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Release: Output in the Construction Industry, August 2011

Released: 14 October 2011 Next edition: 11 November 2011


Graham Sharp

Economic Surveys Division

Telephone: +44 (0)1633 456344

Categories: Business and Energy, Production Industries, Building and Construction, Output in the Construction Industry, Economy, National Accounts, National Income, Expenditure and Output

Frequency of release: Monthly

Language: English

Geographical coverage: GB

Geographical breakdown: UK and GB

Survey name(s): Construction: Output & Employment

  • The total volume of construction output increased by 0.4 percent in August compared with the estimate for July (constant price, not seasonally adjusted) and fell by 4.1 percent compared with August 2010.
  • When comparing the months of June, July and August 2011 with the same months of 2010, the volume of construction output fell by 1.9 percent, new work fell by 1.8 percent and repair and maintenance fell by 2.2 percent (constant price, non seasonally adjusted series).
Construction output is a monthly series of the output of the construction industry in both the private and public sectors. In the months before the quarter month, current and constant price not seasonally adjusted data by sector are published. On the quarter months, additional constant price seasonally adjusted index data and value data by sector are published. On the months after the quarter, additional current price data by type of work and region are published.
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