The total volume of construction output increased by 0.4 per cent in August compared with the estimate for July (constant price, not seasonally adjusted), and fell by 4.1 per cent compared with August 2010.
The following compares the total output volume for the three months from June to August with that of the same three months one year ago, in constant prices, not seasonally adjusted.
The volume of construction output fell by 1.9 per cent. New work fell by 1.8 per cent and repair and maintenance fell by 2.2 per cent.
The only increases were in new infrastructure work (10.8 per cent), private new housing (3.3 per cent) and non-housing repair and maintenance (3.4 per cent).
Private industrial new work showed the largest fall of 24.9 per cent.
Decreases by over £200m were also experienced in private housing repair and maintenance (7.8 per cent), and other public new work (7.5 per cent).
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