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July 2011 compared with June 2011 Construction output up by 1.4% in euro area Avaldatud: 19/09/2011, Viimati muudetud: 01/09/2014

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In the construction sector, seasonally adjusted production rose by 1.4% in the euro area (EA17) and by 0.3% in the EU27 in July 2011, compared with the previous month. In June, production decreased by 1.3% in the euro area and by 1.1% in the EU27.

Monthly comparison

Among the Member States for which data are available for July 2011, construction output rose in Slovenia (+10.3%), Romania (+3.3%), Germany (+3.2%) and Poland (+1.2%), and fell in the other eight Member States. The largest decreases were registered in the United Kingdom (-4.3%), Sweden (-3.1%), Portugal (-2.8%) and the Czech Republic (-1.6%).

Building construction increased by 0.6% in the euro area, but decreased by 0.2% in the EU27, after -0.6% and ‑1.0% respectively in June. Civil engineering rose by 4.1% in the euro area and by 2.0% in the EU27, after ‑3.2% and -2.0% respectively in the previous month.

Annual comparison

Among the Member States for which data are available for July 2011, construction output rose in Poland (+17.4%), Romania (+14.4%), Spain (+12.5%) and Germany (+5.4%), and fell in the other nine Member States. The largest decreases were registered in Slovenia (-26.6%), Bulgaria (-13.3%), Portugal (-10.7%) and Sweden (-10.2%).

Building construction increased by 0.8% in the euro area, but decreased by 0.7% in the EU27, after -12.2% and ‑9.0% respectively in June. Civil engineering rose by 0.6% in the euro area and by 2.6% in the EU27, after ‑6.7% and -2.3% respectively in the previous month.

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