11-30Industrial producer prices fell in October 2023 by 4.0%
2023-11-30Inflation at 5.4% in November 2023 according to flash estimate
2023-11-30Turnover decrease in industry and construction in October 2023
2023-11-29Enterprises need to catch up on digitalisation
2023-11-28Summer season 2023 with new all-time-high in overnight stays
2023-11-27Fruit harvest 2023: High losses due to frost
2023-11-22Communication and working with digital devices shape everyday work life in Austria
2023-11-22Immigration leads to further population growth
2023-11-17Inflation was at 5.4% in October 2023
2023-11-161.1% fewer naturalisations in the first three quarters of 2023
2023-11-15Construction costs above prior-year level in almost all construction branches in October 2023
2023-11-10Construction output prices in Q3 again above previous year
2023-11-10New passenger car registrations up by 12.5% in the period from January to October 2023
2023-11-10Production down by 3.3% in September 2023
2023-11-09Imports and exports declined in August 2023
2023-11-09Registrations of legal units continued to decrease in Q3 2023
2023-11-08Inflation erodes growth in the retail sector
2023-11-07Fewer job vacancies in Q3 2023
2023-11-07Wholesale prices fell by 6.5% in October 2023
October 2023
2023-10-31Energy consumption decreased by 5% in 2022
2023-10-31Inflation at 5.4% in October 2023 according to flash estimate
2023-10-30Industrial producer prices decreased in September 2023 by 3.8%
2023-10-27Turnover in industry and construction down by 16.5% in September 2023
2023-10-25611 injured e-scooter drivers in first half of 2023
2023-10-25Tourism with record overnight stays in September
2023-10-24Fewer hospitalisations in 2022 than before the pandemic
2023-10-24One third notes hate speech online
2023-10-18Inflation was at 6.0% in September 2023
2023-10-1711% of Austrian enterprises use artificial intelligence
2023-10-13Construction costs above prior-year level in almost all branches in September 2023
2023-10-12More than 60% of the population have basic digital skills
2023-10-12Freight traffic on the road decreased in 2022
2023-10-12Slightly more game shot in the 2022/2023 hunting season
2023-10-1012% more new passenger car registrations from January to September 2023
2023-10-10Production down by 2.5% in August 2023
2023-10-09Increase in overall air emissions from 2020 to 2021
2023-10-06Austrian exports further increased in July 2023
2023-10-06Foreign affiliates of Austrian enterprises in 118 countries of the world in 2021
2023-10-06Wholesale prices down 2.5% year-on-year in September 2023
2023-10-04More persons employed in services in the first half of 2023
2023-10-03Less perceived income losses in Q2/2023 than in previous year
September 2023
2023-09-29Government debt increased in the first half of 2023
2023-09-29Industrial producer prices fell in August 2023 by 2.4%
2023-09-29Inflation down to 6.1% in September 2023 according to flash estimate
2023-09-29Turnover in industry and construction in August 17.6% below previous year
2023-09-28Gross domestic product grew by 4.8% in 2022
2023-09-28More deaths during heat waves
2023-09-27Overnight stays in August 2023 just below previous year's level
2023-09-21Residential property prices increased by 0.7% in the first half of 2023
2023-09-19Almost every seventh dwelling without residence registration
2023-09-19Inflation was at 7.4% in August 2023
2023-09-15Construction costs above prior-year level in almost all construction branches in August 2023
2023-09-12More female, fewer male students in 2022/23
2023-09-1114.4% increase in new passenger car registrations from January to August 2023
2023-09-08Production up by 0.3% in July 2023
2023-09-07Every sixth employed person wants to work less
2023-09-07Exports increased in the first half of 2023, imports decreased slightly
2023-09-07Rents rose again in Q2 2023
2023-09-07Wholesale prices down by 3.5% in August 2023
2023-09-06Service enterprises with turnover growth in Q2
2023-09-04Education shows strong correlation with life-expectancy and fertility
2023-09-01Economic output declined by 1.1% in second quarter of 2023
August 2023
2023-08-31Inflation up to 7.5% in August 2023 according to flash estimate
2023-08-31Per capita consumption of animal products continues to rise slightly in 2022 compared to previous year
2023-08-30Decrease in turnover in industry and construction in July 2023
