Press release: 12.112-178/19

Slight increases in construction costs across almost all construction branches in September 2019

Vienna, 2019-10-15 – The construction cost index (CCI 2015) for construction of residential buildings reached 108.5 index points in September 2019, according to calculations by Statistics Austria. This represents an increase of 0.7% over September 2018. Compared to August 2019, the index decreased by 0.2%.

The index for road construction increased to 108.4 index points (+0.4% in annual comparison), the index for bridge construction changed to 109.0 points (-1.1% compared to September 2018), and the index for sanitary engineering reached 108.4 points (+1.4% in annual comparison).

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