Press release: 12.310-150/20

Flash estimates for July 2020 show further year-on-year declines in industry

Vienna, 2020-08-31 – The flash estimates of Statistics Austria for industry and construction (ÖNACE B to F) for June 2020 show a continuing decline in the turnover index (-8.9%), the index of persons employed (-0.4%) and the index of hours worked (-4.3%) compared to the same month of the previous year.

If the industrial sector is considered separately from construction, the turnover index shows a decline in industry (-10 %) as well as in construction (-3.3%). While the index of hours worked decreased in industry (-6.1%), construction again shows a positive development (+0.7%). This is also reflected in the index of persons employed (industry -1.3%; construction +2.8%).

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