2023-08-30Fewer driving licences issued in 2022
2023-08-30Industrial producer prices fell in July 2023 for the first time in two and a half years
2023-08-29More new employer enterprises in 2021
2023-08-25More than 39 million nights spent in the first half of the summer season 2023
2023-08-24More than a quarter of the population has roots abroad
2023-08-24Bovine and pig population further decreasing
2023-08-2218.3% fewer naturalisations in the first half of 2023
2023-08-18Inflation at 7.0% in July 2023
2023-08-14About 700 000 enterprises with more than 4.7 million employed persons in 2021
2023-08-14Construction costs for residential buildings below prior-year level in July 2023
2023-08-10Construction output prices increased further in Q2
2023-08-10Fewer registrations of legal units in Q2 2023
2023-08-10Production down by 3.4% in June 2023
2023-08-10Top baby names in 2022: Emma and Maximilian
2023-08-09International trade in goods in May 2023 with slight decreases
2023-08-09Significant increase in new passenger car registrations in the period January to July 2023
2023-08-07Wholesale prices declined by 6.3% in July 2023
2023-08-04214 000 job vacancies in Q2 2023
2023-08-04Turnover in retail trade in June 2023 negative in real terms
July 2023
2023-07-31Inflation down to 7.0% in July 2023 according to flash estimate
2023-07-28Industrial producer prices increased by 0.8% in June 2023
2023-07-28More minors supported by child and youth welfare in 2022
2023-07-28Substantially more hit-and-run accidents in Q1
2023-07-28Turnover in industry and construction in June 2023 down by 2.0%
2023-07-26Tourism in June 2023: Overnight stays up by 3.4%
2023-07-20Nearly one in three live births caesarean in 2022
2023-07-19Inflation was at 8.0% in June 2023
2023-07-17Census 2021: Austria is growing due to immigration and ageing
2023-07-17Regional foreign trade grew strongly in 2022
2023-07-14Costs for residential buildings construction below prior-year level in June
2023-07-14Registrations of used passenger cars fell by 3.2% in the first half of 2023
2023-07-11One-sixth more new passenger car registrations in the first half of 2023
2023-07-10Production down by 0.7% in May 2023
2023-07-07Exports in April 2023 still positive at +5.4%
2023-07-07Social expenditure up 1.8% in 2022
2023-07-06Wholesale prices fell by 7.3% in June 2023
2023-07-04Seniors and young car drivers cause traffic accidents more often
June 2023
2023-06-30Government debt increased further in Q1 2023
2023-06-30Industrial producer prices went up by 2.9% in May 2023
2023-06-30Inflation down to 8.0% in June 2023 according to flash estimate
2023-06-30Turnover in industry and construction decreased in May 2023
2023-06-29Highest level of care in day care centers
2023-06-29More enterprises newly founded in 2021
2023-06-29Perceived and expected income losses in first quarter of 2023 lower than in previous quarter
2023-06-28Expensive energy imports caused trade deficit to rise sharply in 2022
2023-06-28Monthly average rent including running costs in Q1 2023 at 9.1 euros per square metre
2023-06-28Tourism summer season starts in May with 8.23 million overnight stays
2023-06-23Cowsʼ milk production increased slightly in 2022
2023-06-23Tourism share of GDP decreased again in 2021
2023-06-16Inflation was at 9.0% in May 2023
2023-06-15Construction costs for residental buildings and bridge construction below prior-year level in May
2023-06-14Health expenditure exceeded 50 billion euros for the first time
2023-06-13Positive prospects for successful completion of higher secondary school
2023-06-12One-fifth more new car registrations in May 2023
2023-06-09Production up by 1.0% in April 2023
2023-06-07Convictions increased by 3.2% in 2022
2023-06-07Positive trade balance in March 2023
2023-06-07Unemployment up slightly in Q1 2023
2023-06-07Wholesale prices down 4.7% in May 2023
2023-06-06228 300 job vacancies in Q1 2023
2023-06-06Service enterprises with significant turnover increase in Q1 2023
2023-06-02Economy continues to grow in first quarter of 2023
2023-06-01Inflation down to 8.8% in May 2023 according to flash estimate
2023-06-01Marriages in 2022 above pre-Corona level
2023-06-01Strong population growth in Austria in 2022 due to immigration from Ukraine
Last updated on 2024-06-21.
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