Our thanks go to the external contributors and in particular to our colleagues in Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS), the Scottish Government, Welsh Government and the Northern Ireland Executive.
Our thanks also go to the members of the Consultative Committee on Construction Industry Statistics (joint consultation on construction statistics by the Industry, BIS and ONS).Back to table of contents
This release contains 3 output tables:
- table 2.4 shows the value of construction output by type of work
- table 2.8 shows the value of work done by trade of firm and type of work
- table 2.9 shows the value of work done by size of firm and type of work
The output tables that were published up to the 2012 edition can be found in the monthly output in the construction industry statistical bulletin and associated tables.Back to table of contents
Industry structure estimates are broken down in 4 tables:
- table 3.1 shows the number of private contractor firms
- table 3.3 shows the total employment of private contractors
- table 3.4 shows the number of firms by size and trade of firm
- table 3.5 shows the number of firms by size and region of registration
The data previously published in table 3.2 regarding information on the insolvencies and bankruptcies of construction firms are now available from the Insolvency Service.Back to table of contents
Responsibility for output price indices was transferred to us on 1 April 2015. The quarterly output price indices (OPIs) are experimental statistics, produced using an interim solution whilst we continue to develop appropriate methodologies for the long-term. Data on output price indices is available from the Construction Output Price Indices – Interim Solution publication.Back to table of contents
Data on investment can be found in tables 9.1, 9.2 and 9.4 of the United Kingdom National Accounts – The Blue Book publication.Back to table of contents
Information relating to UK Private Finance Initiative (PFI) projects is available from Private Finance Initiative projects: 2014 summary data on GOV.UK.Back to table of contents
Information relating to National Lottery projects can be accessed in the good causes section of the National Lottery website.Back to table of contents
Tables 10.1 to 10.3 for planning applications statistics and tables 10.4 to 10.5 containing live tables on planning application statistics, which were published up to the 2012 edition can now be accessed on the GOV.UK website.Back to table of contents
The data previously published as tables 11.2 to 11.4 can be found in the Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings publication.
Data previously published as tables 11.10 and 11.11 are produced every 5 years by the Construction Industry Council.
Trainee numbers, previously published as table 11.12 produced by The Construction Industry Training Board can be accessed in the UK research reports section of their website.
The number and turnover of construction service businesses, previously published as table 11.18, can now be found in Section F of the Annual Business Survey results.
Data previously published as table 11.19, is updated 4 times a year and can be found in the LABD03 table of the Productivity and Labour Disputes section of the Labour Market Statistics publication.
The Health and Safety Executive website contains:
- data previously published as table 11.20 showing the injuries in Great Britain by industry and severity of injury, are available in the RIDIND table
- data previously published as table 11.21, the number of injuries in Great Britain by industry and severity of injury and is available in the RIDKIND1 table
- data previously published as table 11.22, the rate of injury in Great Britain by industry and severity of injury and is available in the HISTRATE table
- data previously published as table 11.23, the number of proceedings instituted by Health and Safety Executive and, in Scotland, the Crown Office and Prosecutor Fiscal Service under specific regulations and acts by result at an offence level, are available in table EF5
Data on the value of construction output and the index of construction output in Northern Ireland, previously published as table 12.1 and table 12.2, are available on the Northern Ireland Statistics & Research Agency website.
Information relating to housing starts in Northern Ireland, previously published in tables 12.3 and 12.4 can be found in the Northern Ireland Housing Bulletin, published by the Department for Social Development.
The value of new orders obtained by contractors for Wales, previously published in table 12.5 and the value of output obtained by contractors for Wales, previously published in table 12.6, are updated on a quarterly basis and can be found in table 6 of the Output in the Construction Industry and New Orders publication.
The Welsh Government website contains:
- data previously published in table 12.7, the Index of Construction for Wales, can be found in the latest release of the Index of Production and Construction
- data previously published in table 12.8, relating to planning applications in Wales, is published on a quarterly basis in the Development Management Quarterly Survey
- data previously published in table 12.9, relating to mineral planning applications in Wales
- data previously published in table 12.10, the analysis of capital account expenditure for Wales
- data previously published in table 12.11 showed household projections for Wales
- the value of new orders obtained by contractors for Scotland, previously published in table 12.12, and the value of output obtained by contractors for Scotland, previously published in table 12.13, are updated on a quarterly basis and both can be found in table 6 of the Output in the Construction Industry and New Orders publication.
Tables 13.1 to 13.6 contained information relating to building materials which are produced by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills and are available on the GOV.UK website.Back to table of contents
Tables 14.1 to 14.8 contained information relating to international comparisons and are produced by Gardiner and Theobald.Back to table of contents
The construction industry key performance indicators (KPIs) are produced in partnership with the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) and endorsed by the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) and Constructing Excellence using data from the Office for National Statistics, Building Cost Information Service, Health and Safety Executive, Dun & Bradstreet and other third-party financial analysts.
The UK Industry Report 2014, based on annual construction KPIs, is now available online from Glenigan.
You can access all KPIs for economic, social and environmental performance as well as those for the construction sectors, from the KPIzone and choose relevant KPIs and store and retrieve data to help benchmark effectively. Methods of measurement, data collection forms, trend charts, examples and links to improve performance are included for each KPI as well as calculators to obtain benchmark scores.
The KPI builder to store performance information in a secure area called "My KPIs", analyse and report results and then produce a tailored document called "My KPIs Handbook".
The Glenigan website also has access to secondary and additional performance indicators, international KPIs and industry progress tables. It includes a large amount of supporting information including case studies, KPI best practice guide and masterclass information. The construction industry KPIs are intended for use by individual firms wishing to measure and compare their performance.Back to table of contents
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