Press release: 12.301-141/20

Decreasing costs for road and bridge construction in July 2020

Vienna, 2020-08-14 – The construction cost index (CCI 2015) for construction of residential buildings reached 109.2 index points in July 2020, according to calculations by Statistics Austria. This represents an increase of 0.4% over July 2019. Compared to June 2020, the index remained constant.

The index for road construction declined to 106.9 index points (-2.1% in annual comparison), the index for bridge construction sunk to 107.7 points (-1.8% compared to July 2019), and the index for sanitary engineering stood at 108.9 points (+0.2% in annual comparison).

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