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March 2023
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
August 2022
2022-08-31Inflation in August 2022 according to flash estimate at 9.1 %
2022-08-31Per capita consumption of animal products continues to decline in 2021
2022-08-30Industrial producer prices rose by 20.7 % in July 2022
2022-08-30Significant increase of driving licences in 2021
2022-08-30Turnover in industry and construction in July 2022 +16.6 % according to flash estimate
2022-08-26Fewer employer enterprises newly founded in 2020
2022-08-26More than 37 million overnight stays in the first half of the summer season
2022-08-24Slightly fewer cattle, significantly fewer pigs
2022-08-18Inflation increased to 9.3 % in July 2022
2022-08-18Naturalisations in the first half of 2022 plus 61 %
2022-08-12Construction costs in July 2022 significantly above previous year's level
2022-08-12Social expenditure at new high in 2021
2022-08-10Further construction output price increases in the second quarter 2022
2022-08-10Most popular baby names in 2021: Marie and Paul
2022-08-10Production index was up by 4.6 % in June 2022
2022-08-09Bankruptcies in Q2 2022 at pre-Corona level
2022-08-09Fewer new passenger car registrations again in July
2022-08-08International trade in goods with strong increase in May 2022
2022-08-05Wholesale prices increased by 22.8 % in July 2022
2022-08-04More deaths again in Austria in July 2022
2022-08-03Retail turnover up by 3.9 % in June 2022
July 2022
2022-07-29Industrial producer prices increased by 20.8 % in June 2022
2022-07-29Inflation in July 2022 according to flash estimate at 9.2 %
2022-07-28More minors supported by child and youth welfare in 2021
2022-07-28More road fatalities in the first quarter of 2022
2022-07-28Turnover in industry and construction in June 2022 +28.9 % according to flash estimate
2022-07-27More than 19 million overnight stays in the first third of the summer tourism season
2022-07-25More than a quarter of the total Austrian population has a migration background
2022-07-19Inflation increased to 8.7 % in June 2022
2022-07-15Construction costs increased further in June 2022
2022-07-15Regional trade of goods 2021 with strong increases
2022-07-14Increase in the childcare rate in day care centres
2022-07-14Used passenger car registrations down by 13 % in the first half of 2022
2022-07-12Farm Structure Survey 2020: Agricultural and forestry holdings increased in size
2022-07-11Around one fifth fewer new passenger car registrations in first half 2022
2022-07-08International trade in goods with slight increase in April 2022
2022-07-08Production index was up by 11.4 % in May 2022
2022-07-07Decreasing innovation activities of enterprises
2022-07-07Nearly one in three live births caesarean in 2021
2022-07-06Wholesale prices up 26.5 % in June 2022
2022-07-05High income dynamics in the 1st quarter 2022
2022-07-01Inflation in June 2022 according to flash estimate at 8.7 %
June 2022
2022-06-30Fewer new enterprises in the pandemic year 2020
2022-06-30Government debt has risen in first quarter
2022-06-30Industrial producer prices rose by 20.9 % in May 2022
2022-06-30Turnover in industry and construction in May 2022 +47.7 % according to flash estimate
2022-06-297.2 million overnight stays at the start of summer
2022-06-27Environmental industry generated 42 bn in 2020
2022-06-27Substantially more traffic accidents on heat days
2022-06-24Cows' milk production slightly increased in 2021
2022-06-24Foreign trade deficit rose sharply in 2021
2022-06-23Contribution of tourism to GDP decreased in 2020
2022-06-17Inflation increased to 7.7 % in May 2022
2022-06-15Construction costs increased further in May 2022
2022-06-14Health expenditure increased by 12.6 % in 2021
2022-06-10Fewer new passenger car registrations in May 2022
2022-06-10Production index was up by 9.1% in April 2022
2022-06-0933% less unemployed than in first quarter 2021
2022-06-09Monthly average rent including running costs in Q1 2022 at 8.5 euros per square metre
2022-06-08Foreign trade continues to grow in March 2022
2022-06-07Wholesale prices in May 25.1 % above prior year
2022-06-03Austria's service and retail trade enterprises with turnover increase in the first quarter of 2022
2022-06-02Austrian Recovery Barometer - Austria's economy grew strongly in Q1 2022
2022-06-01Tourist winter season 2021/22 closed with 52.7 million nights spent
May 2022
2022-05-31Despite high death rate in 2021, population increase due to immigration
2022-05-31Inflation in May 2022 expected at 8.0% according to flash estimate
2022-05-31More marriages and fewer divorces in 2021
2022-05-30Average Real Estate Prices for the year 2021
2022-05-30Industrial producer prices rose by 21.5% in April 2022
2022-05-30Road freight transport 2021: transport volume increased by 7.4% to 403.5 million tonnes
2022-05-30Turnover in industry and construction for April 2022
2022-05-2539% of all owned houses and dwellings repaid loans 2021
2022-05-25Religious affiliation 2021: three quarters profess a religion
2022-05-19Naturalisations doubled to 4 865 in the first quarter of 2022; almost 40% of the newly naturalised are descendants of Nazi victims
2022-05-18Inflation increased to 7.2% in April 2022 (HICP: 7.1%)
2022-05-17146 000 job vacancies on average in Austria in 2021: highest level since the start of the survey
2022-05-13Construction costs further increased in April 2022
