Press release: 12.093-159/19

Construction costs slightly higher in August 2019 in almost all construction branches

Vienna, 2019-09-13 – The construction cost index (CCI 2015) for construction of residential buildings reached 108.7 index points in August 2019, according to calculations by Statistics Austria. This represents an increase of 0.8% over August 2018. Compared to July 2019, the index decreased by 0.1%.

The index for road construction increased to 108.9 index points (+1.4% in annual comparison), the index for bridge construction changed to 109.4 points (-0.5% compared to August 2018), and the index for sanitary engineering reached 108.7 points (+1.8% in annual comparison).

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