Press release: 12.490-081/21

Increasing costs in all construction branches in March 2021

Vienna, 2021-04-15 – The construction cost index (new base 2020) for construction of residential buildings reached 105.0 index points in March 2021, according to calculations by Statistics Austria. This represents an increase of 5.5% against March 2020. Compared to February 2021, the index increased by 1.1%.

The index for road construction reached 103.3 index points (+3.1% in annual comparison), the index for bridge construction increased to 106.7 points (+7.2% compared to March 2020), and the index for sanitary engineering stood at 103.7 points (+4.5% in annual comparison).

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