Press release: 12.586-177/21

Construction prices increased in all construction branches in the second quarter of 2021

Vienna, 2021-08-10 – The construction output price index for the entire building construction and civil engineering sector (base year 2020) reached 104.7 index points in the second quarter of 2021, according to calculations by Statistics Austria. This represents a growth of 4.9% compared to the second quarter of 2020. In comparison to the first quarter of 2021, the construction output price index increased by 2.7%.

The construction output price index of building construction changed to 107.3 index points for the second quarter of 2021 (+7.4% in annual comparison), and the index of civil engineering increased by 1.4% (101.2 index points) in the same period.

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