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Release: Output in the Construction Industry, July 2011

Released: 09 September 2011 Next edition: 14 October 2011

Contact

Graham Sharp

Economic Surveys Division

graham.sharp@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

  • The volume of construction output fell by 1.4 per cent. New work fell by 0.4 per cent and repair and maintenance fell by 3.4 per cent (constant price, non seasonally adjusted series; months of May, June and July 2011 compared with the same months in 2010).

  • The largest increase (7.1 per cent) was new infrastructure work (constant price, non seasonally adjusted series; months of May, June and July 2011 compared with the same months in 2010).

  • Private industrial new work showed the largest fall of 13.4 per cent (constant price, non seasonally adjusted series; months of May, June and July 2011 compared with the same months in 2010).

  • Public housing repair and maintenance showed a fall of 9.8 per cent (constant price, non seasonally adjusted series; months of May, June and July 2011 compared with the same months in 2010).

  • The Q2 2011/Q1 2011 growth in the constant price, seasonally adjusted series has increased from 0.5 per cent to 1.1 per cent. This increase is due to the receipt of new deflator information, seasonal adjustment and additional data returned by businesses.

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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