Press release: 11.983-049/19

Further increase of construction costs in February 2019

Vienna, 2019-03-15 – The construction cost index (CCI 2015) for construction of residential buildings reached 107.8 index points in February 2019, according to calculations by Statistics Austria. This represents an increase of 1.7% over February 2018. Compared to January 2018, the index remained unchanged.

The index for road construction increased to 108.1 index points (+4.1% in annual comparison), the index for bridge construction changed to 108.8 points (+1.9% compared to February 2018), and the index for sanitary engineering reached 106.7 points (+2.6% in annual comparison).

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