Press release: 12.466-057/21

Increasing costs in all construction branches in February 2021

Vienna, 2021-03-15 – The construction cost index (new base 2020) for construction of residential buildings reached 103.9 index points in February 2021, according to calculations by Statistics Austria. This represents an increase of 4.4% against February 2020. Compared to January 2021, the index increased by 1.1%.

The index for road construction reached 102.3 index points (+1.6% in annual comparison), the index for bridge construction increased to 105.5 points (+5.5% compared to February 2020), and the index for sanitary engineering stood at 102.7 points (+3.0% in annual comparison).

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