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Construction production in December 2019

Construction production in December 2019

Last update: 10.02.2020
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Publisher: Headquarters Bratislava
Topic: Sectoral statistics
Domain: Construction
Publish Date: 10.02.2020

In December 2019, output continued to decrease in construction, compared with November 2018 it decreased by 4,2 % to EUR 536,9 million. Output developed more favourably in month-on-month comparison, after seasonal adjustment it rose by 3,3 % in November 2019.

In December 2019, output realized by domestic construction companies decreased by 4,7 %, year-on-year and amounted to EUR 509 million. The total drop was affected by a lower volume of works in repairs and maintenance by 8,6 % and in new construction, renewals and enhancements by 4 %. In the structure of the domestic output, new construction represented 68,6 % (by 0,5 p.p. more than in December 2018), the share of repair and maintenance works comprised 28,8 %. In terms of output specification, construction on building rose by 5,9 % (as part of the domestic output it represented 71,3 %), the volume of civil engineering works dropped by 1,7 %.

Output carried out by non-domestic construction companies continued to develop favourably. Compared with December 2019, it rose by 6 % and it represented 5,2 % of the total output volume.

On average, in 2019, construction output amounted to EUR 5 825,7 and compared with 2018 it decreased by 3,3 %. Domestic output decreased by 4,5 %, year-on-year, to EUR 5 479,8 million. Works on new construction, renewals and enhancements decreased by 6,8 % to EUR 3 868 million and construction works in repairs and maintenance by 2 % and amounted to EUR 1 446,2 million. In the structure of the domestic output, the share of new construction, renewals and enhancements decreased by 1,7 p.p. to 70,6 %, the share of repairs and maintenance works rose by 26,4 %. Non-domestic output increased by 19,5 %.

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 December 2019, the number of working days was by one day higher compared with the corresponding period in 2018 and it was coincident from the beginning of the year.
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