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September 2023
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
May 2023
2023-05-31Residential construction activity decreases
2023-05-31Slightly less goods transported by Austrian road freight vehicles in 2022
2023-05-30Decrease in turnover in industry and construction in April 2023
2023-05-30Industrial producer prices increased by 4.6% in April 2023
2023-05-26Touristic winter season 2022/23 closed with 69.3 million overnight stays
2023-05-17Inflation increased to 9.7% in April 2023
2023-05-16Education increases opportunities on the labour market
2023-05-16Naturalisations decreased by 32% in Q1 2023
2023-05-15Construction costs fall below prior-year level in almost all construction branches in April 2023
2023-05-12Environmental industry generated 46 bn euros in 2021
2023-05-1013% more new car registrations in April 2023
2023-05-10Construction output prices further increased in Q1 2023
2023-05-10Increase in bankruptcies at the beginning of 2023
2023-05-10Production down by 0.4% in March 2023
2023-05-05International trade in goods with slight increase in February 2023
2023-05-05Retail sales down in real terms in Q1/2023
2023-05-05Wholesale prices down 1.9% year-on-year in April
2023-05-04Income gains and losses increase year over year in the fourth quarter of 2022
2023-05-04More holiday trips than before the pandemic
2023-05-02Inflation increased to 9.8% in April 2023 according to flash estimate
April 2023
2023-04-28Industrial producer prices up 7.7% year-on-year in March 2023
2023-04-28Per capita consumption of vegetables at record level
2023-04-28Population census 2021: 8 969 068 inhabitants
2023-04-28Slightly less goods transported by rail in 2022
2023-04-27Share of alcohol-related road accidents at record level in 2022
2023-04-27Strong growth of agricultural incomes in 2022
2023-04-27Turnover in industry and construction increased moderately
2023-04-26Winter season to date 5.5% below pre-crisis level
2023-04-24Significant decline in building permits in 2022
2023-04-21R&D expenditures rise to around €15.5 billion
2023-04-202.3% of the population were severly materially and socially deprived in 2022
2023-04-19Inflation at 9.2% in March 2023
2023-04-18Sustainable development in Austria: mostly positive; problems notably in environment domains
2023-04-14Construction costs up only moderately in March
2023-04-13High labor force participation of higher education graduates
2023-04-12A fifth more new passenger cars in Q1 2023
2023-04-11More persons employed in trade and in services in 2022
2023-04-07Production up by 8.5% in February 2023
2023-04-06International trade in goods: increase in imports and exports in January 2023
2023-04-06Wholesale prices down by 0.4% in March 2023
2023-04-04Students more successful in school-leaving examinations than before the Corona pandemic
March 2023
2023-03-31Government deficit in 2022 remains high, debt increased in absolute terms
2023-03-31Inflation decreased according to flash estimate to 9.1% in March 2023
2023-03-31Saving rate 2022 almost at pre-Corona level
2023-03-30Industrial producer prices rose by 11.8% in February 2023
2023-03-30Transport volume on the Danube at a historic low in 2022
2023-03-30Turnover in industry and construction in February up 11.1 % year-on-year according to first estimate
2023-03-24Winter season 2022/23 to date with 48.1 million overnight stays still below pre-crisis level
2023-03-23Residential property prices increased by 11.6% in 2022
2023-03-17Increase in multi-person households in 2022
2023-03-17Inflation at 10.9% in February 2023
2023-03-16Monthly average rent up 7.0% in Q4 2022
2023-03-15Construction costs in February 2023 further above previous year
2023-03-15Fewer corona deaths than in previous years
2023-03-147% more part-time workers than in previous year
2023-03-10Double-digit growth in international trade in 2022
2023-03-10Production down by 0.7% in January 2023
2023-03-0911.1% more new car registrations in February 2023
2023-03-07Wholesale prices increased by 10.2% in February
2023-03-06Service providers with 12.7% turnover growth in fourth quarter
2023-03-03Gender pay gap remains above EU average in spite of slight decrease
2023-03-02Above-average wine production in 2022
2023-03-02Inflation at 11.0 % in February 2023 according to flash estimate
February 2023
2023-02-28Austrian economy grew by 2.6 % in Q4 2022
