Source: Construction: Output & Employment - Office for National Statistics
The total volume of construction output decreased by 2.5 per cent in October compared with the estimate for September (constant price, not seasonally adjusted), and fell by 2.7 per cent compared with October 2010.
The following compares the total output volume for the three months from August to October with that of the same three months one year ago, in constant prices, not seasonally adjusted:
- Overall, the volume of construction output fell by 1.1 per cent (-£295M). New work fell by 1.8 per cent (-£340M) and repair and maintenance has risen by 0.5 per cent (+£44M).
- The largest increase (11.5 per cent) was new infrastructure work (+£349M).
- Private industrial new work showed the largest percentage fall of 13.5 per cent (-£130M).
- The largest volume decrease was in public non housing new work which fell by 12.6 per cent (-£456M).
The Q3 2011/Q2 2011 growth in the constant price, seasonally adjusted series has increased from a fall of 0.2 per cent to a growth of 0.3 per cent. This increase is due to additional data returned by businesses, the receipt of new deflator information and the impact of seasonal adjustment.
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- The new monthly output survey commenced in January 2010.
- Seasonally adjusted monthly estimates will not be available until enough monthly estimates have been produced (about three years of estimates are required).
- All values, including the graph have been produced using estimates in constant prices (KP), not seasonally adjusted.
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Output in the Construction Industry, September and Q3 2011
- Construction output is a monthly series of the output of the construction industry in both the private and public sectors. Current and constant price not seasonally adjusted data by sector are published along with a quarterly series of constant price seasonally adjusted index data and value data by sector.