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22.09.2021

Less but larger agricultural and forestry holdings, more organic farms

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In 2020, there were 155 900 agricultural and forestry holdings in Austria. Overall, the structural change in domestic agriculture has continued over the past ten years: The number of agricultural and forestry holdings fell by 17 400 or 10% compared to 2010, and the trend towards larger holdings continued. 86 700 farms or 56% also kept livestock in 2020, compared to 63% in 2010. Around 20% of the farms are organic ones, ten years ago the proportion was 14%.

17.09.2021

Inflation increased to 3.2% in August 2021 (HICP: 3.2%)

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In August 2021, the inflation rate was 3.2% (July 2021: 2.9%). This was the highest value since December 2011 (3.2%). Expenditures for transport (+9.2% compared to August 2020) proved to be the most important price driver, followed by expenditures for housing, water and energy (+3.6%).

15.09.2021

Construction costs continue to rise in August 2021

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The construction cost index (new base 2020) for construction of residential buildings reached 114.4 index points in August 2021. This represents an increase of 14.2% against August 2020. Compared to July 2021, the index increased by 0.6%.




 

CONSUMER PRICE INDEX

August 2021CPI 2020

Inflation3.2%

Index103.0

Personal Inflation Calculator

Maastricht EDP Indicators

Government deficit 208.9%

Government debt 2083.9%

HICP 191.5%

Long term interest rate 190.06%