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Construction production in April 2019

Construction production in April 2019

Last update: 10.09.2019
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Publisher: Headquarters Bratislava
Topic: Sectoral statistics
Domain: Construction
Publish Date: 10.06.2019

In April, construction output decreased by 4,5 % and amounted to EUR 423 million. After seasonal adjustment, it was lower by 0,9 % compared with March 2019.

In April 2019 compared with April 2018, output realized by domestic construction companies decreased by 5,1 % and amounted to EUR 399,7 million. Its share on the total construction output decreased, year-on-year, by 0,6 p.p. to 94,5 %. Within domestic output,  the volume of works in new construction, renewals and enhancements  decreased the fourth month in a row, it dropped by 9 %, compared with April 2018. Repairs and maintenance works increased by 0,5 %.  In the structure of the domestic output, the share of new construction, renewals and enhancements represented 71,1 % (by 3,2 p.p. less than in April 2018). The share of repairs and maintenance works represented 25,1 %. In terms of output specification, the volume of works on construction of buildings decreased by 2,4 %, on civil engineering works by 9,6 %. Within domestic output, construction of buildings represented 65 %, civil engineering works accounted for 35 %.

Output carried out by non-domestic construction companies again increased by 7,5 % in April after two-month decrease.  Its share represented 5,5 % of the total output volume.

On average, over the first four months of 2019 compared with the corresponding period of 2018, construction output dropped by 1,7 % and reached the volume of EUR 1 418,6 million. Domestic output decreased by 1,8 % to EUR 1 335,3 million. Works on new construction, renewals and enhancements dropped by 5,3 % to EUR 939,7 million. The volume of works in repairs and maintenance increased, year-on-year, by 4,3 % and amounted to EUR 358,6 million. In the structure of the domestic output, the share of new construction, renewals and enhancements decreased by 2,6 p.p. to 70,4 %, the share of repairs and maintenance works represented 26,9 %. Non-domestic output increased by 0,8 %.


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 2019, compared with the corresponding period in 2018 and also from the beginning of the year, the number of working days was coincident.
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