Press release: 12.517-108/21

Construction costs continue to rise in April 2021

Vienna, 2021-05-14 – The construction cost index (new base 2020) for construction of residential buildings reached 107.0 index points in April 2021, according to calculations by Statistics Austria. This represents an increase of 7.5% against April 2020. Compared to March 2021, the index increased by 1.8%.

The index for road construction reached 105.5 index points (+6.0% in annual comparison), the index for bridge construction increased to 109.4 points (+10.1% compared to April 2020), and the index for sanitary engineering stood at 104.9 points (+5.7% in annual comparison).

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