2023-02-28Flash estimate for industry and construction January 2023: turnover +4.6% over January 2022
2023-02-28Industrial producer prices increased by 14.2 % in January 2023
2023-02-24A total of 5.15 million cars registered at the end of 2022
2023-02-24Half-time in the 2022/23 winter tourism season: 31 million overnight stays
2023-02-24Number of air passengers rose by 137.4 % in 2022
2023-02-23Inflation increased to 11.2 % in January 2023
2023-02-20Fewer births, more deaths in 2022
2023-02-20More marriages, less divorces in 2022
2023-02-17Continuing vocational training significantly declined in 2020
2023-02-16Naturalisations in 2022 increased by 27 %
2023-02-15Construction costs continued to rise in January 2023
2023-02-15Substantial decrease in livestock
2023-02-14Austria's population has grown to 9.1 million
2023-02-10Construction prices increased significantly in 2022
2023-02-10New record high in job vacancies in 2022
2023-02-10Production index was down by 3.6 % in December 2022
2023-02-09Bankruptcies in 2022 back at pre-Corona level
2023-02-09One-fifth more new passenger car registrations in January
2023-02-08Public health expenditure rose by 15.5 % in 2021
2023-02-07International trade continues with stable increases
2023-02-07Wholesale prices up 13.2 % year-on-year in January
2023-02-06Inflation eaten up retail turnover in 2022
2023-02-02New cancer diagnoses in 2020 on par with previous years despite noticeable decline in spring
2023-02-01Flash estimate: inflation at 11.1 % in January 2023
January 2023
2023-01-31Number of fatally injured motorcyclists in Q3 2022 at the lowest value
2023-01-30Industrial producer prices rose by 19,4 % in 2022
2023-01-30Turnover in industry and construction in December 2022 +7.7 % according to flash estimate
2023-01-27Number of chicken eggs placed in incubation increased again in 2022
2023-01-27Overnight stays strongly increased in 2022
2023-01-26Number of deaths in 2022 remains at level of the two previous years
2023-01-20More than half of the population plan to spend less on major purchases in the future
2023-01-20More tourism establishments and beds in 2021/22
2023-01-16Annual Inflation increased to 8.6 % in 2022
2023-01-16Inflation decreased to 10.2 % in December 2022
2023-01-13Construction costs in 2022 significantly above 2021
2023-01-1210 % fewer new passenger car registrations in 2022
2023-01-12More deaths again in Austria in December 2022
2023-01-10Production up by 3.9 % in November 2022
2023-01-09International trade continues to grow in October 2022
2023-01-05Inflation down to 10.2 % in December 2022 according to flash estimate
2023-01-05Wholesale prices 2022 20.9% higher than 2021
2023-01-02Regional trade of goods first half-year 2022 with strong increases in value
December 2022
2022-12-30Industrial producer prices rose by 15.4 % in November 2022
2022-12-30Turnover in industry and construction in November 2022 +19.4 % according to flash estimate
2022-12-29Government debt increased further
2022-12-23Tourism winter season 2022/23 starts with 4.9 million overnight stays
2022-12-21Cereal harvest 2022 on average level
2022-12-21More summer holiday trips than before the pandemic
2022-12-164 920 tonnes of edible fish were produced in Austria in 2021
2022-12-16Inflation decreased to 10.6 % in November 2022
2022-12-153 095 high growth enterprises in 2021
2022-12-15Construction costs in November 2022 further above previous year
2022-12-14Total number of pupils at the beginning of the school year 2021/22 slightly decreased
2022-12-13Economic recovery in 2021 in all federal provinces except Tyrol
2022-12-123.8 % more passenger cars newly registered in November 2022
2022-12-09Production index was up by 3.9 % in October 2022
2022-12-0791 000 more employed than in third quarter 2021
2022-12-07Foreign trade values also rose in September 2022, with volumes falling in many cases
2022-12-07Highest quarterly increase in average rent since the beginning of the time series
2022-12-06Wholesale prices up 16.5 % in November 2022
2022-12-05Almost half of the Austrian population volunteers
2022-12-05Economic growth continues at a subdued pace in Q3
2022-12-05Service providers with 9.2 % turnover growth in Q3
2022-12-02Above-average vegetable harvest in 2022
2022-12-02Total wage tax revenue increased by 8.0 % in 2021
2022-12-01A quarter of migrants with difficulties in finding a job
November 2022
