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Release: Output in the Construction Industry, December and Q4 2011

Released: 10 February 2012 Next edition: 09 March 2012

Contact

Stephen Curtis

Economic Surveys Division

construction.statistics@ons.gsi.gov.uk

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: Region

Survey name(s): Construction: Output & Employment

  • In the constant prices (2005), seasonally adjusted data series, the total volume of construction output in the fourth quarter of 2011 fell slightly by 0.5 per cent compared with the third quarter of 2011.

  • In the same series, the total volume of construction output in the fourth quarter of 2011 grew by 0.9 per cent compared with the same quarter in 2010.

  • In comparison with 2010, the total volume of construction output in the whole of 2011 grew by 2.8 per cent in constant (2005) prices and on a seasonally adjusted basis.

  • By sector, all new work fell by 0.6 per cent, and repair and maintenance fell by 0.3 per cent compared with the third quarter of 2011 in constant (2005) prices and on a seasonally adjusted basis.

  • By sector, all new work grew by 1.4 per cent while repair and maintenance remained largely unchanged compared with the fourth quarter of 2010 in constant (2005) prices and on a seasonally adjusted basis.

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. Each month, output price indicies and basic quality information is published.
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