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Construction production in December 2018

Construction production in December 2018

Last update: 11.02.2019
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Publisher: Headquarters Bratislava
Topic: Sectoral statistics
Domain: Construction
Publish Date: 11.02.2019

In December 2018 compared with December 2017, construction production amounted to EUR 540,3 million, it rose by 7,9 % compared with December 2017. After seasonal adjustment, it was lower by 1,4 % compared with November 2018.

In December 2018 compared with December 2017, output realized by domestic construction companies rose by 7,5 % and amounted to EUR 515 million. Its share on the total construction output decreased, year-on-year, by 0,3 p.p. to 95,3 %. The domestic output development was affected by the increase of works in new construction, renewals and enhancements by 10,1 % and in repairs and maintenance works by 3,6 %. In the structure of the domestic output, the share of new construction, renewals and enhancements represented 68 % (by 1,7 p.p. more than in December 2017), the share of repairs and maintenance works represented 30,2 %. In terms of output specification, the volume of works on construction of buildings increased by 10,7 % and civil engineering works increased by 0,1 %. Within domestic output, construction of buildings was represented by 72,2 % and civil engineering works accounted for 27,8 %.

In December 2018, non-domestic construction output carried out by construction companies increased, year-on-year, by 14,9 %.  Its share represented 4,7 % of the total output volume.

On average, over the year 2018 compared with the corresponding period of 2017, construction output rose by 8,4 % and reached the volume of EUR 5 805,2 million. Domestic output increased by 8 % to EUR 5 526,5 million. The volume of works in new construction, renewals and enhancements was up by 10,4 % to EUR 3 997,2 million. Repairs and maintenance works increased by 1,2 % and amounted to EUR 1 426,4 million. In the structure of the domestic output, the share of new construction, renewals and enhancements increased by 1,6 p.p. to 72,3 %, the share of repairs and maintenance works represented 25,8 %. Non-domestic output increased by 17 %.


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 2018, compared with the corresponding period in 2017, the number of working days was lower by one day and since the beginning of the year, it was higher by 3 days.
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