Press release: 12.740-038/22

Increasing costs in all construction branches in January 2022

Vienna, 2022-02-15 – The construction cost index (base 2020) for construction of residential buildings reached 115.0 index points in January 2022, according to calculations by Statistics Austria. This represents an increase of 11.9% against January 2021. Compared to December 2021, the index increased by 1.3%.

The index for road construction reached 113.8 index points (+12.5% in annual comparison), the index for bridge construction increased to 118.9 points (+14.4% compared to January 2021), and the index for sanitary engineering stood at 112.7 points (+10.8% in annual comparison).

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