Monthly construction output growth slowed to 3.0% in August 2020, following record monthly growth of 21.8% in June 2020 and growth of 17.2% in July 2020
The level of construction output in August 2020 remains 10.8% below the February 2020 level.
Construction output grew by a record 18.5% in the three months to August 2020 compared with the previous three-month period, following 10 consecutive periods of decline; this growth was driven by record three-month on three-month growth in both new work (17.5%) and repair and maintenance (20.3%).
This article contains a summary of the construction output price indices (OPIs) for Quarter 1 (January to March) 2016, produced using an interim solution whilst ONS continues to develop appropriate methodologies for the long-term. Data in this release are experimental statistics.