Ireland Ulster Bank Construction PMI  2013-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar

The Ulster Bank Construction PMI dropped to an eleven-month low of 56.2 in September of 2018 from 58.3 in the previous month. Still, the latest reading signaled the 61st straight month of rise in construction industry, amid a slowdown in housing activity (56.1 vs 60.3 in August), and a contraction in civil engineering (48.1 vs 51.5). Meanwhile, commercial activity grew at a faster pace (58.1 vs 57.7). Purchasing activity growth eased for the fourth successive month and was the slowest since March. Meantime, new order growth accelerated amid reports of improving customer demand. Also, employment increased further, reaching the 61st straight month of growth. Regarding sentiment, it dipped to a 10-month low, but constructors remained strongly optimistic that activity will increase over the coming year amid buoyant market conditions and expectations of higher new orders. Construction Pmi in Ireland is reported by Markit Economics.

Ireland Ulster Bank Construction PMI
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Ireland Housing Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Housing Index 106.30 106.00 131.00 58.70 Index Points [+]
New Home Sales 814.00 679.00 879.00 159.00 dwellings [+]
Building Permits 1639.00 1718.00 7563.00 751.00 [+]
Construction Output 13.90 16.50 36.10 -38.30 percent [+]
Construction Pmi 56.20 58.30 68.80 43.40 [+]
Existing Home Sales 3290.00 2670.00 3671.00 610.00 dwellings [+]
Home Ownership Rate 69.80 70.00 81.80 68.60 percent [+]

Ireland Ulster Bank Construction PMI

The Ulster Bank Construction Purchasing Managers’ Index® is a seasonally adjusted index designed to track changes in total construction activity in Ireland. Data are collected at mid-month, asking respondents to compare a variety of business conditions with the situation one month ago. A reading of below 50.0 indicates that the economy is generally declining, above 50.0 that it is generally expanding and exactly 50.0 indicates no change on the level recorded the previous month. This page provides - Ireland Construction Pmi- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Ireland Ulster Bank Construction PMI - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
56.20 58.30 68.80 43.40 2013 - 2018 Monthly

construction pmi by Country
Country Last
Australia 49.30 Sep/18
Euro Area 51.60 Sep/18
France 50.80 Sep/18
Germany 50.20 Sep/18
Italy 54.90 Sep/18
United Kingdom 52.10 Sep/18