Press release: 12.612-203/21

Construction costs continue to rise in August 2021

Vienna, 2021-09-15 – The construction cost index (new base 2020) for construction of residential buildings reached 114.4 index points in August 2021, according to calculations by Statistics Austria. This represents an increase of 14.2% against August 2020. Compared to July 2021, the index increased by 0.6%.

The index for road construction reached 110.1 index points (+10.2% in annual comparison), the index for bridge construction increased to 119.5 points (+19.9% compared to August 2020), and the index for sanitary engineering stood at 110.1 points (+9.8% in annual comparison).

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