Turnover in industry and construction for June 2021 significantly above pre-crisis level; strong increase in transport volume on the road in the second quarter of 2021


The flash estimates for industry and construction (ÖNACE B to F) for June 2021 show an increase of the turnover index (+29.8%), a moderate increase of the index of persons employed (+1.3%) and an increase of the index of hours worked (+12.7%) compared to the same month of the previous year.


Trucks involved in almost every second fatal road accident in the first quarter of 2021


48 people died in road traffic accidents in Austria in the first quarter of 2021, and 6 064 others were injured. This means that the number of people killed or injured in road traffic accidents was lower than in any other first quarter in the past 30 years. 959 casualties in the first quarter of 2021 were due to accidents involving a truck. This corresponds to 16% of all casualties. In the previous years, the share was 12% to 13%.


Child and youth welfare supported in 2020 38 489 minors in their families, 12 678 outside of their families


In 2020, 38 489 children and adolescents received educational support while they remained in their families, whereas 12 678 minors were in residential care or lived in foster families. The percentage of male minors was in both support services higher than that of female minors. The total expenditure (also including help for young adults) were €702.3 million in 2020. The receipts out of reimbursements by the persons obliged to provide maintenance amounted to €41.5 million (net expenditure: €660.8 million).



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Government deficit 208.9%

Government debt 2083.9%

HICP 191.5%

Long term interest rate 190.06%