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Construction production in April 2020

Construction production in April 2020

Last update: 10.06.2020
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Publisher: Headquarters Bratislava
Topic: Sectoral statistics
Domain: Construction
Publish Date: 10.06.2020

In April 2020, construction output decreased the most over the last three years, compared with April 2019 it was lower by 13,7 %. The total volume of the output reached EUR 375,3 million. In month-on-month comparison, after seasonal adjustment, construction output was lower by 10 % compared with March 2020.

Compared with April 2019, output realized by domestic construction companies decreased by 14,5 % and amounted to EUR 351,3 million. The decrease was affected by a lower volume of works in repairs and maintenance by 17,2 % and in new construction, renewals and enhancements by 13,4 % (in the structure of the domestic output it represented 72 %). In terms of output specification, the unfavourable development was reflected in the considerable decrease of engineering works by 21,4 % and the construction on buildings by 10,8 %. In the structure of the domestic output, works on buildings accounted for 68 %, engineering works represented 32 % of the output.

In April, an increase was maintained only by the output carried out by non-domestic construction enterprises, however it was only slight, by 0,1 %. It represented 6,4 % of the total output volume.

Over the first four months of 2020 compared with the corresponding period in 2019, construction output decreased by 2,1 % and reached EUR 1 430,7 million. Domestic output dropped by 3,7 % to EUR 1 325,2 million. The volume of construction works in new construction, renewals and enhancements decreased by 3,7 % to EUR 932,5 million and in repairs and maintenance by 4,6 % to EUR 352 million. Non-domestic output was higher by 22,9 %.

Note: preliminary data; construction production includes volume of works realized by own employees; including estimation of production for self-employed persons and construction establishments of non-construction enterprises; absolute data are at current prices, indices are calculated from constant prices (average prices of 2015). In April 2020, the number of working days was identical compared with the corresponding period in 2019. p.p. percentage point


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