Press release: 12.237-077/20

Construction output price index first quarter 2020: increasing prices in all construction branches

Vienna, 2020-05-08 – The construction output price index for the entire building construction and civil engineering sector (base year 2015) reached 111.5 index points in the first quarter of 2020, according to calculations by Statistics Austria. This represents a growth of 2.6% over the first quarter of 2019. In comparison to the fourth quarter of 2019, the construction output price index increased by 1.0%.

The construction output price index of building construction changed to 114.7 index points for the first quarter of 2020 (+3.1% in annual comparison), and the index of civil engineering increased by 1.9% (107.4 index points) in the same reference period.

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