2022-11-30Ukraine crisis causes faster population growth
2022-11-30Industrial producer prices increased by 18.4 % in October 2022
2022-11-30Inflation in November 2022 according to flash estimate at 10.6 %
2022-11-30Turnover in industry and construction in October 2022 +17.4 % according to flash estimate
2022-11-2977.9 million overnight stays in summer 2022
2022-11-25Above-average fruit harvest despite drought
2022-11-25Every third woman has experienced violence
2022-11-17Inflation increased to 11.0 % in October 2022
2022-11-16Energy poverty 2021: 2 % cannot afford heating costs
2022-11-152021 highest residential construction activity since the beginning of the 1980s
2022-11-15Construction costs in October 2022 continue to be significantly above previous year level
2022-11-15Number of inpatient hospital stays increased slightly in 2021
2022-11-14Plus 45 % in naturalisations from January to September 2022
2022-11-11Energy consumption increased by 6 % in 2021
2022-11-108.9% more new passenger car registrations in October 2022
2022-11-10Construction output prices increased in Q3 2022
2022-11-10Production index in September 2022 up by 5.0 % compared to previous year
2022-11-08Bankruptcies in Q3 2022 again at pre-crisis level
2022-11-08International trade in goods grows double-digit in August 2022
2022-11-08Retail turnover up by 12.0 % in September 2022
2022-11-07Wholesale prices increased by 21.2 % in October
2022-11-04New record in job vacancies again
October 2022
2022-10-31Inflation in October 2022 according to flash estimate at 11.0 %
2022-10-28Industrial producer prices rose by 22.1 % in September 2022
2022-10-28Overnight stays in September 2022 slightly below previous year's level
2022-10-27Turnover in industry and construction +37.1 % in September 2022 according to flash estimate
2022-10-21Strong increase in road fatalities in first half of 2022
2022-10-19Inflation increased to 10.5 % in September 2022
2022-10-19Smart devices and systems more and more popular
2022-10-14Around one third of the pupils have a valid COVID 19 vaccination and/or convalescence certificate
2022-10-14Construction costs continued to rise in September 2022
2022-10-14Decrease in overall emissions since 1995
2022-10-13Digitisation in enterprises: Flexibility and sustainability have high priority
2022-10-13Transport volume on Austriaʼs roads in 2021 higher than before the pandemic
2022-10-12More game shot and game losses in the 2021/2022 hunting season
2022-10-12More than one third of the population lost some income in the past twelve months
2022-10-11Significantly more new passenger car registrations in September 2022: +16.1 %
2022-10-10Production index up by 7.6 % in August 2022
2022-10-07International trade in goods continues to grow in July 2022
2022-10-06Number of persons employed in trade and in services increased in the first half of 2022
2022-10-06Wholesale prices in September 2022 20.6 % above prior year
2022-10-04Foreign affiliates provided every fifth job in Austrias market economy in 2020
September 2022
2022-09-30Government debt increased in 2nd quarter 2022
2022-09-30Industrial producer prices increased by 21.3 % in August 2022
2022-09-30Inflation in September 2022 according to flash estimate at 10.5 %
2022-09-29Turnover in industry and construction in August 2022 +23.1 % according to flash estimate
2022-09-28Gross Domestic Product increased by 4.6 % in 2021
2022-09-28Tourism August 2022: Number of overnight stays exceeds pre-pandemic level
2022-09-23Number of holiday trips back to pre-pandemic level in in the first half of 2022
2022-09-23Residential property prices increased by 13.5 % in the first half of 2022
2022-09-16Inflation decreased to 9.3 % in August 2022
2022-09-15Increasing costs in all construction branches in August 2022
2022-09-09Production index was up by 5.1 % in July 2022
2022-09-09Slight increase in new passenger car registrations in August 2022
2022-09-0833% less unemployed than in second quarter 2021
2022-09-08Monthly average rent including running costs in Q2 2022
2022-09-07International trade in goods continues to develop positively in June 2022
2022-09-07Wholesale prices increased by 21.3 % in August 2022
2022-09-05Austria's service and retail trade enterprises with turnover increase in the second quarter of 2022
2022-09-01Economy has continued to grow in the second quarter of 2022
Last updated on 2023-09-21.
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