Press release: 12.207-037/20

Turnover in industry and construction increased by 1.5% from January to November 2019

Vienna, 2020-03-02 – A total of 66 157 enterprises in the entire industry and construction sector (+0.6% compared to the previous year) turned over €277.3 bn (+1.5%) in the reporting period January to November 2019, according to calculations by Statistics Austria. The working-day adjusted turnover for industry and construction also increased by 1.5%. These figures coupled with increasing employment (1 000 523 persons, +1.0%).

At establishment level (66 729 establishments, +0.6%), production sold increased by 1.0% (working-day adjusted: +1.1%) in comparison to previous year's level and amounted to €273.5 bn in nominal terms (employing 999 642 persons, +0.9%). With €225.5 bn in nominal terms, industrial production sold remained constant compared to the same period of the previous year.

The 36 340 Austrian construction establishments (+0.9%) achieved a production sold of €47.9 bn from January to November 2019. This corresponds to an increase of 6.2% in nominal terms (working-day adjusted: also +6.2%) compared to the previous year.

At the end of November 2019, Austrian construction companies (not including construction auxiliary trades) had orders booked totalling about €15.5 bn ( 3.7% year-over-year).

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