Press release: 12.270-110/20
– A total of 66 348 enterprises in
the entire industry and construction sector
(+0.7% compared to the previous year) turned over €68.9 bn (-6.8%) in
the first quarter of 2020, according to calculations by Statistics Austria.
The working-day adjusted turnover for industry and construction decreased
by 7.1%. These figures coupled with a decreasing employment (948 152 persons,
At establishment level
(66 914 establishments, +0.7%), production sold decreased by 7.1% (working-day
adjusted: -7.4%) in comparison to previous year's level and amounted
to €67.9 bn in nominal terms (employing 947 517 persons, -2.8%). With
€58.1 bn in nominal terms, industrial production sold fell by 8.7%
compared to the previous year.
The 36 476 Austrian construction
establishments (+1.4%) achieved a production sold of €9.9 bn in the
first quarter 2020. This corresponds to an increase of 3.5% in nominal
terms (working-day adjusted: +3.2%) compared to the previous year.
At the end of March 2020, Austrian construction companies
(not including construction auxiliary trades) had orders booked totalling
about €16.2 bn (-4.0% year-over-year).
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