Press release: 11.962-028/19

Further increase of construction costs in January 2019

Vienna, 2019-02-15 – The construction cost index (CCI 2015) for construction of residential buildings reached 107.8 index points in January 2019, according to calculations by Statistics Austria. This represents an increase of 1.8% over January 2018. Compared to December 2018, the index increased by 0.4%.

The index for road construction increased to 108.0 index points (+3.8% in annual comparison), the index for bridge construction changed to 109.1 points (+2.2% compared to January 2018), and the index for sanitary engineering reached 106.4 points (+2.1% in annual comparison).

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