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Construction production in February 2019

Construction production in February 2019

Last update: 10.04.2019
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Publisher: Headquarters Bratislava
Topic: Sectoral statistics
Domain: Construction
Publish Date: 10.04.2019

In Februaryconstruction production increased, year-on-year, by 1,7 % and amounted to EUR 320,4 million after a slight decrease in previous month. After seasonal adjustment, it was higher by 0,3 % compared with January 2019.

In February 2019 compared with February 2018, output realized by domestic construction companies grew by 2,1 % and amounted to EUR 301,6 million. Its share on the total construction output increased, year-on-year, by 0,4 p.p. to 94,1 %. Within domestic output,  the volume of works in new construction, renewals and enhancements  decreased the second month in a row, it dropped by 1,3 %, compared with February 2018. Repairs and maintenance works increased by 9,8 %.  In the structure of the domestic output, the share of new construction, renewals and enhancements represented 70,8 % (by 2,3 p.p. less than in February 2018). The share of repairs and maintenance works represented 27,2 %. In terms of output specification, the volume of works on construction of buildings increased by 4,7 %, works on civil engineering works decreased by 4,5 %. Within domestic output, construction of buildings represented 73,5 % and civil engineering works accounted for 26,5 %.

Non-domestic construction output carried out by construction companies decreased, year-on-year, by 5,3 % after a five months growth.  Its share represented 5,9 % of the total output volume.

On average, over the first two months of 2019 compared with the corresponding period of 2018, construction output rose by 0,5 % and reached the volume of EUR 602,6 million. Domestic output increased by 0,6 % to EUR 565,9 million. The volume of works in repairs and maintenance increased by 4,4 % and amounted to EUR 158,4 million. Works on new construction, renewals and enhancements dropped by 1,7 % to EUR 396,4 million. In the structure of the domestic output, the share of new construction, renewals and enhancements decreased by 1,5 p.p. to 70 %, the share of repairs and maintenance works represented 28 %. Non-domestic output decreased by 0,7 %.


Note: preliminary results; 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 February 2019, compared with the same period in 2018 and also from the beginning of the year, the number of working days was coincident.
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