Press release: 12.702-293/21
– The flash estimates for industry
and construction (ÖNACE B to F) by Statistics Austria for November 2021
show an increase of the turnover index (+26.0%), a moderate increase
of the index of persons employed (+1.8%) and as well of the index of
hours worked (+0.6%) compared to the same month of the previous year.
"Austria's economic locomotives, industry and
construction, significantly resumed pace in November 2021. After a rather
modest October, turnover picked up significantly in November and exceeded
the pre-crisis level of November 2019 by 30.0 percent," said Statistics
Austria Director General Tobias Thomas.
Considering the industrial and the construction sector
separately, the turnover index shows an increase in industry (+30.5%)
and a positive development in construction (+4.4%) compared to the same
month of the previous year. The index of hours worked increased in industry
(+0.8%), in construction there was a negative development (-0.2%). The
index of persons employed shows a slight rise in industry (+1.5%) and
a positive development in construction (+2.9%).
In the reporting period September 2021,
a total of 75 990 enterprises in the entire industry
and construction sector turned over €31.3 bn (+20.6%). These
figures coupled with an increasing employment (1 023 455 persons, +1.5%).
With €25.6 bn in nominal terms, industrial
turnover increased by 23.8% in September 2021 compared to the previous
year's month. The 39 614 Austrian construction
enterprises achieved a turnover of €5.7 bn in September 2021. This corresponds
to an increase of 7.8% in nominal terms compared to the period of the
In the reporting period January
to September 2021, turnover increased by 22.3% compared to the
same month of the previous year and amounted to €246.6 bn.
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