2022-05-12Education in Figures 2020/21: more pupils eligible for promotion, higher pass rates at the main date of the "Matura" examinations and more students at public universities
2022-05-10A quarter fewer new passenger car registrations in April 2022
2022-05-10Bankruptcies sharply increased again in the first quarter of 2022; registrations decreased
2022-05-10Production index in March 2022 increased by 3.7%
2022-05-10Significant increase of construction output price in the first quarter of 2022
2022-05-06International trade in goods in February 2022: imports +21.1%, exports +14.7%
2022-05-06Wholesale prices increased by 26.0% in April 2022
2022-05-04Number of holiday trips increased in 2021, but still well below 2019 pre-crisis level
2022-05-04Turnover of Austrian retail trade increased by 2.6% in March 2022
April 2022
2022-04-29Industrial producer prices increased by 21.2% in March 2022
2022-04-29Inflation in April 2022 expected at 7.2% according to flash estimate
2022-04-29Per capita consumption of beer down in 2020/21; potato consumption up
2022-04-28COVID-19 pandemic caused a rise in share of persons in households with low work intensity; social transfers have a stabilizing effect on household income situation
2022-04-28Fewer road fatalities in 2021, but all-time-high figures for injured cyclists
2022-04-28Turnover in industry and construction for March 2022 significantly above pre-crisis level (+54.9%); transport volume in road freight transport increased in the first quarter of 2022
2022-04-26Austria's population has passed the nine million mark
2022-04-22Austrian research intensity expected to be 3.26% in 2022
2022-04-21Inflation increased to 6.8% in March 2022 (HICP: 6.7%)
2022-04-21Transport volume by rail increased by 4.8% in 2021
2022-04-20Significant decline in residential construction activity in 2021
2022-04-15Austrian COVID-19 vaccination as well as recovery status differs by age, employment and educational level
2022-04-15Substantial increases in all construction branches in March 2022
2022-04-14Number of deaths in Austria increased stepwise since the beginning of the year
2022-04-1117.5% fewer new passenger car registrations in the first quarter of 2022; one-fifth fewer motor vehicles
2022-04-08Production index in February 2022 increased by 12.2%
2022-04-08International trade in goods in January 2022 shows strong growth in comparison to January 2021; imports +32.0%, exports +21.3%
2022-04-07Wholesale prices increased by 25.6% in March 2022
2022-04-06Graduates of public universities succeed in entering the labour market quickly
2022-04-06Number of persons employed in trade and in services increased in 2021
2022-04-05Statistics Austria observes social impact of the Corona Crisis: one out of three is affected by decrease of household income, every sixth person reports an increase
2022-04-01Inflation in March 2022 expected at 6.8% according to flash estimate
2022-04-01Public Finances 2021: government deficit at 5.9% of GDP, government debt at 82.8%
March 2022
2022-03-31Household saving rate decreased to 11.8% in Austria
2022-03-30European Peer Review 2022: Quality and independence of Statistics Austria will be reviewed
2022-03-30Freight transport volume on the river Danube increased by 0.3% in 2021
2022-03-30Industrial producer prices went up by 18.9% in February 2022
2022-03-30Turnover in industry and construction in February 2022 rose by 40.3% compared to February 2021 and by 42.1% compared to February 2019
2022-03-25Current Winter season 2021/22 with 33.2 million nights spent still well below pre-crisis level
2022-03-24House Price Index rose by 12.3% in 2021
2022-03-18Number of private households exeeded the 4 million mark in 2021
2022-03-17Austrian labour market in 2021: gradual recovery in the course of the year
2022-03-17Average monthly rent in 2021 was €8.3 per square metre, for newly contracted private rents €10.1
2022-03-17Inflation increased to 5.9% in February 2022 (HICP: 5.5%)
2022-03-15Construction costs in February 2022 continue to be significantly above previous year's level
2022-03-15Graduates of the Austrian "Matura" during corona pandemic very successful
2022-03-11The larger the household, the lower the expenditures per adult equivalent
2022-03-10Production index in January 2022 increased by 13.9%
2022-03-0945% of the pupils, 83% of the teachers in schools and 84% of the university students had a valid COVID-19 vaccination certificate at the beginning of February
2022-03-09Around one-fifth fewer new passenger car registrations in February 2022; share of alternatively powered passenger cars 39%
2022-03-09International trade in goods 2021: significant increases in imports (+23.2%) and exports (+16.1%)
2022-03-07Wholesale prices increased by 16.3% in February 2022
2022-03-04Austria's service and retail trade enterprises with turnover increase in 2021
2022-03-04Austrian Recovery Barometer: Austria's GDP grows by 4.5% in 2021; economic output at year-end just below pre-crisis level
2022-03-03Approximately 9% of all deaths in Austria in 2021 due to COVID-19
2022-03-03International Women's Day 2022: Gender Pay Gap remains high at 18.9%
2022-03-02Wine production increased to 2.46 million hectolitres in 2021
2022-03-02Inflation in February 2022 expected at 5.9% according to flash estimate
2022-03-01Significant decline in labour leasing during corona virus pandemic
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