Press release: 12.232-072/20
– A total of 66 219 enterprises in
the entire industry and construction sector
(+0.7% compared to the previous year) turned over €22.2 bn (-4.9%) in
January 2020, according to calculations by Statistics Austria. The working-day
adjusted turnover for industry and construction decreased by 3.2%. These
figures coupled with increasing employment (950 884 persons, +1.7%).
At establishment level
(66 784 establishments, +0.7%), production sold decreased by 5.4% (working-day
adjusted: -3.7%) in comparison to previous year's level and amounted
to €22.0 bn in nominal terms (employing 949 964 persons, +1.7%). With
€19.2 bn in nominal terms, industrial production sold fell by 6.8%
compared to the previous year.
The 36 381 Austrian construction
establishments (+1.4%) achieved a production sold of €2.8 bn in January 2020.
This corresponds to an increase of 5.6% in nominal terms (working-day
adjusted: +8.3%) compared to the previous year.
At the end of January 2020, Austrian construction companies
(not including construction auxiliary trades) had orders booked totalling
about €15.5 bn (-3.5% year-over-year).
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