Press release: 12.565-156/21

Construction costs continue to rise in June 2021

Vienna, 2021-07-15 – The construction cost index (new base 2020) for construction of residential buildings reached 112.4 index points in June 2021, according to calculations by Statistics Austria. This represents an increase of 12.4% against June 2020. Compared to May 2021, the index increased by 1.7%.

The index for road construction reached 108.8 index points (+9.5% in annual comparison), the index for bridge construction increased to 117.2 points (+17.6% compared to June 2020), and the index for sanitary engineering stood at 109.0 points (+9.1% in annual comparison).

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