Press release: 12.636-227/21

Construction costs continue to rise in September 2021

Vienna, 2021-10-15 – The construction cost index (new base 2020) for construction of residential buildings reached 114.2 index points in September 2021, according to calculations by Statistics Austria. This represents an increase of 14.0% against September 2020. Compared to August 2021, the index decreased by 0.2%.

The index for road construction reached 110.3 index points (+10.6% in annual comparison), the index for bridge construction increased to 119.2 points (+19.6% compared to September 2020), and the index for sanitary engineering stood at 110.2 points (+10.0% in annual comparison).

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