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Release: New Orders in the construction industry, Q2 2011

Released: 02 September 2011 Next edition: 02 December 2011


Graham Sharp

Economic Survey Division

Telephone: 01633 45 6344

Categories: Business and Energy, Production Industries, Building and Construction, New Orders in the Construction Industry

Frequency of release: Quarterly

Language: English

Geographical coverage: GB

Geographical breakdown: Region

Survey name(s): Construction: Contracts & New Orders

  • New orders in the second quarter of 2011 fell by 16.3 percent in comparison with quarter one.
  • The total volume of all new orders is now at its lowest total since the third quarter of 1980.
  • New construction orders fell by 23.2 percent compared with the same period in 2010.
  • Private industrial was the only sector which showed a positive growth from the first to the second quarter (6.6%).
Information bulletin of the latest quarterly estimates of new construction orders and some back data. Contains new construction orders (current price and constant price seasonally adjusted) broken down by sector and, in current prices, by region and by type of work.
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