Construction output in the Euro Area rose by 2.5 percent from a year earlier in August 2018, following a downwardly revised 2.2 percent in the previous month and beating market expectations of 1.7 percent. Building activity (2.5 percent vs 1.5 percent in July) rose at a faster pace while civil engineering work slowed (2.4 percent vs 3.2 percent). On a monthly basis, construction output declined by 0.5 percent, after a 0.1 percent fall in July. Construction Output in the Euro Area averaged -0.36 percent from 1996 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 18.40 percent in February of 2000 and a record low of -22.60 percent in February of 1996.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-08-20 09:00 AM Construction Output YoY 2.6% 2% 1.6% 4.5%
2018-09-19 09:00 AM Construction Output YoY 2.6% 3% 1.7% 5.1%
2018-10-17 09:00 AM Construction Output YoY 2.5% 2.2% 1.7% 4.2%
2018-11-19 10:00 AM Construction Output YoY 2.5% 3.6%
2018-12-19 10:00 AM Construction Output YoY 2.9%


Euro Area Housing Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Construction Output 2.50 2.20 18.40 -22.60 percent [+]
Housing Index 111.58 110.14 111.58 89.61 Index Points [+]
Construction Pmi 52.20 51.60 57.00 43.00 [+]
Home Ownership Rate 66.40 66.40 71.90 64.00 percent [+]


Euro Area Construction Output

The production index in construction measures the evolution of output within the construction sector, including building construction and civil engineering. This page provides the latest reported value for - Euro Area Construction Output - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Euro Area Construction Output - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2.50 2.20 18.40 -22.60 1996 - 2018 percent Monthly
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Country Last
Argentina 0.10 Aug/18
Australia 1.60 Jun/18
Euro Area 2.50 Aug/18
France 4.20 Sep/18
Germany 3.80 Sep/18
India 4.30 Sep/18
Italy 0.60 Aug/18
Mexico -0.70 Sep/18
Netherlands 7.90 Aug/18
Russia -0.80 Aug/18
South Korea -16.60 Sep/18
Spain -2.20 Aug/18
Switzerland 4.30 Jun/18
United Kingdom 3.00 Sep/18


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